HERMAN SYAH ABDUL RAHIM has over 15 years of working experience in the financial industry, with more than 12 years of private equity & venture capital investments, monitoring & private equity fund management experience.
He started his career in private equity & venture capital as a pioneer team member of the private equity arm of CIMB Investment Bank, where he gained Malaysia & Southeast Asian experience in investing and managing private equity funds. During his tenure with CIMB, he was seconded to Banyan Ventures Sdn Bhd, a venture capital company with focus on telecommunications, media and web-based solutions, and was also seconded to Navis Capital, a private equity firm specializing in direct equity investments in growth, buyouts, recapitalizations, and financial restructurings in Asian enterprises. He later joined private equity arm of Kuwait Finance House Malaysia, where he was actively involved in investing & managing private equity funds focusing on investments in Southeast Asia, China & India, before joining Proventeus Capital, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm based in Malaysia as an Investment Director.
Prior to his private equity & venture capital experience, Herman Syah was attached to Grant Thornton Malaysia in Audit & Assurance Department and was involved in financial audit of companies in various industries such as manufacturing, trading, services, food-related, finance, healthcare & education.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Accountancy (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).