Baharuddin Muslim holds a B. Sc. in Business Administration from Univ. of Missouri St. Louis, USA. He started his career with Bangkok Bank Ltd as a Marketing Officer in 1991. In 1994, he joined UMBC as Head of Credit and subsequently Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) in 1997. Between 1997- 2009, he assumed various positions at EXIM Bank structuring trade facilities for Malaysian SMEs, contract financing for Malaysian contractors undertaking overseas jobs as well as funding Malaysian companies investing abroad. He joined Middle East Investment Bank Ltd as its General Manager in 2009 before returning to EXIM Bank in 2011.
Today Baharuddin is heading EXIM Bank’s Structured Financing Department and regularly shares the Bank’s experience in financing trade and cross border investments at public forums and conferences, locally and internationally.