PERSONAL DATA

Name : Muhammad Syafii Antonio
Place of Birth : Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia
Date of Birth : May 12, 1967 Marital
Status : Married
Address : Crown Palace Business Park, Jalan Prof. Dr Soepomo 231, Tebet, Jakarta 12870, Indonesia, Phone (62-21) 83783638 fax, 83783878.
Email : antonioislam@yahoo.com, msaonly@gmail.com,
Web : www.syafiiantonio.com and www.tazkiaonline.com

FORMAL EDUCATION :

2000 - 2004 PhD in Micro Finance, University of Melbourne Australia.
This study analyses the emergence and development of Islamic banking Industry in Indonesia, with special attention to its role in advancing alternative schemes of finance to small and micro enterprises. The study also discusses the debate on the issue of ribā among leaders of Islamic organizations as well as the financial consequence of Islamic bank operates under interest-based monetary system. The study adopts a combination of a critical explorative method and a comparative case study.

1990 – 1992 Earned Master of Economics Degree from International Islamic University (IIU), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia under IIU Scholarship Program. Final Paper: The Question of Islamic Banking in Indonesia; Problems and Prospects
It identifies the social and political factors responsible for the late coming of Islamic banks and financial institutions in Indonesia. The paper also discussed attempts to promote the alternatives of interest based system in the form of cooperatives, rural banks, pilgrimage fund and commercial bank.

1986 – 1990 Earned Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies (major) and Economics and Statistics (minor) from University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. Sponsored by Muhammadiyah and Ministry of Religious Affair the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Final Paper: Mudharabah Wa Dauruha Fi Al Isttistmar (In Arabic)
The thesis explores the basic principles of trust financing in Islam with its profit and loss sharing concept. Its significant implications on Investment, and sensitivity from fluctuation of interest rates also discussed with general comparison to the conventional one.

INFORMAL EDUCATION (TRAINING):

1992 Islamic Banking Overview
1 month intensive course and on the job training in Shariah Banking, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB)

1992 Accounting Management and Financial Analysis, Bank Muamalat, Jakarta.
Short course designed for middle level bank executive. The training gave comprehensive knowledge in banking accounting, management, and financial analysis.

1993 Treasury and Asset Liability Management,Raxindo, Puncak West Java.
This is a three weeks training program specially structured for bank’s senior executive. It gives a deep information and exercise on Treasury Function, products and management, Export Import, Opening and Reimbursing L/C, Liquidity Management, Gap Management, Earning and Investment Management and Foreign Exchange Management. 1993 Domestic Banking Operation, Bank Muamalat Jakarta. This is a one week training program specially designed to strengthen the basic knowledge on Banking Operation such as the process of clearing in clearing house, calculation and management of saving and deposit accounts, transfer, collection and other sundries activities.

1993 Domestic Banking Operation, Bank Muamalat Jakarta.
This is a one week training program specially designed to strengthen the basic knowledge on Banking Operation such as the process of clearing in clearing house, calculation and management of saving and deposit accounts, transfer, collection and other sundries activities.

1993 Domestic Banking Operation, Bank Muamalat Jakarta.
1 week short course designed for enhancing basic knowledge and skills in banking operation, such as clearing process, deposit management, transfer, and other operational process.

1994 Treasury and Asset Liability Management, Raxindo, Puncak, Jawa Barat.
3 week course, covered subjects on treasury function, product and management, export-import, L/C, liquidity management, Gap management, income management, investment, management of foreign currency.

1994 Interview for Selection, Applied Psychology Foundation University of Indonesia, Jakarta.
This is a two days training program exclusively designed for personnel committee members of Bank Muamalat, (the company that currently Syafii working in). The training provides basic principles about applicant’s psychologies, the types of non direct appropriate question and the strategies for selecting and interviewing applicant for all hierarchy of the company.

1996 Islamic Finance workshop, Bahrain, 1996.
2 days workshop on Investment banking treasury and international banking Operation. The course was provided by Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.

1996 Islamic Banking Comprehensive Course,
A 7 days workshop on Advanced Islamic banking operation.

1997 Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
3 days training on leadership using the method of seven habitsof highly effective people as developed by Stephen R Covey, Dunamis Foundation Indonesia.

1998 Investment Manager Intensive Course, YUPPIES foundation, Jakarta
This is an intensive two months program specially designed for fund manager and investment banker. The program covers a wide variety of topics such as country risk analysis, short and long term investment strategies, asset-baked securities, fixed income analysis, mutual fund and other derivatives such as option and warrant.

1998 Advance English Program,
English intensive course for postgraduate program purpose, ELTI institute

1999 Style and Grammar,
2 days intensive English course for academic purpose, University of Melbourne.

2000 SPSS (Special Statistical package for Social Science) Course, University of Melbourne.


2001 End Note course, University of Melbourne.
1 day training on End Note program and its use in academic reference system, University of Melbourne.

2003 “Islamic Banking and Small Business”,
One day workshop on Islamic bank and small business finance, Melbourne Institute of Asian Languages and Societies (MIALS) and Australian National University.

2003 Legal System dan Islamic banking
Workshop on Comparative Law in Islamic Banking by Prof Dr. Sudin Haron, University Utara Malaysia, Jakarta

2003 Web base Reference course
1 day training on using inter-network reference and data for academic purposes.

2003 International Conference on Islamic Banking Risk Management, Regulation and Supervision, Bank Indonesia, IDB dan Depkeu.


2004 ESQ Leadership training. 4 days training on enhancing emotional and spiritual quotient.


2007 Hypnosis for Selling


2008 Leadership Habbits


2009 INSAN SEMPURNA Leadership training


WORKING EXPERIENCES :

Experience as Government Policy Partner
2010- Present, Member of National Economic Council (Presidential Decree No. 31/2010)


Experience as Shariah Scholars
2008-present Deputy Chairman Shariah Advisory Council of Dar Takaful (Mawarid Finance and Insurance) DUBAI.

2008- present Expert Committee for the Development of Islamic Banking at the Central Bank of Indonesia

2007-present Chairman of Bank Export Indonesia Shariah Board

2006- present Shariah Advisory Council, Central Bank of Malaysia.

2004-present Shariah Supervisory Board, PNM (Persero).

2002-2003 Advisor to the Board of Executive, Bank Muamalat Indonesia.

2001-present Advisor to Board of Director, Bank Mega Syariah

1999- present Shariah Supervisory Board, Bank Syariah Mandiri.

1997- present National Shariah Board, Indonesian Ulema Council.

1997- present Shariah Supervisory Board, Takaful Insurance Company.

1996 – 2002 Shariah Supervisory Board, Bank Muamalat Indonesia.

Experience as Educator
2001- present Rector of TAZKIA University College of Islamic Economics.

2004- present Chairman Batasa Tazkia Consulting.

1998-2004 Chairman of Tazkia Insitute

1990-1992 Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia.

Experience as Islamic Bank Executive
1995 – 1996 International Banking Division, Bank Muamalat.

1995 – 1996 Corporate Banking Division, Bank Muamalat.

1993 – 1995 Head Bureau of Research and Islamic Law, Bank Muamalat.

1992- 1993 Head Bureau of Shariah and Corporate Secretary. Bank Muamalat Indonesia

PUBLICATION
Books
2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Self Development and Personal Leadership. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Business and Entrepreneurship. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Family Management. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Dakwah Management. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Socio Political Leadership. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Learner and Educator. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Legal Development. Tazkia Publishing.

2010. Encyclopedia of Muhammad, the Super Leader Super Manager, Military Leadership. Tazkia Publishing.

2009. Buku Ajar Ekonomi Islam untuk SMA ( Islamic Economics for High School) Tazkia Publishing.

2008 Sukses Besar Dengan Intervensi Allah, (The Power of Doa With Asmaul Husna), Tazkia Publishing.

2008 Sukses Kaya dan Bahagia Dengan Asmaul Husna, (Asmaul Husna for Success in Business and Life) Tazkia Publishing.

2007 Muhammad SAW: the Super Leader Super Manager, Tazkia Publishing.

2002 Bank Syariah dari Teori ke Praktik (Islamic Banking from Theory to Practice), published by Gema Insani Press, Jakarta, Indonesia.

2000 Bank Syariah : Wacana Ulama dan Cendekiawan (Islamic Banking : Ulama and Scholar Discourse), published by Central Bank of Indonesia and Tazkia Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia

2000 Bank Syariah : Suatu Pengenalan Umum (Islamic Banking : A Brief Introduction), published by Tazkia Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia

2000 Bank Syariah: Bagi Bankir dan Praktisi Keuangan (Islamic Banking For Bankers and Financial Practitioners), published by Tazkia Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia.

1999 Wawasan Islam dan Ekonomi (Islamic Horizon and Economy), published by University of Indonesia, Jakarta.

1993 Zakat Kaum Berdasi (zakat for professionals published by REPUBLIKA publishing).

1993 Arbitrase Islam di Indonesia, Badan Arbitrase Syariah Indonesia,MUI

1992 Apa dan bagaimana Bank Islam (Questions and Answer on Islamic Bank), Yayasan Bhakti Wakaf, Yogyakarta.

1991 Prinsip Operasional Bank Islam (Operational Principles of Islamic Banks), Risalah Masa, Jakarta.

Articles published and presented.
“Progress and Challenges of Islamic Banking in Indonesia”, paper presented at the 2007 Indonesia update Conference; Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Politics, 7-8 September ANU, Canberra, Australia.

“Islamic Micro Finance, An Indonesian Experience”, paper presented at Islamic Banking and Investment in UK, London July 2006.

Isu Isu dalam Penggunaan Bai al-‘Inah & Tawarruq: Perpektif Hukum (Issues on the Application of Bai al-‘Inah & Tawarruq, a legal Perspective) paper presented at Muzakarah Cendekiawan Syariah Nusantara, Sponsored by Bank Negara Malaysia, June 26-28 Lengkawi Malaysia.

“Islamic Liquidity Management, paper presented at International Shariah Scholar Dialogue sponsored by Bank Negara Malaysia, Putra Jaya Marriot Hotel, 8-9 November, 2006.

“The Role of Islamic Finance in Promoting Peoples’ Economy.” BAPPENAS (Badan Perencanaan Pembangunan Ekonomi Nasional- National Economic Development Planning Boad) Jakarta, 7 June 2003

“Product Development, Institutional Aspects and Prudential Regulation of Islamic Bank,” paper presented on Workshop on Islamic Banking Act, sponsored Bank Indonesia Jakarta, 31 May 2003.

“Islamic Banking and the Indonesian Economy,” paper presented in Indonesian Embassy, London, 15 March 2003.

“Insurance from an Islamic Perspective,” Syiar Magazine VI,2001.

“Shariah aspect of Islamic Accepted Bills” Journal of Small Industries, No. 1 Year 1993.

“Operational Principles and Organizational Structure of Bank Muamalat,” Info Muamalat journal, No. 1 Year 1992.

“Landasan Syariah Islamic Accepted Bills,” Journal of Small Industries, No. 1 Year 1993.

“Asuransi dalam perpektif Islam," (Insurance in Islamic Perspective); Syiar Magazine VI, 1993.

“Operational Principles and Organizational Structure of Bank Muamalat,” Info Muamalat journal, No. 1 Year 1992.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

2005 present Chairman Andalusia Islamic Centre, Sentul City, Indonesia.

2004 – present Co-Chairman , Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah or Indonesian Society for Islamic Economy.

2001 - present Board of Trustee Tazkia Micro Finance Center

1998 – present Chairman Bina`ul Ummah Foundation Jakarta.

1997 – present Co-chairman of Haji Karim Oei Foundation for Ethic Chinese Assimilation and Information, Jakarta.

1992 – present Member of Jakarta OIC (Organization of Islamic Conference) Economic Consultative Council Forum, Jakarta

1986 – 1990 Treasurer of Indonesian Student Association in Amman, Jordan

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Actively participates in various forums and seminars as a speaker and participant. This is to include TV talk show programs on the topics of Islamic Economics, Banking, and Finance.

AWARDS

Nominated for King Faisal International Prize (2011)

Shariah (Islamic Finance) Practitioner of the Year (2011) Investor Magazine.

Most Productive Muslim Scholar and Author Award, Ministry of Religious Affair (2010)

Australian Alumni Award for Business Leadership, Government of Australia (2009)

IBF Award, for best Islamic book entitled “Muhammad the Super Leader Super Manager” (2009).

Arab Asian Recognition Award, Arab Asian Finance forum (2008)

Anti Corruption Award, Ministry of State Apparatuses Development, (2007).

Shariah Award ,The award was presented jointly by the Central Bank of Indonesia, Indonesian Council of Ulama, and Bank Muamalat Indonesia (2003).