Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr Zambry Abd Kadir was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of MAHB on 12 August 2020. Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr Zambry possesses a wide and varied working experience which among others include serving as Adjunct Professor at Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS), Professor in Practice at Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Adjunct Professor at the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), CEO of Mind Institute, as well as CEO of Centre for Leadership and Development Studies. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters degrees from Temple University, USA, as well as Masters degree and Bachelor of Economic (Hons) degree from IIUM. He has also attended the prestigious Harvard Leadership Program at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Dato’ Iskandar Mizal Mahmood was appointed as Malaysia Airports new Managing Director on 25 October 2021.
Dato' Iskandar is a corporate leader with over 32 years of experience and had served several companies from multinationals to GLCs, in multiple sectors, of which 18 years were in leadership positions. He had previously served Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) as General Manager (1999-2003) where he had led the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and listing of MAHB on Bursa Malaysia. His portfolio in MAHB had included Finance, Corporate Finance, Business Development, and Investor Relations. He was also involved in international ventures including taking over the operations of India's Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and as Board Member of Cambodia's Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports.
Dato’ Iskandar also has postal and logistics background having served as Group CEO of Pos Malaysia Berhad (2013-2015). He specialises in turnaround initiatives and was involved in the turnaround of several GLCS. He also led Media Prima Berhad's turnaround from 2019 to 2021 (2019-2020 as Group Executive Director, and 2020-2021 as Group Managing Director). He was involved in the technology sector as founding CEO of Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd and Chairman of Malaysian Bio-XCell Sdn Bhd (2005-2011). He had also served on boards of technology sector public listed companies, i.e. Theta Edge Berhad (Chairman 2017-2019, Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) 2019-2021) and Globetronics Technology Berhad (INED 2012-2021). He was also Managing Director of Manipal Education Malaysia Sdn Bhd (2011-2013).
Dato' Iskandar sat on Lembaga Tabung Haji Investment Panel (2016-2018) and had served leading financial institutions including Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad and Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (1991-1999). He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co in 1989.
Dato’ Zamzuri Abdul Aziz, aged 50, was appointed to the Board of the Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad (MAHB) as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 10 February 2020.
Dato' Zamzuri started his career as an Assistant Director at the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in 1995. He then joined Administrative & Diplomatic Service and later appointed as Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs. In 2003, he joined the Ministry of Finance (MOF) as the Assistant Secretary in the Administration Division and was thereafter promoted to Principal Assistant Director in the Budget Management Division in 2003. He was promoted to several positions throughout his service in the Budget Management Division under Ministry of Finance (MOF).
Dato' Zamzuri was then promoted as Deputy Director, General Service Sector, National Budget Office, Ministry of Finance, a position he held from August 2010 until November 2018. He is currently the Under Secretary, Government Procurement Division, Ministry of Finance (MOF), Malaysia.
At present, he sits on the boards of Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad, National Aerospace & Defence Industries Sdn Bhd and Suruhanjaya Koperasi Malaysia.
Dato’ Zamzuri holds a Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration) (Honours) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and a Master in Economics (Islamic Finance) from National University of Malaysia.
Normah Osman was appointed to the Board of Malaysia Airports as a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director on 26 April 2021. She began her career with the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI) in 1995 and has served various positions in MITI until 2018. In July 2018, she was appointed as Deputy Secretary-General (Policy) in the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and in January 2019, she was appointed as Division Secretary in Policy Planning and Coordination Division of Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Currently, she is the Deputy Secretary-General (Policy) of the Ministry of Transport.
Normah holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and a Masters in Arts (Management) from Claremont Graduate University, California, United States of America.
Wong Shu Hsien was appointed to the Board of MAHB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 7 March 2019. She is a member of Board Audit Committee, Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee and Board Finance & Investment Committee of MAHB.
Shu Hsien joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in February 2005 from BinaFikir Sdn Bhd. Previously, she worked in a private equity firm called Emerging Markets Partnership, the Principal Adviser to AIG Infrastructure Fund II. She is currently a Director of Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad. Shu Hsien sits on the Board of Directors of UEM Group Berhad, PLUS Malaysia Berhad and Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad.
She holds a Degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also a Charted Financial Analyst.
Puan Rohaya Mohammad Yusof, aged 56, was appointed to the Board of MAHB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2021.
Puan Rohaya Mohamad Yusof is the Chief Investment Officer of Employees Provident Fund (EPF), appointed in January 2020. She joined the EPF's Investment Division as Head of Corporate Finance in 2008 and was appointed as Head of Capital Market Department in 2011, overseeing global and domestic fixed income. In August 2017, she was appointed as Head of Private Market, whose primary function is to invest in private equity, infrastructure, global and regional real estates.
She started her career with Arthur Andersen & Co as a Senior Financial Consultant in the Audit Division. In 1990, she joined Maybank Investment Bank (previously known as Aseambankers) and was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, Corporate Investment Banking in 2005.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, United Plantations Berhad and Yinson Holdings Berhad.
She was appointed as a Chairman of Institutional Investors Council Malaysia (IIC) since January 2020 and she is currently a Board of Trustees, Yayasan Khazanah.
Puan Rohaya Mohammad Yusof graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accountancy) from Australian National University, Canberra, Australia and she is an Associate Member of CPA, Australia.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy was appointed to the Board of MAHB as an Independent NonExecutive Director on 1 December 2013 and was subsequently appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 November 2016. He is a member of Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee, Board Finance & Investment Committee and Chairman of Board Risk Management Committee of MAHB. He is also the Chairman of Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn Bhd and a Board member of KLIA Aeropolis Sdn Bhd and K.L. Airport Hotel Sdn Bhd.
Datuk Seri Yam had an illustrious career spanning more than 35 years in the construction, real estate and corporate sectors with the last 12 years until 2008,helming two different award winning public listed property companies as their Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director. Datuk Seri Yam was voted the “CEO of the Year 2002” for Malaysia by American Express Corporate Services and Business Times.
Trained as a building engineer in the United Kingdom with various companies and the British Civil Service, Datuk Seri Yam is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and also qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building after his graduation in Building and Management Studies from University of Westminster, London. Upon his return to Malaysia, he had served in various large companies, such as Landmarks Berhad, Peremba Malaysia, Country Heights Holdings Berhad and Sunrise Berhad and was actively involved in the development of hotels, resorts, shopping malls, golf courses, international schools, residential and mixed developments in Malaysia, Australia, United Kingdom, Mauritius and South Africa.
Datuk Seri Yam is currently appointed as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Paramount Corporation Berhad and also an Independent Director of Sunway Berhad, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad, Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad and Government incorporated statutory body, Construction Industry Development Board. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Standard Chartered Foundation and is the Immediate Past President and Patron of the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association of Malaysia. He is the incumbent Chairman of InvestKL Corporation and an Independent NonExecutive Director of Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF). Datuk Seri Yam had also established a private equity, corporate advisory and project management consultancy known as Impetus Alliance Advisors Sdn Bhd to provide advisory services to various companies in the region.
Datuk Zalekha Hassan was appointed to the Board of MAHB as an Independent NonExecutive Director on 1 January 2014. She is the Chairman of the Board Procurement Committee, and a member of Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee and Board Risk Management Committee of MAHB. She is also the Chairman of Malaysia Airports Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd.
She began her career in the Malaysian civil service in 1977, as an Assistant Director in the Training and Career Development Division of the Public Service Department. She continued to serve the Malaysian Government in several ministries including the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Welfare and the Ministry of National Unity and Social Development.
She later joined the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in 1997 as Senior Assistant Director of the Budget Division and continued to serve in various capacities including with the Government Procurement Division until her retirement in May 2011 as MOF’s Deputy Secretary-General (Operations).
She was also the Government Procurement Advisor, MOF, from June 2011 until June 2013.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Malaya. In 2006, she attended the Advance Management Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, USA.
She is presently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Telekom Malaysia Berhad and a member of the Audit Committee of PKNS.
Rosli Abdullah was appointed to the Board of MAHB as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2014. He chairs the Board Audit Committee and is a member of Board Procurement Committee and Board Risk Management Committee of MAHB. He is also the Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Investment Development and Operation and LGM Airport Operation Trade and Tourism Inc, Chairman of KLIA Aeropolis Sdn Bhd and a Board member of Malaysia Airports Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Investment Development and Operation Inc. and LGM Airport Operation Trade and Tourism Inc.
He has held various positions in the public and private sectors such as the Accountant General’s office at the State and Federal treasury departments, Ministry of Finance; Chief Accountant in the Ministry of Works and Ministry of Education. He was attached to the Public Services Department and was Chief Accountant at the Government’s Pension Department and Secretary to the Teachers Provident Fund from 1989 to 1991.
He was appointed as Bursar of Universiti Putra Malaysia from 1991 to 1993 and Director of Corporate Services at the Accountant General’s Department from 1993 to 1994. He was the Financial Controller/ General Manager of Finance at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Berhad from 1994 to 1996 before joining Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd from 1996 to 2008 as Senior General Manager.
He obtained a Bachelor in Economics (Honours) and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting from University of Malaya. He also holds a Master in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
He is a Chartered Accountant, member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and had formerly served as a Council Member, Chief Executive Officer and as Registrar of MIA.
He is currently the Chairman of i-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd and sits on the Boards of Dagang NeXchange Berhad and Capitaland Malaysia Mall REIT Management Sdn Bhd.
Dato’ Ir Haji Mohamad Husin was appointed as an Independent NonExecutive Director of MAHB on 15 August 2016. He is a member of Board Procurement Committee, Board Audit Committee and Board Finance & Investment Committee of MAHB. He is also the Chairman of Urusan Teknologi Wawasan Sdn Bhd and a Board member of KLIA Aeropolis Sdn Bhd.
After graduation, he started his career as a Water Engineer in Public Works Department (JKR), Ministry of Works. He had served JKR for 35 years invarious capacities including as a District Engineer, Assistant Director, State and Branch Director, respectively. He was the Director of Roads before he was promoted to the post of Deputy Director General, which he held in 2007 until his retirement in 2013.
During his career in the government service, he was involved in the construction of development projects, and maintenance of government facilities, mainly involving roads, buildings, ports and airports.
He was also active in the road engineering and civil engineering fraternities and served in various capacities in organisations and societies such as Road Engineering Associations, Intelligent Transportation System and Institute of Engineers.
Dato’ Ir Haji Mohamad holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering from University of Southampton, UK and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, USA.
Currently he also sits on the Boards of Johawaki Holdings Sdn Bhd and Bridgex Sdn Bhd and companies related to these groups.
Datuk Azailiza Mohd Ahad was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MAHB on 8 November 2016. She is a member of Board Audit Committee, Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee, Board Finance & Investment Committee and the Chairman of Whistleblowing Independent Committee of MAHB.
Datuk Azailiza had served as the Special Envoy of the Government of Malaysia from April to July 2016.
From November 2014 to April 2016, Datuk Azailiza served as the Solicitor General of Malaysia assisting the Attorney General in the performance of his statutory duties, in particular in advising the DYMM Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the Cabinet and Ministers on legal matters. Prior to this appointment, Datuk Azailiza was the Deputy Solicitor General 1 (Advisory Sector) from April 2012 to October 2014. Datuk Azailiza contemporaneously served as Acting Director to the International Centre for Law & Legal Studies, a research institution attached to the Attorney General’s Chambers from July 2011 to April 2016.
From October 2005 to April 2012, Datuk Azailiza was the Head of the International Affairs Division, Attorney General’s Chambers where she had also previously served as Deputy Head from July 2003 until October 2005 and before that as Deputy Head of Advisory and International Division from April 2002 to June 2003. She was also the Head of International Unit II in the Advisory and International Division from 2001 to 2002.
Datuk Azailiza served as Senior Federal Counsel at the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department from 1992 to 2000, Senior Assistant Registrar at the Kuala Lumpur High Court from 1989 to 1992 and Magistrate in Melaka from 1985 to 1989.
Datuk Azailiza has a Bachelor of Laws from Universiti Malaya and has over 30 years of experience in legal work relating to domestic and international matters. Datuk Azailiza is currently a legal practitioner attached to Messrs. Gani Patail Chambers (GPC).
Datuk Azailiza also sits on the Board of FELCRA Berhad.
Mr. Ramanathan Sathiamutty was appointed to the Board of MAHB as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2019. He began his career as a system engineer at IBM Corporation Malaysia and was subsequently appointed as the Managing Director for IBM Malaysia in January 2010. His career at IBM spanned 24 years and he was involved in the telecommunications, utilities, media and entertainment sectors.
Throughout his tenure at IBM, he managed the venture capital portfolio, where he was based in Japan. He also led a team to develop strategies on software acquisitions in the USA and served as the managing partner for delivery at one of the largest telecommunications companies in India.
He subsequently took on assignments in Korea as part of IBM Korea's senior leadership team after which he went to Singapore to be part of the ASEAN leadership team. He is a sought after speaker and was engaged to speak at the ASEAN Leadership Exchange, 9th ASLI Leadership Forum and the 16th Malaysian Banking Summit.
He has significant experience in digital transformation, operation, strategic planning, strategic acquisition and talent development. He also has a proven track record in achieving positive results by developing a strong internal team, strategic business alliances, identifying new markets and developing agile business processes as well as proven success with developing people, driving growth and market share while controlling expenses.
He is currently the Advisor to Chief Executive Officer at Celcom Axiata Berhad. Prior to the said position, he had served Celcom Axiata Berhad as Chief Transformation Officer from 2016.
Alternate Director to Dato’ Zamzuri Abdul Aziz
Dato’ Dr. Amiruddin Muhamed was appointed to the Board of MAHB as Alternate Director to Dato’ Zamzuri Abdul Aziz on 10 February 2020.
Dato' Dr. Amiruddin Muhamed is currently the Deputy Under Secretary (Strategic and General) of the Government Investment Division of the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. Prior to the appointment to his current position, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Melayu Perak (MAIPk), a position he had held from January 2014 to July 2018.
Prior to that, he held several positions in the Ministry of Finance (MOF), beginning with the Accountant General Department where he was the Assistant Director. He then moved to the Investment, Minister of Finance (Inc.) and Privatisation Division, MOF where he was the Senior Principal Assistant Secretary. Among his tasks was to manage the corporatisation and privatisation of agencies under the jurisdiction of other ministries. He later moved to the Strategic Investment Division, MOF from June to December 2013.
At present, he sits on the boards of MRT Corporation Sdn Bhd, Inno Bio Ventures Sdn Bhd, SRC International Sdn Bhd, Suria Strategic Energy Resources Sdn Bhd, My Power, Transit Acquirer Sdn Bhd and EXIM Bank.
Dato’ Dr Amiruddin holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting and Finance from Durham University in the United Kingdom. He has a Master of Economics (Economic Development) and Bachelor of Accounting (Hon.) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.