Invest Fair 2024

Invest Fair Malaysia


Arham Merican

Chief Strategy Officer,
Sharlife Sdn Bhd

  • Current Roles: Registered Shariah Advisor under the Securities Commission Malaysia, Chief Strategy Officer of Sharlife Sdn Bhd, and Founder of Sampul Sdn Bhd.
  • Experience: Over eight years in Islamic Finance, focusing on fintech, sustainability, and social finance, with roles in retail and corporate banking and structuring financing instruments.
  • Past Positions: Former Head of Shariah & Governance at Bursa Malaysia Berhad; notable contributions include establishing the first end-to-end Shariah-compliant Voluntary Carbon Market and other Shariah-compliant products and services.
  • Early Career: Worked at Asian Finance Bank (AFB), MIDF Investment Bank, and Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation (Malaysia) Berhad, with significant involvement in Sukuk structuring and Shariah compliance.
  • Education and Training: Master’s in Development Economics from University of Malaya, BA in Shariah and Islamic Economics from Yarmouk University, and certified Islamic Financial Planner; involved in training and course development for Islamic Banking and Finance.