About Me

Naim @ Abdul Muntaqim Bin Zulkipli is currently the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Yayasan Sofa. He also runs his own business doing website development and computer sales at AMZ IT Solutions, and is also appointed as the Master Trainer at A&N Venture Trade. He was formerly a Corporate Manager at As-Sofa Islamic College for 7 years. He is a member of Himpunan Keilmuan Muslim (HAKIM), a trainer for youth development programs who mainly runs activities with the Educational Services Bureau of Sarawak Islam Council (Biro Perkhidmatan Pendidikan Majlis Islam Sarawak), and a marketing and business enthusiast.

From the years 2006-2009, he was the Vice President of National Affairs, Secretary-General, and Deputy President of the Persatuan Kebangsaan Pelajar Islam Malaysia (PKPIM). Prior to that, he was also an Exco Member for Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) Sarawak, President (Yang Di-Pertua) of Persatuan Kebajikan Pelajar Islam Sarawak (PERKEPIS), and Secretary of BMI's Students Representative Council.

He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree (Hons) in Islamic Studies at Open University Malaysia (OUM). He finished studies for a Higher National Diploma in Engineering & Business IT program in 2002 from British Malaysian Institute (now known as UniKL-BMI), but didn't graduate. Eldest of nine siblings, he was born on 17th April, 1982 at City Hospital, Nottingham, England. A full-fledged Malaysian and Malay-Muslim, he comes from Kuching, Sarawak. Currently he resides in Ampang, Selangor and is married to one wife with one son.

His non-formal education, which mainly shapes his ideology and principles, includes learning from various scholars of Islam and attaining a number of ijazah from them. However, his main influences are Dato' Syeikh Haji Muhammad Fuad Bin Kamaludin al-Muhammadi, Khalifah of the Ahmadiah-Idrisiah Tariqah in Asia, and Tan Sri Dr. Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas (original founder of ISTAC) whose ideas he learned from many of his great students.