Key Management Personnel
Gerald Michael Ambrose @ Johari Ali Bin Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer
He is one of the designated fund managers for the Fund. Gerald is the Chief Executive Officer of Aberdeen Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd. He was previously the managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn Bhd, which he joined in 2005, shortly after which he helped to set up the company after it was awarded the first foreign-owned fund manager licence under the government's Special Scheme. Before joining Aberdeen, Gerald was an institutional sales director covering ASEAN equities at Kim Eng Securities in Singapore, HSBC James Capel in London and BNP Paribas in London, the latter having sent him to set up the institutional broking operations of its associate, Mohaiyani Securities Sdn Bhd in Malaysia in 1990. Prior to that, Gerald served seven years as an officer in the Royal Navy, completing his commission in 1987 as a submarine navigator. Gerald Ambrose graduated with an MA (Honours) degree in Land Economy from Pembroke College, Cambridge University.
Rabi’a Yeusuff, Senior Compliance Officer
Rabi’a joined Aberdeen in 2013 from Eastspring Investments Berhad where she was the Assistant ManagerLegal and Compliance. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Director- Industry Support Division at the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), an agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). Rabi’a graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management in International Business from The University of Queensland, Australia in 2003. In 2012, Rabi’a was awarded the Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) degree from The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). Since 26 November 2015, Rabi’a has been made responsible for the compliance related matters of the Manager.
Zulkifli Mohd Nor, Operations Manager
Zulkifli has more than 20 years of experience in the unit trust industry while working with RBC Dexia (M) Services Sdn Bhd and RHB Investment Management Sdn Bhd in the areas of operations and fund administration. He currently heads the Operations department of the Manager.