We extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes to Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir (C’86, Idris) on his appointment as Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, effective 16 July 2021.
Dato’ Amirul was Group Chief Financial Officer of Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), having been appointed to the position on 1 July 2016. He joined Maybank as Group Head, Global Banking in 2014.
Prior to Maybank, he was Group Managing Director of Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM) from 2010 to 2014, where he was responsible for the restructuring and transformation of the public listed company’s business.
Dato’ Amirul was previously Executive Vice President, Special Projects at Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) in 2010, and Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking at Maybank Investment Bank Berhad from 2008 to 2010, where he was responsible for the investment banking, corporate finance, equity capital markets and venture capital divisions.
He has also served as Executive Director at Binafikir Sdn Bhd, as well as in various management capacities at Citigroup Global Markets (Asia) Ltd, Salomon Smith Barney, Schroders, and KPMG.
Dato’ Amirul is a Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Accounting and Finance) from the London School of Economics.
Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah) is the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia entrusted with investing to deliver sustainable value for Malaysians, via distinct commercial and strategic objectives. Khazanah’s commercial objective is to grow financial assets and diversify revenue sources for the nation, while its strategic objective is to hold strategic assets that bring long-term economic benefits. Khazanah is guided by its investment philosophy which emphasises attaining appropriate risk-adjusted financial returns, generating sustainable returns, and integrating ethical and responsible investing considerations.