MOHD HASNUL ISMAR
Co-Founder of Shoraka Group
Hasnul is the Co-Founder of Shoraka Group, as well as the Managing Partner of Shoraka Advisory Services, Dubai. His vision to push for financial inclusion among the small players in the corporate sectors with Islamic Financial Solutions has prompted Hasnul to setup Shoraka Advisory Services, Dubai back in 2006.
He has over 25 years of experience in fund management, treasury and consultancy works within the ASEAN and MENA region. He has acted as advisor on many mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance mandates in a wide variety of industries. Hasnul started his professional career at the Investment and Treasury Department of the Central Bank of Malaysia. After leaving the Bank, Hasnul joined OUB-TA Asset Management Ltd, a Singapore-owned fund management company with fund size of more than US$2 billion. Before Hasnul set up Shoraka Advisory Services in Dubai, he was promoted to be the CEO of TA Investment Management in Malaysia back in 2004.
Hasnul holds a BSc. (Hons) in Economics and Accounting from University of Bristol, UK and was a holder of Fund Manager’s License issued by the Securities Commission of Malaysia as well as the UK Financial Services Authority.