Azrul Reza Aziz
An engineer turned investment banker. He is currently attached to an investment firm namely, Marna Capital Sdn Bhd as the Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he was with Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd as the Head of Strategy & Business Development, and was involved with the group re-organisation program that lead to rapid expansion locally and regionally.
During his banking days, he has gained experiences in establishing and managing start-up that includes a real estate development company managed by Kuwait Finance House K.S.C. (Kuwait) as well as structuring & managing close-ended funds, which one of the funds has received “The Most Innovative Islamic Real Estate Financing Award” at 2009 London Sukuk Summit Islamic Finance Award.
He has advised more than a dozen start ups and entrepreneurs as to date, mostly advising them on turning their aspiration into reality, while extracting value in the process. He is also involved actively in strengthening the foundation of these companies. Strong believer of leadership and collaboration, he hopes that the success of any companies that he is involved in will inspire more people, just like him being inspired by others.