Mr Shahazwan “Juan” Harris, Former Executive Director, Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad has joined StashAway’s Advisory Committee. He joins Sim Hwee Hoon, former CEO of Morgan Stanley Singapore; Dr. Pranay Gupta, former Head of Multi-Asset Strategies at Temasek’s Fullerton Fund Management; Prof. Annie Koh, Professor of Finance at SMU and Board Member of CPF; and Prof. Massimo Massa, Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and Professor of Finance at INSEAD.
Mr Harris’s appointment comes just after StashAway opened its robo-advisory services in Malaysia. He is StashAway’s first Malaysia-based Advisory Committee member, and brings experience spanning industries and geographies, leading and advising top companies, such as Bain, BCG, Khazanah, and Temasek.
StashAway Co-founder and CEO, Michele Ferrario, shares, “Juan is one of the brightest minds in Malaysia. We trust that his deep understanding of Malaysia will help us build StashAway into a world-class company that helps Malaysians build their wealth.”
“I have always been interested in businesses that are able to provide access to products and services to wider demographics, utilising technology and innovative business models. StashAway is one such company, as it offers the Malaysian public a sophisticated investment platform at a low cost,” says Mr Harris on joining StashAway’s Advisory Committee.
The company’s core offering is personalising and managing sophisticated, convenient investments to retail and accredited investors alike. In addition to expanding internationally and developing more investment products and features, StashAway is amplifying its offering to High Net Worth Individuals, with a dedicated Wealth Advisor in both Singapore and Malaysia now in place, and more benefits for private clients to be announced in the coming months.
StashAway has 31 employees in its Singapore headquarters, and 6 employees in its Malaysia office.