Chief Financial Officer
Malique Sidique was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Maybank Investment Banking Group (Maybank IBG) effective 1 October 2018. He was promoted to Maybank Group Chief Financial Controller (GFC) effective 1 January 2022. He will continue to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Maybank Investment Banking Group (Maybank IBG) until further notice.
In his new role at Maybank Group, he will lead the Group's financial reporting, regulatory reporting and accounting functions. He will also be accountable for developing the right internal controls to operate sustainably in areas such as asset quality and impairment assessment, treasury product control and strategic procurement.
Malique has an international finance career spanning over 20 years. He started his career in the United Kingdom at Flemmings Chartered Accountants, subsequently joining Credit Suisse and Royal Bank of Scotland. Upon returning to Malaysia, he joined CIMB as Senior Manager for Financial Planning & Forecasting.
He joined Maybank Group in 2012 in the Group's investment banking business. His most recent role is as Chief Financial Officer of Maybank Investment Banking Group (Maybank IBG), spanning across the 10 countries that form Maybank IBG's international operating platform. In addition, he supervises the finance & operations functions of Maybank Asset Management Group and Securities Solutions (SS).
Malique has played a key role in the transformation of Maybank IBG, spearheading a strategic cost optimisation programme and a full-scale transformation of SS in its integration with the Investment Management platform. He was also instrumental in supporting the transformation projects for key Maybank IBG markets such as Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, USA and the Philippines, helping to deliver a more sustainable business model.
Malique holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He attended the Columbia Business School Chief Financial Officer Programme where he was awarded a Certificate in Business Excellence.