Tengku Dato’ joined Khazanah as an Executive Director of Investments in October 2011. He has been appointed as a Deputy Managing Director in January 2018 and as a Chief Investment Officer effective from 1 July 2020. His main role is overseeing the Strategic and Commercial Fund within Khazanah’s portfolio.
Prior to joining Khazanah, he was the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines. He joined Malaysia Airlines as Executive Director / Chief Financial Officer in August 2005 after having served as a Non-Executive Board Director since August 2004. Before that, he was the Chief Financial Officer and then Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad. He was also with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their London and Hong Kong offices where he was in the Audit and Business Advisory Services division, specialising in financial services.
He holds a first class degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge. He is a Chartered Accountant and an Associate member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also an Associate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, United Kingdom.