CT Group names Abdul Malik as MD to Grow South-East Asia Focus


Abdul Malik has been chosen by CT Group to fill the position of Managing Director, Singapore.

Malik will be in charge of CT Group's new office in Singapore, bolstering their rapidly expanding regional footprint.

Abdul Malik is the Managing Director, Singapore for the CT Group. He was born and raised in Singapore and has a plethora of professional services expertise.

Malik's most recent position was Chief Operating Officer at the law firm Oon & Bazul LLP, where he was in charge of overseeing a group of 65 attorneys and formulating the firm's commercial and financial strategy. He was Singapore's first non-legal practitioner to receive stock in a law company.

Prior to that, Malik served as COO of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, a brand-new firm founded in 2012 by 120 attorneys. Malik was in charge of the company's business development strategy, which involved focusing on important clients and government ties while also securing local business.

At several companies earlier in his career, including the Energy Market Authority, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, and British Council Singapore, Malik had positions as Business Development Managers.

Lynton Crosby said: “I am delighted Malik is joining us. His sector-leading experience and track record across Southeast Asia will expand CT’s presence, insight and expertise in this crucial region. His appointment is a real statement of intent and recognition of the importance and the growing potential of the region.”

“I am certain this appointment will further our ability to provide world-leading insight, value and counsel for our clients in the region’s ever-expanding marketplace.”

Malik added: “Singapore is a natural hub in SEA and this exciting development will complement the great work that is currently undertaken by a group of talented professionals globally. This office will bring us closer, both geographically and relationship-wise to our valued Asian clients.”

“My appointment as Managing Director Singapore is an enormous privilege and I am determined to work with decision makers in this part of the world as their trusted independent adviser of choice and reinforce C|T Group’s position as a leading trusted advisor to businesses, political leaders, private family offices and corporations.”

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