Akmal was promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd ("AIIMAN") on 18 November 2010.
Prior to his current appointment, he was the Director of Investments and was responsible for managing the overall portfolio of funds from retail to institutional as well as marketing.
brings with him extensive experience within the investment management industry which spans over fourteen (14) years.
Within this time, he
was involved in both portfolio management functions and investment research.
Before joining AIIMAN, Akmal served as the Chief Investment Officer at Muamalat Invest Sdn Bhd ("Muamalat") where he managed domestic Islamic equities and fixed income mandates.
Prior to his tenure at Muamalat, Akmal was a fund manager at a local asset management company, where he was part of a team managing funds for investments in Malaysia as well as the Asia ex-Japan markets.
key equities coverage included corporations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Akmal began his career in the investment management industry with the AmInvestment Group and he was also attached to Jupiter Research as an analyst focusing on construction and property.
Akmal graduated from the Oklahoma State University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance (BSc) and completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.