Datin Maznah Mahbob

With more than 30 years of experience in the investment management and capital markets industry, Datin Maznah Mahbob is currently a Partner Finance & Investments (Asia) at Strategic Swiss Partners AG, a licenced boutique management and financial advisory firm based in Switzerland. She is also Partner in Singularity Ventures focussing on acceleration support to emerging tech companies in selective sectors involving consultancy on business modelling, ecosystem synergies, scaling through market access, de-risking and fundraising. In addition, she serves as an independent member of the BIMB Investment Management’s Board and Investment Committee. She was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of AmInvestment Services Berhad. In 2019, Datin Mahbob was awarded the Special Award for Long-Standing Contribution as well as among the Top 50 Most Influential Women in the World Islamic Business and Finance at the Iwomen Awards by Cambridge IFA. Earlier in 2015 and 2016, she was ranked among the TOP 50 most influential in the World Halal Economy by ISLAMICA 500 (in collaboration with Forbes).

A graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), she has also attended various postgraduate executive management programs including the Investment Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Datin Maznah regularly speaks at domestic and international investment conferences covering both Shariah-compliant and conventional investment strategies. Among the subjects she has covered include intelligent investment solutions and products, distribution strategies of funds globally and waqfs. Other than being a regular speaker at reputable conferences, she also contributes articles like ‘Innovation in Islamic Wealth Management’ to publications such as “Investing in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region”, published by Euromoney Books.

Datin Maznah Mahbob