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 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.