Azman Mokhtar
Managing Director
Khazanah Nasional
Kuala Lumpur

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Tan Sri Dato’ Azman is the Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment arm of the Government of Malaysia. He is also the Chairman of Iskandar Investment Berhad and Axiata Group Berhad and holds various Board memberships including of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Yayasan Khazanah and Jadwa Investment of Saudi Arabia. He serves on various public service bodies including Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU), Executive Committee of Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC), Bumiputera Agenda Action Council and Governance Council of Malaysian Innovation Agency. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Asia Business Council, the INSEAD East Asia Council and the Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business for the 2011 World Economic Forum.

Formerly, he was the Managing Director and co-founder of BinaFikir Sdn Bhd, a financial consultancy firm, Director, Head of Country Research, Salomon Smith Barney Malaysia and Director, Head of Research, Union Bank of Switzerland in Malaysia. He also served in various capacities with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and National Electricity Board (LLN), as it was formerly known.

He obtained his M.Phil in Development Studies from Darwin College, University of Cambridge and a postgraduate diploma in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University, Malaysia. He is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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