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Head Of Legal, Risk & Compliance

He started his career in 2016 at Messrs. Jayadeep Hari & Jamil where he gained significant exposure in dealing with an array of civil litigation cases focused on Debt Recovery, Enforcement Proceedings, Bankruptcy, Winding-Up and Medical Negligence.

He went on to work with Universal Trustee (Malaysia) Berhad where he established experience as a Trust Officer in managing Fixed Income portfolios in relation to the issuance of Private Debt Securities such as Corporate Bonds and Sukuk, Green Bonds and Sukuk, Recognized Markets essentially covering Digital Asset Exchanges, Peer-to-Peer Financing and Equity Crowdfunding as regulated by Securities Commission Malaysia.

Following that, he joined Swordfish Solutions Sdn. Bhd., a Private Equity Management Corporation registered with and regulated by Securities Commission Malaysia, where he spearheaded the Legal and Compliance Department with a hands-on approach in managing legal and compliance risks, progressively advising the firm by providing strategic guidance on all applicable laws and regulations surrounding the Financial Industry, particularly the Capital Markets, focusing in Fund Management. Russell holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Aberystwyth University, Wales.