Relevant Experience

Khairul assumed his current role in January 2019 and oversees all aspects of financial performance which includes financial planning and budgeting, statutory and regulatory reporting, tax, capital management and finance operations. Prior to assuming this role, he held the position of CFO, Malaysia and Regional Head, Financial Control.


Khairul started his career with KPMG, London focusing on the financial services industry.

In 2006, he joined Goldman Sachs, London as an equity analyst covering the European Insurance Sector. He then joined UBS, Malaysia in 2009 to cover the Malaysian Banking Sector and later on also covered the Singapore Banking sector.


Prior to joining CIMB Group, Khairul was working at RHB Group, Malaysia as the Head of Finance of RHB Islamic Bank and Head of Investor Relations.

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Quick Details







  • First Class Honours degree in Accounting and Finance, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • MSc in Finance from Imperial College, United Kingdom
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Member, Chartered Banker Institute (MCBI)
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysia


Directorship/Relevant Appointments:


  • Director, CIMB Group Sdn Bhd
  • Director, CIMB Berhad
  • Director, CIMB Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Commerce MGI Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Premier Fidelity Sdn Bhd
  • Director, SIBB Berhad
  • Director, SBB Berhad
  • Director, S.B. Properties Sdn Bhd
  • Director, S.B. Venture Capital Corporation Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Perdana Nominees (Tempatan) Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Southeast Asia Special Asset Vehicle Limited (SEASAV)
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