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Career Objective

I am motivated on building a successful career in finance department. I have purposely looked for and found work experience in this area so I know that the fast paced, results-orientated environment will provide me the challenge I thrive on. I am a strong relationship builder, resilient and motivated by success. My interest lies on the field of Islamic Finance, Accounting, Capital Market,  Investment and micro-finance.

Work experience

Jun 2013Feb 2014

Research Analyst

Kuwait Finance House Research Limited

Research Analyst  under Islamic Capital Market Department

  • Conducting analysis and research on the progression and Development of Islamic Finance.
  • Publishing reports and researches on Islamic capital market, Islamic banking, and regulatory developments.
  • Providing analysis and reports related to Financial services for notable financial institutions such as Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB).
Oct 2012Dec 2012

Liaison Officer

World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)

Liaison Officer of the 6th World Islamic Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur

  • Liaise several key speakers of the forum throughout the events.
  • Prepare and organise meetings, administrative and protocol issues.
  • Assists key note speakers with researches.


Jan 2012Oct 2014

Masters in Islamic Finance Practice

International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)

INCEIF is a leading Post-graduate University specializes in Islamic Finance located in Kuala Lumpur, Malayisa. MIFP (Masters in Islamic Finance Practice ) is a postgraduate course aimed at producing industry practitioners with global insight, holistic knowledge and cutting-edge expertise in Islamic Finance. The course modules cover a wide range of critical topics ranging from wealth management, banking,and investment to financial services, shariah aspects of finance ,ethics and governance.

Sep 2007Aug 2011

Bachelor of Human Science, Majoring in Poilitical Science and Economics

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Bachelor degree in Human Science majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics. The course modules cover subjects related to International Relations, International Political Economy, Geopolitics, and Economics.


Benjamin Clarehugh

Senior Manager , Amanie Advisors, Global Islamic Finance Advisor Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [email protected]

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· Information and data gathering · Analysis and problem solving · Research publishing and presentation
Organizational Skill
· Documentation and administrative management · Project planning and management · Negotiation and Interpersonal Communication
• MS Word, Excel, Power Point • Bloomberg • Adobe Photoshop


  • English (Excellent)
  • Arabic (Excellent)
  • Malay (Excellent)
  • Indonesia (Mother Tongue)


  • Dean's List of IIUM, Department of Political Science
  • Abdul Hamid Abu Sulayman Scholarship Recipients, IIUM

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: Jeddah, 27 July 1988
  • Nationality: Indonesian
  • Single
  • Iqamah Transferrable

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Aug 2013Aug 2013

8th Annual Islamic Capital Markets Programme

Securities Commission Malaysia