Dr. Ridzwan Bakar, an academic staff from the Faculty of Management (FOM) was invited as a guest speaker in the Integrity Forum to address national agenda on 6th October 2020. The event was jointly organised by Kolej Professional Baitulmal (KPBKL), the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), and Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM). A total of 220 participants from government and corporate sectors, intellectuals, academics, and representatives from non-governmental organisations attended the forum. Whilst addressing the need to improve corporate governance, Dr. Ridzwan shared the spirit of “amanah” and integrity based on his 21 years’ corporate experience.
On another event, Dr Ridzwan was also honoured to address a crowd of 80 practitioners in a workshop entitled Sustainability through Islamic Social Finance. The event took place at PICOMS University College Kuala Lumpur, recently. In the workshop, Dr Ridzwan explained the Corporate Waqf University model (CoWU) which has been developed and tested for the university. It is a practical sustainability model to assist universities in their transformation process. He also elaborated on the challenges on waqf and endowment in the current state of economy.