BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mohamed Nazri Omar - Chairman
Encik Mohamed Nazri bin Omar hasbeen appointed as Chairman of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited (PEUK) effective 21 May 2019.
He is currently the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin Nasional Berhad, effective 1 May 2014. His corporate career has been within the financial industry, particularly in corporate banking and capital markets. He started his career at Citibank Berhad and subsequently served in Macquarie Bank Limited as well as RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad (currently known as “RHB Investment Bank Berhad”). Before joining Danajamin, Nazri served in several capacities while at Kuwait Finance House (M) Bhd, which included Director of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets and Advisory.
He is also a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) since 1 May 2016.
Encik Nazri holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Economics (Hons) and Government, from Cornell University, USA.
Dato' Seri Ahmad Johan Raslan - Director
Dato' Seri Ahmad Johan Raslan is a Director of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited since 2015.
He is an Executive Director / Senior Adviser to Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Holdings Berhad. He is also a member of the board of Eco World International Berhad and a member of the Financial Services Professional Board, an appointment under Bank Negara Malaysia. Dato' Seri Ahmad Johan Raslan was the former Executive Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia. In addition to his assurance and advisory work, he has frequently been consulted in matters concerning corporate governance. He has worked with the main Malaysian regulators in Malaysia including Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bursa Malaysia. Until he retired in 2012, Dato’ Seri Johan was a member of BNM’s Financial Stability Executive Committee and the SC’s Corporate Governance Consultative Committee.
Syed Hamadah Syed Othman - Director
Syed Hamadah Syed Othman is a Director of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited since 2018.
Syed Hamadah Othman is one of the leading practitioners in the pension and social security space in the country. Prior to joining KWAP, he was a director at Actuarial Partners Consulting Sdn Bhd. During his tenure at the firm, he led the pension business and specialised in consulting on issues including pension funding and accounting, mergers and acquisitions, pension scheme design, pension reform and training. He was also part of the consulting team on the review of pension, social security, and healthcare system in Malaysia. He has worked on benefit reviews and designs of major pension schemes in Malaysia and abroad. He has vast experience as speakers and panelist at major conferences in the country.
Syed Hamadah is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of Malaysia. He holds a BSc (Honors) in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.
Azmeen Adnan - Director
Azmeen Adnan is a Director of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited since 2018.
Azmeen Adnan assumes his current role as the Chief Investment Officer of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) in November 2018. Prior to the appointment, he was the Director/Head of Fixed Income. His current responsibilities include strategizing, developing and overseeing investment functions for KWAP across all asset classes namely, Equity, Fixed Income Securities, and Alternative Investments including Private Equity, Property and Infrastructure. His investment team also handles the Research Department and Portfolio Strategy which manages Macroeconomic Quantitative Investment and Strategizing Asset Allocation, the Investment Policy and Guidelines, Performance Matrix and the selection of the investment related counterparties, amongst others.
He is a member of Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia since 2016. He obtained BSc in Business Administration from University of Denver in Colorado, USA.
Ahmad Shakir Asri - Director and Principal Officer
Shakir Asri is currently the Principal Officer of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited. Started as a Portfolio Manager here in 2015, he leads the establishment in areas of strategic development and implementation of its corporate strategic plans while ensuring sustainable investment and corporate returns.
From his initial background of policy formulation in Bank Negara, Shakir built his experience in investment, particularly in Global Fixed Income and International Equities, managing the international reserves. He is a CFA charterholder since 2011.
Ahmad Shakir Asri- Principal Officer
Azelli Aris - Portfolio Manager
Nik Izzat Hakim - Portfolio Manager
Nooralina Mohd Shah - Office Manager
Manavaalan Ramasamy - Investment Analyst
Megat Khairul Ismail - Investment Analyst
Mark Ariff Hisham - Office Administrator