Dr. Magda Ismail Abdel Mohsin, is currently an Assoc. Prof. at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), obtained her doctorate in Islamic Civilization/Islamic Economy from the International Institute of Islamic thought and civilization (ISTAC)/the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2003.
With reference to research, she is the author and editor of three books on waqf entitle: “Cash Waqf: A New Financial Product”, “Corporate Waqf: From Principle to Practice” both published by Pearson Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. 2009 & 2014 respectively, and the editor of latest book entitle “Financing the Development of old Waqf Properties: Classical Principles and Innovative Practices around the World” published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016”. She also published many articles on waqf, zakah, Islamic microfinance and Islamic economics. She is the recipient of two awards on waqf publications; Best/outstanding paper award for the paper: Financing through cash-waqf: A new innovation for the 21st Century. Emerald Group 2013 and Best book for translation into Arabic. Corporate Waqf; from Principle to practice. Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University Riyadh, Sauid Arabi. Sheikh Rashid bin Dail Research Chair for Endowments Studies 2015. In 2016 she also received the Outstanding Women Achiever for the contribution and achievement in the field of Islamic Economics and Finance, given under the seal of Venus International Foundation, India.