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.
Heddy Humaizi Bin Hussain, Director of Institutional Sales and Marketing, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in June 2015. He has over 17 years of experience in Equity Research, providing stock recommendations and analytical commentaries to clients and portfolio managers. Previously with RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd, he led a team of 5 analysts with special and detailed emphasis on stock market valuations using fundamentals and technical analysis strategy. In 2014, the investment team won more than 10 awards under the Edge-Lipper Fund. Prior to joining the Asset Management Division, Heddy was attached to the RHB Branch Broking Division and was involved in expanding the Bank's share trading business to more than 30 branches.
Previously, Heddy worked for an independent research house, Nikkei Pacific Capital Markets, and Innosabah Securities under the guidance of the late Razani Dato' Paduka Radzi. He also worked for Maybank-Kim Eng (formerly known as Mayban Securities). Heddy is also the guest writer for the Star Bizweek and was the guest speaker for Bursa Malaysia during the SGX seminar in Singapore. He was also the permanent guest analyst for the previous NTV7 Business Brief segment aired every Sunday evening.
He received his tertiary education with MARA University of Technology, pursuing the Investment Analysis advance course from 1993-1997. Heddy is also a qualified Investment Advisory License holder under the Securities Commission Capital Markets Services.
During his spare time, Heddy enjoys cooking. His long-term goal is to set-up a western food joint so that everyone can get a taste of his excellent cooking!
Zahid Siddique, Senior Equity Analyst, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in September 2015. He has over ten 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 and a BS and MBA from Columbia University. 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.
Vincent Thien CFA®, Equity Analyst, joined Saturna in October 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Actuarial Studies from The University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining Saturna, he spent more than four years at Affin Bank Berhad, where he worked as a Market Risk Analyst in the Risk Management department and subsequently as an FX Trader in the Treasury department. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder. In his spare time, he enjoys running and playing basketball.
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.