Our Leadership

Our Leadership


Datin Maznah Mahbob
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director


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


Dr. Mohd Hatta Dagap
Independent Non-Executive Director

Sharifah Sarah

Sharifah Sarah Syed Mohamed Tahir
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Azdini Nor Azman

Azdini Nor Azman
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Azdini Nor Azman was recently appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of BIMB Investment Management Berhad (“BIMB Investment”) on 1st March 2023. Azdini has an extensive experience of 25 years in the industry. Prior to joining BIMB Investment, she was the Head of Wholesale Banking at Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad. Azdini has worked with various organisations including Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, CFC Seymour Limited, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd and Amanah Short Deposits Berhad.

Azdini holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Finance), University of Otago, New Zealand; Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF); Investor Protection Professional Certification (IPPC) and a; PPKM Dealers’ License from Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia.

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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.

Said holds a

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

Abd Razak Salimin CFA,FRM
Head of Investment

Abd Razak Salimin joined BIMB Investment as the Head of Investment in May 2019. He was formerly an Equity Fund Manager at 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.

Abd Razak holds a

  • 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; and a
  • 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 the 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.

Noorsazreen holds a

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

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


Khairul Muzamel Perera Abdullah
Chairman – Non Independent Member

Khairul Muzamel Perera Abdullah was appointed as the Chairman and non-independent member of the BIMB Investment’s Investment Committee since July 2015. 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 and Finance industry, 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.

Khairul holds an Associate Chartered Institute of Secretaries (ACIS), London.


Mohd Radzuan Ahmad Tajuddin
Independent Member

Mohd Radzuan Ahmad Tajuddin was appointed an independent member of the BIMB Investment’s Investment Committee since December 2017. He was formerly the Head of Development, Islamic Capital Market with the Securities Commission Malaysia .He has also held various senior positions with the Securities Commission Malaysia in corporate finance, bond and sukuk markets, prospectus disclosures and Islamic capital market.

Ahmad Radzuan holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Finance & Marketing, National University of Malaysia.


Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad
Independent Member

Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad was appointed as an independent member of the BIMB Investment’s Investment Committee since 1 December 2022. He first joined BIMB Investment’s Board of Directors in October 2021. Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad has 38 years of experience in the banking industry mainly in Group Treasury. His last position before retirement was the Senior Managing Director and Regional Head, Islamic Treasury, Treasury & Markets, Group Wholesale Banking at CIMB Group. He was also the Chief Dealer at Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad for 5 years in London.

Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad holds a

  • Doctorate in Business Administration from OYAGSB, UUM;
  • Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours, UiTM Shah Alam;
  • Chartered Accountant, a practicing Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA); and a
  • Certified Senior Financial Market Practitioner (CSMP) by ACI-Financial Market of Malaysia (FMAM) & The Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB)
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Dr. Shamsiah Mohamad

Dr. Shamsiah Binti Mohamad was appointed as the Chairman of the BIMB Investment’s Shariah Advisor Committee since 1 May 2020. She 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 is registered as a Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Dr. Shamsiah holds a

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

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasmin Hanani Mohd Safian
Committee Member

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

Prof. Dr. Yasmin Hanani holds a

  • PhD in Islamic Law, University of Exeter; and a
  • MA in Islamic Law, The University of Birmingham
Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah

Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah Mohamed Shaarani
Committee Member

Dr Ahmad Zakirullah Mohamed Shaarani is has been appointed as the Shariah Adviser Member of BIMB Investment on 1 January 2023. He is currently the Shariah Committee Member for Bank Muamalat Berhad, Hong Leong MSIG Takaful, National Farmers Organization (Pertubuhan Peladang Kebangsaan) and Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran. He also serves as a Senior Consultant (Shariah) Islamic Capital Market at Tawafuq Consultancy Sdn Bhd and a Senior Lecturer at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) teaching Islamic Finance subjects. Prior to that, Dr Ahmad Zakirullah has served as a Shariah Committee Member for United Overseas Bank (UOB) Malaysia, a Senior Consultant (Shariah) at the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute of Malaysia (IBFIM), and a Research Assistant at Kolej University Islam Malaysia (KUIM). Dr Ahmad Zakirullah is registered as a Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Dr. Zakirullah holds a

  • Ph.d in Usul al-Fiqh, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur;
  • Master in Islamic Revealed Knowledge – Majoring in Usul al-Fiqh (Hons), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak, Selangor;
  • Bachelor in Syariah Islamiyyah (Hons), Al-Azhar University, Tanta, Egypt; and a
  • Diploma in Syariah Islamiyyah (Hons), Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Taiping Perak

BIMB Investment Management Berhad (276246-X)
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No. 22 Jalan Perak,
50450 Kuala Lumpur