Mr. Kumar is a highly experienced professional with over 28 years of expertise in investment banking, credit, trade finance, consumer and business banking, and risk management. He has held various senior roles in the industry, including Chief Financial Services Officer at Agrobank, Head of Commercial and SME Finance at Al Rajhi Bank, and Head of International Asset Management at Maybank International. Mr. Kumar has also presented at the Regional Symposium in South Korea organized by UN-FAO, APRACA, NACF, and AFMA, where he shared Agrobank’s contribution to marketing and finance of the organic supply chain in Malaysia.
In addition to his industry experience, Mr. Kumar serves on the Professional Credit Examination Committee at the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and is the Accreditation Assessor for the Finance Accreditation Agency in Kuala Lumpur. He was also a Taskforce Member for Bank Negara Malaysia, where he contributed to product development for Small and Medium Size Enterprises in Malaysia. Mr. Kumar actively conducts various trade seminars for government departments as well as credit, trade, early care, and recovery for bankers.
Mr. Kumar holds a Master’s in business administration and management from Southern Cross University, Australia.
He was appointed to the RC on March 5, 2023.