Abdul Farid Alias

Smeal Board of Visitors

Portrait of Abdul Farid Alias.

Abdul Farid Alias
Group President and Chief Executive Officer
Board member, Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

Datuk Abdul Farid Alias '90, is currently the Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Executive Director of Maybank. He is the President Commissioner of PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk as well as member of the Board of Directors of Maybank Singapore Limited, Cagamas Holdings Berhad (Malaysia’s national mortgage corporation), Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, STF Resources Sdn Bhd and Asian Banking School Sdn Bhd. He is the Vice Chairman of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) and Fellow, Chartered Bankers of AICB and the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) in the United Kingdom (UK).

In addition, Datuk Abdul Farid is a member of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) Policy Advocacy Committee and Emerging Markets Advisory Council (EMAC) of The Institute of International Finance based in Washington, DC, a Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow under the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship Programme of Singapore and more recently was appointed as Panel of Malaysian National Trust Fund.

Datuk Abdul Farid holds Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from University of Denver, United States of America (USA) and Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, USA. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.