Head - Group Islamic Banking, CEO - CIMB Islamic Bank
Mr. Badlisyah Abdul Ghani serves as Chief Executive Officer Group Islamic Banking and Chief Executive Officer CIMB Islamic Banking of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. Badlisyah leads manages and oversees the overall Islamic banking and finance franchise of CIMB known as CIMB Islamic which is anchored by CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad. CIMB Islamic operates as a parallel franchise to the Groups conventional operations and covers Islamic wholesale banking Islamic consumer banking and Islamic asset management. As the Country Head of the Middle East and Brunei he manages and oversees the overall business of CIMB in those markets. Badlisyah has 18 years of domestic regional and global banking experience. He joined CIMB in the Corporationrationrate Finance Division in 2002. Prior to that he worked in the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre with the offshore subsidiary of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad in various capacities in credit structured finance capital markets and syndications. Badlisyah sits on the Islamic Capital Market Consultative Panel of Bursa Malaysia a Council Member of the Association of Islamic Banks in Malaysia Chairman of the Islamic Capital Market Committee of the Malaysian Investment Banking Association member of the Standing Group on Accounting for Islamic finance at the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board member of the Islamic Finance Committee of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants and industry representative member of the Law Harmonisation Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia. He is a Member of the Board of Director of the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute of Malaysia and the President of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance . He was recognised by various top international publications as Islamic Banker of the Year and Top 20 Pioneer in Islamic finance.