Mr. Zarul is an Investment Manager in Opus that joined in February 2022. He oversees multiple discretionary and wholesale funds within the Opus group. He started his career as an intern at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Brisbane in the relative value and arbitraging team during the 2008 global financial crisis.
Later, he joined RHB Bank as a Cross Market trader in 2011 where he is primarily in charge in maintaining the principal dealership as well as trading multiple cross currency assets. He then was scouted in 2015 by Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) to manage their government & quasi and Asian fixed income portfolios where he managed Asset under management worth RM 50 billion.
In 2017, he was recruited by United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad (UOB) to setup their Credit Trading Desk, Structure Credit Desk, as well as Retail Bond Business. He grew the business to generate RM 20 million a year in profit within 2 years as well as developing new credit derivative products for UOB.
Mr. Zarul holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Queensland, Australia and is a holder of Capital Markets Services Representative’s License.