Appointed as Managing Director in May 2018, Ferdian has been a Director of MACH Energy Australia Pty Ltd since it was founded in September 2015. He represents Droxford International Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of the Salim Group and the major shareholder of MACH Energy Australia. Ferdian is responsible for managing the Salim Group’s investment portfolio across Australia and is a Non-Executive Director at KGL Resources Ltd, an Australian mineral exploration company with a copper project in the Northern Territory. He received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 2002 from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia.
The Salim Group is a diversified multinational business group which owns interests in mining, food products, agribusiness, retail, distribution, telecommunication, automobile, property development, hotels & resorts, financial & insurance services, chemical & manufacturing and other strategic investments.
Sitting on the Board as a Non-Executive Director, Allen has been Chief Executive Officer of TIH Investment Management Ltd. since June 2014.
Allen’s previous experience includes management positions at Argyle Street Management Limited and Credit Asia Capital, as well as being responsible for deal origination, structuring and the execution of special situations investments in Southeast Asia and China.
Allen received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Canada and holds a Master of Arts in Statistics from the Columbia University in New York. Allen is also a CFA Charterholder.