• Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Designation, and International Fixed Income and Derivatives (IFID) Certificate – The International Capital Market Association.
  • Ph.D., in Finance – University of Auckland (UoA) – held MSA Charitable Trust & UoA Doctoral Scholarships.
  • MSc. Degree in International Securities, Investment and Banking (Distinction) – University of Reading, UK – held the Chevening Scholarship.
  • BSc. Degree in Finance (First Class Hons.) – Universiti Utara Malaysia – held Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships.
  • A finance, investment, and risk management executive with seventeen (17) years of experience in banking and regulation, and 1 ½ years in academia.
  • Former Vice President – Group Risk and Credit Management Division, RHB Bank Berhad.
  • Former Vice President – Group Corporate Risk Modeling Dept., RHB Bank Berhad.
  • Former Risk Manager, Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation.
  • Former Senior Executive, Products and Markets Dept. – Securities Commission, Malaysia, and Research Officer – BURSA Malaysia Berhad.
  • Teaches Business Analytics, Analyzing Financial Statements, and Financial Management – University of Auckland.

    Thought Leadership:

    • Authored peer-reviewed academic publication in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and Finance.
    Growth Perspectives (GP) hosts interactive and informative Innovation Webinar on August 19, 2021GP partners with Moody’s Analytics to offer capacity building courses in the Caribbean, Latam and AfricaGP is set to host a Caribbean & African Sustainability and Circular Economy Webinar in late-Nov. 2021