LLB (Hons) England, UK. Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP Hons), The Qualifying Board, Malaysia
Working experience and occupation
Dato' Zuraidah is an Advocate & Solicitor with her own legal firm, Chambers of Zuraidah Atan, established since year 2004. She started her career as an officer in a bank. She has more than 25 years experience in the banking industry and had served for four years as President/Chief Executive Officer of a merchant/investment bank (Affin Merchant Bank 1999-2003).
Dato’ Zuraidah was previously the first woman independent Director on the Board of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and was Chairman of Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA)’s subsidiary, FAMACO.
Dato' Zuraidah currently sits on the Boards of Universiti Utara Malaysia, NCB Holdings Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Berhad, Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad (formerly known as Kenanga Fund Management Berhad), Syarikat Malacca Straits Inn Sdn Bhd and Deputy Chairman of Melaka ICT Holdings Sdn. Bhd, a wholly-owned company of Melaka State Government.
Dato’ Zuraidah also sits on Melaka State Government Investment Committee and Board Member of Tabung Amanah Melaka, the Sovereign Wealth Fund belonging to the Melaka State. She is a Corporate Adviser to certain State Governments and Government Agencies and was responsible for conducting certain strategic reviews, rationalisation and restructuring of various State Governments’ agencies and Investments. She advises cross-borders/international advisory business for State Governments and Local Corporations. She was instrumental in taking a Malaysian controlled company, to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), London Stock Exchange.
She is also an Arbitrator of the KL Regional Centre for Arbitration.
Directorship of public companies (if any)
1. NCB Holdings Bhd 2. Northport (Malaysia) Berhad 3. Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad (formerly known as Kenanga Fund Management Berhad)
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
Dato' Zuraidah is a nominee of Permodalan Nasional Berhad.
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries