Master in Economics, Ohio University, Ohio, United States of America
Degree in Business Administration, Ohio University, Ohio, United States of America
Position on the Board
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Working Experience and Occupation
Datuk Nik Moustpha is an academic and administrator with interests in economic ideology, systems and management. He has authored six books, edited 18 books and published over 260 scholarly articles in various journals, books, magazines and newspapers on these topics. His book titles include An Islamic Paradigm in Economics: Vision and Mission, Islamic Management for Excellence – Revitalising People for the Future, Value-based Total Performance Excellence Model and Pandangan Alam Islam Dalam Peradaban Ekonomi dan Asas Memacu Ekonomi Ummah – Satu Pandangan.
Datuk Nik Moustpha began his career in 1979 as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Agribusiness, Agricultural University of Malaysia. In June 1983, he was seconded to the Faculty of Economics and Management of International Islamic University, Malaysia. He was made Dean of the faculty from August 1987 to July 1989. In May 1988, he was also appointed as an Associate Professor of the faculty.
Following a year’s stint as a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Datuk Nik Moustpha was appointed as Dean of the Postgraduate Faculty of International Islamic University, Malaysia in August 1992. He subsequently joined the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (“IKIM”) in 1993 and held various positions before being appointed as Director General in August 2009 and retired in August 2015. For his service to the country, in June 2009, he was awarded Darjah Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
Datuk Nik Moustpha is currently an Adjunct Professor at UKM’s Faculty of Economics and Management and an Adviser of the Faculty of Business and Accounting at University of Malaya.
Prior to being appointed to the Board of Duopharma Biotech, he had served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad from 9 September 2016.
Membership of Board Committees
Chairman, Halal Committee
Directorships of Other Public Companies
Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad)
Member of Board of Trustee, Yayasan TRISILCO
Member of Group Shariah Committe, MNRB Holdings Berhad