About the speaker

About The Speaker [Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir]


Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir
Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad



Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir was appointed as the Managing Director of Khazanah effective 16 July 2021. Previously, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of Malayan Banking Berhad (“Maybank”) since July 2016 and he was also the Group Head, Global Banking of Maybank from October 2014 until June 2016. Prior to Maybank, he joined Permodalan Nasional Berhad in 2010 as Executive Vice President of Special Projects and was seconded to Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, a public listed company, as Group Managing Director. In 2008, he was appointed as Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking for Maybank Investment Bank where he was responsible for the Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Equity Capital Markets and Private Equity Divisions. He had also served as Executive Director at BinaFikir Sdn Bhd from 2004 to 2008.

He is currently the Chairman of Iskandar Investment Berhad, M+S Pte Ltd, Yayasan Khazanah and Amanah Warisan Negara (“AWAN”). He sits on the Board of Trustee of Yayasan Hasanah and Khazanah Research Institute. Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and a Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics majoring in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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