Director of Group Finance Management Division

Having obtained the prestigious Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI) and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Accounting and Finance from Liverpool John Moores University, Haizad Rizal worked in Ireland for 10 years with BDO Simpson Xavier, Daiwa Europe Fund Managers and KPMG before returning to Malaysia in 2009 where he joined RHB Bank Berhad as Head of Group Statutory and Management Reporting.

He then became the Head of Finance, RHB Islamic Bank followed by Vice President, RHB Investment Bank Berhad before taking up the post of Group Chief Financial Officer with Johawaki Group of Companies in 2013.

Haizad Rizal joined SME Bank in March 2016.