Dr Afzanizam has 17 years of experience in investment
research, especially in the field of economic and capital market. Previously, he had served in a number of investment institutions such as Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) and Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC) as an economist. He is also a regular columnist in Berita Harian since 2011.

Dr Afzanizam holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Applied Finance and Investment) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) as well as Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance and Diploma in Investment Analysis from UiTM.