Jamil is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant with a degree in Advanced Management from the University of Hawaii. He is an experienced financial executive who has actively contributed to delivering demonstrable bottom-line results at top-tier private and listed multinational companies, including Exxon Chemical Asia Pacific, US based Continental Grain Company’s Far East Division and Singapore listed Noble Group. Subsequently, as CFO of an e-commerce exchange with operations managed from Hong Kong and San Francisco, he was instrumental in raising initial equity capital from Goldman Sachs and Silicon Valley Private Equity participants, subsequently managing a global roll-out of the business. His drive and energy were a major catalyst in developing this start-up into a flexible and dynamic on-line business offering a premium service. Later, as an executive in a Hong Kong based financial advisory, he provided strategic financial and operational advice to a number of Hong Kong, Korean and Chinese based companies in information technology and media. Jamil, until recently, also served as a Director of an international boutique executive search firm.
Over the past thirty-five years, Jamil has provided strategic planning to start-ups, and M&A, divestment’s and smart sizing of organizations to large and mid-size corporations. He has extensive experience in manufacturing, international commodity trading and e-commerce. His hands-on experiences include corporate governance, risk management, new business development, corporate finance, human resource management and project management. His skills include working with diverse group of people, in a multinational and national environment, managing groups in an Asian culture.
Jamil has worked in Hong Kong, US and UK, has travelled widely throughout Asia and oversaw offices in many Asian countries.