Ms Khatijah began her career with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in 1978 where she served for 15 years in Sales and Marketing, Business Development and General Management. She had also worked in Hong Kong and the USA whilst with IBM. Ms Khatijah later became the Managing Director of Oracle Systems Malaysia in 1994, before joining SAP Malaysia as the Managing Director in 1999, responsible for Malaysia, Brunei, and Pakistan markets. She was appointed the General Manager of SAP AG for its Dubai Office in 2005, overseeing the company’s business in the Middle East region that spanned across 15 countries. Ms Khatijah subsequently started her real estate business in Dubai under Engel & Voelkers Franchise, a global German real estate company.
Ms Khatijah is currently the Independent Non-Executive Director of Celcom.
Ms Khatijah holds a Diploma in Computer Science from Institute Technology MARA(now known as Universiti Teknologi MARA).