Appreciating that challenges could come from many fronts, Inovastra works together with our network of experts to ensure we would be able to bring solutions through people with various areas of expertise. Each of them have strengths and experiences in specific disciplines and industries.
Muhammad Arzim Naim is a chartered accountant and a practicing accountant of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA), a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF), carrying the title of Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) and a PhD in Islamic Finance from International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
He has spent most of his professional career life in auditing and assurances, including working as an accountant for listed company before joining academia. He is currently an accounting and auditing lecturer for the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) and his area of research includes accounting for Islamic financial instruments, accounting for zakat computation, auditing and Shariah auditing. He is also heading his own accounting firm, ARZIM ASSOCIATES (NF1015) providing consultancy and training in the area of accounting and Islamic finance. He is currently a Shariah Committee member for Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and a panel trainer for MIA and Securities Commissions of Malaysia in the area of accounting for Islamic financial instruments and Islamic finance. He is also a visiting lecturer to several local universities. His teaching and training cover local and overseas assignments.
Adelina Iskandar is Senior PR Consultant with World Communications Network Resources (M) Sdn Bhd.
Adelina’s previous post was Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Tenaga Nasional Berhad. Adelina’s division covered all aspects of Corporate Communications, Regulatory Relations and Management, CSR and also the Yayasan Tenaga Foundation.
Adelina was also previously with SYABAS as General Manager, Customer Service Division (PUSPEL). At SYABAS, Adelina was a member of the CSR, Business Ethics and Sexual Harassment committees.
Adelina had also served as Director of Corporate Communications with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) where she was responsible for all matters pertaining to media, government and public relations as well as overall strategy of the branding and image building of the commission.
Prior to that Adelina was attached with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants where she was responsible for members’ relations as well as corporate communications.
Adelina was also in the education field for 10 years as Director of the University Preparatory Programme with an American twinning programme here.
Adelina has more close to 30 years’ experience in public relations and training. Adelina holds a Degree in Humanities and a Masters in Linguistics.