Khairul Rifaie, CIMB Group

Khairul Rifaie, Group Chief Financial Officer CIMB Group.
CIMB Group
Khairul Rifaie, Group Chief Financial Officer CIMB Group.

Khairul is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer of CIMB Group. He joined CIMB in January 2016 and prior to his current role, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer, CIMB Malaysia as well as the Regional Head, Financial Control.

Khairul started his career with KPMG London focusing on servicing Investment Banking clients. In 2006, he joined Goldman Sachs, London as an equity analyst covering the European Insurance Sector. He then joined UBS, Malaysia in 2009 to cover the Malaysian Banking Sector and later on also covered the Singapore Banking sector. Prior to joining CIMB Group, Khairul was working at RHB Group, Malaysia as the Head of Finance of RHB Islamic and Head of Investor Relations.

Khairul holds a First Class Honours degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Warwick and an MSc in Finance from Imperial College. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).