Affandi is an expert of Islamic finance with more than 10 years of experience in the sector. His expertise includes Islamic banking, Islamic capital market, Fiqh Muamalat, Islamic financial instruments and derivatives, Shariah issues and many others. Further, he is a recognized and certified Islamic finance professional from the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional.
Affandi has been published in numerous international and regionally-circulated journals and books. He frequently presents his work in high-level conferences and provides editorial advisory on a number of international journals.
Prior to joining ZiSha Indonesia, Affandi was a senior researcher at the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) Malaysia. Additionally, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Islamic Business School, Universiti Utara Malaysia and had been appointed as Deputy Chairman of Tazkia University College of Islamic Economics Indonesia. Outside of academics, Affandi had previously served as Assistant Vice President of Namirah Capital Pte Ltd Singapore.