Key Management Staff

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.
Senior Risk Manager
Zainatul is responsible for managing effective framework and controls in the areas of operational risk management for Eastspring Al-Wara’ Investments Berhad.

She joined the Prudential Group in May 2007. She worked previously for CIMB Bank, Ambank Berhad and Standard Chartered Bank Berhad which gave her extensive experience in financial planning, investment and wealth management products.

She holds an MBA (Finance) from University of Hull, UK and Bachelor of Law from University of Bristol, UK.
Head of Investments
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.