Bumi Armada appoints Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias on board as its Independent Director with immediate effect. Tunku Alizakri was with EPF until recently and has 20 years experience at senior management and board level roles in multiple sectors and industries which include retirement fund, financial services, central banking, healthcare, media and telecommunications, plantation and oil & gas, and property development.
His last executive role was as the Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), the 7th largest global retirement fund with around USD250 billion asset under management. His areas of expertise include sustainability, enterprise digitalisation and transformation, corporate strategy and fund management.
Prior to joining EPF, Tunku Alizakri was the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre. He has also held the positions of Director of Strategic Management at Bank Negara Malaysia, Director and Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at DiGi Telecommunications Berhad, and Vice-President and Head of Group Strategic Planning at Malayan Banking Berhad.
Other than the abovementioned listed companies, he is also a Board Member of Kwasa Utama Sdn Bhd, Battersea Project Holding Company Limited and Battersea Project Land Company Limited. He is also Vice-Chairperson of the Technical Commission on Organisation, Management and Innovation for International Social Security Association.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Cornell University, Bachelor of Law with Honours from Kings College and a Barrister at Law from Lincoln’s Inn London.