About the speaker

About the speaker [Ibrahim Sani]


Ibrahim Sani
Senior Current Affairs Editor & Executive Producer, Astro AWANI



Ibrahim Sani is a name you can trust when it comes to news on business and finance.

Joining AWANI in 2016, Ibrahim has since engraved his name in the TV & Digital broadcast industry with a myriad of business programmes namely Markets Today, The Marketplace, Smart Money, and now Notepad – all produced and hosted by him. He is the Senior Economic Content Strategist and Executive Producer for the organisation.

Prior to being an anchor, Ibrahim was the primary presenter for BFM 89.9. There, Ibrahim hosted the station’s flagship show, ‘The Breakfast Grille’ grilling policy makers, including CEOs and government officials. He also hosted ‘The Morning Run’.

Ibrahim was a former investment banker with CIMB Investment. He was part of the team that saw key CIMB mergers & acquisitions of CIMB Niaga/Indonesia, CIMB Bahrain, and the discontinued CIMB-RHB-MBSB tripartite mega merger. In big data analytics, he was the pioneering team that oversaw the bank’s migration from digital data, to analytics and behavioural intelligence.

He currently produces and hosts Notepad, a show that focuses on the intersection between tech and business, with a splash of finance. Notepad speaks to captains of industry, up-and-coming startups, and organisations that bring meaningful impact to the community.

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