Maizaitulaidawati Md Husin

University of Technology Malaysia

Dr Maizaitulaidawati is a senior lecturer at the Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Registered as a certified Islamic Financial Planner she holds a Master of Science in Banking and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Her PhD in Islamic Economy from Universiti Malaya focused on adoption of family takaful among Muslims in Malaysia. Dr Mai had a successful career in the banking industry before fulfilling her dream of becoming a lecturer. She started her teaching career when she joined the UTM in 2009. Within her 10 years of service in UTM, she has been involved in more than 10 consultancies and research projects as either a leader or a team member with a total value of RM7 million. Dr Mai has also authored and co-authored more than 60 research papers, book chapters for businesses, universities, seminars, conferences and journal publications. She served AHIBS as the research manager in 2017 and held several other managerial positions in the faculty. From 2018 to 2019, she pursued her post-doctoral study at the International Islamic University Malaysia at which she conducted research on Islamic fintech, takaful and Small and Medium Enterprises. Now back in AHIBS, Dr Mai continues her research interest in the area of Islamic banking and finance. She is a member of Malaysian Finance Association (MFA), Malaysian Economic Association (MEA) and Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM).