Mona Suraya Kamaruddin is the Group Managing Director of Affin Hwang Capital where she is responsible for leading the combined Investment Banking, Securities and Asset Management businesses. She joined the Bank on 29 September 2020.
Mona brings with her 29 years of experience in the capital markets, specialising in Malaysian equities, which includes close to nine years in Equity Research and 20 years in Equity Sales.
Prior to joining Affin Hwang Capital, Mona was the Country Head and Managing Director at Nomura Securities Malaysia. Mona and her team at Nomura were instrumental in establishing and growing the firm’s Malaysian equities franchise from the ground up over the past 11 years. Before joining Nomura, she was Vice President of Institutional Sales at JPMorgan Securities Malaysia.
Mona began her career in the capital markets in 1991 as an investment analyst in various financial institutions which include Arab Malaysian Securities, Standard Chartered Securities Malaysia and Crosby Securities Malaysia. She also served as Head of Research at MGI Securities Malaysia.
Mona holds a BSc (Econs) in Accounting from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.