CIMB ASEAN Research Institute in collaboration with ASEAN Business Club held a roundtable discussion on 24th November 2017, with the theme Broadening Investor Base in ASEAN Bond Market. Speakers included Dr. Shu Tian, Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation, Asian Development Bank; Ms. Maria Cynthia Petalcorin, Senior Economics Officer, Asian Development Bank; Mr. Kamarudin Hashim, Executive Director, Market and Corporate Supervision, Securities Commission Malaysia; Dr. Donghyun Park (Moderator), Principal Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation, Asian Development Bank; Ms. Munirah Khairuddin, Chief Executive Officer, CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad; Ms. Hong Jukhee, Director of Operations, CIMB ASEAN Research Institute; and Datuk Chung Chee Leong, CEO, Cagamas Berhad
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Dr. Donghyun Park
Principal Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation,Asian Development Bank
Datuk Chung Chee Leong
Chief Executive Officer, Cagamas Berhad
Chairman, ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF)
Datuk Chung served as the first Chairman of the Asian Secondary Mortgage Market Association in 2015. He is currently a member of the Bond Market Sub-Committee established by Bank Negara Malaysia focusing on development of the bond market in Malaysia.
Prior to his appointment, Datuk Chung has 29 years of experience in central banking focusing mainly on financial system stability and the financial sector. He has served as the Director of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Banking Supervision Department as well as the Risk Management Department. During his service with BNM, Datuk Chung also carried out assignments for the International Monetary Fund and the Islamic Financial Services Board.
He was involved in the development of Malaysia’s Financial Sector Blue Print 2011- 2020, establishment of the deposit insurance scheme and the Malaysian Corporative Commission. He has previously served as a board member of the Credit Guarantee Corporation Berhad as well as a member of the Small Debt Resolution Committee.
Datuk Chung holds a Bachelor of Economics degree, majoring in Business Administration from the University of Malaya. He also attended the Summer School Programme at the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Shu Tian
Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
Chief Executive Officer,
CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad
She joined CIMB-Principal in November 2006 and appointed as Deputy CEO in November 2008. Munirah was responsible for the development of institutional, corporate and international business opportunities and sales. She also served as the Director of CIMB-Principal and Commissioner of PT CIMB-Principal Asset Management in Indonesia. She previously worked as a G7 Economist and strategist for a Fortune 500 multinational oil and gas company. Prior to that, she was a fixed income portfolio manager for emerging markets at Rothschild Asset Management in London.
Munirah was appointed as CEO in August 2013. She has been instrumental in helping the company to grow its AUM through Institutional & Corporate business and deepening its retail leadership through extensive banking distribution with new focus in private retirement space. She has close oversight on investment, risk management, audit and compliance. Munirah also played an integral part in the strategic business development initiatives of CWA which was integrated into CIMB-Principal in August 2013 with an agency sales force of more than 8,000 unit trust consultants today. Munirah also oversees both the retail and corporate businesses for Singapore.
Munirah is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charterholder and holds the Capital Markets Services Representative’s License (“CMSRL”) for fund management. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting & Financial Analysis, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne UK.
Mr. Kamarudin Hashim
Executive Director, Market and Corporate Supervision, Securities Commission Malaysia
Kamarudin is also the overall risk coordinator for the SC. He has been with the SC since 1993 and has experience in various areas including derivatives, bonds, fund management, Islamic capital markets and supervision. He had previously also served as Secretary to the Commission and was seconded to Citibank Bhd where he was involved in bonds and sukuk transactions while supporting regional Islamic finance business of the bank. Prior to joining SC, he was with Bank Negara Malaysia after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Law from University of Kent, United Kingdom.
Maria Cynthia Petalcorin
Senior Economics Officer,Asian Development Bank
Director of Operations, CARI
She is the Deputy Executive Director of ASEAN Business Advisory Council, the apex private sector council appointed by respective heads of trade ministries from the ten ASEAN member states. in ASEAN BAC, she is a steering committee member for Non-Tariff-Barriers removal Working Group, Financial Services and Capital Market Working Group, as well as Trade Facilitation Working Group.
She is a also member of the Malaysia National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (MANCPEC), which is Malaysia’s representative in the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, the only non-government official observer of Asia Pacific Cooperation (APEC).
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