- Tahir Ali Sheikh
- Head of Islamic Advisory, Regional Debt Capital Markets
- CIMB, Malaysia
Tahir Ali Sheikh has eighteen years of experience in capital markets, asset management, project financing and private equity in the Middle East, Central, South and South-East Asia.
Mr. Sheikh is currently the Head, Islamic Advisory, Regional Debt Capital Markets (“DCM”) at CIMB. Prior to joining the DCM team, Mr. Sheikh was Head, Islamic Asset Management and Investments at CIMB Islamic where he is responsible for managing the Shariah advisory aspects for CIMB Group’s Islamic investment management business totaling USD 5.7 billion.
Mr. Sheikh was previously a Director with private equity fund manager CapAsia. Prior to joining CapAsia, Mr. Sheikh led project and corporate finance transactions in the Middle East as Vice President with the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. Mr. Sheikh has also worked at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) where he managed a project portfolio in excess of USD 2.3 billion in Indonesia, Pakistan, Iran and Bangladesh.
Mr. Sheikh has a Master in Public Administration degree from Harvard University and is a CFA Charterholder