As the Country Director of Malaysia, Firdaus plays a pivotal role in deal origination and is responsible for managing the local operations. Firdaus has a wealth of experience accumulated during his time at Catcha Group — Southeast Asia's leading internet group — and JP Morgan Malaysia, where he was part of the Global Investment Banking and Global Corporate Banking teams, originating capital market, debt market and M&A deals. He was previously Special Officer to the Chief Minister of Johor, working on diverse portfolios before embarking on the corporate route. He is currently a Director of Rev Asia Berhad, and is also a founder of the free-market think tank "IDEAS" and Young Corporate Malaysians (YCM).
I'm passionate about the tech scene in ASEAN and what we see today is just the beginning of a long journey ahead. Fundnel is well positioned to assist growth stage tech companies in ASEAN move to the next level.
Always be willing to unlearn! Humility is the key to long term success (and happiness!)