Shaik Taufik Shaik Yusoff
Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President - Agency
Shaik Taufik Shaik Yusoff began his tenure as a Senior Vice President of Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd (MAVCAP) early in 2008. He was recently appointed as Chief Operating Officer in recognition of his years of professional involvement in the development and merchant banking industry and capital market as well as the local venture capital industry.
At MAVCAP, Shaik Taufik’s key focus area is the Company’s Outsource Partners Programme (OSP) which is held as the catalyst to spur the growth of local venture capital industry. In the Agency Division, he is also involved in direct investment activities providing the venture capital financing to the ICT-based and high technology companies.
Shaik Taufik has built his career in the venture capital industry for thirteen (13) years now. He previously played the role of senior management in the Investment Division of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation. He then assumed the position of the Chief Executive Officer of MIDF Amanah Ventures where he directly managed the proprietary venture capital fund including the investment portfolios.
With his wealth of experience, he was able to assist various corporations in preparing and undertaking corporate restructuring and various corporate finance and investment programmes. He provided counsel on corporate matters to the top management of companies such as Khazanah Nasional Berhad, DRB Hicom Berhad, MARA Holding as well as various listed and unlisted companies. He was the nominated director in several of these companies of diverse business fields and operations.
Over the last eleven (11) years, Shaik Taufik has been active as a committee member in Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (“MVCA”). He served at several Executive Committees for a number of years in which his last position was as the Vice Chairman of MVCA for 2010/2011.