About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan]


Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan
Independent Chairman, Axiata Berhad


Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan was appointed as Chairman of Axiata Group Berhad on 1 January 2022, after joining the Board on 29 November 2021.

Previously, he led Khazanah Nasional Berhad as its Managing Director from 20 August 2018 to 19 August 2021, where he worked towards striking a balance between growing financial returns at the national sovereign fund whilst also ensuring long-term benefits for future generations of Malaysians.

Before that, Tan Sri Shahril served as Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia (EPF) from 2013 to 2018. He joined EPF as Deputy CEO (Investments) in 2009. During his tenure at EPF, he also served as a Non-Executive Board Member of Media Prima Berhad, Malaysia Building Society Berhad, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) and IJN Holdings Sdn Bhd.

Tan Sri Shahril was the Managing Director of MRCB from 2003 to 2009 and responsible for developing Kuala Lumpur Sentral into one of the main commercial centres in Malaysia. He holds a Masters in Arts (First Class) from Cambridge University and a Bachelor in Civil Law (First Class) from Oxford University.

Currently, Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Malaysia Airlines Berhad and Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad and chairs the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee of both companies.

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