Nik Affendy Nik Abdul Rashid

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Nik Affendy graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with LLB Hons in 1995 where he did a double major both in Civil & Syariah Law. His leadership qualities then were not left unnoticed when he was elected as the President of IIUM Law Students Society and Acting Vice President of ASEAN Law Students Association (ALSA). As an eloquent speaker, he represented The University in Malay, English & Mandarin inter-varsity debates. Nik Affendy is a multi-linguist. He speaks and writes in Bahasa Malaysia, English, Arabic, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Nik Affendy later did his post graduate study in Islamic Finance and obtained his Masters degree in Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals (CIFP) from The Global University for Islamic Finance (INCEIF), a tertiary institution wholly owned by Bank Negara Malaysia.

Nik Affendy worked in Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (YaPEIM); an Islamic Economic Foundation under the direct patronage of YAB Prime Minister ; as the Corporate Services Manager in the Director General’s Office. His main task among others was to oversee the management and delivery of fund for Micro-Credit scheme for the poor under the Amanah Ikhtiar Programme.

He was later seconded from YaPEIM to be the Special Officer to YAB Deputy Prime Minister in His Right Honorable capacity as The Chief Whip of Parliament. Among his duties were to liaise with various Ministers and Ministries with regard to introduction and amendments of bills, administering the running of Backbenchers Club (BBC) and liaising with the Auditor General’s Office with regards to matters pertaining to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Nik Affendy also had a stint as Special Officer to YB Dato’ Seri Shahrizat Jalil, YB Tan Seri Dr Jamaludin Mohd Jarjis and YB Dato’ Dr Awang Adek Hussain. His last government posting was as the Private Secretary to YB Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Mohd Hanadzlah before joining the corporate sector as General Manager in the Office of Joint Group Executive Chairman, NAZA Group of Companies.

Nik Affendy did his pupilage at Ainie Bamadhaj & Partners and later attached as an Associate in Muhamad Nazri & Partners. He is currently focusing in Islamic Finance with special focus & concentration on Islamic Finance Policy & Legislative, Law, Shariah Aspect, Corporate Governance and Capacity Building at both individual and institutional level.