YM Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz
Private Sector Representative
YM Raja Teh Maimunah was appointed as a member of the Board on 15 May 2019. She was previously appointed as KWAP Investment Panel on 1 March 2019.
Raja Teh Maimunah has 25 years of financial services experience covering Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Islamic Wholesale, Retail Banking and Digital Banking. She is at present the Managing Director of Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group. Prior to her current appointment, she was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad and COO of Digital Innovation and Transaction Banking at the Hong Leong Banking Group. Prior to that, she held the position of the Global Head of Islamic Markets at Bursa Malaysia, Chief Corporate Officer and Head of International Business at Kuwait Finance House Malaysia, Senior Director of Bank Alkhair Bahrain (previously known as Unicorn Investment Bank) and Head of Investment Banking at RHB Sakura Merchant Bank (now RHB Investment Bank).
Raja Teh Maimunah also served in Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (Malaysia's national asset management and debt recovery agency) during the Asian financial crisis in 1998 and was with CIMB Investment Bank over a period of almost 10 years covering debt and equity origination and equity sales. She spent her early days at KPMG Peat Marwick Consultants. Raja Teh Maimunah is the Adviser on Islamic Banking and Finance to the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation.
She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of East London, United Kingdom and also holds an LLB (Hons) from the same university. She also sits on the committee of an NGO; Pertubuhan Tindakan Wanita Islam (PERTIWI)