Board of Directors

Chairman, Non-Executive Director
Wendy Lim joined Eastspring Investments, the asset management business of Prudential plc, as Regional Chief Executive for Southeast Asia, in November 2021. As Regional Chief Executive, she has overall management responsibilities for the Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam businesses. Functionally, Wendy leads the Retail business globally, including intermediary sales and digital strategy, and oversees Marketing & Communications. Wendy is responsible for the Prudential Life business relationship management which ensures close collaboration in building an integrated wealth capability. Wendy is a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Prior to joining Eastspring, Wendy was CEO Singapore & Regional Head of High-Net-Worth Segment, Asia, for Manulife Investment Management. She was also a member of the Wealth & Asset Management Executive Committee for Asia and an Executive Director of the Manulife Investment Management Singapore board.

Wendy has close to 30 years of experience in retail banking, wealth and asset management in Asia. Before joining Manulife Investment Management, she held various senior-level positions at BNY Mellon Investment Management, the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Citibank.

Wendy holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration from Indiana State University.
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
Khadijah Sairah Ibrahim (Sairah) was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Eastspring Al-Wara’ Investments Berhad (EAIB) effective 1 March 2019.

Sairah is responsible for the growth and development of Eastspring’s Islamic funds business in Malaysia.

Having worked in the industry for more than 20 years, Sairah has extensive experience in portfolio management and business development in the local asset management market in both conventional and Islamic firms. She joins us from RHB Islamic International Asset Management where she was Head of GLC and Public Sector. In this role, she was responsible in raising the assets under management for the institutional business of the firm with a focus on Islamic mandates, including the development of new partnerships in cross-border markets, including Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Prior to that, she has worked with Manulife Asset Management as Head of Portfolio & Investment Advisory responsible in enhancing the overall profile and assets under management of the company through engagement with various distribution channels. Previously, she was the Head of Unit Trust Sales & Marketing with AmanahRaya Investment Management and Head of Business Development with Meridian Asset Management.

She started her career with Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) Group, where she held various roles from equity research, fund management, unit trust operations and product development. She used to manage one of the largest funds of PNB, Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) and also the shariah-compliant fund, Amanah Saham Didik (ASD).

Sairah holds an MBA (with distinction) in Finance from the University of Malaya, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia/PNBi, and a BBA (Transportation) from the MARA Institute of Technology.
Independent Director, Non-Executive Director
J. Campbell Tupling was appointed as an Independent Director of Eastspring Investments Berhad on 15 August 2019. He was formerly the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Principal Asset Management from 2008 to 2013. He is currently the South East Asia dealer for Caterham Cars and is focused on motorsports opportunities.

A Canadian, Tupling started his expatriate career in 1982 and worked for large finance multinationals in South America, Europe, the USA and Asia. His roles included audit, finance, CEO and regional positions.

In Malaysia he served as an elected member the board of the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia from 2011 to 2013 and was involved in the creation of the Private Pension Schemes. He also is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of a major international school.
Non-independent, Non-Executive Director
Raymond is the non-executive director for Eastspring Al-Wara’ Investments Berhad.

He brings with him almost 30 years of industry experience and has worked for nearly 20 years in senior positions in the asset management industry including Head of International and Institutional Business and Chief Investment Officer, Asean Region for CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad. Previously, he was the Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer at CMS Dresdner Asset Management Sdn Bhd. He also worked as a fund manager at SBB Asset Management Sdn Bhd and Investment Executive at CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd, and commenced his career in the investment industry at RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd.

He served as Chairman of Malaysian Association of Asset Managers (MAAM) from 2008-April 2022 and is currently a Committee member of MAAM as well as a Member of the FTSE Bursa Index Committee & Index Advisory Panel. He is a member of the Securities Commission Steering Committee on Fund Management Digitization Group as well as chairs the Services Workgroup sub-Committee.

He is also a member of the Financial Markets Committee (FMC) in Bank Negara Malaysia, a member of the FMC Subcommittee on Bond Markets, a member of the Listing Committee of Bursa Malaysia. He is also a member of the Institutional Investors Council (IIC).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of England and he obtained his Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence in 1997 from the Securities Commission Malaysia.