Erna Waty Salihuddin is a Senior Consultant with Amanie Advisors Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia office. She holds a Master degree of Islamic Finance Practise (MIFP) from International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance University (INCEIF) and obtained her Bachelor of Management Information System (Hons) from International Islamic University (IIUM), Malaysia. Erna has over 16 years of experience in the area of Islamic finance, business advisory, strategic planning and banking operations. Erna joined Amanie Group in 2015 mainly involved with business advisory before joining Shariah advisory team in 2018. Prior to joining Amanie, Erna was attached to Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) (BTMUM) Islamic Banking department mainly involved in the establishment of Islamic Banking Window and the issuance of the first Japanese Yen Sukuk.
Prior to joining BTMUM she had a stint in Strategy and Portfolio department, EVP Office of Exploration & Production with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) where she was involved in strategic planning of the exploration and production of the oil and gas industry for Malaysia. She started her career in banking since 2004 with HSBC, UOB Bank and PT. Bank Muamalat Indonesia (M’sia).