Management

Maybank Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. ("Maybank AM Malaysia")

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En. Badrul Hisyam bin Abu Bakar

Chief Executive Officer
Badrul Hisyam bin Abu Bakar was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Maybank AM Malaysia with effect on 3 January 2014.

Experience

He has fifteen (15) years of experience in numerous asset management companies such as HLG Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Commerce Asset Fund Managers Sdn Bhd, Avenue Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Tune Money Capital Sdn Bhd and BIMB Investment Management Berhad. His experience covers both traditional and shariah/ethical mandates and he has worked on both sides of the business - retail and institutional. At CIMB-Principal Asset Management Bhd, he was heavily engaged in the restructuring and rehabilitating of portfolios. Prior to joining Maybank AM, he was the Chief Investment Officer of BIMB Investment Management Berhad.

Qualifications

He graduated from New York University, USA with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Finance and Economics in 1996. He is the holder of the CMSRL.

Responsibility

Badrul is responsible for driving the overall management and growth of the Company.
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Mr. Christopher Geh Chong Beng

Head of Products & Marketing
Christopher Geh joined Maybank AM Malaysia on 2 May 2012.

Experience

After graduating in 2001, he worked in the USA with numerous global companies such as Bank of America and Amazon.com in the areas of accounting and finance.

He returned to Malaysia in 2002 and worked with SBB Mutual, Hwang DBS, Prudential Fund Management, AmInvestment Services and RHB Investment Services, specializing in strategic initiatives, product development and distribution.

Qualifications

He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in finance from Seattle University, USA.

Responsibility

He oversees all aspects of marketing and product strategy and development for the Company.
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Fatimatul Zainulha bt Mohamed Isa

Head of Compliance
Fatimatul Zainulha bt Mohamed Isa joined Maybank AM Malaysia in June 2013.

Experience

Fatimatul brings with her over 15 years of extensive experience in the securities and asset management industries. She started her career as a dealer with Credit Agricole W.I Carr Indosuez Securities and forayed into asset management as an equity portfolio executive in the investment department of RHB Asset Management Berhad. She moved into the area of compliance as a manager at KAF Seagroatt & Campbell.

Qualification

She holds a Degree in Law (LLB Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, England. She is a registered Compliance Officer with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Responsibility

As the Head of Compliance, Fatimatul is responsible for the maintenance of high standards of business conduct and internal controls within the Company. She is also responsible in the role of a liaison between regulators and the Company.
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Wan Khatijah Wan Ahmad

Head of Operations
Wan Khatijah Wan Ahmad joined Maybank AM Malaysia as Head of Finance and Operations on 20 March 2013.

Experience

She has over 15 years of experience in investment operations, fund valuation and investment system implementation and integration with leading financial institutions & insurance such as AIA Shared Services Sdn Bhd, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad and Commerce Asset Fund Managers Sdn Bhd.

Qualifications

She graduated from Hull University, England with a BSc in Accounting. She is also a registered student of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants ("ACCA").

Responsibility

Wan Khatijah is responsible for overseeing the finances and operations of Maybank AM Malaysia.
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Ms. Cheryl Cheng Siew Ying

Head of Risk Management
Cheryl Cheng Siew Ying joined Maybank AM Malaysia on 10 July 2009.

Experience

She has over 5 years of industry experience and prior to joining Maybank AM, she was attached to Public Mutual's Investment Team as a Statistician.

Qualifications

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics and received her Masters of Applied Statistics in 2009 from University Malaya.

Responsibility

Cheryl oversees all aspects of risk management in the Company; covering those of operational, market and portfolio risk management.