Labuan FSA is governed by a board known as the Authority, whose members are appointed by the Minister of Finance for a term not exceeding three years, after which they are eligible for reappointment.

The current members comprise business leaders from the private sector as well as representatives from the government and statutory bodies. The roles and responsibilities of the Authority include setting the direction and policies relating to the conduct of business activities in Labuan IBFC. The day-to-day administration of Labuan FSA is entrusted to the Director-General.

The members of the Authority:
Datuk Danial Mah Abdullah

Datuk Danial Mah is the Director General of Labuan FSA, the regulatory authority of Labuan International Business and Financial Centre. Datuk Danial assumed the position of Director General on 3 October 2017. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Director General of Labuan FSA, a position he held since 2007. He has been with Labuan FSA since the early years of its establishment and held various positions within the organisation.

Datuk Danial is a Board member of International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) and member of its Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of the Financial Stability Committee of Labuan FSA, Labuanfsa Incorporated Sdn Bhd and Pristine Era Sdn Bhd. Datuk Danial is also a Board member of Labuan Corporation, Financial Park (Labuan) Sdn Bhd and Labuan IBFC Incorporated Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Danial has a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia; and a Masters in Business Administration from the Manchester Business School, UK. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid
Mr. Adnan Zaylani is the Assistant Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia who is responsible for development of the financial insurance sectors, development finance, Islamic finance and oversees the Legal department and previously had held responsibilities and oversight over financial markets, investment, foreign exchange administration and currency management. 

Economics by training with years of financial market practitioner experience and contributions in various policy and development initiatives. He is a member of the Management Committee, Strategic Management Committee and Reserve Management Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia. 

Mr. Adnan has a Bachelor in Economics, MSc in Global Market Economics from London School of Economics, UK, and a holds Master Degree in Public Policy from Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, UK.
Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar
Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar is the Founder and Group Chairman of Amanie Advisors, a global boutique Shariah advisory firm with offices located in Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Luxembourg, Cairo, Kazakhstan, Oman, Australia, South Korea, Dublin and Tunis. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Amanie Nexus Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur). He is currently the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Central Bank of Malaysia, the Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission of Malaysia and the Shariah Supervisory Council of Labuan Financial Services Authority.

In addition, Datuk Dr Mohd Daud is also a member of the Shariah Board of Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York), The National Bank of Oman, Financial Guidance (USA), BNP Paribas (Bahrain), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), Bank of London and Middle East (London), Noor Islamic Bank (Dubai), Islamic Bank of Asia (Singapore) and other financial institutions both locally and abroad.

Currently, he is the Adjunct Professor (Islamic Finance) for the Asia Graduate School of Business of UNITAR International University and Adjunct Professor for the Islamic Business School of Universiti Utara Malaysia. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Datuk Dr Mohd Daud received his first degree in Shariah from the University of Kuwait, a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Malaya, and obtained his PhD from the University of St Andrews, UK.

As one of the most respected individuals in the Islamic finance industry, Datuk Dr Mohd Daud has published a number of articles in various academic journals and conferences both locally and abroad. In recognition of his many contributions in the Shariah field, in 2014 he was named recipient of the “Tokoh Perdana” award in conjunction with Malaysia’s Maulidur Rasul 1435 Hijrah/2014 (Prophet Muhammad’s birthday) celebration. The award, presented to him by the current Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, is one of the highest awards recognising Malaysians for their outstanding contribution to society.
Dr Wong Huei Ching
Dr Wong is currently the Director for Corporate Planning and Strategy in Securities Commission. She has over 11 years of experience, primarily in Corporate Planning and Strategy. Her expertise includes strategy development and transformation, in the areas of consumer banking, wholesale banking and capital markets, across ASEAN.

Goh Ka Im

Ms. Goh Ka Im is currently attached with Shearn Delamore who advises on all aspects of Tax and Revenue law including income tax, corporate tax, real property gains tax, double taxation treaties, Labuan business activity tax, Labuan companies, Labuan partnerships, Labuan trusts, Labuan foundations, Goods and Services Tax (GST), customs duties, sales tax, service tax, stamp duty, transfer pricing, tax incentives for investments, trusts and asset protection planning. She has appeared extensively before the Special Commissioners of Income Tax, the High Court of Malaya, the Court of Appeal as well as the Federal Court for tax and revenue cases. Ka Im also advises on available tax incentives (both direct and indirect) and assists clients with other tax related law issues in ENRGT projects.
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