Ak Hasnol is a lecturer in the field of Islamic Finance, with current research interests on three main themes:
1. Establishment of an inclusive financial planning approach to assist those in poverty.
2. Exploring philanthropic awqaf and contemporary forms of zakatable assets.
3. Development of financial literacy in Brunei.
Prior to joining Universiti Brunei Darussalam, he was a Training Analyst and Customer Support Team Lead at Brunei Accenture Group Networks. He completed his Masters in Finance from Lancaster University (UK) in 2006, and completed his Doctorate degree in Islamic Finance from Durham University (UK) in 2013.
Recent publications include:
Pg Md Salleh, Ak Md Hasnol Alwee (2015) ""Integrating financial inclusion and saving motives into institutional zakat practices: A case study on Brunei"", International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 8 Iss: 2, pp.150 - 170
Pg Md Salleh, Ak Md Hasnol Alwee (2015) ""A comparison on financial literacy between welfare recipients and non-welfare recipients in Brunei"", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 42 Iss: 7, pp.598 - 613
Islamic Financial Literacy
Islamic Financial Planning