BSc (Hons), University of Bristol; MPhil, University of Cambridge. 1989, joined CIMB's corporate advisory department and later spearheaded the Group's transformation from a mid-sized Malaysian investment bank to an ASEAN universal bank via several acquisitions and new builds throughout the region. 1999-2014, Group CEO, CIMB Group. 2014-2018, Group Chairman, CIMB Group. Since 2019, Fellow, University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government and Chairman, Ikhlas Capital. Named Malaysia's top executive and CEO on several occasions. Recipient: Lifetime Achievement Award, FinanceAsia (2009), Outstanding Achievement Award, Euromoney (2012) and Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award (2015). Member: WEF’s ASEAN Regional Strategy Group.