Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia in May 2000. She has been with the Central Bank since 1985, in a career spanning several senior positions in the Bank in the areas of monetary and financial policies and reserve management. During the height of the Asian financial crisis, Dr. Zeti was appointed as Acting Governor on 1 September 1998, and led the Central Bank team to successfully implement the selective exchange controls to restore stability and promote economic recovery in Malaysia.
Prior to her career in the Bank, Dr. Zeti served in the South East Asian Research and Training Centre (SEACEN) from 1979 – 1984, conducting research in the area of financial policies and reform in the South-East Asian region. She has written extensively in the areas of monetary and financial economics, capital flows, macroeconomic management, financial reform and restructuring. She received her B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Malaya and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2008, Dr. Zeti was selected as one of the members of a special task force at the United Nations to examine reforms of the global market system. In 2009, Global Finance magazine, named her as one of the world’s best central bank chief.
Dr. Rozali Bin Mohamed
Dr. Rozali is a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of JCY International Bhd. He is Chairman of the International Governing Council and Pro-Rector of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance.
His present directorships include: Mabohai Resort Sdn Bhd and International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance. His past directorships include: Commerce Asset- Holdings Berhad (now known as CIMB Group Holdings Berhad), Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB Investment Bank Berhad), CIMB Berhad Bumiputra Commerce Bank Berhad (now known as CIMB Bank Berhad) and PT Bank Niaga Tbk.
Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin
Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin was appointed as a Director and Chairman of Maybank on 1 October 2009.
He built an outstanding career in the oil and gas industry for 31 years with the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies and was the Regional Business Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Shell Exploration and Production B.V. prior to his retirement in early 2004. He was also the Chairman of Maxis Communications Berhad from 2004 to 2007, Etiqa Insurance & Takaful from 2006 until 2009, Malaysian Rubber Board from 2009 to 2010, Director of Capital Market Development Fund from 2004 to 2010 and Director of Woodside Petroleum Ltd, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, from 2007 to 2011.
His current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include being Chairman of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and President Commissioner of PT Bank International Indonesia Tbk.
Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin is a nominee of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a major shareholder of Maybank.
Jean Pierre Sabourin
Jean Pierre Sabourin has unparalleled expertise in all aspects of deposit insurance and his assistance has been widely sought by other countries on establishing and improving their deposit insurance systems.
Among his many achievements, he chaired the Financial Stability Forum’s international study and working groups on deposit insurance and the first ever APEC Policy Dialogue on Deposit Insurance. He was employed by Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) from 1976, and held various positions within CDIC before becoming its President and CEO in 1990, until his retirement in 2005. In August 2005, he was appointed by the Malaysian Government as the first ever Chief Executive Officer of PIDM. Under his leadership, PIDM is focused on being recognized as a best practice financial consumer protection organization.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.