Shahariah Binti Shaharudin, President, Saturna Sdn Berhad (SSB) joined Saturna in October 2018. She received her BA degree in Business Studies from Knox College, Illinois and Master of Arts in Economics from University of Illinois, Springfield. Shahariah has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of fund management, stockbroking, and commercial banking. Prior to joining SSB, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad.
Shahariah started her career in a commercial bank and later joined a stockbroking company overseeing both the stockbroking and futures broking business. She also worked for a fund management house under Strategic Business and Market Development Division where her core responsibility was sourcing business and servicing both retail and wholesale clients ranging from unit trusts, corporate and government agencies to insurance companies.
She is currently a holder of the Capital Market Services Representatives License for fund management.
Ku Muhammad Nasir Ku Mohamed, Compliance Officer, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in January 2011. He has more than 14 years experience in the capital markets industry and was previously licensed by Securities Commission Malaysia to trade in securities, options and futures market. Prior to joining Saturna, he served in stock brokerage and financial futures firms as a dealer representative and in asset management firms and futures trading houses in a compliance capacity. He holds a BSc in Accounting from the University of Hull, England. He enjoys spending time with his family, landscape photography, reading and travel.
Jane Chia, Head of Operations, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in April 2013. She is a holder of an Advance Diploma from The Association of International Accountants (AIA). Jane Chia has 23 years experience with 17 years in the Capital Markets Industry. Prior to joining Saturna, she worked as Senior Accounts Executive in the Trading and Services industry for 6 years and subsequently joined PhillipCapital Group of Malaysia, serving various positions in Administration, Human Resources, Head of Operations (asset management, unit trust and derivatives business), and Head of Finance. She enjoys spending time with her family, trekking, travelling, and contributes to charitable societies like Lions Club and Tzu Chi Foundation.
Phut Chit Wan (Nicole), Administrator and Personal Assistant, joined the Malaysian subsidiary in 2006. She graduated with a Diploma in Private Secretarialship. She has more than 20 years’ experience in junior and executive positions, substantially as an administrator and management support staff in subsidiaries of two international companies. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, movies, travelling, and playing netball.
Zahid Siddique, Senior Equity Analyst, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in September 2015. He is the portfolio manager for Saturna ASEAN Equity Fund and has twenty years of equity research, portfolio management and business development experience.
Prior to Saturna, Mr. Siddique was an associate portfolio manager and the head of industrials equity research at Gabelli Asset Management in New York. More recently, he was based in Dubai, where he focused on business development activities in the Middle East. Mr. Siddique holds a BA in Mathematics from Hamilton College, New York and a BS and MBA from Columbia University, New York. Outside of work, Mr. Siddique loves to travel with his wife and two children.
Wan Nurul Aimi Wan Darman, Accounts/Operations Executive, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in August 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia and started her career in an insurance company in 2007 before working with a unit trust company in charge of fund operations and accounts reporting. Prior to joining the team, she was an accounts executive in a retail and advertisement company. Aimi enjoys traveling with family and friends in her spare time.
Mustafa Aydemir, Senior Investment Analyst joined Saturna in March 2017. Born in Friedrichshafen, Germany, he graduated from University of Esslingen with a degree in Industrial Engineering (magna cum laude). Mustafa previously worked in the business consulting practice of Arthur Andersen in Stuttgart and the technology consulting division at SAP in Walldorf, Germany. Following the sun, he then moved to the Arabian Gulf, working in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for major Oil & Gas companies including Aramco, Sabic, and GPIC.
Mustafa is a Certified Islamic Professional Accountant by Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and holds an Advance Diploma in Islamic Finance from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). After moving to Malaysia in , he graduated from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and is a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance. Mustafa is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIUM), currently in his final year, as well as a CFA Level 2 candidate. He has six years' experience as a researcher in economics and finance as well as ten years' experience in management consulting. He loves scuba diving and is a passionate follower of Formula 1.
Nur Nasheera Nasaruddin, Fund Accounting / Operations Executive, joined Saturna in July 2018. She holds a professional accounting qualification, ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), from Sunway University College, Ipoh. Prior to completing her professional studies, she worked as an Audit Assistant at an audit firm. Nasheera enjoys travelling with her family and reading in her spare time.
Nurhawa Adzhar, Fund Accounting / Operations Executive, joined Saturna in January 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Kuala Lumpur (Business School) and started her career as an account assistant at an accounting firm prior to joining Saturna. Hawa enjoys watching movies, travelling and spending time with her family.
Muhammad Fadhil Al Nassir, Equity Analyst, joined Saturna in March 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Prior to joining Saturna, he started his career in the telecommunications industry with Celcom Axiata as a tax associate in charge of indirect taxes and management of fixed assets. His hobbies include swimming, cycling, and running.
Mohd Ezani bin Abu Yazid joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in June 2020 as Director of Institutional Sales and Marketing, bringing with him more than twenty five years of experience in the areas of fund management, finance, and commercial banking. He received his tertiary education with University Putra Malaysia and is a qualified Capital Markets Services Representative’s License holder under Securities Commission Capital Markets Services. Prior to joining SSB, he worked for RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Kenanga Investors Berhad, Southern Bank Asset Management Sdn Bhd, and BHLB Asset Management Sdn Bhd . During his fund management career, he has also been involved in sourcing business and servicing wholesale clients ranging from corporation to governments and government-linked agencies.
Tian Ming HUANG joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in November 2020. He has more than 14 years experience in regional public equities analysis and portfolio management, all of which were gained in Navis Fund Managers Ltd, a Kuala Lumpur based investment firm. He has also had stints in the Malaysian Central Bank and one of the country's largest family offices. He holds a BA in Economics and MA degree from University of Cambridge, UK, and a MBA in Finance from Columbia University, New York, USA. He has also been a CFA charterholder since 2000. For leisure, he likes to spend time with his family, read, travel, and cook. He is also an avid follower of the English Premier League.
Muhammad Zulhilmi bin Azizal, Senior Associate - Risk & Compliance, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in March 2021. He is a graduate of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), where he earned a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Actuarial Science. In 2016, Zulhilmi started his career with a government-linked asset management company, handling compliance. Prior to joining Saturna, he worked as Compliance Officer at an independent asset management company. His favorite leisure activities are running, swimming, and playing badminton.
Nur Hanani Kamarul Aizan, IT Support Specialist, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in May 2021. She earned a Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Networking) from Universiti Putra Malaysia and completed her Master of Science (Computer Networks) in 2012. Prior to joining Saturna, she was a Linux server administrator where she gained experience with designing and building complete Linux infrastructures and solutions including high-performance computing clusters and grid systems. In her leisure time, she loves to do outdoor activities especially hiking, camping, and travelling.
Muhammad Adlyn Asyraaf bin Md Hayrani, Junior Fixed Income Analyst, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in March 2023. He holds a Master of Arts in Accounting and Business Finance from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, where he acquired financial analysis skills and developed a deep understanding of the complexities of the financial markets. Prior to joining Saturna, he worked as a Fixed Income Analyst at a local asset management company focused on analyzing ringgit-dominated bonds and sukuk, where he gained valuable experience in evaluating financial risks, identifying opportunities, and making informed investment decisions. He enjoys reading and jogging in his leisure time.