Singapore Sustainable Finance Association

Angelia Chin-Sharpe is a veteran in the financial services industry, and has over 20 years of experience in banking, capital markets and asset management. Since joining BNP Paribas Asset Management in 2007 as Head of the Malaysia business – an entity she set up and developed then – she also led the Southeast Asia Institutional Sales team between 2010 and 2012 from the Singapore office; before moving back to Malaysia as CEO of the local business.

As BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Singapore CEO, she is responsible for accelerating and strengthening the firm’s Southeast Asia business interests, while driving its sustainable solution offerings across the market’s clients groups; and ensuring continuity and maintaining focus on delivering sustainable investment returns for clients in the targeted region.

Angelia holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia. She completed her Chartered Islamic Finance Professional exams with INCEIF and is registered as a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) with The Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals.

Angelia was awarded JC3 Leader in Climate Change by the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3) Malaysia in 2023 and was named CEO of the Year for Malaysia by Asia Asset Management “2021 Best of the Best Awards”. She was one of the most influential women in Islamic banking and finance in the WOMANi2022, WOMANi2020 and WOMANi2019 reports.

Angelia has also received the Community Achievement Award 2017 from the Malaysia Australian Alumni Council for her social work at The Lost Food Project – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing food for the needy.