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About BIMB Investment

BIMB Investment Management Berhad (“BIMB Investment”) is a leading Shariah-ESG investment management company in Malaysia. A wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, BIMB Investment is a licensed Islamic fund management company registered with Securities Commission Malaysia.

Incorporated on 14 September 1993 and commenced its operations on 20 June 1994, BIMB Investment is committed in delivering risk adjusted sustainable investment performance to investors.

BIMB Investment is the first bank-backed Islamic Asset Manager in the region to be a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI).

Outsourced Functions

BIMB Investment has delegated the following functions to the respective service provider:

Kfin Technologies Private Limited (Kfintech)

Registrar and Transfer Agents appointed by BIMB Investment to store and manage investor’s data in a secured space, real-time data replication capability to ensure zero impact on business and customers in case of exigencies.

Awards & Recognition

The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards

  • ESG Asset Manager of the year 2020
  • ESG Asset Manager of the year 2019
  • Best ESG Equity Fund 2020 – BIMB ARABESQUE i Global Dividend Fund 1
  • Best ESG Sukuk Fund 2020 – BIMB ESG Sukuk
  • Best Fintech Robo Mobile Application 2021 (BEST Invest)

Alpha Southeast Asia Awards

  • Best Islamic Asset & Fund Manager 2021
  • Best Islamic Asset & Fund Manager 2020
  • Best Islamic Asset & Fund Manager 2019
  • Best Islamic Asset & Fund Manager 2018
  • Best Asset & Fund Manager 2017
  • Best Risk-adjusted Returns: ESG Principle Investment 2021
  • Best Risk-adjusted Returns: ESG Principle Investment 2020
  • Best Risk-adjusted Returns: ESG Principle Investment 2019

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards

  • The E-Commerce – Financial Services Award 2020
  • The E-Commerce – Financial Services Award 2022

I & M Professional Investment Awards 2021

  •  Fund Islamic Fund House in ASEAN

 

Global Business Outlook Finance Awards

  • Best Shariah-ESG Fund Manager 2020
  • Most Innovative Shariah ESG Sukuk Fund – BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund (BSF) 2020

International Business Magazine

  • Best Shariah-ESG Fund Manager Malaysia 2020
  • Best Islamic Fund Manager Malaysia 2020

Financial Year Ended 31 December (2017 – 2021)

Financial Year 2017
(RM’000)
2018
(RM’000)
2019
(RM’000)
2020
(RM’000)
2021
(RM’000)
Issued and paid up capital 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000
Shareholder’s Fund 15,624 17,048 18,480 19,392 18,149
Revenue 17,385 36,186 27,557 22,869 24,343
Pretax & zakat profit / (loss) 807 1,606 1,625 22,869 (737)
After tax & zakat profit / (loss) 2,260 1,424 1,494 913 (1,244)

Board of Directors

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Mohamed Ridza Mohamed Abdulla
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

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Datin Maznah Mahbob
Independent Non-Executive Director

DATO’ DR. MOHAMAD ZABIDI AHMAD 2

Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dr. Mohd Hatta Dagap
Independent Non-Executive Director

Azizan

Azizan Abd Aziz
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Management Team

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Said Jawahir
Chief Operating Officer

Said Mohd Jawahir joined BIMB Investment as the Chief Operating Officer in March 2022. Prior to that, he was the Special Assistant to the Group Chief Executive Officer of Bank Islam. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry.

Said started his career at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad as a trainee then moved through ranks up to Assistant General Manager, attached to various sales and credit division, recovery division and operation division during his 24 years of working in Bank Islam.

    • Bachelor of Finance, Northwood University USA
    • Diploma in Accounting, Institut Teknologi MARA

Experience

Said Mohd Jawahir joined BIMB Investment as the Chief Operating Officer in March 2022. Prior to that, he was the Special Assistant to the Group Chief Executive Officer of Bank Islam. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry.

Said started his career at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad as a trainee then moved through ranks up to Assistant General Manager, attached to various sales and credit division, recovery division and operation division during his 24 years of working in Bank Islam.

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Finance, Northwood University USA
  • Diploma in Accounting, Institut Teknologi MARA
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Abd Razak Salimin CFA,FRM
Head of Investment

Abd Razak joined BIMB Investment in May 2019 and was formerly an equity fund manager with Permodalan Nasional Berhad.

He has more than 10 years of investment management experience. Abd Razak is responsible of leading and managing the investment department, as he manages and oversees domestic and global equities, sukuk and money market investments.

  • Bachelor of Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Economics, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2013 and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) since 2016
  • Securities Commission’s Capital Markets Services Representative’s License

Experience

Abd Razak joined BIMB Investment in May 2019 and was formerly an equity fund manager with Permodalan Nasional Berhad.

He has more than 10 years of investment management experience. Abd Razak is responsible of leading and managing the investment department, as he manages and oversees domestic and global equities, sukuk and money market investments.

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Economics, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2013 and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) since 2016
  • Securities Commission’s Capital Markets Services Representative’s License
Norsazreen Nordin

Noorsazreen Nordin
Head of Compliance

Noorsazreen joined BIMB Investment as the Head of Compliance in January 2022. She has more than 14 years of experience in financial and capital market industry.

She was the former Head of Compliance at Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), Vice President of Group Compliance at Ambank (M) Berhad, Head of Compliance at TA Investment Management Berhad and other various fund management companies. She is the designated person responsible for compliance matters of BIMB Investment.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance
  • Registered Compliance Officer with Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  • Member of the Compliance Officer Networking Group (CONG) of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).

Experience

Noorsazreen joined BIMB Investment as the Head of Compliance in January 2022. She has more than 14 years of experience in financial and capital market industry.

She was the former Head of Compliance at Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), Vice President of Group Compliance at Ambank (M) Berhad, Head of Compliance at TA Investment Management Berhad and other various fund management companies. She is the designated person responsible for compliance matters of BIMB Investment.

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance
  • Registered Compliance Officer with Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  • Member of the Compliance Officer Networking Group (CONG) of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).

Investment Committee

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Khairul Muzamel Perera Abdullah
Chairman – Non Independent Member

Khairul joined Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad in 2009 and is currently the Chief Credit Officer.

He also served as the Head of Credit Risk Management. Prior to joining Bank Islam, Khairul served 14 years in Banking & Finance and was with Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad in 1999, handling asset recovery. He also spent several years at Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad, as Vice President, Corporate Debt Issuances.

  • Associate Chartered Institute of Secretaries (ACIS), London.

Experience

Khairul joined Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad in 2009 and is currently the Chief Credit Officer.

He also served as the Head of Credit Risk Management. Prior to joining Bank Islam, Khairul served 14 years in Banking & Finance and was with Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad in 1999, handling asset recovery. He also spent several years at Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad, as Vice President, Corporate Debt Issuances.

Qualification

  • Associate Chartered Institute of Secretaries (ACIS), London.
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Mohd Radzuan Ahmad Tajuddin
Independent Member

Mohd Radzuan has been in the BIMB Invest’s Investment Committee since December 2017.

He was formerly the Head of Development, Islamic Capital Market with Securities Commission Malaysia.

He has also held various senior positions with Securities Commission Malaysia in corporate finance, bond and sukuk markets, prospectus disclosures and Islamic capital market.

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance & Marketing, National University of Malaysia.

Experience

Mohd Radzuan has been in the BIMB Investment’s Investment Committee since December 2017.

He was formerly the Head of Development, Islamic Capital Market with Securities Commission Malaysia. He has also held various senior positions with Securities Commission Malaysia in corporate finance, bond and sukuk markets, prospectus disclosures and Islamic capital market.

Qualification

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance & Marketing, National University of Malaysia.
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Datin Maznah Mahbob
Independent Member

Datin Maznah binti Mahbob was appointed as an independent member of the BIMB Invest’s Investment Committee since April 2019.

She was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of AmInvestment Services Berhad.

  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (1983)

Experience

Datin Maznah binti Mahbob was appointed as an independent member of the BIMB Investment’s Investment Committee since April 2019.

She was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of AmInvestment Services Berhad.

Qualification

  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (1983)

The investment committee meets at least six (6) times a year or as and when required by the Manager.

Shariah Advisor

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Dr. Shamsiah Mohamad
Chairman

Dr. Shamsiah Binti Mohamad is currently the Shariah Committee Member for Medic IG Holdings, Bursa Malaysia, Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), Lembaga Zakat Selangor and Pertubuhan Peladang Kebangsaan. She also currently sits on the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) of Securities Commission Malaysia (SC).

Prior to that, she served as a Shariah Advisor for several financial institutions and organizations, which includes Bank Negara Malaysia, JAKIM, Takaful Ikhlas, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad and Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. She was formerly a Senior Researcher at ISRA and Associate Professor at Department of Fiqh and Usul, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya. Dr. Shamsiah became a member of the BIMB Investment’s Shariah Committee on the 1st of May 2020.

Dr. Shamsiah is registered as a Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

  • PhD. in Foundation of Jurisprudence (Fiqh and Usul Fiqh), University of Jordan
  • Master of Syariah, University of Jordan
  • Bachelor of Syariah, University of Malaya

Experience

Dr. Shamsiah Binti Mohamad is currently the Shariah Committee Member for Medic IG Holdings, Bursa Malaysia, Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), Lembaga Zakat Selangor and Pertubuhan Peladang Kebangsaan. She also currently sits on the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) of Securities Commission Malaysia (SC).

Prior to that, she served as a Shariah Advisor for several financial institutions and organizations, which includes Bank Negara Malaysia, JAKIM, Takaful Ikhlas, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad and Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. She was formerly a Senior Researcher at ISRA and Associate Professor at Department of Fiqh and Usul, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya. Dr Shamsiah became a member of the BIMB Investment’s Shariah Committee on the 1st of May 2020.

Dr. Shamsiah is registered as a Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Qualification

  • PhD. in Foundation of Jurisprudence (Fiqh and Usul Fiqh), University of Jordan
  • Master of Syariah, University of Jordan
  • Bachelor of Syariah, University of Malaya
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasmin Hanani Mohd Safian
Committee Member

Presently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Syariah & Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).

She is currently holding a post as a member of the Shariah Supervisory Committee of Bank Islam, a Shariah Committee for Coop-Bank Pertama, Member of the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS), Fatwa Committee member of Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP), Syariah Committee of Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (YAPIEM) and a Committee of the USIM Shariah Panel.

Prior to that, she served as the Shariah Committee Member of Affin Islamic from 2011 to 2014, a Panel Member of the Standards Development Committee on The National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS) for Islamic Banking in 2017, Board Member of Teraju Ekonomi Asnaf (a subsidiary of MAIS), Advisory Committee of Halal Certification (JAKIM), Halal Certified Trainer and expert for JAKIM, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/IHRAM, Malaysian Airport Consultation Services and China-Malaysia Halal Certification and Educational Training Center.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasmin Hanani has been appointed as the Shariah Adviser Member of BIMB Investment on 1 April 2022. She is a registered Shariah Adviser (individual) with the SC.

  • PhD in Islamic Law, University of Exeter, 2010
  • MA in Islamic Law, The University of Birmingham, 2003

Experience

Presently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Syariah & Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).

She is currently holding a post as a member of the Shariah Supervisory Committee of Bank Islam, a Shariah Committee for Coop-Bank Pertama, Member of the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS), Fatwa Committee member of Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP), Syariah Committee of Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (YAPIEM) and a Committee of the USIM Shariah Panel.

Prior to that, she served as the Shariah Committee Member of Affin Islamic from 2011 to 2014, a Panel Member of the Standards Development Committee on The National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS) for Islamic Banking in 2017, Board Member of Teraju Ekonomi Asnaf (a subsidiary of MAIS), Advisory Committee of Halal Certification (JAKIM), Halal Certified Trainer and expert for JAKIM, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/IHRAM, Malaysian Airport Consultation Services and China-Malaysia Halal Certification and Educational Training Center.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasmin Hanani has been appointed as the Shariah Adviser Member of BIMB Investment on 1 April 2022. She is a registered Shariah Adviser (individual) with the SC.

Qualification

  • PhD in Islamic Law, University of Exeter, 2010
  • MA in Islamic Law, The University of Birmingham, 2003
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Ir. Dr. Muhamad Fuad Bin Abdullah
Committee Member

Ir. Dr. Muhamad Fuad is the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee of BIMB Securities Sdn Bhd, a member of the Shariah Supervisory Council of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and a member of the Shariah Committee of AIA Public Takaful Berhad. He was once the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of MIDF Berhad and MNRB Re-Takaful Berhad.

As the Designated Shariah Officer of BIMB Securities since June 2011, he has had the opportunity to provide Shariah advisory services to numerous Malaysian asset management companies. With his first appointment on the board of Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM) in 1998, Dr Fuad has since served on the boards of numerous private and public companies including limited by guarantee and listed entities. He currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Gagasan Nadi Cergas Bhd, a board member of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak Sdn Bhd and Medic IG Sdn Bhd.

Dr. Muhamad Fuad has served as an adjunct professor and adjunct lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Petronas, an adjunct staff at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka. He was appointed a member of the Industry Advisory Panel of Electrical Engineering Programmes at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Multimedia University and Universiti Tenaga Nasional; and had served from 2007 to 2010 as a member of the Board of Studies of the Bachelor Program in Fiqh & Usul Fiqh of International Islamic University Malaysia. In the year 2019 he was the Chief Executive of The Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology in Johor Bahru.

As a Registered Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate, Dr Fuad has experience in electrical building services and project management. He currently serves as a member of the Training & Education Committee of the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

  • BSc. (Hons) Electrical Engineering, Southampton University, England
  • MPhil. Electrical Engineering, Southampton University, England.
  • BA. (Jayyid) Shariah, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan.
  • PhD. Muslim Civilisation, Aberdeen University, Scotland.

Ir. Dr. Muhamad Fuad is the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee of BIMB Securities Sdn Bhd, a member of the Shariah Supervisory Council of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and a member of the Shariah Committee of AIA Public Takaful Berhad. He was once the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of MIDF Berhad and MNRB Re-Takaful Berhad.

As the Designated Shariah Officer of BIMB Securities since June 2011, he has had the opportunity to provide Shariah advisory services to numerous Malaysian asset management companies. With his first appointment on the board of Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM) in 1998, Dr Fuad has since served on the boards of numerous private and public companies including limited by guarantee and listed entities. He currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Gagasan Nadi Cergas Bhd, a board member of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak Sdn Bhd and Medic IG Sdn Bhd.

Dr. Muhamad Fuad has served as an adjunct professor and adjunct lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Petronas, an adjunct staff at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka. He was appointed a member of the Industry Advisory Panel of Electrical Engineering Programmes at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Multimedia University and Universiti Tenaga Nasional; and had served from 2007 to 2010 as a member of the Board of Studies of the Bachelor Program in Fiqh & Usul Fiqh of International Islamic University Malaysia. In the year 2019 he was the Chief Executive of The Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology in Johor Bahru.

As a Registered Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate, Dr Fuad has experience in electrical building services and project management. He currently serves as a member of the Training & Education Committee of the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Qualification

  • BSc. (Hons) Electrical Engineering, Southampton University, England
  • MPhil. Electrical Engineering, Southampton University, England.
  • BA. (Jayyid) Shariah, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan.
  • PhD. Muslim Civilisation, Aberdeen University, Scotland.

BIMB Investment Management Berhad (276246-X)
Level 19, Menara Bank Islam,
No. 22 Jalan Perak,
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia