Tan Sri Datuk Zainun Ali was appointed as Malaysia Airports’ Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 17 February 2023. She previously served the same role from 18 January 2019 to 11 August 2020.
Prior to venturing into the corporate world, Tan Sri Datuk Zainun amassed an extensive experience in the judiciary field through her involvement as a member of the Malaysian Judiciary, retiring as a Federal Court Judge in 2018. Her stellar career on the Bench saw her handing down several landmark judgments which have impacted Malaysian jurisprudence.
She holds a Masters in Law Degree from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
At present, Tan Sri Datuk Zainun Ali is a Director of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), a Director with Allianz Malaysia Berhad (AMB) and a Consultant in the legal firm of Zain & Co .
She also sits as a judge in the Administrative Tribunal of the Islamic Development Bank of Jeddah and is a registered arbitrator at the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC). Tan Sri Datuk Zainun also sits on the Advisory Board of the United Nations (UN) Global Judicial Integrity Network, and is the Deputy Chairman of the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC).
Dato’ Sri Iskandar Mizal Mahmood was appointed as Malaysia Airports new Managing Director on 25 October 2021.
Dato' Sri 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’ Sri 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' Sri 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 was appointed to the Board of Malaysia Airports as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 5 June 2023.
He is currently the Deputy Secretary General (Policy) at the Ministry of Finance (MOF). He had also served in various capacities at the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs and Malaysian Investment Development Authority.
Dato' Zamzuri holds a Master’s degree in Economics (Islamic Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (Business Administration) from University Malaya. He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme from Harvard Business School, USA, as well as, obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management, and Advanced Leadership & Management Programme from the National Institute of Public Administration.
Datuk Amran Hafiz Affifudin was appointed to the Board of Malaysia Airports as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2023.
Datuk Amran Hafiz started his career in corporate finance and treasury functions with Petronas before joining Khazanah in 2011 and is currently serving as the Executive Director and Head of Malaysian Investments of Khazanah, where he oversees the entire Malaysian portfolio for the Company.
His vast experience in corporate finance, treasury functions and the private equity industry also sees him being elected to serve in Directorship roles with various publicly listed companies such as UEM Group Berhad, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Iskandar Investment Berhad, Malaysia Programme Office for Power Electricity Reform Corporation, and Yayasan Hijau Malaysia.
Datuk Amran Hafiz holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance from McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia, US. He has also attended Executive/Professional courses from Harvard Business School in the US, as well as at London Business School, UK.
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
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.
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.
Madam Cheryl Khor Hui Peng joined the Board of Malaysia Airports as Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 July 2022.
Madam Cheryl has more than 24 years of experience covering financial, operational, and internal audits, as well as in governance, controls, sustainability and risk assessments across a broad range of industries.
She started her career as a financial auditor and a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young in 1998. By 2013, she joined Deloitte and led the Risk Advisory practices. She was then appointed as the Managing Director in 2014. During her tenure with Deloitte, she held various leadership positions including being elected to the Deloitte Southeast Asia Board of Directors and was recognised as the Asia Pacific Accounting and Internal Control Leader.
Madam Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from University Putra Malaysia. She is a Fellow and Faculty Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia where she conducts training for directors on various board and governance topics across all industries. She is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Malaysia Association of Risk and Insurance Management.