Ahmad Shahriman Mohd Shariff heads the Group Islamic Banking business of CIMB Group including Islamic wholesale banking, Islamic consumer banking, Islamic commercial banking and Islamic asset management and investment across key markets such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Shahriman has over two decades of experience in the corporate sector, of which 16 years were in Islamic Banking and Finance-related leadership roles at HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad as Director, Wholesale Banking and CitiGroup where he served as Head of Islamic Banking, Citibank Berhad amongst others. In these respective capacities, he has been an instrumental contributor towards the growth of the Islamic banking and finance industry via the introduction of global award-winning capital markets and treasury solutions.
He started his career as a management associate with Citibank, and was selected to undertake leadership development programmes both regionally and globally in his time with CitiGroup. In his leadership roles with CitiGroup and HSBC Amanah, Encik Shahriman was tasked with growing Islamic revenue contributions from Islamic Wholesale Banking, Treasury and Markets businesses globally. Encik Shahriman has strong leadership, technical, legal and risk management expertise gained from his stint in these cross-border institutions.
He has played an active role in the development of Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry, with a longstanding role in the Treasury committee of the Association of Islamic Banks in Malaysia (AIBIM). In this capacity he was involved in instrumental industry initiatives such as developing, amongst others, a commodity exchange for Islamic finance purposes, Islamic structured products, documentation standards for Islamic derivatives as well as an Islamic credit support mechanism.
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Banking Diploma (Part 1), Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom
Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance, Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals, Malaysia
Malaysian Financial Markets Certificate, Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia dan Institut Bank-Bank Malaysia, Malaysia
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University, United Kingdon
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Banking and Finance
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Vice President and Council Member, Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM)