Sharidan Salleh

Head, Rating Portfolio, Project Finance and Energy

Sharidan is the Rating Portfolio Head for Project Finance and Energy. He has been with MARC for 7 years. Prior to joining MARC, he spent 13 years working in the local financial services industry in the areas of credit, investment research and private equity investment. Sharidan has Bachelor and Master’s degrees in finance from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Taufiq Kamal

Head, Rating Portfolio, Construction, Property, Plantation and Retailing

Taufiq is the Rating Portfolio Head for Construction, Property, Plantation and Retailing. He has been with MARC for 9 years. He responsible for ratings in the property, automotive and services sectors. He also oversees a rating portfolio of debt issuances by Malaysian conglomerates. Taufiq holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from University of the West of England.

Mohd Izazee Ismail

Head, Rating Portfolio, Financial Institutions

Izazee is the Rating Portfolio Head for Financial Institutions. Izazee has more than 23 years of experience in the risk analysis of financial institutions, Islamic finance, ratings, debt securities and corporate banking. Prior to joining MARC, he was the General Manager of the Insurance, Risk Assessment and Monitoring division of Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia where he was responsible for the analysis and monitoring of member institutions’ risk levels as well as the premium and levy collection function. He has also held managerial roles at RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as RHB Investment Bank Berhad) and Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad. Izazee holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Hafiza Abdul Rashid

Head, Rating Portfolio, Infrastructure and Telecommunications

Hafiza is the Rating Portfolio Head for Infrastructure and Telecommunications. Hafiza started her career in a financial institution and later joined Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad where she spent more than 17 years in credit rating. Most recently she spent close to 8 years at UEM Group Berhad in the area of risk management. Hafiza holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Western Illinois University, USA.