Board of Directors

Maybank Asset Management Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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Dr. Hasnita binti Dato’ Hashim
 
Chairman
Dr Hasnita binti Dato' Hashim is currently a Director of Maybank since 1 July 2016. She also serves as the Chairman of Maybank Asset Management Singapore on 1 January 2020 and Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad on 1 January 2017 and Maybank Asset Management Malaysia on 15 January 2017.

Dr Hasnita brings in with her 25 years of global financial management experience in the field of asset management, structured finance and asset securitisation, she is also known to be a pioneer and innovator in Islamic finance and has extensive relationships with large investors and key business players particularly from the Gulf countries.

She was the Chief Executive Officer of Guidance Investments Sdn Bhd (an investment arm of Guidance Financial Group, a global investment company) with assets under management of around USD1 billion. In 1998, Dr Hasnita founded IslamiQ, the world's first online Islamic finance portal. She was the Chief Executive Officer of Commerce MGI Sdn Bhd (CMGI), Malaysia from 1994 - 1998.

Dr Hasnita holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Surrey University, PhD in Nuclear Physics from Oxford University and presently an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries, Staple Inn, London.
 
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Badrul Hisyam bin Abu Bakar
 
Director
Badrul Hisyam bin Abu Bakar was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank Asset Management Singapore on 1 January 2020. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Asset Management Group on 25 April 2018.

Badrul has over 23 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.
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Alvin Lee Han Eng
 
Director
Alvin Lee was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank Asset Management Singapore on 1 January 2020. He also serves as Head, Community Financial Services, Singapore, a role he has assumed since September 2017. He also double hats as Head, Group Wealth Management, Group CFS.

His primary responsibility is to lead Maybank Singapore Limited, the bank’s CFS business consisting of Retail (personal banking, privilege wealth, premier wealth), Private Wealth, SME - Retail, Small Medium Enterprises (RSME) Banking and Commercial Banking business in Singapore. This includes the establishment and execution of strategy, both long and short term, in support of both Country and Group vision and strategic direction.

Alvin joined Maybank in January 2013 from Burgan Bank in Kuwait where he was Group Treasurer. Prior to that role, he was the Global Head of Risk Solutions in the Global Retail & Corporate Banking division of Barclays Bank in London. He started his career with JP Morgan Singapore and spent 14 years in with Citibank Singapore in various functions.
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Goh Keat Jin
 
Executive Director
Goh Keat Jin was appointed as Executive Director of Maybank Asset Management Singapore on 1 June 2017.

Keat Jin possesses diverse work experience in the financial industry. His career began as an actuarial consultant in Scottish Widows Life and Pension Fund before he moved on to IDEA as a technical analyst for the forex and bond markets. He then pursued a career in the equities space in research, sales and account management with stints at various regional stockbrokers and European investment banks.

He joined the Maybank group in 2011 and served at Maybank Kim Eng (MKE) as the Regional Head of Institutional Equities where he played an instrumental role in the integration of Maybank Investment Bank-Kim Eng Group and the development of MKE’s institutional equities business. He was appointed the Regional Head of International Business in 2015. In this role, he identified new business opportunities and continued to build MKE’s equities client base especially in the non-ASEAN markets.

In 2016, Keat Jin joined Maybank’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG) and was appointed the Managing Director for Non-Bank Financial Institutions. His key duties include the formulation of business strategy and development of FIG client relationships.

He has a Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science) (First Class Honours) from London School of Economics, UK. He is also a certified Chartered Financial Analyst (US).


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