Mohammad Hashim Kamali is Founding Chairman and CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies Malaysia. He served as a UN Advisor on constitutional reform in the Maldives and the constitutions of Iraq and Somalia. He is author of a seven-volume work on fundamental rights and liberties in Islam. Mr. Kamali is a member of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Council. He serves on the advisory boards of 13 local and international academic journals and has published 22 books and over 170 academic articles.