Management Team

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

Ahmad Najib Nazlan
Chief Executive Officer
Ahmad Najib Nazlan was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Asset Management Malaysia on 25 April 2018.     

Najib was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Islamic Asset Management and has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry covering portfolio and balance sheet management, credit ratings, structured products, private equity as well as Islamic Finance. He was previously the Malaysia CIO (fixed income and sukuk) of a global investment management firm, and had served in various capacities at the Central Bank of Malaysia, an Islamic bank as well as global investment banks. 

Najib holds a bachelor's degree in business administration majoring in finance, and an M.B.A. with specialization in Islamic Finance from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, and is a CMSRL license holder and is also a member of the Financial Markets Association of Malaysia (FMAM, also known as the Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia).
Abdul Razak 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 20 years of 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 Mohamed Isa
Head of Compliance
Fatimatul brings with her over 20 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.
Al-Jeffery Mohd Iszeham
Head of Operations
Jeffery joined Maybank Asset Management in January 2018 as Head of Operations after spending over 14 years in Dublin, Ireland where he worked for top tier banks and fund management firms. He specialises in the areas of alternative investments operations, regulatory reporting, investment oversight and transaction banking. Jeffery started his career at the Citi Hedge Fund Services in 2004, before moving on to Citi’s EMEA Trade & Transaction Services in 2010. He then joined State Street Bank’s regulatory team in 2014, before joining Carne Group in 2015 as an Associate Director.

He holds Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from Liverpool John Moores University, and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Amirul Hafiz Abdul Rahim
Head of Risk Management
Hafiz has had 15 years of experience in risk management and assurance services and started his career at Ernst & Young Malaysia and Singapore before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia.

Prior to joining Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad, he was the Vice President at Khazanah Nasional Berhad where he spent 8 years in the Risk Management Unit overseeing the implementation of governance and risk management framework for Khazanah and its Regional Offices.

Hafiz is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom with a BSc in Applied Accounting.
Chen Fan Fai
Head of Investments, Unit Trust
Fan Fai was appointed as Head of Investments, Unit Trust for Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd in October 2018 and is responsible for leading the investment team overseeing the company’s unit trust funds. He was previously the Chief Investment Officer for EASTSPRING Investments Bhd. He led the investment management team at EASTSPRING and closely monitored the firm’s stable of investments.

Fan Fai has over 28 years of experience, having started his career as an analyst with UOB Asset Management Limited (Singapore). He has held senior investment positions in local and regional asset management companies and has served as chief investment officer with Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd and as investments director in Kenanga Investors Berhad.

He holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia, an MBA degree from Loyola University of Chicago, USA, and Master of Science degree (Accountancy) from University of Illinois, USA. He obtained his Capital Markets and Services Representative’s license from the Securities Commission Malaysia in 2004.
Jennifer Lim
Head of Sales & Distribution
Jennifer joined Maybank Asset Management in March 2019 as Head of Sales & Distribution. She started her career as a Communications Executive, and subsequently spent 6 years in marketing and financial planning at Public Mutual Berhad. She has also worked as a tax consultant Ernst & Young Tax Services.

Prior to joining Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd, she was Head of Business Development & Marketing at UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Berhad (UOBAM), where she grew the institutional business and pioneered the growth of its retail unit trust business.

Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing for investment products and services. She is a graduate of Universiti Utara Malaysia and holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) degree.

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