Shahidah commenced her career at Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), serving more than 8 years in the organization, within numerous departments across several core functions of the SC; including corporate finance and investments, audit oversight board, market and corporate surveillance, and market development. Her longest tenure was at the Corporate Surveillance Department where she developed her strong analytical skills as the role required her to conduct financial analysis on listed companies’ and to evaluate corporate transactions and proposals for possible transgressions. Her most recent managerial role was at the Corporate Planning and Strategy Department, where Shahidah was the key personnel involved in the implementation of SC’s digitization initiatives for the brokerage and fund management industry.
Shahidah joined the ACE Group in February 2021 to oversee the operations of ACE Investment Bank (AIB); and to leverage on her previous work experience and skillsets to establish and implement business strategies, policies and procedures that promotes good company culture and vision. Shahidah will also closely assist the Chief Executive Officer on the execution of AIB’s services to clients, including fund management, corporate advisory and fundraising services.
Shahidah graduated with a bachelor’s degree with Honours in Finance, Accounting and Management from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and is an Affiliate Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.