Zulkifli Fitri Ismail, is currently the Vice President of Group Business Development and Corporate Affairs. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology MARA (UiTM) and a Bachelors Degree (Honors) in Accounting and Finance (Combined Studies) from De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom.
He possessed 25 years of experience in business development, corporate finance and corporate planning. Zulkifli commenced his career as a trainee accountant with the Lion Group before joining Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad as an Investment Analyst. In 1998, he joined Securities Commission as a Senior Associate in the Issues and Investment Division, evaluating corporate proposals for corporate exercises including IPOs/ BDLs, fundraising, mergers & acquisitions and reverse take-overs. Subsequently in 2004, he joined Alliance Investment Bank Berhad as a Senior Manager, Corporate Finance where he responsible for the corporate advisory of private and public listed companies on corporate planning & development, corporate restructuring and fund raising. He had successfully advised companies for restructuring and listing on Bursa Malaysia as well as fund raising exercises involving issuance of equity & debt securities, both conventional and Islamic instruments.