Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dr. Azmil Khalid
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Member of Board Investment 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
Chairman of Board Investment Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Robert Tan Bun Poo
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Dato’ George Stewart LaBrooy
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Rowina Ghazali Seth
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairperson of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Shirley Goh
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Investment Committee
Jenifer Thien
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairperson of Board Tender Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Mohd Asrul Ab Rahim
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
TAN SRI DR. AZMIL KHALID
61, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed on 24 May 2019
Member of Board Investment 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.

He is the Chairman of the Board of Reach Energy Berhad and Cenviro Sdn. Bhd.
SYAHRUNIZAM SAMSUDIN
48, 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
53, 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.

He has over 28 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
66, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 2 October 2018
Chairman of Board Investment Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Dato' Noorazman obtained his Bachelor of Science (Finance) from Louisiana State University, USA.

Dato’ Noorazman Abd Aziz is currently the Chairman of UEM Sunrise 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).

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 member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) and also sits on the Advisory Boards of Ancora Fund Management Co. in Indonesia, Creador Sdn. Bhd. and Vynn Capital Sdn. Bhd.
ROBERT TAN BUN POO
71, 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 41 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.
DATO' GEORGE STEWART LABROOY
70, 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 44 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.
ROWINA GHAZALI SETH
60, Female, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 August 2018
Chairperson 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.
MOHD ASRUL AB RAHIM
41, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 21 January 2022
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Asrul Rahim is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and holds a BSc. in Accounting and Finance (First Class Honors) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.

He is currently a Senior Vice President in the Investments division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. His work experience spanned multiple industries including healthcare, infrastructure and automotive.

Asrul started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London focusing on assurance practice covering global clients in broad industries portfolio including healthcare, energy, property, and consumer retail. He later joined PwC Capital in KL specializing in corporate finance advisory. He was also a General Manager with DRB-HICOM Berhad heading its corporate strategy and business development functions.
Shirley Goh
62, Female, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 July 2021
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Investment Committee
Shirley Goh is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Shirley retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia at the end of June 2020 after 41 years including 24 years as a partner. During her time in the firm, she was a long serving member of the Assurance Executive Team and was elected by the Partners to the Oversight Board in 2016, which she chaired for 4 years up to June 2020.

Shirley has over 40 years of experience in providing audit and business advisory services to a diverse range of clients, which include local enterprises and conglomerates as well as multinational companies in financial services, healthcare, property development, poultry farming, retail, services and many others. She has also worked with clients with large overseas operations in countries such as China, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia.

In recent years, she has also undertaken many advisory assignments which include advising her clients on listing requirements of Initial Public Offers (IPOs) on local and overseas Exchanges, fund raising exercises, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate restructuring activities.
Jenifer Thien
54, Female, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 July 2021
Chairperson of Board Tender Committee
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Jenifer Thien holds a Degree in Food Science & Technology from Universiti Putra Malaysia and is an alumnus of executive programs at the London Business School, Harvard Business School and Center for Creative Leadership.

She has over 30 years of international and C-suite experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. A majority of Jenifer’s career was spent with Mars Incorporated (“Mars Inc.”) where she has held leadership positions in business management, supply chain, procurement, operations, regulatory & risk management and sustainability. She has lived and worked in Malaysia, Thailand, China, Singapore and the USA which has enabled her to comfortably navigate through diverse cultural and business settings.

Throughout her tenure with Mars Inc., Jenifer has led diverse teams to successfully deliver business transformations involving turnarounds, operational excellence, scale-up & growth, organization development, as well as merger & acquisitions. She was the first Asian to serve on the Mars Global Services Leadership Team and held the role of Global Chief Procurement Officer based in Chicago, USA before returning to Malaysia.

Prior to Mars Inc., Jenifer was attached with Cadbury Confectionery Malaysia and Sime Darby Plantation in various Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and R&D roles.

Since returning to Malaysia in early 2020, Jenifer has established “Grit and Pace” through which she advises corporations on what it takes to drive change, particularly in areas of business strategy & culture, operational excellence, organizational development, ESG and digital transformation. She also contributes her views in various speaking engagements and lends her support as an investor in various start-ups. She is an active mentor and coach to many young leaders.
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