As Chief Strategy Officer, Gurdip manages CIMB Group’s corporate strategy and planning, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships as well as all program management office functions. He works alongside the Group CEO and senior management in setting the macro direction of the Group and supports the execution of key transformational and growth initiatives.
Prior to assuming his current role, Gurdip was the Head of Strategy and Business Development within the Group Strategy and Strategic Investments division of CIMB Group. In that role, he had led key strategy and investment initiatives including the Group’s streamlining of its insurance businesses, development of the private equity business as well as creation of the Group’s medium term strategic roadmap.
Prior to joining CIMB, Gurdip spent a decade in an international management consulting firm advising banks, telecommunications companies and governments across ASEAN, India, South Korea and Spain.
Gurdip graduated with Honors in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science on a full scholarship from the Malaysian Government. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Program.