Syed Yasir Arafat, as CEO, leads the Management Committee and is a member of the Investment Committee.
He was previously the Country Manager (ING Wholesale Banking) overseeing both ING Corporate Advisory (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and ING Bank (Labuan) operations in Malaysia. He was with ING Corporate Advisory (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd for 9 years, starting as VP Corporate Finance specializing in areas of mergers and acquisitions, equity and equity-linked fundraising, debt fundraising and financial advisory for some of Malaysia’s leading companies in banking, plantations, automotive, telecommunications, and property, among others.
Syed Yasir graduated from the University of Essex, United Kingdom with a B.A. (Hons) degree in Accounting & Financial Management.