Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dr. Azmil Khalid
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Syahrunizam Samsudin
Managing Director / 
Chief Executive Officer
Dato’ Mohd Izani Ghani
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Investment Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration 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
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
Member of Board Investment Committee
Nurul Iman Mohd Zaman
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Dato' Dr. Omar Abd Hamid
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Simon Kua Choo Kai
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Investment Committee
TAN SRI DR. AZMIL KHALID
63, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed on 24 May 2019
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.

Tan Sri Dr. Azmil 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.

He 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
50, 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 Finance, and 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. (“TNG”). In the last 5 years with TNG, 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 a passionate technophile that harnesses the power of digitalisation 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
55, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 22 October 2019
Chairman of Board Investment Committee
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).

Dato’ Mohd Izani 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 30 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’ Mohd Izani is a member of the Board of Governors of Kolej Yayasan UEM and Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM and Capital Market Development Fund. He is a Board member of Institut Jantung Negara Sdn. Bhd. and Samsung C&T Corporation UEM Construction JV Sdn. Bhd.

He is also the Chairman of the Board of Konsortium ProHAWK Sdn. Bhd., a 65% owned subsidiary of UEM Group and Chairman of the Board of Unipati Concrete Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad.
DATO' GEORGE STEWART LABROOY
72, 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 46 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
62, 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.
SIMON KUA CHOO KAI
64, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 8 November 2023
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Investment Committee
Simon Kua Choo Kai graduated from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor of Economics in 1983. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration from University of Bath (in association with The Malaysian Institute of Management) in 1995. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He is also a fellow of the Certified Practising Accountants in Australia.

He had been in the accounting profession for almost 38 years. He started his career with the Ernst & Young (“EY”)’s predecessor firm, Ernst & Whinney (EW) after his graduation and have been with the firm since January 1983.

Prior to his retirement in June 2020, Simon was a Partner within the Kuala Lumpur Assurance Practice and was the Professional Practice Director for East Malaysia. He was also the Administration Leader of the Malaysian Firm responsible for facilities management and support services.

Simon’s professional service experiences were in internal and external audits, information systems assurance, enterprise risk management framework, corporate governance framework, financial and management advisory. His industry experience included the automation, technology, telecommunications, property development and construction, gaming, consumer products and healthcare industries. He was also involved in international expatriate assignments in the UK and the USA.

He was previously head of EY Advisory Services from 1997 until 2005 where he was instrumental in the start-up of EY Risk & Assurance Business Services. Simon was the partner in charge of numerous Corporate Governance and Risk Management framework implementation assignments. He returned to mainstream Assurance in 2005 and was the engagement partner in charge of several large conglomerates in Malaysia and MNCs.

MOHD ASRUL AB RAHIM
42, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 21 January 2022
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Member of Board Investment 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 Director 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.
Jenifer Thien
56, 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.

She is the Founder and Principal of Grit and Pace, through which she advises corporations on ESG and what it takes to drive change in supply chain, procurement and operational excellence.

She has over 30 years of international C-suite experience in the consumer packaged goods industry and had the opportunity to live and work in a number of countries across Asia and the US throughout her career. This includes 25 years with Mars Incorporated where she last served as the Global Chief Procurement Officer. Jenifer has successfully led complex business transformation and sustainability programs through her deep understanding of the business enterprise, the ability to bring the right capability together, as well as intensive stakeholder engagement.

Jenifer is also an alumnus of executive programs at the Global Competent Boards, London Business School, Harvard Business School and Center for Creative Leadership.
NURUL IMAN MOHD ZAMAN
38, Female, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 July 2023
Member of Board Governance and Risk Committee
Iman Zaman holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, where she majored in Economics and English. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School.

She is currently Senior Vice President in the Investments division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah), where she oversees the Private Markets Consumer & Services sector. Her work experience includes investments origination, deal structuring and execution, corporate strategy, and business planning.

Iman joined Khazanah in 2008 and has covered various sectors, including property and healthcare. She sits on the Boards of various Khazanah consumer portfolio companies, including Cenviro Sdn. Bhd. and Blue Archipelago Berhad.

Dato' dr. omar abd hamid

69, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 1 August 2023
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee
Dato’ Dr. Omar Abd Hamid holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from University of Malaya. He also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital & Health Service Administration (PGDHHSA) from University of South Bank, United Kingdom and Master of Business Administration from University of Ballarat, Australia.

He has over 35 years of management experience and entrepreneurship in the healthcare industry, especially in the private hospital, pharmacy benefit management, hospital information system (HIS), and home-based healthcare.

He founded Avisena Healthcare in the early 1997, and was the President and Chief Executive Officer from September 1999 to December 2020. Since its inception, the small 40 bed outfit hospital in Shah Alam has expanded into two private hospitals, 120 beds Avisena Specialist Hospital and 140 beds Avisena Women’s & Children’s Specialist Hospital. He had also successfully setup Oratis Consulting which specialises in Hospital Information System (HIS) and, to date had more than 45 government hospitals under its consulting works.
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