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Leadership

Khazanah Nasional has a nine-member Board comprising representatives from the public and private sectors. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak, the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia, is the Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors is assisted in the discharge of its duties by an Executive Committee and an Audit Committee established by the Board. The Management team is headed by the Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj Mokhtar.

Board of Directors

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak was appointed as the Chairman of Khazanah Nasional on 7 May 2009. He is currently Malaysia's Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib started his career at the Malaysian central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia and later served at the national oil company, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas). His political career began in 1976 when he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Pekan. At 22 years old, he was then the nation’s youngest MP. He has held various cabinet posts including Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Energy, Telecommunications & Posts, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance. He also headed several ministries as Minister at the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sports, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education. He also served as the Menteri Besar of Pahang from 1982 to 1986.

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib holds a degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University.

Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop

Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop

Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop was appointed Deputy Chairman of Khazanah on 3 June 2013 and has been a Director of Khazanah Nasional since 12 November 2002. He has also been appointed as the Chairman of the upcoming Khazanah Research Institute. Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop was previously the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department after serving as the Second Finance Minister until 9 April 2009. Prior to this, he was the Special Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister.

Apart from a short period in the private sector in the late 1990's, Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop was with Bank Negara Malaysia from 1968 to 2000. During his service with Bank Negara Malaysia, he was responsible for the implementation of a number of major projects, including the implementation of Islamic banking in Malaysia, the setting-up of the bilateral payments mechanism between Bank Negara Malaysia and Central Banks of South-South countries and the setting-up of the Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad.

As Special Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop played a major role in a number of corporate restructuring exercises, including United Engineers (Malaysia) Berhad and MAS.

Tan Sri Dato' Nor Mohamed Yakcop graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree and also from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium with an M.B.A. (cum laude) degree.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 18 May 2009. He is currently the Second Finance Minister.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni has held key positions in the Malaysian Cabinet since 2004 – namely Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, and later, Deputy Minister of Finance 1.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni has an extensive working experience in the corporate sector having served in several financial institutions, namely Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad, Asiavest Merchant Bankers and Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. He also served at several state government-linked agencies, namely Syarikat Majuperak Berhad and Perak Islamic Economic Corporation.

He was previously Chairman of several key agencies and corporations, including the Malaysia External Development Corporation (MATRADE), Bumiputra Commerce Bank Berhad, Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board and National Higher Education Fund Corporation. He was also previously the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Parliament of Malaysia.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni holds a degree in Economics from University of Malaya.

Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof

Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof

Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 1 April 2006 and currently sits on its Executive Committee. He also sits on the Boards of several companies and institutions including Malaysian Agrifood Corporation Bhd, Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad and is also a Trustee of Yayasan Khazanah.

Tan Sri Md Nor was appointed to the Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad as Director on 27 June 2006 and assumed the post of Chairman on 31 July 2006. He is also Chairman of CIMB Group Sdn. Bhd. Tan Sri Md Nor has spent 18 years of his working career with the CIMB Group, and more notably as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Commerce (M) Berhad (now known as CIMB Bank).

Tan Sri Md Nor had completed his term as Executive Chairman of the Securities Commission on 31 March 2006. Prior to that appointment, he was the Managing Director of Malaysian Airline System Berhad after serving a period as Advisor to the Ministry of Finance.

Tan Sri Md Nor graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the University of Otago, New Zealand and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad Bin Raja Tun Uda

Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad Bin Raja Tun Uda

Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad Bin Raja Tun Uda was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 1 April, 2006. He is also Chairman of Maxis Berhad, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, ACR Retakaful SEA Berhad, Asia Capital Reinsurance Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor. In addition, Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad is also a member Board of Trustees of Yayasan DayaDiri and also the Pro Chancellor of Universiti Industri Selangor.

He was the former Executive Chairman and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia, having served in that position for 18 years. During this period, he established a more effective corporate style management structure in place of the partnership management structure and saw through the merger between PwC and Coopers Lybrand.

Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad was also Chairman of the Leadership Team of PwC Asia 7 and a member of the PwC Global Leadership Team. His other international roles include being a member of the Standards Advisory Council of the International Accounting Standards Board and a member of the PwC Global IFRS Board.

Raja Tan Sri Dato' Seri Arshad bin Raja Tun Uda is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants where he served on its Council for 24 years, including three years as President.

Datuk Mohamed Azman bin Yahya

Tan Sri Mohamed Azman bin Yahya

Tan Sri Mohamed Azman bin Yahya was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 1 June 2004. Tan Sri Azman is the founder and Group Chief Executive of Symphony House Berhad, an outsourcing services company. He is concurrently the Executive Chairman of Bolton Berhad, a property group. Both companies are listed on Bursa Malaysia.

During the 1997 – 1998 Asian financial crises, Tan Sri Azman was appointed by the Government of Malaysia to set-up and head Danaharta, a national asset management company. Subsequently, he also served as Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Malaysia's Central Bank, to mediate and assist in debt restructuring programmes of viable companies until its closure in 2002. During his tenure with Danaharta from 1998 to 2003, he received a number of international accolades including being named as one of Asia's "Most Influential Banker" by Institutional Investor and "Restructuring Agency Chief of the Year" by Asiamoney.

Apart from Khazanah Nasional and several of its investee companies, Tan Sri Azman also sits on the board of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government linked private equity fund management company. Tan Sri Mohamed Azman is a member of the National Innovation Council, the Malaysian Financial Reporting Foundation and the Special Taskforce to facilitate Business (PEMUDAH), a public-private sector partnership to improve the public service delivery system. He is also a director of the Sepang International Circuit and Chairman of Motorsports Association of Malaysia.

Tan Sri Azman started his career in auditing with KPMG in London before returning to Malaysia in 1988 where he built his career in investment banking as chief executive of Amanah Merchant Bank. He graduated with a first class honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science from the University of London. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Banks.

Dato' Mohammed Azlan bin Hashim

Dato' Mohammed Azlan bin Hashim

Dato' Mohammed Azlan bin Hashim was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 1 June, 2004. Dato' Mohammed Azlan is currently the Chairman of several public listed entities including D&O Green Technologies Berhad, Silk Holdings Berhad and a director of Scomi Group Berhad.

He has extensive working experience in the corporate sectors including financial services and investments. Among others, he has served as Chief Executive of Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad, Group Managing Director of Amanah Capital Malaysia Berhad and Executive Chairman of Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Mohammed Azlan also serves as a Board Member of various government-related organisations including Labuan Financial Services Authority. He is also a member of the Investment Panel of the Employees Provident Fund and the Retirement Fund Incorporated.

Dato' Mohammed Azlan holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Melbourne and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Fellow Member of Malaysian Institute of Directors, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Honorary Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia.

Tan Sri Andrew Sheng

Tan Sri Andrew Sheng

Tan Sri Andrew Sheng was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional on 22 July 2008. He is currently the Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission. He also sits on the Boards of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority and Sime Darby Berhad.

He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the International Advisory Panel of the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA), the Governing Council of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Securities Market, India (NISM).

He is also currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Malaya and Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

Among his previous appointments include as Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (Oct 1998 - Sep 2005), Deputy Chief Executive at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (Oct 1993 – Sep 1998), Senior Manager of Financial Sector Development at the World Bank (1989 – 1993), as well as various senior positions including Chief Economist and Assistant Governor at Bank Negara Malaysia (1976 – 1989).

He is a Chartered Accountant by training and holds a first class honours degree in Economics and an honorary doctorate of law from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar

Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar

Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar was appointed as Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional on 1 June, 2004.

Between 1994 and 1998, he was a Director and Head of Research for Union Bank of Switzerland in Malaysia. Between 1998 and 2000, he was Director and Head of Research at Salomon Smith Barney in Malaysia. From 2002 until May 2004, he was the Managing Director of BinaFikir Sdn. Bhd.

Tan Sri Dato' Azman Mokhtar graduated with distinction in M. Phil in Development Studies from Darwin College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom as a Chevening scholar. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. He also holds a graduate diploma in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur.