Farah Jaafar-Crossby is the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan IBFC Incorporated Sdn Bhd (LIBFC Inc.), the official market development agency for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC). LIBFC Inc is a subsidiary of Labuan Financial Services Authority, the statutory Regulatory agency for the jurisdiction, under the direct purview of the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia.
Farah, a seasoned strategic communications and financial services professional, brings with her more than 25 years of experience in capital markets as well as the wholesale financial services industry, putting her in good stead to further develop Labuan IBFC as the preferred midshore substance enabling jurisdiction in Asia.
Farah was formerly attached to the Asian Institute of Finance and Bursa Malaysia, where she was involved in senior market development and strategic communications roles. She has also managed the Association of Stock Broking Companies Malaysia, the industry lobby group representing Malaysian stockbrokers, allowing her a unique insight and hands on experience with issues surrounding multiple stakeholder management, financial services development initiatives and marketing.
Farah has an LLB (Hons) from Sheffield University, United Kingdom.