Relevant Experience

Dato' Mohamed Ross joined HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (HSBC) in early 1972 and served in various capacities ranging from Corporate and Retail Banking and Branch Management. He also served as Head of Treasury Malaysia and Head of Group Audit Malaysia between 1987 and 1996. During this period, he also worked for a year in Hong Kong, London and New York in areas of Foreign Exchange and Treasury. As the Managing Director in 2003, he was responsible for HSBC Amanah’s Islamic onshore business franchise in Malaysia until he retired on 31 December 2007.

Upon retirement, Dato' Mohamed Ross was appointed as an Executive Director and Senior Advisor of HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia Sdn Bhd until December 2008. At the same time and until April 2016, he was an Independent Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad, where he sat as Chairman of the Risk Committee and was a member of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee.


Dato' Mohamed Ross currently also sits on two Advisory Boards overseeing a Private Equity Fund (Ekuinas OFM Programme) as an Independent Member. Additionally, he is also a Trustee on the Board of Lembaga Zakat Selangor and also serves as an Independent Director on the Board of an Asset Management company. Earlier in 2021, he was appointed a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP).


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Quick Details








Date of Appointment:

19 April 2016


Length of Tenure as Director:

7 Years

Membership of Board Committees:

  • Chairperson of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Group Board Risk and Compliance Committee and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee



  • Banking Diploma (Part 1), Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom


Areas of Expertise:

  • Operations, Risk Management, Investment & Corporate Finance, Business Management & Corporate Leadership, Accounting, Finance & Audit


Directorship / Relevant Appointments: 


  • Nil


  • Chairperson/Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad
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