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Dato' Abdul Aziz Abu Bakar


Dato' Abdul Aziz is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Directors Academy (MINDA). Prior to his appointment as MINDA's first CEO, Dato' Aziz was the Chief Human Capital Officer at Telekom Malaysia (now known as TM), a position he occupied for five years before his retirement in September 2009.

He has also served in various senior positions across a number of industries including banking, oil & gas and aviation. Prior to his stint in TM, Dato' Aziz was the Executive VP, HR Division of RHB Bank Berhad from 2001 to 2004. Before that, Dato' Aziz spent 20 years in Shell Malaysia in various management positions in Internal & Computing Audit, Marketing Economics, Sales, Supply & Planning and HR. In 1991, he was assigned to an international posting to Shell Group Head Office in London where he held the position of the shareholders' representative overseeing Shell’s business interests in Hong Kong and China. He was made the General Manager of HR and Transformation for ASEAN countries upon his return. Prior to joining Shell Malaysia, he was a Fleet Planning Coordinator with Malaysian Airlines Systems Berhad (MAS) where he began his career in 1977.

Dato' Aziz holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from the University of Malaya.

Dato’ Megat Hisham bin Megat Mahmud


Dato’ Megat Hisham bin Megat Mahmud received his Bachelor degree in Economics (Hons) from University Malaya 33 years ago and has remained active in the financial and banking sector since.

He started his career as a foreign exchange dealer in Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad and swiftly worked his way up to become the Head of Foreign Bond Department. After a short stint at PROTON as the Deputy Manager of International finance, Dato’ Megat joined the Amanah Capital Group and spent a decade in Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad, finally holding the position of Deputy General Manager of the Treasury Department. He was transferred within the Group successively as the Executive Director of Malaysia Discounts Berhad (Discount House) and Amanah Short Deposits Berhad (Discount House).To fulfil the Group’s aspiration of having a foothold in Investment Banking,he was tasked to lead the formation and thereafter helmed MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad as the Chief Executive Officer in 2005.He served the Investment Bank for 6 years until his early retirement in 2011.

Dato’ Megat currently serves as a director of the public-listed company Duty Free International in Singapore.

Abdullah Aldubaikhi


Mr Abdullah Aldubaikhi became CEO of Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) in 2012. Prior to Joining SALIC he was president of Afwaf investment from 2006 - 2010 and from 2003 to 2005 he was president of AwalNet, one of the largest internet providers in Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Aldubaikhi co-founded DowLong Technologies in 1993 after working as project manager of the Saudi Industrial Development Fund. Mr. Aldubaikhi started his carrier as a communication engineer at Saudi Telecom in 1987. He is a member of the joint business councils between Saudi Arabia and the nations of France, Poland, Switzerland and Qatar.

Abdullah holds an Executive MBA from Oxford University in the UK, and a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia.

Years of Experience: Over 20