Ajmal joined the Group in 2013 as Chairman.
Ajmal is a senior finance executive who holds a number of board directorships. Ajmal previously spent 18 years at Merrill Lynch (“ML”), most recently as Managing Director and Co-Head of Asian Investment Banking in Hong Kong. During his tenure at ML he had a significant role in their completion of over 100 international equity or equity-linked offerings of greater than $150 million that raised a total of over $65 billion in proceeds. Under his leadership in Asia, ML completed many high-profile privatisations for the Chinese State such as CNOOC, China Mobile and China Telecom.
Ajmal holds an MA (Hons) in Law from Pembroke College, Cambridge.