Relevant Experience

Dato' Mohamed Ross started his career with HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (HSBC) in early 1972 where he held various roles in Corporate and Retail Banking as well as Branch Management. His contributions extend to serving as the Head of Treasury Malaysia and Head of Group Audit Malaysia between 1987 and 1996, gaining experience in Foreign Exchange and Treasury operations during international assignments in Hong Kong, London and New York. In his capacity as the Managing Director in 2003, he oversaw HSBC Amanah’s Islamic onshore business in Malaysia until his retirement in December 2007.

Post-retirement, Dato’ Mohamed Ross assumed the role of Executive Director and Senior Advisor of HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia Sdn Bhd until December 2008. Simultaneously, he served as an Independent Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad until April 2016, chairing the Risk Committee and contributing as a member of the Audit and Nominations Committee. 


Currently, Dato’ Mohamed Ross sits on an Advisory Board for a Private Equity Fund as an Independent Member. Additionally, he serves a Trustee on the Board of Lembaga Zakat Selangor and as an Independent Director on the Board of an Asset Management company. In early 2021, he was appointed as a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP).

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Date of Appointment:

19 April 2016


Length of Tenure as Director:

8 Years


Membership of Board Committees:

  • Member, Group Board Risk and Compliance Committee, Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Group Audit Committee



  • Banking Diploma (Part 1), Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom


Areas of Expertise:

  • Operations, Risk Management, Investment & Corporate Finance, Business Management & Corporate Leadership, Accounting, Finance & Audit


Other Directorships / Relevant Appointments: 


  • Nil


  • Director, CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad
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