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Tunku Alizakri Alias

Chairman

Tunku Alizakri Alias was appointed as MAVCAP Chairman on 1 July 2021.

He has an illustrious career with over 20 years of senior management and board level experience in areas such as fund management, the financial sector, central banking, social security, healthcare, media and telecommunications, property development, plantations and oil & gas. He joined the Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia (EPF) in 2014 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Strategy) and subsequently served as Chief Executive Officer from 2018 to February 2021.

During his tenure, he launched the first and largest shariah-based private equity fund in the world. He also created a digitally powered pension fund, iLestari, developed in-house during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, he spearheaded the development and creation of the Malaysia Social Protection Council, chaired by the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Under his leadership, the EPF also became the first Asian pension fund to establish Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) targets for its portfolio to be achieved by 2030.

Prior to joining the EPF, Tunku Alizakri held pivotal roles and key appointments at leading Malaysian companies, including the Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre, Bank Negara Malaysia, DiGi Telecommunications and Maybank. He currently sits on the boards of public listed companies IHH Healthcare Berhad and Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and he is also one of the independent director in Bumi Armada.