Dr. Rusni Hassan is a Professor and Deputy Dean at the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, IIUM. She graduated with LLB (Honours), LLB (Shariah) (First Class), Master of Comparative Laws (MCL) and Ph.D in Law. She is the Shariah Committee a number of institutions in Malaysia such as Hong Leong Islamic Bank; Etiqa Takaful and Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM). Internationally, she is the Shariah Committee for HDFC and HDC Maldives. She is a registered Shariah Advisor with the Securities Commission Malaysia.