Malaysian Halal Authority and European Operational Excellence

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Halal Training

More than 15 years of Halal experience, complemented with various international training sessions :

  • EIAC (Emirates International Accreditation Centre ) trained Halal professional (GSO/UAE 2055-1, 993, SMIIC-1), London, 2018.
  • Halal Professional Board Malaysia / JAKIM certified Halal Executive, Jakim, Malaysia, 2018
  • Jakim International Halal Technical Capacity Development Program - Halal Logistics, Jakim, Malaysia, 2018.
  • MUI certified HAS 23000 internal trainer, HAS 23000 internal auditor and MUI approved Halal Management Team Member, MUI-LPPOM, Indonesia, 2017.
  • Jakim International Halal Technical Capacity Development Program - Halal Slaughter & Food Processing, Jakim, Malaysia, 2017.
  • The First International Conference on Halal Food Control, Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia, 2012.
  • The First Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services, Kuwait, 2011.
  • Global Halal and Islamic Business Forum, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007
  • and many more in Düsseldorf, London, Johannesburg, Dubai, Brussels, Chicago, ...
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Drafting Halal Standards

IHI (International Halal Integrity, Islamic Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jeddah)

  • Halal Slaughtering & Processing - committee member
  • Halal Food Services - committee member
  • Halal Logistics - contributor

CEN (European Committee for Standardisation)

  • Feasibility study European Halal Standard (WG212) - committee member
  • Head of the Belgian delegation developing the European Halal Standard (TC425)

Providing training

Halal Master Class, NBI, Eindhoven, 2013

Mini MBA in Islamic Marketing Program, Istanbul, 2013

As speaker or panelist

Speaker or panellist on various occasions, such as (selection) :

  • World Halal Summit, Kuala Lumpur, ‘Risk Management in the Halal Sector’
  • World Halal Forum, Kuala Lumpur, ‘Towards a Halal Economy – What Next?’
  • 7th World Islamic Economic Forum, Astana, ‘World of Halal: Tapping the Potential of the Global Halal Ecosystem’
  • World Islamic Economic Forum Cordoba Round Table, Cordoba, ‘Prospects for Investment and Trade in Spain’s Halal industry’
  • Global Islamic Economic Summit, Dubai, ‘Controlling Supply Chain and Logistics Integrity: Turning Risk into Investment Opportunities’
  • Expo 2015 Halal Seminar, Milan, ‘Halal Food : A border that does not divide’
  • The First International Conference on Trust and Islamic Capital, organised by the Muslims, Trust and Cultural Dialogue initiative, London, ‘Trust in Halal industry practices’
  • ...


Numerous contributions or interviews on several occasions (selection) :

  • Amilin TV (in association with Reuters Thompson), Malaysia ‘Is Your Halal My Halal? – Standards for the Halal Supply Chain’
  • ‘Is it kosher ? No, it’s Halal: a new frontier in niche marketing’, Allied Academies International Conference, Florida, 2011
  • Halal Free Zones Report, (DinarStandard, Thompson Reuters)
  • Halal Journal, Halal Consumer, FIT Wereldwijs, Halal Focus, TV Al-Hijrah (Malaysia), Al Bayan (UAE), De Standaard, Food Industry, Radio 1, …

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