Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz (Ridzuan) has over 20 years of commercially–driven regulatory, compliance and technology experiences in the Asia Pacific. He is currently the Malaysia country director and head of ASEAN business for WorldRemit, and on the board of KAF Investment Bank, AKRU robo-advisory and Ethis Global Ventures.
He is also the current president of the Fintech Association of Malaysia where, among others, he focuses on raising Malaysia’s unique combined values of mature onshore ecosystem, nimble Labuan midshore framework and wealth, depth and breath from the Islamic digital economy, for inbound, passthrough and outbound stakeholders.
Ridzuan is one of the advissrs for the Labuan Financial Services Authority, Asia Pacific University, Taylor’s University Business School, Quest International University and Policy Streets.
In 2013 and 2016, Ridzuan founded regulatory technology advisory firms RHT Compliance Solutions and CS Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd, respectively. In 2017, Ridzuan was the CEO of Sedania As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd.
He was a regulator with the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (1998) during the Asia financial crisis, the Securities Commission ((2001) and then redeployed to a joint task force between the Securities Commission and Bank Negara Malaysia during the formation of the investment bank concept (2002).
Ridzuan graduated from University of Wales, Aberyswyth (1997) with a BSc in economics, majoring in accounting and finance. He obtained his MBA, specialising in management information systems from the International Islamic University Malaysia (2005).