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Izzaddin Idris

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Independent Non-Executive Director, Asia School of Business


Izzaddin Idris has over 35 years of experience in the fields of investment banking, financial and general management, having served in various senior positions at leading Malaysian-based companies. In recent years, these have included Tenaga Nasional Berhad (CFO), the national electric utility company, UEM Group Berhad (Group MD/CEO), Malaysia’s leading engineering-based infrastructure services group and Axiata Group Berhad (President/Group CEO), a leading telecommunications group in Asia focusing on mobile digital telco, digital businesses and infrastructure.

Izzaddin’s wide range of sectoral exposure include investment banking, electronic & print media, township/property development, construction, concessions structured on public private partnerships, IPPs, asset & project management, mobile telecommunications, FinTech & Data Analytics as well as telco infrastructure. His corporate achievements in operational excellence, business development, restructuring, M&As, fund raising, JVs & partnerships are coupled with continuous efforts in talent development, graduate employability, social responsibility and sustainability.

Izzaddin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours in Finance) from University of New South Wales Australia, and is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of CPA Australia.