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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mohamed Nazir bin Abdul Razak

49 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Zafrul bin Tengku Abdul Aziz

42 2015 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Shahnaz Ahmad

41 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Effendy Hamid

43 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Group Asset Management & Investments

Rafe Haneef

44 2016 Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad and Group Islamic Banking

Sooi Lin Kong

55 2016 Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Investment Bank, Group Head - Investment Banking

Lye Mun Mak

58 Country Head of CIMB Singapore, Chief Executive Officer - CIMB Bank, Singapore, Regional Head of CIMB Private Banking

Tigor Siahaan

44 2015 President Director and Chief Executive Officer of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk, Country Head of CIMB Indonesia

Subhak Siwaraksa

59 Country Head - Thailand, President & Chief Executive Officer - CIMB Thai Bank

Renzo Viegas

53 2014 Chief Executive Officer - Group Consumer Banking

Jiunn Run Yong

51 Chief Executive Officer - Group Commercial and SME Banking

Iswaraan Suppiah

52 Group Chief Information & Operations Officer

Hamidah Naziadin

52 Group Chief People Officer

Mohamed Adam Abdullah

2015 Group Chief Marketing Officer

Keen Yew Kwan

2015 Group Chief Compliance Officer

David Thomas

55 2012 Group Chief Risk Officer

Chin Tok Lee

50 Group General Counsel

Kok Wei Chu

2016 Group Head - Treasury & Markets

Tiang Siew Lim

59 Group Chief Internal Auditor

Gurdip Sidhu

42 2015 Group Chief Strategy Officer

Rossaya binti Mohd Nashir

47 2002 Company Secretary

Hiroaki Demizu

49 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Kok Kwan Lee

50 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Joseph Silva

51 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Nasir bin Ahmad

61 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert Coombe

52 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohamed Ross Mohd Din

58 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Watanan Petersik

55 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Su Yin Teoh

44 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Muhammad Surya Yusuf

60 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil

2014 Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Yousef bin Abdullah Al Shubaily

44 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Mohd Nai'm bin Haji Mokhtar

48 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Shafaai bin Musa

48 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Sudin Haron

2014 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

2014 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Muhamad Taufik Ridlo

2014 Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Noor Inayah Yaakub

Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Nedham Yaqoobi

Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

Chek Chye Tan

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Mohamed Nazir bin Abdul Razak

Dato' Sri Mohamed Nazir bin Abdul Razak is Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 27 January 2006 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and was then appointed as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of CIMB on 7 November 2006. He resigned as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of CIMB on 31 August 2014. On 1 September 2014 he was re-designated and named Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB. He is also the President Commissioner of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk. He is Chairman of the Board Oversight Committee and Group Compensation Review Committee and Member of the Board Risk Committee. He graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree and obtained a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) from the University of Cambridge. He joined the corporate advisory department of Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB IB) in 1989 and managed various fund raising, privatisation, listing and corporate restructuring exercises. In 1993, he transferred to the bank’s stockbroking arm where he rose to the position of Executive Director. He moved back to CIMB IB as Deputy Chief Executive on 1 June 1996 and became Chief Executive on 1 June 1999. He assumed the position of Group Chief Executive of CIMB on 7 November 2006. During his tenure as Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of CIMB, Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak has been recognised as Malaysia’s top executive/CEO on several occasions. He was the youngest recipient of FinanceAsia’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2009 and was also awarded Euromoney’s 2012 ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ in recognition of this outstanding contribution to the Asian Financial Markets. In 2015, he was conferred the prestigious Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award for his overall contribution to the economic success, professional excellence, moral leadership and service to society.

Zafrul bin Tengku Abdul Aziz

Tengku Dato' Zafrul bin Tengku Abdul Aziz is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is Member of the Group Compensation Review Committee and Board Oversight Committee. He is also the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad. With over 19 years of experience in the financial services sector, specialising in Investment Banking, Zafrul’s last position was with Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Holdings as Chief Executive Officer. He also held senior positions in Citigroup Malaysia, Kenanga Holdings Berhad and Avenue Securities (now known as ECM Libra). He also experienced being an entrepreneur by setting up Tune Money Sdn Bhd, Asia’s first “no-frills” online financial service provider. He started his career as a Corporate Finance Executive in AM Investment Bank and after that joined Credit Agricole as a Senior Investment Analyst, after which he became the Adviser to the President of Tenaga Nasional Bhd. Outside of CIMB, Zafrul is an advocate of Malaysia’s socioeconomic development and currently heads the Kuala Lumpur Business Club. He is on the Boards of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia. In addition, he is a member of the Secondary Market Advisory Group of Securities Commission. Zafrul is also actively involved in developing the youth of the nation – Young Corporate Malaysians. Zafrul was also appointed by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia as an Adjunct Professor at University Sains Islam Malaysia under the CEO Faculty Programme. He is also the Chairman of Enactus Malaysia Foundation, an international non-profit organisation aimed at grooming university students into future leaders. Zafrul graduated from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics and Accounting and obtained a Master of Arts (MA) in Finance and Management from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He also holds a fellowship with Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

Shahnaz Ahmad

Mr. Shahnaz Farouque Jammal Ahmad has been Chief Financial Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2015. Shahnaz joined the Group in March 2009 and has worked in various capacities in the Group, including Group Risk Management, Corporate Client Solutions and CIMB Niaga, Indonesia. He was most recently the Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Capital and Balance Sheet Management. He has over 17 years of banking experience, covering M&A Advisory, Risk Advisory, Trading and Risk Management. Prior to joining the Group, Shahnaz was with Goldman Sachs in London. He has also worked at Bankers Trust and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London, as well as ABN AMRO Bank in Kuala Lumpur. He holds Bachelor (Double First Class) and Master of Arts degrees in Economics from the University of Cambridge and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.

Effendy Hamid

Mr. Effendy Shahul Hamid serves as Chief Executive Officer - Group Asset Management & Investments at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He oversees all of the Group’s asset management and investments business across both public and private markets. This includes the Group’s regional asset management business (CIMB-Principal), its private equity fund management business and the Group’s strategic investments portfolio in companies such as Touch ’n Go and Bank of Yingkou. Amongst others, he serves as Chairman of CIMB-Mapletree and CIMB-TCA, is a Director on the board of several CIMB-Principal companies, and also a Director of Touch ’n Go and the R.E.A.L. Education Group. Most recently, Effendy was the Group’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer where he managed the Group’s entire marketing and communications initiatives, and lead franchise-wide efforts to ensure a consistent and differentiated CIMB brand for all of the Group’s businesses across the region. Prior to that, he served as a Director in the Group’s Investment Banking Division, primarily focusing on corporate advisory and origination. The early years of Effendy’s career was spent in several international companies in a corporate development capacity, mostly involved in private equity, merger and acquisition activities across Asia Pacific and general business expansion initiatives. He has spent most of his professional life in a regional capacity, working in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. On full scholarship, Effendy graduated with Honours in Electronic Engineering with Optoelectronics from University College London, and is also an alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Programme.

Rafe Haneef

En. Rafe Haneef has been Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad and Group Islamic Banking at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since January 4, 2016. He is in charge of the CIMB Group’s Islamic banking and finance franchise. CIMB Islamic operates as a parallel franchise to the Group’s conventional operations and covers Islamic wholesale banking, Islamic consumer banking, Islamic commercial banking and Islamic asset management and investment. Rafe has 20 years of experience covering a range of businesses and functional roles gained from three global banks, an international asset management company and a legal firm, at various financial centers including London, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. He read Law at the International Islamic University Malaysia and also holds an LL.M degree from the Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1995 and qualified for the New York State Bar in 1997. Rafe first joined HSBC Investment Bank plc, London in 1999 and thereafter HSBC Financial Services Middle East, Dubai where he set up the global sukuk business in 2001. Subsequently, he became the Global Head of Islamic Finance business at ABN AMRO Dubai in 2004 covering both consumer and corporate businesses. In 2006, he moved back to Malaysia with Citigroup Asia as the Regional Head for Islamic banking, Asia Pacific. He later joined HSBC Amanah in 2010 as the CEO, Malaysia and Managing Director of Global Markets, ASP.

Sooi Lin Kong

Dato' Kong Sooi Lin has been Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Investment Bank, Group Head - Investment Banking of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2016. Previously, she was Deputy CEO of CIMB IB since September 2011 and is the Group Head of Investment Banking Division. She also holds other offices within the Group such as being a member of the Group Management Committee, the Group Wholesale Bank Committee and the Investment Bank’s Business Review Group Committee. Dato’ Kong was appointed as Chairperson of CIMB Private Limited Sri Lanka in January 2012. She also serves as a Commissioner on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Securities Indonesia. Being responsible for CIMBGH Group-wide corporate client coverage for Asia Pacific, Dato’ Kong oversees the management and integration of client relationships to strategic marketing and building of the bank’s brand value and market share. Backed by 27 years of investment banking experience, Dato’ Kong has extensive equity and debt transaction expertise, having advised on numerous highly profiled and industry-shaping corporate exercises in Malaysia and Asia Pacific. Dato’ Kong joined CIMB IB in 1994 from Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad where she was actively involved in debt capital market, project financing and corporate banking transactions. She began her career at Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen. Dato’ Kong graduated with an honours degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Lye Mun Mak

Mr. Mak Lye Mun is Country Head of CIMB Singapore, Chief Executive Officer - CIMB Bank, Singapore, Regional Head of CIMB Private Banking at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is also director of CIMB Securities (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and holds non-executive directorships in Boardroom Limited and Tat Hong Holdings Ltd. He joined CIMB following the acquisition of GK Goh Securities Pte. Ltd. in 2005, where he served as the Head of Corporate Finance. Previously, Lye Mun was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Department with the then Development Bank of Singapore (now DBS Bank Ltd). He held various senior positions in the corporate finance divisions of Vickers Ballas & Co. Pte. Ltd., Ernst & Young, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree (1st Class Honours) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He is also a Charterholder of CFA Singapore.

Tigor Siahaan

Mr. Tigor M. Siahaan has been President Director and Chief Executive Officer of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk, Country Head of CIMB Indonesia at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since June 1, 2015. He graduated from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, United States, with a double major in Finance and Accounting. He is also an alumnus of the IMD BPSE program (Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to joining CIMB Niaga, he spent 20 years in Citi, starting as a Management Associate in 1995. His last position was the Chief Country Officer of Citi Indonesia, a role he assumed from 2011. He was the first Indonesian to be appointed to the post. Previously, he held several key positions in Citi Indonesia, including Country Head for Institutional Clients Group, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, and Country Risk Manager. In addition, he had also served as Vice President in Institutional Remedial Management Group in Citi Head Office in New York from 2000 to 2003. Tigor M. Siahaan was awarded as ASEAN Rising Star from the US – ASEAN Business Council in 2010 and Asian Promising Young Banker from The Asian Banker in 2011. Other than his professional career, Mr. Siahaan concurrently holds several positions such as a Supervisory Board Member of ASPI (Association of Payment Systems of Indonesia) from 2013, Member of the Board of Trustees of JIS (Jakarta International School) from 2014, National Board Member of PJI (Prestasi Junior Indonesia) from 2013, Mentor in Endeavor Indonesia from 2012, and Member of YPO (Young Presidents Organisation) Indonesia from 2008.

Subhak Siwaraksa

Dr. Subhak Siwaraksa, Ph.D., serves as Country Head - Thailand and President & Chief Executive Officer - CIMB Thai Bank of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. Subhak is also the Chairman of Sathorn Asset Management Co., Ltd. He is the Board Governor, Member of Audit Committee and Member of Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Committee of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Previously, he was the Board Governor, Member of its Audit Committee and Member of the Listing Expansion and Development Committee of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) during 2011 to 2013. He was also the Director of the Export-Import Bank of Thailand, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of TMB Asset Management Company Limited. Prior to joining CIMB Thai, Subhak was at TMB Bank PCL from 1990, where he was the President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, a Master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA, and a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature (Honors Program) and Economics from Georgetown University, USA.

Renzo Viegas

Mr. Renzo Christopher Viegas serves as Chief Executive Officer - Group Consumer Banking of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He has extensive experience in the banking industry and started his working career with Citibank in 1985 where he progressively held senior positions in various Asia Pacific countries including regional responsibilities. In 2008, he joined a Malaysian bank where he rose to the position of Deputy Managing Director before joining CIMB Group in April 2012 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Renzo holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai and is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of ICAI.

Jiunn Run Yong

Mr. Yong Jiunn Run is Chief Executive Officer - Group Commercial and SME Banking at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He oversees the Group’s banking activities for small and medium-sized corporates and is involved in the planning and execution of long-term strategies to grow the segment across ASEAN. He also serves as the Head of Commercial Banking, CIMB Singapore, where he played a critical role in the rapid expansion of the franchise. Jiunn Run has accumulated a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial banking business over the last 25 years. He started his career in the front line and progressed to take on several key assignments and management responsibilities in his previous tenures with Maybank, BNP Paribas and OverseaChinese Banking Corporation. Prior to joining CIMB Bank, Jiunn Run served as the Business Head of the Enterprise Banking Division at OCBC Bank from 2004 to 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the National University of Singapore.

Iswaraan Suppiah

Datuk Iswaraan Suppiah serves as Group Chief Information & Operations Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is the custodian of the Group’s regionally integrated technology and operating vision to deliver a unified, seamless financial services value proposition across our footprint. He oversees operations, information technology, transformation, business process development and operational governance & assurance functions for the Group’s businesses. His key focus area is to partner with the business in digitising the bank by applying technology innovation to radically enhance customer experience. He started his career with the accountancy firm Arthur Andersen in 1984. He joined the Bank of Commerce in 1990 and moved to CIMB Securities in 1994. The positions he held there included Executive Director of Operations and Head of Equity Risk Management, before he assumed the position of Head of Strategic Risk and Compliance with CIMB. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Financial Planning Association of Malaysia.

Hamidah Naziadin

Ms. Hamidah Naziadin serves as Group Chief People Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. She holds regional responsibilities for Group Human Resource, which encompasses Organisation Design and Workforce Planning, Recruitment, Rewards & Performance Management, Talent Management & Culture Building, Learning & Development including the Commerce Leadership Institute, Employer Branding & Engagement, Industrial Relations and HR Services. The respective country HR heads also report to her functionally. She has 29 years of experience in human resource in the financial industry, of which 25 years was with the Group. She transformed Human Resource from an administrative function into a strategic business partner and a key enabler for CIMB’s rapid growth and success. She works closely with business to develop effective people strategies for a high performing workforce. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

Mohamed Adam Abdullah

Mr. Mohamed Adam Wee Abdullah has been Group Chief Marketing Officer at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since October 1, 2015. Adam oversees CIMB’s Group-wide marketing and brand management function across all its geographies and business. Adam holds a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is a veteran in the marketing field with a career spanning more than 25 years. He brings with him diversity, depth and breadth of experience across the entire marketing value chain from sales, advertising, strategic planning, branding and marketing management. Almost half of his career was spent in multinational advertising and brand agencies where he held senior and regional positions working on a diverse range of categories which included financial services, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), hospitality and travel, automotive, property and telecommunications sectors, as well as managing category leading brands. Prior to joining CIMB, Adam was the Group Chief Marketing Officer in Maybank Group from 2011 to 2015. He also held the position of Chief Marketing Officer of Sunrise Berhad and before that, as Director of Brand and Advertising in ASTRO. Adam’s marketing experience also includes regional marketing management for BMW Group’s regional headquarter based in Singapore, where he was responsible for directing marketing strategies and activities for BMW Group distribution partners in 17 countries across India, China, Southeast Asia and the South Pacific Islands nations.

Keen Yew Kwan

Mr. Kwan Keen Yew has been Group Chief Compliance Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since March 16, 2015. In this role, he leads the Group Compliance function which is responsible for the identification and management of regulatory and compliance risks across CIMB. Prior to joining CIMB, he served in various roles in Standard Chartered Bank which included, Legal Adviser, Head of Legal and Compliance, and Regional Head of Compliance for Malaysia, Australia, Brunei and Vietnam. In 2011, he moved to Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong which he held as roles which included, the Head of Wholesale Bank Compliance. His last role before joining CIMB was Head of Legal and Compliance for Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia. Keen Yew had previously been in private practice at a leading law firm in Malaysia and has over 18 years of legal and compliance experience in financial services law and regulations. Keen Yew holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from the University of Sheffield.

David Thomas

Mr. David Richard Thomas has been Group Chief Risk Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since July 2012. He oversees the risk management function of CIMB Group, including Credit, Market, Operational, Shariah, Asset Liability Management risk, and Risk Analytics & Infrastructure. The Group Risk Department is responsible for ensuring the consistent implementation of the Group’s risk management policies and frameworks, including operationalising the Risk Appetite Statement. The Division identifies, assesses, measures, controls and reports the material risks that may impact the Group’s business operations, profitability, capital and reputation. Before joining the Group, David served as the Chief Risk Officer – Asia Pacific for the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Prior to RBS, he served as the Chief Credit Officer – Asia Pacific for Bank of America. He has held various senior level risk positions based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and Taiwan throughout his 22-year tenure in Asia. Before moving to Asia, he was with Bank of America in Los Angeles, California as a sector banker, covering the Fortune 500 Aerospace & Defense sector. He serves on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Niaga.

Chin Tok Lee

Mr. Lee Chin Tok is Group General Counsel of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. In this role, Chin Tok provides the strategic leadership for Group Legal as well as legal issues that apply to the Group. Prior to his appointment as the Group General Counsel, Chin Tok was with the Capital Markets Department of CIMB since 1996 and was later appointed as the Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets in the Corporate Banking, Treasury & Markets Division, a role which he had helmed from 2002 to April 2014. In his role as Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets, Chin Tok was responsible for the debt capital markets and equity-linked origination franchises of CIMBGH across Southeast Asia, North Asia, Australia and Middle East. Before he joined CIMB in 1996, Chin Tok spent about six years working in various law firms, namely Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Australia), Drew & Napier (Singapore) and Rashid & Lee (Kuala Lumpur) with primary focus in the areas of banking, capital markets and corporate finance. He holds two degrees, a Bachelor of Law (Hons) degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Kok Wei Chu

Mr. Chu Kok Wei has been Group Head - Treasury & Markets at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since February 25, 2016. His areas of responsibility include CIMB Group’s markets, sales, trading and structuring businesses in interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, commodities, equity and their derivatives; capital markets origination for equity, debt and convertibles; fixed income investments; and the funding and liquidity management operations for the CIMB Group. Prior to joining CIMB in 2003, Mr Chu had six years experience with a major European bank developing its local currency fixed income business in both Malaysia and Singapore. Since joining Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad, Mr Chu played an active role in the formation of group wide treasury and market businesses across the various organic and inorganic growth of the Group. Mr Chu holds a MSc in Finance and Economics with Distinction and First Class Honours of BSc (Econ) Economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Tiang Siew Lim

Mr. Lim Tiang Siew serves as Group Chief Internal Auditor at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He ensures that the Group Internal Audit Division supports the CIMBGH Audit Committee in discharging its responsibilities, as well as managing its governance, risk and control functions. He oversees a staff force of approximately 140 people in Malaysia, as well as regional Internal Audit functions. Tiang Siew joined CIMB in January 1991 as an assistant manager in the Corporate Finance Department and rose to head of department. Following the acquisition of Bumiputra-Commerce Bank by CIMB and the subsequent merger with Southern Bank, Tiang Siew was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for approximately two years before being appointed the Group Chief Internal Auditor. He started his career in 1976 with a major accounting firm, where he spent some 10 years including 18 months overseas before moving into the corporate finance industry in 1987. His tenure in corporate finance involved mergers, acquisitions and fund raising transactions for some of the largest companies listed on Bursa Malaysia then. He was actively involved in the formulation and amendments to guidelines, regulations and law reforms in relation to capital market matters during his tenure in Corporate Finance. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also an examiner for the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a position he has held for more than 20 years.

Gurdip Sidhu

Mr. Gurdip Singh Sidhu has been Group Chief Strategy Officer at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since April 20, 2015. He heads Group Strategy which drives and oversees key strategic initiatives across the firm. As Group Chief Strategy Officer, Gurdip manages the Group’s corporate strategy and planning, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships as well as all programme management office functions. He works alongside the Group CEO and senior management in setting the strategic direction of the Group and supports the execution of key transformational and growth initiatives. Gurdip also works closely with the key business pillars and geographies to ensure business strategies are fully aligned Group wide. He also serves on the boards of CIMB Sri Lanka Pvt. Ltd. and Proton Commerce Bhd. Prior to assuming his current role, Gurdip was the Head of Strategy and Business Development within the Group Strategy and Strategic Investments division of the Group. In that role, he had led key strategic and investment initiatives including the Group’s streamlining of its insurance businesses, development of the private equity business as well as creation of the Group’s medium term strategic roadmap. Prior to joining CIMB, Gurdip spent a decade in an international management consulting firm advising banks, telecommunications companies and governments across ASEAN, India, South Korea and Spain. He graduated with Honours in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science on a full scholarship from the Malaysian Government. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Program.

Rossaya binti Mohd Nashir

Datin Rossaya binti Mohd Nashir has been Company Secretary of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since September 2002. She works with the Chairman and the Board, advising them on their duties and responsibilities, governance matters, including ensuring CIMB’s compliance to laws and regulatory requirements, and that a corporate governance framework is deployed in a manner that supports the Group’s vision and aspirations. She plays a liaison role between the Board and its key stakeholders, both in Malaysia and in the Group’s regional operations. She has more than 20 years of experience in corporate secretarial practice and has been with CIMB since 2002, when she joined the Corporate Legal Services Unit and was instrumental in setting up the Company Secretarial Department in 2004. She is also a Director of several subsidiaries in the CIMB group. Prior to working in CIMB, Datin Rossaya was with Permodalan Nasional Berhad, where she assumed the position of Joint Company Secretary for several of its subsidiaries. She began her career with Time Engineering Group. Datin Rossaya holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (majoring in Business Law) from Coventry University, United Kingdom. She is also an affiliate of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and serves as a member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia’s Corporate Practice Consultative Forum, representing the interests of Government-Linked Companies under the auspices of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. She actively advocates greater participation of women in the boardroom.

Hiroaki Demizu

Mr. Hiroaki Demizu has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since March 8, 2016. He is Member of the Board Risk Committee. He holds Bachelor of Engineering Science of Quantum Physics, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. His previous positions include: Chief Risk Officer and General Manager, Asian Risk Management and Compliance Division for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc; General Manager, Global Markets Planning Division, Global Planning Division and Head of Office of Regulatory Affairs for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd; General Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.; Chief Manager, Credit Policy and Planning Division for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; Senior Manager, Corporate Risk Management Division for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTM and UFJ merger in 2006); Visiting Scholar of Finance Department, HAAS School of Business, University of California Berkeley, California, United States of America; Manager, Market Risk Management Office for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; Officer, Treasury Division, Union Bank, Los Angeles California, United States of America; Banking Associates, Osaka Branch for The Bank of Tokyo Ltd. He is the Chief Risk Officer for Asia and General Manager of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., heading Asian Risk Management and Compliance Division. He is responsible for planning, promotion, guidance, support, and overall control of comprehensive management/ operation of various risks including Credit risk, Market risk, Funding Liquidity risk and Operational risk in the Asian regions. He also provides Risk Management guidance to BTMU Asia & Oceania and East Asia, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking in Asia, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings in Asia. As a member of the key risk management committees, he contributes to the short to long term business planning within the region and globally.

Kok Kwan Lee

Dato' Lee Kok Kwan has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since July 20, 2015. He is Member of the Board Risk Committee and Board Oversight Committee. He is also a Director of CIMB Thai Bank PCL. Prior to the appointments, Dato’ Lee was the Deputy CEO where his areas of responsibilities included the Sales and Trading businesses in interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, bonds, equity, commodities and their derivatives, treasury and funding for the Group, fixed income investments and debt capital markets which he developed since joining CIMB in 1996 and has since grown the businesses to be one of the largest global markets operations across ASEAN Corporate Banking and Transaction Banking. Prior to joining CIMB in 1996, Dato’ Lee had more than seven years of markets and treasury experience in the Canadian banking industry. He was the Treasury Portfolio Manager responsible for interest rates and optionality risk and return for a leading Canadian bank and a member of its Senior Asset-Liability Management Committee. Dato’ Lee is also the President of the Financial Markets Association of Malaysia, Adviser to the Securities Commission Malaysia and sits on the Board of Cagamas Holdings Berhad as a Non-Executive Director. He holds a BBA Joint Honours (First Class) and a Master of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Joseph Silva

Mr. Joseph Dominic Silva has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since June 30, 2014. He is Member of the Board Risk Committee and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is a graduate of Finance from University of Wales, United Kingdom and completed his Senior Management Programme at Henley Management College, United Kingdom. He joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in August 2008 and is currently Executive Director and Head of Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of CIMB Group Sdn Bhd, ASTRO Holdings Sdn Bhd, Aur Ventures Sdn Bhd, Avicennia Capital Sdn Bhd, Satang Investments Ltd, Greatville Pte Ltd (Singapore), PT Pantai Damai (Indonesia) and Tanjung Jara Investments Limited (Hong Kong). Prior to joining Khazanah Nasional Berhad, he spent 18 years in the banking sector in regional and international roles across the areas of relationship management, structured finance, capital markets, risk and portfolio management and strategic business development.

Mohd Nasir bin Ahmad

Datuk Mohd Nasir bin Ahmad has been Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since April 19, 2016, after being its Independent Non-Executive Director since July 20, 2015. He is Member of the Board Risk Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He was the President of MIA from August 2011 to July 2013 and elected as a Council Member of the ACCA (UK) in September 2013. Datuk Mohd Nasir holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Datuk Mohd Nasir brings with him vast experience in the area of finance, accounting and management which spans 36 years, having started his career as a Trainee Accountant with TNB in 1979 and moving on to hold various positions in the Finance Division. In January 1993, he was seconded to TNB’s subsidiary company, Malaysia Transformer Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as the Financial Controller before being appointed as CEO in June 1994. In January 2000, he joined Sharikat Permodalan Kebangsaan Berhad as its CEO. On 1 June 2011, he was appointed CEO of Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, a position he held until his retirement on 1 June 2011. Currently, Datuk Mohd Nasir also sits on the Boards of Bina Darulaman Berhad, Sumatec Resources Berhad, Media Prima Berhad, MIMOS Berhad, SIRIM Berhad and Prokhas Sdn Bhd. He is the Chairman of UKM Holdings Sdn Bhd, Chairman of SIRIM Tech Venture Sdn Bhd and a member of the Board of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia besides being a member of the Listing Committee of Bursa Malaysia and the Board of Trustee of Yayasan Canselor UNITEN.

Robert Coombe

Mr. Robert (Rob) Neil Coombe has been Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since April 16, 2014. He is Member of the Board Risk Committee. He graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours). He has over 30 years of corporate experience in Australia and Asia including over 10 years in a Chief Executive Officer capacity. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of QSRH Ltd which owns and operates three iconic brands in the Quick Service Restaurant Sector with 18,000 people employed throughout 600 restaurants in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining QSRH Ltd, he spent two years running Westpac’s Retail, Business and Agri banking operations throughout Australia. For the six years before that, he was the CEO of BT Financial Group, responsible for all of Westpac’s funds management, financial planning, insurance, private banking, broking, platform and superannuation businesses in Australia. Robert is a founding Director and Deputy Chairman of the Australia Indigenous Education Foundation, Deputy Chairman of Surfing Australia and a member of the Advisory Board to the UTS Faculty of Law. In 2011, he was awarded the prestigious UTS Alumni of the Year for Excellence in recognition of his achievements in the business community and social sector.

Mohamed Ross Mohd Din

Encik Mohamed Ross Mohd Din @ Rosely has been Non-Executive Independent Director at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since April 19, 2016. He holds Banking Diploma (Part 1) at Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom. His experience includes: 2008 Executive Director and Senior Advisor of HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) Bhd, 2003-2007 Managing Director Amanah of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, 1997 - 2002 Area Manager of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, 1992 -1996 Head of Group Audit Malaysia of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, 1988 - 1991 Head of Treasury & Foreign Exchange of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, 1987 Work Attachment at Hong Kong, London and New York in the area of Treasury and Foreign Exchange, 1973 - 1986 Branch Management of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad. He is Director at HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad Group.

Watanan Petersik

Ms. Watanan Petersik has been Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since January 25, 2010. She is Member of the Board Risk Committee, and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, United States of America with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Magna Cum Laude). She joined the Board of CIMB Thai Bank PCL in 2007 as a nominee of TPG Capital. She is currently an Independent Director and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of CIMB Thai Bank PCL. She has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years with her last full-time position at Goldman Sachs.

Su Yin Teoh

Ms. Teoh Su Yin has been Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since October 8, 2014. She is Member of the Board Risk Committee, Board Oversight Committee and Chairman of Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Studies from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. Her other qualifications includes as Licensed Investment Adviser and Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). She has almost 20 years experience in equity research and investments. Su Yin began her career with JP Morgan Malaysia as a Junior Analyst in 1994. In 2000, she became Head of Research with sector coverage experience in infrastructure, plantations, power, gaming, real estate and conglomerates. In 2002, she left JP Morgan to join Deutsche Bank Malaysia Berhad, initially as a Senior Analyst and later as Managing Director, Head of Malaysia and ASEAN Equity Research. As individual analyst, Su Yin was ranked Top three by Asiamoney in 2008 and 2009. She currently serves on the Board of Albizia ASEAN Opportunities Fund in Singapore.

Muhammad Surya Yusuf

Mr. Muhammad Surya (Glenn) Yusuf has been Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since January 25, 2010. He is Chairman of the Board Risk Committee, Member of the Audit Committee and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in Manila with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and earned his Masters degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila. He has served on CIMB’s International Advisory Panel since 2006 and was Deputy Chairman of the Bank Niaga – Bank Lippo Integration Steering Committee in 2008. He has been a Commissioner of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk since April 2010 and assumed his current position as Vice President Commissioner in June 2012. He has over 30 years of experience in the corporate and financial sectors, including a tenure at the then PT Bank Niaga Tbk (1985-1994) where he rose to the position of Finance Director, Director General Financial Institutions, Ministry of Finance in 1998 and served as the third Chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) from 1998 to 2000. He has served as President Director/CEO PT PP London Sumatera Indonesia Tbk from June 2003 to May 2007, President Director/CEO PT Danareksa (Persero) from 1995 to 2001, Director at PT Bahana Pembinaan Usaha Indonesia from 1994 to 1995 and Finance Director at PT Bank Niaga Tbk from 1991 to 1994. In government service, Glenn was the Head of the Minister of Finance Assistance Team for Financial Sector Restructuring, Department of Finance, Republic of Indonesia from October 2001 to October 2002. He was the Head of Investment Banking of PT Bank Niaga from 1989 to 1991, General Manager Los Angeles Agency of PT Bank Niaga Tbk from 1985 to 1989 and Manager of Citicorp Capital Market Group in Indonesia from 1983 to 1985. He was Senior Partner of PT Nusantara Capital from June 2007 to 2010 and became President Commissioner at PT Polyprima Karyareksa from June 2004 to 2010.

Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil

Sh. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil is Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He was appointed as Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad on 5 November 2014. He currently also serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer cum Principal Fellow of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia. He began his career in 1990 as a lecturer at Malaysia’s Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He became an Associate Professor in 2008. He held several administrative posts within UiTM. From 1997 to 2001, he was Head of Islamic Studies Unit, Centre for Preparatory Studies and from 2006 to 2011, he was the Coordinator for Minor and Elective Programmes the Academy of Contemporary and Islamic Studies. From 2011 to 2012, he was the Head of Programme for Minor, Elective and Postgraduate Studies. Sheikh Associate Professor Dr Mohamed Azam is also a Fellow of the Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy, the Accounting Research Institute and UiTM’s Institute of Zakat Studies. He has also served as a member of UiTM’s Research Ethics Committee. He sits on the Selangor Religious Council Legal Committee, the Shariah Community of the Attorney General’s Chambers and on the advisory and editorial boards of several publications including the University of Malaya’s (UM) Shariah Journal, Global Journal Al-Thaqafah, published by Kolej Universiti Islam Sultan Azlan Shah, UiTM’s Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s International Journal of Islamic and Civilisational Studies, UM’s Journal of Shariah and Law Research, the Malaysian Accounting Review published by UiTM, Islam and Civilisational Renewal published by IAIS Malaysia and the ESTEEM Academic Journal published by UiTM, Penang. From 2007 to 2009, Sheikh Associate Professor Dr Mohamed Azam served as a panel member of the Industrial Court of Malaysia. In 2007, he received the Fulbright Visiting Award from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington DC, USA.

Yousef bin Abdullah Al Shubaily

Sh. Dr. Yousef bin Abdullah Al Shubaily is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He currently lectures in the Department of Comparative Jurisprudence, High Institute of Judiciary at Saudi Arabia’s Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh. He also serves as a Cooperating Professor for the American Open University. Beyond his academic career, Sheikh Dr Yousef has extensive experience in serving on Shariah boards of a number of banks and financial institutions in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, the United States of America and the United Kingdom. He also performs advisory functions within numerous religious and charitable organisations both within and outside Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Dr Yousef has written many books, academic papers and articles on Islamic jurisprudence and commercial law and has participated in numerous seminars and conventions in related areas. He participates in religious and economic programmes on television and radio in Saudi Arabia and abroad. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Shariah and Fundamentals of Islam and a Master’s degree from the Department of Comparative Jurisprudence at Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in 1993 and 1996 respectively. In 2001, he was awarded a PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence from the same university.

Mohd Nai'm bin Haji Mokhtar

Sh. Dato' Dr. Haji Mohd Nai'm bin Haji Mokhtar is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is Chief Judge of the Selangor Shariah Court. From 1990 to 1997, he served as a lecturer at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He then joined Zulkifli Yong Azmi & Co. as a Shariah lawyer before being appointed as a Shariah judge in 1998. From 2003 to 2004, he was a research officer at the Malaysian Shariah Judiciary Department, Prime Minister’s Department, a Shariah Subordinate Court Judge for Federal Territory from 2007 to 2008 and a Shariah Prosecutor, Federal Territory and a Shariah Officer in 2008. One year later, he served as Director, Family Support Division at the Shariah Judiciary Department of Malaysia before being elevated to Selangor Shariah Chief Judge. He also served as a Visiting Fellow, Islamic Legal Studies Programme at Harvard University’s Law School in the USA and from 2008 to 2009, he was a Chevening Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Centre for Islamic Studies. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the IIUM, a Master of Laws degree from the University of London, United Kingdom and a PhD in Shariah from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He also holds a Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice and a Diploma in Administration and Islamic Judiciary from IIUM.

Shafaai bin Musa

Sh. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shafaai bin Musa is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He is also the Chairman of the Shariah Committee at Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad. He has more than fifteen years of experience in teaching Islamic law and jurisprudence and has written several research papers and articles. Since 2005, he has also served on the Shariah Expert Panel for the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia. He formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of the Johor Institute of Integrity, Leadership and Training, Executive Director of IIUM’s Centre for Continuing Education and Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic College cum Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic University Malaysia Higher Education Sdn. Bhd. Sheikh Associate Professor Dr Shafaai holds a degree in Shariah from Al-Azhar University in Egypt, a Master’s degree in Comparative Laws from IIUM and a PhD from the Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom.

Sudin Haron

Sh. Prof. Dato' Dr. Sudin Haron is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He was appointed an Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad on 5 November 2014. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Waqaf Foundation. He has published more than 10 books and 70 articles in international journals. Sheikh Professor Dato’ Dr Sudin was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional and in 2006, was appointed Deputy Chief Executive of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance. From 2005 to 2006, he was attached to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as a Specialist in the Islamic Banking and Takaful Department. Before joining the Central Bank, he served in various capacities as an academician and administrator at the Universiti Utara Malaysia. Prior to that, he was a banker for more than 12 years, rising to the level of branch manager. He was also a consultant with the Asian Institute of Finance, an organisation established by BNM to elevate human capital in Malaysia’s finance industry. Sheikh Professor Dato’ Dr Sudin sits on the Shariah Advisory Committee for Bank Persatuan Malaysia Berhad and is an Independent Director of Melati Ehsan Holdings Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia. At the international level, Sheikh Professor Dato’ Dr Sudin was previously Chairman of the International Advisory Panel of the Russian International Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, and on several occasions, was appointed by the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah as their resource person for training related to Islamic banking and finance. He wrote the textbook entitled “Islamic Banking and Finance System” which has been translated into Russian, Mandarin and Uzbek. He holds a Bachelor’s (Hons.) degree in Economics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and an MBA from Northrop University in Los Angeles, USA. His PhD in Economic Studies, Finance and Banking was awarded by the University of New England, Australia.

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Sh. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hashim Kamali is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is the Founding Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Malaysia. He was Professor of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University, Malaysia from 1985 to 2004 and Dean of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation from 2004 to 2006. He serves on the International Advisory Board of 13 local and international academic journals, has addressed over 200 national and international conferences and has published 31 books and more than 190 academic articles. He is a Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Jordan, the Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Germany and the Afghanistan Academy of Sciences. His works have been translated into Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Farsi, Pashto, Dari, Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, German, Italian, Turkish and Japanese. He is listed in a number of leading Who’s Who in the world. He holds a First Class, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree in Law and Political Science from Kabul University in Afghanistan, Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom and a PhD in Islamic Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom.

Muhamad Taufik Ridlo

Sh. Muhamad Taufik Ridlo is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is an Islamic scholar who is currently Chairman of Yayasan Bina Tsaqofah Legal Institution of Shariah Economic Banking Institute (SEBI) College. He is also a Senior Consultant in SEBI Consulting and a Senior Trainer at Indonesia’s Management Zakat Institute. He teaches Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Law of Transaction, Islamic Banking Management, Introduction to Islamic Economy and any subject on Zakat and Waqf. He was awarded a degree in Islamic Studies from Mu’tah University in Jordan in 1996 and obtained his postgraduate qualifications in Islamic Banking from Jordan’s Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences in 1999. He has been actively involved in the development of Islamic finance both domestically and in the international arena. He is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on Islamic finance. He is currently a pleno member of Indonesia’s National Shariah Board, Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board at PT. Asuransi Sinar Mas and also Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board at PT. Permodalan BMT Ventura.

Noor Inayah Yaakub

Prof. Dato' Dr. Noor Inayah Yaakub is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. She is Head of the International Institute of Waqf and Islamic Finance Management at Universiti Islam Malaysia. She is also a Professor in the university’s Pusat Kebijaksanaan Sejagat (Global Wisdom Centre). She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1996 and in the same year she obtained her Shariah Lawyer Certificate. She practised law with Abraham Ooi and Partners from 1996 to 1997 before joining Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a lecturer in 1998. She has more than 18 years’ experience in teaching Islamic Law, Islamic and Conventional Banking Law, Takaful and Insurance Law, Equity and Trust Law and Business Law and Ethics. She has produced several academic research papers and articles, mainly focussing on Islamic and Conventional Banking Law and Takaful and Insurance Law of which some have been presented in Islamic banking and finance proceedings and conferences and published in Malaysian and international high refereed impact journals. She received her Bachelor of Shariah Laws (Hons.) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degrees from International Islamic University Malaysia and her Master of Comparative Conventional and Banking Laws from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. Her PhD in Comparative Conventional and Islamic Banking Law of Guarantee was awarded by the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She holds a certificate of Product Management from the University of Oxford’s Isis Innovation Centre.

Nedham Yaqoobi

Sh. Nedham Yaqoobi is Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He is a Shariah scholar. He sits on the Shariah boards of many Islamic banking and financial institutions globally including the Dow Jones Islamic Market Indexes, the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions and the International Islamic Financial Market. He is the author of several articles and publications on Islamic finance and other sciences, in both English and Arabic. He was educated in classical Shariah in his native Bahrain and in Mecca under the guidance of eminent scholars such as Sheikh Abdulla al-Farisi, Sheikh Yusuf al-Siddiqi, Sheikh Muhammed Salehal-Abbasi, Sheikh Muhamed Yasin al Fadani of Mecca, Sheikh Habib-urRahman A. Zaini of India, Sheikh Abdulla bin Al-Siddiq Al-Ghumar of Morocco. Sheikh Dr Nedham Yaqoobi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Comparative Religion and a PhD in Islamic Law from the University of Wales, United Kingdom.

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