Shoraka Group was originally established in Dubai, UAE, in July 2006, when a few Malaysian professionals with various backgrounds joined together to share their expertise in various aspects. Collectively, they have more than 100 years of experience ranging from investment management, financial advisory, investment banking, treasury, stock-broking, consultancy and engineering. More importantly, these years of experience were gained globally which brought about wealth of global exposures and achievements.
Shoraka Group expanded into various business ventures over the years especially those related to financial industry.
Hasnul is the Group Managing Director of Shoraka Group, as well as the Managing Partner of Shoraka Advisory Services, Dubai. 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. In 2004, Hasnul was promoted to be the CEO of TA Investment Management, Malaysia.
Hasnul left the company in 2006 to set up Shoraka Advisory Services, Dubai. 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.
Wan is the Group Executive Director of Shoraka Group. He is in charge of all Advisory Services in Malaysia and SEA region under the Group. He has more than 25 years of experience in the capital market industry, in particular the stockbroking industry. He was formerly the Vice President of MIDF-Sisma Securities Berhad, in charge of Dealing and Business Development.
He has acted as lead on many business sourcing deals within the ASEAN region and has successfully built a reputation as a highly-respected dealmaker within the region. Wan brings with him vast experience in fund raising and investment placement. Throughout his years in stockbroking industry, he had concluded more than 30 private placement deals.
Johar is the Director, in charge of Shoraka Finsolution Sdn Bhd and MyAngkasa Shoraka Sdn Bhd. He has been in the banking industry for more than 25 years, specializing in Islamic Investment and Treasury. He started his career with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) after graduating from the University of Manchester in 1995. After a solid 10-year experience with BNM, he left to join other financial institutions in Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including the Central Bank of UAE where he led a team to introduce the Central Bank’s inaugural Islamic liquidity product that enabled the Central Bank to manage the daily Dirham Islamic Liquidity Market.
He has been deeply involved in analyzing global economic developments and their implications to the financial markets and highly conversant in risk management with deep knowledge in all financial products. He is an outdoor man who has conquered the peak of Kilimanjaro, completed the Doi Inthanon Cycling Challenge and tamed the monster Tuna of Arabian Sea – Oman, among others
Hj. Abd Mutalib is the Group Head of Commercial Finance businesses. He is the CEO of RSJ Capital Sdn Bhd as well as Shoraka Global Ventures Sdn Bhd. He graduated with MBA from Drake University, Iowa, USA. He also holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Illinois State University, USA. Hj Mutalib has more than 30 years of experiences in automotive parts manufacturing, general insurance and commercial banking. He served in various capacities at Maybank, Shell (M) Sdn. Bhd. and a JV setup between Proton, EON and a Swedish Multinational Corporation, prior to setting up his own business in automotive.
He joined Shoraka Group of companies with impressive set of track record and is instrumental, together with Zulkeflee, in setting up and pioneering the Islamic Finance venture under the Group.
Zulkeflee is the CEO of Shoraka Global Resources Sdn. Bhd., the holding company of all Islamic Finance and Commodity-related ventures under Shoraka Group. He graduated with MBA from University of Nevada Reno, USA as well as B.Sc. In Computer Science from Western Kentucky University, USA. Zulkeflee started his career in the Treasury Department of Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank (now AM Investment Bank), and later Bumiputra Merchant Bankers.
He subsequently joined CIMB Securities, and Capitalcorp Securities for several years and gained extremely valuable experience in the stockbroking industry. Prior to joining Shoraka Group, he personally consulted and ventured into biotech and gold mining start-ups.