Encik Hizamuddin is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Urusharta Jamaah Sdn. Bhd. (“UJSB”), an asset management company that is a whollyowned by Minister of Finance Incorporated (“MOF Inc.”).
Encik Hizamuddin has more than twenty-five (25) years of experience in corporate management, particularly corporate planning, corporate finance (both equity & capital markets), debt restructuring, capital management, enterprise risk management, cross border mergers & acquisitions, privatisation, investor relations and stakeholders’ engagement. He is also a recipient of the “Upcoming Personality of Islamic Finance (Leadership)” by the Global Islamic Finance Award 2016.
Encik Hizamuddin started his career as a Junior Economist where he later moved into Corporate Planning. Thereafter, he specialised in Corporate Finance with stint at Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad as a Corporate Finance Specialist cum Special Assistant to the Managing Director. He later joined Bank Simpanan Nasional in 2006 as the Director of Corporate Services and was instrumental in the development and establishment of Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad.
In January 2007, Encik Hizamuddin moved to join Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and drive the execution of the Turnaround Strategy. He led the design and successful execution of the Transformation Plan, of which the success story was documented by Asian Institute of Finance: “Dare to Lead: Transformation of Bank Islam”. He served as Group Chief Strategy Officer of BIMB Holdings Berhad and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (“Bank Islam”)
During his tenure at Bank Islam, Encik Hizamuddin also played pivotal roles in risk management where he was the Chairman of Management Risk & Compliance Committee, Chairman of Financing Committee (Commercial & Consumer), and Deputy Chairman of Asset & Liability Committee. He is also responsible for managing the Bank’s Composite Risk Rating by Bank Negara Malaysia, and play an active role in capital management, credit evaluation, market risk and operational risk. Encik Hizamuddin also spearheaded the development of risk-sharing products, formulation of annual risk appetite, stress testing and scenario analysis.
In 2018, Encik Hizamuddin joined Lembaga Tabung Haji (“LTH”) as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff where he was responsible in formulating the overall rescue plan for LTH. Prior to joining UJ, he was the Executive Director of Investment of LTH where he was instrumental in developing the strategic asset allocation and sustainable investment strategy of LTH.
Currently, Encik Hizamuddin is also a Board Director of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad and Love & Laugh (L) Berhad.
Encik Hizamuddin holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University, USA. He was also graduate of MARA Institute of Technology, Melaka in Diploma in Business Studies. Encik Hizamuddin was also a former member of the Islamic Finance Committee of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and a senior associate member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals.