INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
PROFILE OF INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Haji Mansoor bin Ahmad (Chairman/Independent)
Mansoor received his Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from the University of Malaya and Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He joined Komplek Kewangan Malaysia Berhad in September 1975 as a Research Officer and was later transferred to PMB and became an Investment Officer in 1982. He was promoted as Head of Investment and Corporate Development in 1991 and as General Manager of Operations in 1996, overseeing all investment and business development function of PMB. In 1999, he was seconded to ASM Asset Management Sdn. Bhd, a licensed fund management company as a General Manager and served in that capacity until March 2002. He was transferred to PMB Investment and was subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on 2 May 2002 and also as an Executive Director on 1 April 2004. He was appointed as a member of the Investment Committee on 6 June 2002. He was also elected as a Council Member of FIMM for two (2) consecutive two-year terms since 2004. On 1 December 2006, Mansoor Ahmad was re-designated as the Executive Director/Adviser of PMB Investment. He retired on 6 July 2007 and thereafter has served as the Director of PMB Investment until today.
Nik Mohamed Zaki bin Nik Yusoff (Independent)
Nik Mohamed Zaki was appointed as a member of the Investment Committee on 15 June 2009. He graduated from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 1985 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degree. He has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry. He started his career with financial institutions in commercial banking before furthering his career in merchant banking with Affin Investment Bank Berhad. He left the banking sector in 1994 to join PMB as Head, Corporate Development Unit and has been part of Group’s Senior Management team since 1997. In PMB Group, he has gained further experience in fund management, unit trust operations, strategic and financial planning and venture capital/equity investment amongst others. He retired as the Group Chief Executive Officer of PMB on 30 April 2013. He has served as a Board member of PMB Investment since May 2008.
Professor Dr. Mohamed Aslam bin Mohamed Haneef (Independent)
Professor Dr. Mohamed Aslam was appointed a member of the Investment Committee on 1 January 2016. He is currently a Professor of Economics at the Economics Department and Director, Centre for Islamic Economics at the International Islamic University, Malaysia (IIUM) in Kuala Lumpur. He previously served as an Investment Committee member of a local fund management company for 13 years from September 2001 to October 2014. He was in the pioneer batch of Bachelor of Economics (Hons) graduates from IIUM in 1987, obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from University Malaya in 1991. He received his PhD in 1994 from the School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. He was conferred with Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2006. Mohamed Aslam is also an executive committee member of the International Association for Islamic Economics (IAEI) and an executive committee member of the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE). He has written a number of books, articles, chapters in books and book reviews.
Ahmad Nazim bin Abd Rahman (Non-Independent)
Ahmad Nazim was on 15 July 2013 appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan Berhad, an investment and asset management firm wholly-owned by the Government of Malaysia. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of a regional telecommunication group and had served as President Director of its Indonesian subsidiary, responsible for the group’s telecommunication infrastructure business in the region. He is also a member of the board of Singapore-based private equity funds Al Masah Capital (Asia) Pte Ltd. Ahmad Nazim started his career in law and corporate finance and had worked with firms in Kuala Lumpur and London and with Securities Commission of Malaysia. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from IIUM in 1999 and Master of Laws from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA in 2004.
THE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INVESTMENT COMMITTEE ARE AS FOLLOWS:
To ensure the investment management policies of the Funds are consistent with the Funds’ objectives, this Master Prospectus (as amended from time to time), the Deeds and the Guidelines and other relevant laws;
To formulate investment policies and plan, and to select appropriate strategies to meet the Funds’ objectives;
To provide guidance and advice in the implementation of the strategies;
To actively monitor, measure and evaluate the investment performance of the Funds and the Fund Manager;
To consider other matters deemed necessary for the benefit of the Funds; and
To recommend the Funds’ income distribution and/or unit splitting for the Trustee’s approval.
To meet at least once every two (2) months to monitor the fund management activities of the Management Company.