Speaker Profiles

"Sustainability and Technology"

Panel Session 1: Sustainable Development

Title: "What is the role of governance in sustainable development?"

Panel Speaker 1

Mr Gerald Michael Ambrose

Council Member
Institutional Investors Council Malaysia

Gerald Michael Ambrose is a Council member of the Institutional Investors Council Malaysia. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Aberdeen Standard Islamic Investments (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the group’s Islamic fund management hub at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Gerald joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2005 after the company was selected to be the first licensed foreign-owned fund manager under the government’s Special Scheme. Previously, Gerald was an institutional sales director covering ASEAN equities at Kim Eng Securities in Singapore, HSBC James Capel in London and BNP Paribas Securities London, the latter sending him to set up the institutional broking operations of its associate, Mohaiyani Securities Sdn Bhd, in 1990. Before that, Gerald served as a submarine officer in the Royal Navy 1980 – 1987. Gerald Ambrose graduated with an MA (Hons) degree in Land Economy from Pembroke College, Cambridge University.