Management Team

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

Badrul Hisyam Abu Bakar

Chief Executive Officer
Badrul Hisyam bin Abu Bakar was appointed as non-independent executive director of Maybank Asset Management Malaysia (Maybank AM) on 7 November 2013. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank AM Malaysia on 3 January 2014.

Badrul has almost 20 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.

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 Capital Markets & Services Representative's License (CMSRL) issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) under the Capital Market & Services Act 2007.
Abdul Razak bin Ahmad

Chief Investment Officer
Razak joined Maybank Asset Management in November 2014 as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Office / Executive Director of a local asset management company where he served for over 4 years. He has more than twenty years' experience in the financial industry mainly asset management, unit trust business, corporate banking and treasury. He has held senior management positions and directorship in three investment management organizations in Malaysia.

He holds a Bachelor Degree of Science majoring in Business Administration (Finance) Magna Cum Laude from University of Southwestern Louisiana, USA and is a holder of the Capital Markets and Services Representative Licence for fund management and investment advice from the Securities Commission. He is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
Fatimatul Zainulha bt Mohamed Isa

Head of Compliance
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.

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

Head of Risk Management
Cheryl has over 6 years of experience covering operational, market and portfolio risk management in the financial and asset management industries. Prior to her joining Maybank Asset Management, she was attached to Public Mutual's Investment Team as a statistician.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics and received her Masters of Applied Statistics in 2008 from University Malaya.
Kenneth Kwong

Head of Finance

Kenneth has more than 12 years of banking experience primarily in finance and strategy, having held various roles within Maybank Group covering International Business, Community Financial Services and Group Finance. Prior to joining Maybank Asset Management, he headed Maybank Group’s Business and Profitability Analysis team at Group Finance.

He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Mustafa Shafiq Razali

Head of Operations

Mustafa has more than 9 years of experience in the areas of accounting, finance, statutory audit and assurance services and management consulting, specialising in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad, he served at the Malaysia Branch Elaf Bank B.S.C. (c), a Bahrain Islamic Bank, a licensed International Islamic Bank in Malaysia as its Financial Controller. He was primarily responsible for the finance, compliance, risk management and administrative functions of the Branch.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Finance (First Class) from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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