Maizaitulaidawati (PhD, IFP) is an experienced academician with strong enthusiasm and passion for Islamic banking and finance. She is currently an associate professor at Azman Hashim International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and an adjunct research fellow at University of Business and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She has over 12 years of experience in teaching and supervision. Maizaitul holds a PhD in Islamic Economics from the University of Malaya, an MSc in Banking, and a BBA in Finance. She is also a certified Islamic financial planner in Malaysia. In 2019, she completed her post-doctoral research study at International Islamic University Malaysia, at which she researched Islamic fintech.

Maizaitul led and was involved in not less than 20 consultancy and research projects with a total value of involving more than RM10 Million. She has also authored and co-authored more than 60 research papers, book chapters for businesses, universities, seminars, conferences, and article journal publications. Currently, she is the Director of Business Administration for the faculty (AHIBS) and has held several other managerial positions in the faculty such as the research manager, assistant research group leader and head of the PhD program.

In her spare time, she enjoys a good happy hour with family and friends, the sounds of a great music playlist, reading, traveling and seeking adventure in the outdoors.