Mohamed Nazri Omar

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mohamed Nazri Omar was appointed as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin on 1 May 2014. Prior to this, Nazri served as Director, Client Coverage.

Nazri’s 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”). He was appointed as a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) on 1 May 2016.

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. Under these roles, he was responsible for the origination and structuring of shariah compliant financing transactions and providing project finance advisory. He was also one of the pioneer staff of Kuwait Finance House and was primarily involved in the setting up of the bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking Division.

Nazri holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Economics (Hons) and Government, from Cornell University, USA.

Amri Sofian

Chief Corporate and Investment Officer

Amri Sofian is the Chief Corporate and Investment Officer of Danajamin.

Prior to joining Danajamin, Amri last served as the Chief Financial Officer of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad. Amri had also held the position of Vice President – Head of Finance Shared Services at RHB Bank Berhad.

Amri received his initial career experience as an external auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he worked in the Audit and Business Advisory Services department. During his 10-year stint with PwC, Amri also served in PwC London under a secondment programme.

Amri joined Danajamin in November 2011 as Director, Finance and he was later appointed as Director, Client Management before assuming his current role as Chief, Corporate and Investment Officer.

Amri is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and has attended the INSEAD Leadership Executive Programme.

Jason Goay

Chief Risk Officer

Jason Goay is the Chief Risk Officer.

Jason’s corporate career has been within the financial industry over the last 24 years. He began his career in 1994, spending 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 in 2011, 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. His last position in HSBC Bank was Senior Wholesale Credit Risk Manager.

Jason is a Chartered Management Accountant and an Associate member (ACMA) of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Gerald Goh

Director, Client Coverage

Gerald Goh is the Director, Client Coverage of Danajamin.

Prior to joining Danajamin, Gerald last served at AmInvestment Bank Berhad as one of the Large Corp Client Coverage Heads.

Gerald brings with him 22 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.

Gerald holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) and Bachelor of Business (Management) from Monash University, Australia.

Wee Yee Tat

Director, Client Management

Wee Yee Tat is the Director, Client Management of Danajamin.

Yee Tat’s career experience has been within the debt capital market covering areas such as credit risk, financial advisory and fund raising activities.

Yee Tat started his career as a trader in Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank after which he joined Rating Agency Malaysia (RAM) where he gained close to 5 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 specializes in financial advisory and fund-raising activities over the next 4 years; covering local and regional infrastructure projects such as toll roads and power plants before joining Danajamin in 2011.

His career in Danajamin began in the CEO’s office, before moving on as Associate Director, Risk Management division. He was then transferred to the Client Management division where he is currently the head of the division.

Yee Tat holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Finance from Multimedia University.

Poorani Ramachandran

Director, Finance

Poorani Ramachandran is the Director, Finance of Danajamin. She oversees the functions of Finance, Capital Management and Reporting, Administration and Information Technology 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.

Poorani was Director, Internal Audit of Danajamin since 2010 before assuming her current role as Director, Finance in 2014.

Poorani holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Finance (First Class Honours) and a Masters in Commerce majoring in Accounting from the Lincoln University, New Zealand. She is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants, New Zealand and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Additionally, she is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Risk Management Assessment (RMA) and Quality Assessment certifications by the Institute of Internal Auditors, United States.

Raevathi Pathmanathan

Director, Internal Audit

Raevathi is the Director, Internal Audit.

Raevathi has 19 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. Raevathi was also actively involved in supervising and conducting the Bank-wide Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing review for regulatory purposes.

Raevathi holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Management (Finance Major, Economics Minor) from University Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds an Advanced Certification in Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing.

Adrian Tay

Director, ERM & Compliance

Adrian Tay is the Director, ERM & Compliance of Danajamin.

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.

Adrian commenced his career in Corporate Banking. After gathering 5 years of credit and debt experience, he served in Corporate Finance and was involved in primary (IPO) and secondary fund-raisings, mergers & acquisitions as well as restructuring transactions for another 5 years. Adrian then joined Debt Capital Markets where he served 6 years advising, structuring and implementing fundraising solutions before joining Danajamin.

Adrian was Director, Corporate Strategy managing the Corporate Strategy and Project Management Office (PMO) portfolios before assuming his current role in April 2017. At Danajamin, Adrian had also served in the CEO’s Office and managed the Investor Relations and Communications portfolios.

Adrian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Organisation from Heriot-Watt University, UK. He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He holds an Enterprise Risk Manager Professional certification from the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners and a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (International) certification from the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, United States.

Junaidah Abdul Rahim

Director, Legal

Junaidah Abdul Rahim is the Director, Legal of Danajamin. Prior to joining Danajamin, Junaidah was a partner with Messrs Albar & Partners.

Junaidah 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. Apart from that, Junaidah also has significant experience in Islamic finance work and general corporate commercial work which include several highly publicized listing and fund-raising exercises.

Junaidah holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Bond University, Australia. She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor to the High Court of Malaya in June 2000 and as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of NSW, Australia in December 2003.

Joyce Teh

Director, Investment

Joyce Teh is the Director, Investment of Danajamin. She oversees the Investment and Investors Relation functions of the Company.

Joyce commenced her career as an external auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 6 years, where she provides 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.

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 holds a Master of Science in Corporate Risk Management with Distinction from University of Salford, Manchester, UK and Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).