Dr Mohamed Ashraf Iqbal is the founder of MindSpring Sdn Bhd; an advisory firm specialising in business performance solutions with a keen interest in the performance of knowledge based organisations. Ashraf is the strategy

Dr Mohamed Ashraf Iqbal

Dr Mohamed Ashraf Iqbal is the founder of MindSpring Sdn Bhd; an advisory firm specialising in business performance solutions with a keen interest in the performance of knowledge based organisations. Ashraf is the strategy & performance expert in MindSpring. Ashraf holds a PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance, a post graduate diploma in Islamic studies, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked across a spectrum of roles, organisations and geographies. He currently is an Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman for HSBC Amanah with responsibility for Chairing the Board and being a member of the Nominations Committee. He previously was an Independent Non Executive Director for Fairview International Schools, the largest network of fully accredited International Baccalaureate Schools in Malaysia. In his role as an executive, he held various positions in HR, Distribution and Business Reengineering with Shell in Malaysia, was the General Manager for Human Resources in Proton Berhad and subsequently appointed as Managing Director for Proton in the UK and Europe. This was followed by a stint in consulting as a Regional Director of the HayGroup followed by his appointment as Group Managing Director for a European automotive Marque. In addition, Ashraf currently is advisor to two technology companies.