Mr. Maha Palan, a Malaysian, aged 24 was appointed to the Board on the 23rd of July 2018.
He has a Bachelors (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester and a Masters in Financial Engineering from Imperial College London.
Mr Maha has served in investment-focused roles in firms such as Creador Sdn Bhd, Maven Global LLP and Piton Capital LLP. During this time, he has worked on deals ranging from the exit of a fund from a premier European tech start-up with a valuation in excess of €2.5 billion to a multi-national consortium’s successful tender for Indian airport services with an NPV in excess of $1.5 billion.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Maha has been working with SMR Group and Minda Global since January of 2018 with a focus on operational restructures, strategy alignment and revamping internal HR processes to focus on talent development and retention.
Mr Maha is also a co-founder of the Palan Foundation, a registered non- profit organisation committed to improving the educational attainment of young disadvantaged individuals.