About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan]


Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan
Chairman, Axiata Group Berhad



Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan (“Shahril”) was the Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) from 2018 to 2021. Khazanah is the sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Malaysia entrusted with growing the nation’s long-term wealth via distinct commercial and strategic objectives. Before serving Khazanah, he was formerly the CEO of the Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) of Malaysia, the nation’s largest retirement fund, and prior to that served as its Deputy CEO (Investments). Prior to joining EPF, he was the Managing Director of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, where he was responsible for developing Kuala Lumpur Sentral into one of the main commercial centres in Malaysia. He previously served at Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional, where he was involved in corporate recovery and credit restructuring following the 1997 Asian financial crisis. He is currently a Non-Executive Board Member of Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad and Malaysia Airlines Berhad. TS Shahril was appointed as a Chairman of Axiata Group Berhad on 1 January 2022, after joining the Board on 29 November 2021 and recently Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd effective 18 May 2022.

Shahril holds a Master of Arts from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University and has been called to the Malaysian Bar and the Bar of England and Wales.

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