ECF Platform Ata Plus Appoints Malaysian Fintech Association’s President as COOJune 3, 2021
Ata Plus, an equity crowdfunding (ECF) platform and Recognised Market Operator (RMO) registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia, announced the appointment of Karen Puah as its Chief Operating Officer (COO).
At Ata Plus, aside from amplifying the brand visibility, Karen will focus on growing the stakeholder ecosystem to drive deal flow generation, expand investor channels and value-added services.
Additionally, she will also look into exploring new areas of growth, business opportunities and revenue streams.
Karen was recently elected as the President of The Fintech Association of Malaysia, having previously held the Vice-President position for 2 terms.
At present, she is also the Head of Malaysia for ‘She Loves Tech’ which is an international non-profit organisation committed to closing the funding gap for women-led and women impact entrepreneurs.
Karen holds an MBA from Asia-e University specialising in Entrepreneurship and a Diploma in Islamic Finance from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK.
Elain Lockman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Ata Plus said,
“We are thrilled to have Karen onboard as she brings to the table a wealth of experience, knowledge and network within the Fintech ecosystem and beyond.
Karen’s appointment is timely as Ata Plus is strengthening our position and broadening our footprints in Malaysia as well as initiating our expansion regionally,”
Featured image: Karen Puah, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ata Plus