Mr Fazlur Rahman Bin KamsaniIndependent Advisor
Fazlur Rahman is currently with Doha Bank Representative Office in Singapore after he was transferred from the Head Office in Qatar in Mar 2015. He was in based in Qatar for 7 years.
Fazlur has 25 years’ experience starting with Singapore government and spanning across international firms in real estate, financial advisory, investment and client-relationship management in promoting cross-border investment and business opportunities.
Fazlur joined DTZ in 2000 to advise the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) in rejuvenating its portfolio of ‘Waqf’ (endowment) real estate assets. He was part of the team that advised MUIS in the issuance of the first Islamic Bond in Singapore through the Musharakah and Ijarah structure for investment acquisition of a prime office building next to the renowned Raffles Hotel and subsequently, the development of Bencoolen mixed-use project.
When with Chesterton International in 2006, he specialised in the Middle East market by bringing in Arab investors into Asia Pacific and vice-versa. Appointed on a retainer real estate advisor for leading Middle-East institutions like Kuwait Finance House, Gulf Finance House and Dubai Properties. Related to this business includes value-added service in real estate financing and indirect investment vehicles such as Property Fund and REITs; both conventional and Shariah-compliant. In recognition, Chesterton International (Singapore) was awarded the ‘Best Real Estate Advisor in GCC’ in 2006 by the London-based International Conferences Group.