Managing Director & Executive Director
Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn.
is one of the three pioneering senior members in the establishment of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn.
took over the helm as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director on 18 November 2010.
has grown its asset under management (AUM) by more than five-fold from RM 1.3 billion as at end-2010 to RM 7.5 billion as of 31 December 2014, making it one of the top three Islamic investment management companies in Malaysia.
management, the business has since turned profitable.
As Managing Director of Aiiman, Akmal is actively involved in all aspects of the business' day-to-day management from leading the investment team, driving marketing strategies, building the business, to guiding the back office team.
believes in development through empowerment and synergy with a clear focus on delivering positive results, from investment performance, AUM growth, adding value to Aiiman's
shareholders as well as contributing to the government's push to develop Malaysia as the global international Islamic financial hub.
is the driving force behind the strong returns and low volatility performance of its investment portfolios as well as Affin Hwang Asset Management's
award winning Shariah unit trust funds.
People and performance is the source of Aiiman's
Prior to his current appointment, Akmal was the Chief Investment Officer at a subsidiary of a local Islamic Bank.
has more than 15 years experience in the investment management industry primarily in portfolio management, investment research and marketing strategy.
Akmal graduated from Oklahoma State University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance (BSc).
He completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.