Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dr. Azmil Khalili Dato’ Khalid
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Syahrunizam Samsudin
Managing Director / 
Chief Executive Officer
Dato’ Mohd Izani Ghani
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Dato’ Noorazman Abd Aziz
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Robert Tan Bun Poo
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Elakumari Kantilal
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Tender Committee
Member of Audit Committee
Dato’ George Stewart LaBrooy
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Emily Kok
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Rowina Ghazali Seth
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
TAN SRI DR. AZMIL KHALID
60, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed on 24 May 2019
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Tan Sri Dr. Azmil Khalid holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Hertfordshire, England, and Northrop University, Los Angeles, United States of America. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. He was conferred Doctorate of Science (Honorary) from University of Hertfordshire, England.

He began his career with a United Kingdom company, Tarmac National Construction. Upon his return to Malaysia, he worked for Trust International Insurance and Citibank NA.

Tan Sri Dr. Azmil was the President and Chief Executive Officer of both The AlloyMtd Group and ANIH Berhad from April 2011 to August 2017. He joined MTD Capital Bhd in 1993 as General Manager of Corporate Planning and held the position of Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Director in March 1996 before assuming the position as Group President and Chief Executive Officer of The MTD Group from April 2005 to April 2011. He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of MTD Capital Bhd’s listed subsidiary namely, MTD ACPI Engineering Berhad and was also the Chairman of MTD Walkers PLC, a foreign subsidiary of MTD Capital Bhd listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in the Republic of Sri Lanka.
SYAHRUNIZAM SAMSUDIN
47, Male, Malaysian
Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer
Appointed on 1 July 2020
Syahrunizam graduated from the Australian National University with a double degree; Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours. Syahrunizam is a member of the Harvard Club of Malaysia and the Institute of Marketing Malaysia.

Prior to his appointment, Syahrunizam was the Chief Executive Officer of Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd. In the last 5 years, he was instrumental in transforming TNG into a mobility and digital payments champion for the country with over 13 million users across multiple platforms. He has deep industry and operational experience in manufacturing and assembly, engineering and oil and gas during his tenure as President/COO of Scomi Engineering. In addition to this role, he has also helmed the positions of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Scomi Group Berhad.

Syahrunizam began his career as a returning PETRONAS scholar serving in the Corporate Planning and Development Division and later became the founding shareholder and COO of PETRONAS’ first IT Outsourcing company. He is passionate technophile that harnesses the power of digitalization to improve a company’s growth trajectory, process efficiencies and cost competitiveness as a means of building sustainability and shareholder value.
DATO' MOHD IZANI GHANI
52, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 22 October 2019
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Dato' Mohd Izani Ghani is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), class of 1991. He subsequently obtained his professional qualification from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and was conferred fellowship in 2000. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF).

He was appointed as an Executive Director of UEM Group Berhad (“UEM Group”) on 1 January 2019 and subsequently re-designated as the Managing Director on
1 August 2019.

Dato’ Mohd Izani has over 27 years of investment and management experience. Prior to joining UEM Group, Dato’ Mohd Izani was the Executive Director, Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) where he oversaw its Turkey Regional Office. He was formerly Khazanah’s Chief Financial Officer where under his leadership, the Government’s strategic investment arm issued many landmark sukuk transactions including exchangeable and Social Impact Sukuk. He had also previously served at Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and Renong Group.
DATO' NOORAZMAN ABD AZIZ
65, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 2 October 2018
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Dato' Noorazman Abd Aziz was appointed to the Board of UEM Edgenta Berhad (Edgenta) on 2 October 2018. He is currently the Chairman of UEM Sunrise Berhad and also sits on the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad and Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad.

He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM, the philanthropic arm of UEM Group, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).

Dato' Noorazman obtained his Bachelor of Science (Finance) from Louisiana State University, USA. He has over 37 years of experience in banking & finance, investments and capital markets having served as Executive Director, Investments in Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Managing Director of Fajr Capital Ltd (a Khazanah investee company) and held key positions in Citigroup, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA), to name a few.

In 2005, Dato' Noorazman was named as the winner of the first Asian Banker Achievement Award for Islamic Finance. He is a practising member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF) as well as a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan), Australian Institute of Company Directors and Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia. He also sits on the Advisory Boards of Ancora Fund Management Co. in Indonesia and Creador Sdn. Bhd.
ROBERT TAN BUN POO
70, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 9 May 2013
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Robert Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Newcastle, Australia in 1973 and obtained his Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia in 1976. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Malaysian Institute of Taxation and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Robert is currently in accounting practice providing auditing, due diligence, liquidation, advisory and other related services.

He was a Senior Partner with Deloitte and has more than 40 years of audit experience in serving both private and public companies, locally and internationally, in industries which included banking, insurance, construction and property development, manufacturing and engineering.

He was also involved in leading assignments related to outsourced internal audits and risk management services, initial public offerings, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and financial due diligence.

Robert was a council member of MICPA and served as a member in the Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee, Financial Statements Review Committee and Investigation Committee of MICPA. He currently serves as a Board member of the Auditing & Assurance Standards Board of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
ELAKUMARI KANTILAL
63, Female, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 22 October 2001
Chairman of Board Tender Committee
Member of Audit Committee
Elakumari holds a Master of Science in Finance and Accounting from University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Accounting from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Besides her executive education in IMD Switzerland, she has also attended the Harvard's Premier Business Management Programme. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

She started her career with the Malaysian Government in 1981 and held various positions in the Accountant General’s Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance (“MOF”). During her stint in MOF, she was involved in the monitoring and restructuring of companies, including debts of non-performing companies held by MOF (Inc).

Elakumari was actively involved in the establishment of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) whilst in MOF. She was in Khazanah since its establishment in 1994 and progressed from the position of Senior Manager to Director in the Investment Division from 2004 until 2017. During her tenure in Khazanah, she undertook investments, divestments, corporate and strategy restructuring and reorganisation, monitoring and management for value creation of companies in the property, telecommunication, infrastructure and services sectors.
DATO' GEORGE STEWART LABROOY
69, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 December 2017
Chairman of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Dato' Stewart is a Member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield in United Kingdom.

Dato’ Stewart currently serves as Executive Chairman of Area Management Sdn. Bhd., the manager of the AREA Industrial Development Fund 1 which develops high grade industrial projects and estates in Malaysia.

An esteemed and renowned property professional, he has over 43 years of experience in industrial design, manufacturing, operations management, property development, REIT and Funds management. He is a prominent speaker on the subject of real estate investment trusts and has presented numerous papers at conferences globally.

Dato’ Stewart was the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Axis REIT Managers Bhd until December 2015. Axis REIT was the first Shariah compliant listed Industrial REIT in the world and the first REIT to be listed on Bursa Malaysia in August 2005. During that time, he worked to establish REITs as an important component of the capital markets in Malaysia. He spearheaded the formation of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association where he served as its Chairman for 5 years and is currently serving as its Honorary Secretary. He is also a Board Member of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA).

He was instrumental in the establishment of Alpha REIT, Malaysia’s first unlisted Islamic REIT focused on Education assets, where he serves as Chairman of Alpha REIT Managers Sdn. Bhd., the manager of Alpha REIT.
EMILY KOK
54, Female, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 30 March 2018
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Emily Kok holds a Master in Entrepreneurial Studies & Enterprise Innovation from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mathematical and Information Sciences from La Trobe University, Australia.

Emily comes from a diverse background of venture capital, private equity, management and entrepreneurship. A visionary entrepreneur, she has co-founded several businesses including Rentwise Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia’s only homegrown, privately held independent lessor specialising in operating leases of IT equipment to the corporate sector. She was CEO and Chairman of Rentwise Sdn. Bhd. from 2006 to 2011. Other businesses Emily has co-founded are in the IT, financial services and FMCG space.

Emily has more than 12 years in direct investment, a significant part of that with 3i Group plc as Vice President for the Asia Pacific region from 1998 to 2003, where she was part of the pioneering team in establishing 3i’s investment presence in Asia. Her portfolio ranged from new technology to brick and mortar in both b2b and b2c verticals.

She was on the Board of eALCadvisors, an Asian regional company in digital lead generation for the financial services sector; Egraphon Technologies, a Singapore application development company designing interactive Front-End Sales processes for the financial and medical industries; and The Company of Extraordinary, a Singapore food-based company with import / export activities and a café.
ROWINA GHAZALI SETH
59, Female, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 August 2018
Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Rowina graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University, United States.

She began her career at SHELL in the Information Technology Division in 1985, then assumed various local and global positions in SHELL’s upstream, downstream and business operations. She rose to senior positions, including as SHELL Malaysia’s General Manager Corporate Affairs and Director of SHELL Business Services Sdn. Bhd.

As a senior member of SHELL’s management, she has more than 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry, in all aspects of strategic government relations, external and reputation management.

Her last position was Director, Government Affairs at SHELL Malaysia, building the function from inception and pioneering the lead role.
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