Prior to this appointment, YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil Zahruddin was the Chief Investment Officer at Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah) responsible for Khazanah’s investment portfolio. He also served Khazanah in various senior positions such as Deputy Managing Director and Executive Director of Investments since 2011. Tengku Azmil was also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines, and was previously Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to that he was in multiple leadership roles at Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad and PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and Hong Kong. He was previously Chairman of UEM Group and Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd and has held directorships in Axiata Group Berhad, IHH Healthcare Berhad, and Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre Berhad (MaGIC).
He is currently a board member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board.
YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil Zahruddin holds a degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is a Chartered Accountant and an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is also an Associate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).