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Management Team

Mohamed Nazri Omar | Chief Executive Officer

Mohamed Nazri Omar

Chief Executive Officer

Before his appointment as the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin, Mohamed Nazri Omar was previously a Director, Client Coverage Division of Danajamin since 8 November 2011. Mohamed Nazri’s corporate career has been within the financial industry particularly in the corporate banking and capital markets. He began his career at Citibank Berhad and subsequently served in Macquarie Bank Limited and RHB Investment Bank Berhad (then known as RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad). Before joining Danajamin, Mohamed Nazri served in several capacities at Kuwait Finance House (M) Bhd (KFH) including Director of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets and Advisory. Under these roles, he was responsible for the origination and structuring of Shariah compliant financing transactions as well as advising on project finance structures and transactions. He is also a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) since 1 May 2016. Mohamed Nazri was also appointed as Chairman of Prima Ekuiti (UK) Limited effective 28 March 2019 until 31 December 2020, which is a subsidiary of KWAP that is primarily responsible for managing KWAP’s funds invested in UK and Europe.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics (Hons) and Government, Cornell University, USA
  • Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute
Jason Goay | Chief Risk Officer

Jason Goay

Chief Risk Officer

Jason Goay has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry. He spent the first 5 years in Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (currently known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad) and Perwira Affin Merchant Bank Berhad (currently known as Affin Investment Bank Berhad) where he was involved in factoring, corporate banking and capital markets work. Prior to joining Danajamin, Jason served in HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad for 12 years in various capacities in Risk Management including in the areas of financial analysis, corporate recovery, treasury credit risk, stress testing and corporate credit approvals.
Qualifications:
  • Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Associate Member (ACMA) of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Gerald Goh | Director, Client Coverage

Gerald Goh

Director, Client Coverage

Gerald Goh brings with him more than 25 years of solid experience and proven banking track record covering Investment Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Trade Finance and Recovery in various financial institutions including HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, Hong Leong Bank Berhad and Danaharta. Prior to joining Danajamin, Gerald last served at AmInvestment Bank Berhad as one of the Large Corporate Client Coverage Heads.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance), Monash University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Business (Management), Monash University, Australia
Wee Yee | Tat Director, Client Solutions

Wee Yee Tat

Director, Client Solutions

Wee Yee Tat’s career began in the CEO’s office before moving on as Associate Director, Risk Management. He later joined the Client Management division, which is now known as the Client Solutions division, and is currently the division's head. Yee Tat’s career experience has been within the debt capital market, covering credit risk, financial advisory, and fundraising activities. He started his career as a trader in Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank, after which he joined Rating Agency Malaysia (RAM), where he gained close to five years of credit experience in the Infrastructure & Utilities Division and Industrial Products Division. He later left RAM to join a boutique financial advisory firm that specialises in financial advisory and fund-raising activities over the next four years, covering local and regional infrastructure projects such as toll roads and power plants.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, in Finance, Multimedia University
Joyce Teh | Director, Investment

Joyce Teh

Director, Investment

Joyce Teh oversees the Investment and Investors Relation functions of the Company. Prior to assuming her current role, Joyce was the Deputy Director of Investment and had also previously covered the Finance and Capital Management portfolios. Joyce commenced her career as an external auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 6 years, where she provided audit and advisory services to clients in the financial services industry. She also served in RHB Bank Berhad as the Head of Statutory and Management Reporting and Hong Leong Financial Group as the Head of Finance and Operations.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science, Applied Accounting, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Masters of Science, Corporate Risk Management with Distinction, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
  • Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
Poorani Ramachandran | Director, Finance

Poorani Ramachandran

Director, Finance

Poorani Ramachandran joined Danajamin in 2010 as Director, Internal Audit before assuming her current role as Director, Finance in 2014. She oversees the functions of Finance, Capital Management and Reporting, Information Technology and Administration of the Company. Poorani started her career in KPMG Peat Marwick, Singapore as an external auditor. Subsequently, she returned to Malaysia and briefly served at Jerneh Asia Berhad. Prior to joining Danajamin, Poorani was the Chief Internal Auditor of ING Insurance Berhad, ING Employee Benefits Berhad and ING Funds Berhad. There she oversaw the management and operations of the internal audit operations and also supported other ING regional entities.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Commerce, in Accounting and Finance (First Class Honours), Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • Masters in Commerce, in Accounting, Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Risk Management Assessment (CRMA) and Quality Assessment Certifications by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), United States
  • Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute
Kareena Kaur | Deputy Director, Human Capital

Kareena Kaur

Deputy Director, Human Capital

Kareena Kaur was appointed the Head of Human Capital on 1 September 2019. Kareena has 15 years of prior experience in banking and financial services, covering areas such as employee & industrial relations, recruitment, HR audit, risk & compliance, and performance management. Kareena functions as a liaison between business leaders and HR to ensure that HR services are aligned with overall business objectives. Prior to joining Danajamin, Kareena was the Human Resource Relationship Manager for the retail banking division at Hong Leong Bank Berhad, with previous stints at CIMB Aviva Berhad, Kuwait Finance House Berhad and Standard Chartered Bank Berhad. Kareena was also previously an editor of the All-Malaysia Reports, published by Sweet & Maxwell Malaysia.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of London
  • Certificate in Legal Practice, Malaysia
  • Advocate & Solicitor, the High Court of Malaya
Junaidah Abdul Rahim | Director, Legal

Junaidah Abdul Rahim

Director, Legal

Junaidah Abdul Rahim brings with her 17 years of solid legal experience and has practiced in the areas of corporate, securities law and banking and finance law, with particular emphasis on capital market and corporate finance transactions. Junaidah also has significant experience in Islamic finance work and general corporate commercial work which include several highly publicised listing and fundraising exercises. Prior to joining Danajamin, Junaidah was a partner with Messrs Albar & Partners.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Bond University, Australia
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Bond University, Australia
  • Admitted as Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Admitted as Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW, Australia
Adrian Tay | Director, Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance

Adrian Tay

Director, Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance

Adrian Tay was Director, Corporate Strategy managing the Corporate Strategy and Project Management Office portfolios before assuming his current role in April 2017. He had served in the CEO’s Office and managed the Investor Relations and Communications portfolios. Prior to joining Danajamin, Adrian served in AmInvestment Bank Berhad for 16 years in its key business divisions namely Debt Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Corporate Banking. He commenced his career in Corporate Banking and after 5 years of credit experience, moved to Corporate Finance being involved in equity fundraising, M&As and restructuring for 5 years. He then joined Debt Capital Markets advising, structuring and implementing debt fundraising solutions for 6 years.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Organisation from Heriot-Watt University, UK
  • Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute
  • Enterprise Risk Manager Professional Certification, the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners
  • Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (International) Certification, the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, United States
John Baptist Jesu Doss | Deputy Director, Credit Risk

John Baptist Jesu Doss

Deputy Director, Credit Risk

John Baptist was appointed as Head of the Credit Division on 6 January 2020. He has had an extensive 31 years of experience in banking encompassing credit evaluation and approval, managing of impaired loans, marketing and credit administration. Prior to joining Danajamin, John was a Senior Wholesale Credit Risk Manager with HSBC Malaysia Bank Berhad. He had previous stints with CIMB Bank Berhad, RHB Bank Berhad, Mayban Discount Berhad, Affin Finance Berhad and Public Bank Berhad. His key role is to oversee the credit risk function, safeguard the quality of our portfolio and to ensure that underwriting proposals are within the Risk Appetite of Danajamin.
Qualifications:
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of London
  • Associate, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
Raevathi Pathmanathan | Director, Internal Audit

Raevathi Pathmanathan

Director, Internal Audit

Raevathi Pathmanathan has 20 years of internal auditing experience. She commenced her career in Internal Audit, AmBank Group accumulating 15 years of experience in various areas of specialisation namely Shared Services, Commercial Banking and Regulatory Compliance and was actively involved in the Bank-wide Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing review for regulatory purposes.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Management (Finance Major, Economics Minor), University Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Advanced Certification in Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
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