Key Management Staff

Chief executive officer
Puan 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 will be responsible for the growth and development of our Islamic funds business.

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 is responsible in raising the assets under management for the institutional business of the firm with a focus on Islamic and conventional 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 Meridien 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.
Senior Manager
Zainatul Shahila is currently Senior Manager of Eastspring Al-Wara' Investments Berhad. She also holds the Capital Markets Services Representative's Licence for the company.

Zainatul Shahila brings with her more than 10 years of experience in financial planning, investments and wealth management. She began her career with Arthur Andersen & Co and subsequently held various roles in CIMB Bank, Ambank and Standard Chartered Bank. She joined the Prudential Group in 2007.

She holds a Bachelor of Law from University of Bistrol, UK and an MBA (Finance) from University of Hull, UK.
Chief Investment Officer (CIO)
Prior to joining Eastspring Al-Wara’ Investments, Ming Han was Associate Director in Amundi Malaysia Sdn Bhd where he managed regional and domestic equity portfolios for institutional clients from June 2012 to October 2018. Ming Han has past investment experience in the industry including Meridian, HwangDBS Investment Management and Philip Capital Management where he also managed both local and regional unit trust funds and discretionary mandates. He has long/short equity experience from his working stint as a hedge fund manager in Singapore in 2010. He started his career in corporate finance and brings with him more than 15 years of investment industry experience.

Ming Han holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Corporate Finance and International Business from the University of Adelaide, Australia.