Asian Institute of Finance
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|Headquarters||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Human Capital Development|
|Dr Raymond Madden, CEO|
Asian Institute of Finance is a think tank established by Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia, to enhance human capital development and talent management across the financial services industry in Asia. The institute is located at KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Institute works with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) and Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) and regularly speaks at their conferences.
Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz (Chairman), Datuk Ranjit Ajit Singh (Vice Chairman), Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Hashim Harun, Ken Pushpanathan, Kung Beng Hong, Dato’ Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani and Dato’ Sri Zukri Samat.
Distinguished Speaker Series
AIF hosts forums for senior management in the financial services industry, regulators and academia. Prominent industry leaders who have spoken at these events include Tan Sri Andrew Sheng, Professor Dave Ulrich, Dr. James Kirkpatrick as well as Hiroshi Suehiro and Keiichi Niinuma of Mizuho Bank Ltd.
Financial Services Professional Board
AIF is the Secretariat of the Financial Services Professional Board (FSPB). FSPB was officially launched in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by Central Bank of Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia on 24 September 2014. Chaired by Tan Sri Azman Hashim, FSPB is a voluntary industry-wide initiative that is dedicated to the development and advocacy of professional and ethical standards that are developed through industry consensus and engagement.
The aim of FSPB is to support a strong culture of professionalism in the FSI (“FSI”) through the development and advocacy of professional and ethical standards that are applicable across the industry, including banking, capital markets, insurance and Islamic finance.
On 5 May 2015, the FSPB released for comments its first Exposure Draft on a proposed Code of Ethics for the Financial Services Industry (“Code”). The proposed Code outlines a set of five broad fundamental principles to which institutions and individuals in the FSI should adhere. The five principles are professionalism, integrity, fairness, confidentiality, and objectivity.
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