Tan Sri Razali Ismail

Chairman of Yayasan Chow Kit

Tan Sri Razali Ismail is a Malaysian diplomat who started his career with the Foreign Ministry in 1962. He had served in the diplomatic Malaysian corps in Indian, Vientiane (Laos), Poland, United Kingdom and France. Tan Sri Razali has also notably led the Malaysian delegation to the United Nations, where he served as the Chairman of the United Nations Security Council and later served as President of the United Nations General Assembly. Most recently, Tan Sri Razali held the position of Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) from 2016 to 2019.

Tunku Zain al-Abidin

Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin is the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs; a Trustee of Yayasan Chow Kit, Yayasan Munarah, the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and the Genovasi Foundation; an Independent Non-Executive Director of Allianz Malaysia Berhad and Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad; an advisor or patron to numerous educational and musical organisations; a committee member of several societies; a columnist in three newspapers and a Royal Fellow of the National University of Malaysia.

Marlene Kaur

Marlene Kaur is currently the Head of Communications at HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad with more than 20-years of expertise in corporate affairs– in internal and external communications, public affairs, corporate responsibility. She has worked in Hong Kong in a regional role, in Switzerland in a global role and she continues to bring in valuable knowledge and expertise in the areas of communication, regulatory, fiscal and public affairs. She returned to Malaysia in 2005 to run Corporate Affairs for Philip Morris International in Malaysia.

Datin Shirieene Hajamaideen

Datin Shirieene Binti Hajamaideen is a well-known businesswoman who headed Maizen Maison, a multi-brand boutique established for more than a decade alongside Rekha Sen. She is also a firm believer and advocate of traditional Ayurveda medicine and practices. She works closely with her mother in-law at the non-profit organization, ‘The Ayur Centre. This full-time mom also organizes parenting courses and workshops for certified parent educator Kim Demarchi. Datin Shirieene had received her education, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Sciences at City University of London, United Kingdom.

Datin Paduka Zaitoon Dato’ Othman

Datin Paduka Zaitoon is a Barrister-At-Law and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, with 30+ years of law experience under her belt. Her experiences include serving as a magistrate, judge of the Sessions Court and the Department Solicitor in the Public Trustee’s Office. She has held positions as Senior Assistance Registrar and Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Malaya, Federal Counsel (Civil Division) at the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Deputy Director of the Legal Aid Bureau. She is currently also the Governing Council Member of Yayasan Sime Darby.

Prof. Dr Melati Nungsari

Prof. Dr Melati Nungsari is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a partnership between the Malaysian Central Bank and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. She also holds an appointment at MIT Sloan as a Research Affiliate. Dr Melati is an applied microeconomist with expertise in industrial organization, market design, labor economics, and public policy. She has studied two-sided matching platforms, retirement markets, pedagogical innovations in economic education, entrepreneurship, and labor informality within vulnerable groups in Southeast Asia.

Zakri Bin Mohammad Khir 

Zakri has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He joined Allianz Malaysia Berhad (“Company”) in 2000 as the Head of Industrial Business and was subsequently appointed as the Head of Technical Division in 2004. He was the Head of Operations Division of Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad (“Allianz General”) before he assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Allianz General in December 2010 and CEO of the Company on 3 September 2014. He was also the Executive Director of Allianz General from 3 September 2014 to 31 December 2021. He retired as the CEO of Allianz General on 30 June 2021 and CEO of the Company on 31 December 2021. Prior to his employment with the Company and its subsidiaries, he was the General Manager of The American Malaysian Insurance Berhad. He is currently on the board of Allianz Malaysia Bhd.