Mr Gerald Ambrose is the Chief Executive Officer of Aberdeen Standard Islamic Investments (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. He was previously the Managing Director of Aberdeen Standard Investments (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd which he joined in 2005. Mr Gerald had helped set up the company upon its award of the first foreign-owned fund manager licence under the government's Special Scheme.
Before joining Aberdeen, Mr Gerald was an institutional sales director covering ASEAN equities at Kim Eng Securities in Singapore, HSBC James Capel in London and BNP Paribas in London, the latter having sent him to set up the institutional broking operations of its associate, Mohaiyani Securities Sdn Bhd in Malaysia in 1990. Prior to that, Mr Gerald served seven years as an officer in the Royal Navy, completing his commission in 1987 as a submarine navigator.
Gerald Ambrose graduated with an MA (Honours) degree in Land Economy from Pembroke College, Cambridge University.