Academic Profile

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Omaima Eltahir Babikir Mohamed

Associate Professor
Bank Rakyat School of Business, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Academic Background

PhD (Islamic Finance) (INCEIF University, Malaysia) 2012
M. of Economics (Economics) (Universiti Malaya, Malaysia), 2006
B. of Science (Economics) (University of Juba, South Sudan), 1992


Islamic Finance / Economics

Academic Involvement and Working Experience

Associate Professor, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, 2013-Present
Trainer, Salam Malaysia Sdn. Bhd, 2013
Trainer, Yataka Legend Sdn. Bhd/ Alibdaa Regional consultant (Malaysia), 2005-2012
Teacher, Khartoum-North (Bahry) Secondary school, 1996-2000
Banker at Ahli Bank Co. LTD (Sudan) 1992-1995

Research and Publication

  • Uddin, M. S., Habib, M. M., & Mohamed, O. E. B. (2023). Exploring the Interconnectedness of Supply Chain Management Theories: A Literature Review. International Supply Chain Technology Journal, 9(4).
  • Uddin, M. S., Habib, M. M., & Mohamed, O. E. B. (2023). The Role of Supply Chain Finance on Supply Chain Management and Firm's Performance: A Conceptual Framework. International Supply Chain Technology Journal, 9(6).
  • Fasha, S.N. Mohamed, O.E.B, Mohamed, Z. & Isa, M. Y. (2018). The Development of Waqf Via Sukuk Financing: The Case of Khazanah “SRI SUKUK”. International Journal of Business, Economics, and Law, Vol. 15, Issue 5 (April) ISSN 2289-1552.
  • Mohamed, O.E.B & Mohamed. Z. (2018). Waqf: A Catalyst Platform for Human Capital Development Unirazak-Bank Rakyat Model. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review (Kuwait Chapter) Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018 (Best Paper of the Issue)
  • Mohamed, O.E.B & Isa, M. Y. (2017). The Application of Rule 78 in Vehicle Financing by Islamic Banks in Malaysia. Kuwait Chapter of Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, 6(9), 20-31.
  • Mohamed, O.E.B & Alhabshi, S.O. (2015) Factors Influencing the Penetration Rate of Malaysian Takāful Industry from Takāful Managers’ Perspective. International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance Vol. 5 N.o 1 ISSN: 2220-8291.
  • Mohamed, O.E.B & Alhabshi, S.O. (2015) Low Market Penetration of Takāful Among Malaysians: Non-Takāful Customers’ Perspective. International Journal of Ethics in Social Sciences Vol.3, No. 1, June 2015 [ISSN: 2308-5096(P) ISSN 2311-620X (O)
  • Mohamed, O.E.B. (2015), Financial Education in Building Financial Literacy among Sudanese Youth. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. Vol. 3, No. 4 PP 90-101 [e-ISSN 2411-2933 p-ISSN 2411-3123].
  • Rahim, S. S. & Mohamed, O.E.B. (2015) Customer Satisfaction in Islamic Financial Services. International Journal of Financial Markets Vol. 2, No. 1, 2015, 6-15. Online ISSN: 2313-3228
  • Mohamed, O.E.B. & Alhabshi (2013) Factors Influencing Market Penetration of Takāful Industry in Malaysia: (1985-2008) International Journal of Management Sciences Vol. 1, No. 12, 2013, 470-481.
  • Diaw K, & Mohamed O.E.B. (2011). The Implementation of Basel II by BIMB Malaysia. Published in International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance (IJEIBF), Volume 1, Issue 2; August 2011.

Academic Supervision

  • Waqf Management in Malaysia and Singapore – A Comparative Study (Applying the strategic management theories and principles for improvising the current management of waqf assets).Main supervisor PhD 2018- 2021.
  • Siti Syuhada Binti Ab Rahim, Customer Satisfaction and Service Quality in Islamic Financial Services, 2015: MBA thesis, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (completed) 2013- 2017
  • Supervised Twenty (25) Students for Internship Program – Bachelor of Business Administration (Islamic Banking & Finance) (Hons) at Universiti Tun Abdul Razak.


  • 2020 Internal Examiner: Nizam Shah Allabasc, A Robust Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Bankson Operational Risks (PhD Thesis).
  • 2019 External Examiner: Baraka Aliyu Abdulfathi “Determinants of Small-Scale Business Owners’ Behavioural Intention to Adopt Islamic Microfinance in Northern Nigeria : Thr Moderating Effect of Attitude”. Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) (PhD Thesis).

Award and International Recognition

  • WOMANi 2018 /2019 and 2020 the Most Powerful Women in Islamic Finance. International recognition – Top 100 influential women in Islamic Finance Cambridge-report.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of UNIRAZAK Case Writers Club (UCWC) (Member) 2013-Present
  • Salihin Shariah Advisory Sdn Bhd, (Advisor) 2017-2019
  • Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) Committee Member of Research & Publication Committee, (Researcher), 2017-2019
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI), (Fellow), 2019-Present


  • 5th Global Waqf Gateway: Bridging The Waqf Agenda for Nusantara” The Development of Waqf via Sukuk Financing: The Case of Khazanah “SRI Sukuk” 16 – 18 October 2017 (Indonesia), 2017
  • International Conference on Islamic Awakening (ICIA 2017): The Malaysia Takaful Industry in Three Decades: Segregation of General and Family Takaful Opportunities & Challenges, 23-24 September Male 2017 (Maldives), 2017
  • 2nd Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference “The Application of Rule 78: in Al-Ijarah Thumma al-Bay’ (AITAB) Financing” 18 – 19 April 2017 Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2017
  • UNIRAZAK International Case Conference 2017 “Strategy for Profitable Growth: A Case of Two Generations” Date: 17 -18 January 2017 Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2017
  • 4th GLOBAL WAQF CONFERENCE (GWC) 2016 “Corporate Waqf as a vehicle for Human Capital Development UNIRAZAK-BANK RAKYAT Model”. 19 – 21 September 2016. Swansea University Bay Campus, Swansea, Wales UK. 2016
  • Babson College Visit to INCEIF January 2016 “Role of Sudanese Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility” Maybank Islamic Auditorium, INCEIF. 2016
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