Board of Directors

Dato Sharkawi Alis

DATO SHARKAWI ALIS, aged sixty-nine (69), Malaysian. Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman  since 24 December 2007. Member of the Nomination Committee. He is a Barrister-at-Law from Middle Temple, London where he was called in 1971. He served in the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service in various capacities for eleven (11) years before he was appointed as Group Legal Adviser of Malaysian Mining Corporation Berhad in August 1982. In January 1997, he joined the Securities Commission, Malaysia as Director of Market Supervision and subsequently as Director of Corporate Resources Division till March 2003. Also Chairman of MNRB, Malaysian Re, Takaful IKHLAS, Labuan Re and MRDL, a Director of MIDF Amanah Asset Management Berhad, Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad, MIDF Property Berhad and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd.,Permodalan Satok Berhad and Yayasan Hartanah Buniputera Sarawak.

Megat Dziauddin Megat Mahmud
Board Member

MEGAT DZIAUDDIN MEGAT MAHMUD, aged seventy (70), Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director since 6 August 2007. Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as the Investment Committee. Member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Econs.) (Hons.) degree from the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland as well as a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He had served Golden Hope Plantations Berhad as Group Director, Finance, Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank, first as General Manager – Operations and later as General Manager – Investment, Bank Simpanan Nasional as Finance Manager and the Accountant-General’s Department as Treasury Accountant. Also a Director of  Malaysian Re, Takaful IKHLAS and another private limited company.

Mohd Din Merican
Board Member

MOHD DIN MERICAN, aged fifty-three (53), Malaysian. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director since 2 March 2012. Member of the Investment Committee, the Risk Management Committee and the Nomination Committee. Obtained Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is an Associate Member of The Malaysian Insurance Institute since 1991. He has thirty (30) years' experience in the insurance industry and has held key management positions in various insurance, insurance broking and reinsurance firms including being the Principal Officer & General Manager of SCOR Switzerland Ltd, Labuan Branch. Prior to joining MNRB he was  the Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Insurance Berhad. Formerly member of Management Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia, National Insurance Association of Malaysia and President of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia. Also a Director of MNRB, Malaysian Re, Takaful IKHLAS, Labuan Re, MRDL and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd.

YBhg. Datuk Haji Nik Moustpha Haji Nik Hassan
Board Member

DATUK HAJI NIK MOUSTPHA HAJI NIK HASSAN, aged sixty-four (64) Malaysian, Independent Non-Executive Director since 4 July 2017. Obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Ohio University, Ohio, United States of America in 1977 and Master of Administration (Economics) from Ohio University in 1978.  

He joined the Faculty of Economics and Agribusiness of the Agriculture University of Malaysia as a lecturer in 1979. In 1989, he joined the Faculty of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia (“IIUM”). He was appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management of IIUM from 1987 till 1989.  He was also a Visiting Fellowship at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford University, United Kingdom for one academic year. Upon completion, he resumed as the Dean of the Faculty of Post Graduate Studies at IIUM in 1992.  He joined the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (“IKIM”) in 1993 and held various positions before retiring as the Director General of IKIM in 2015. Also a Director of Takaful Ikhlas Berhad and Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad. He is also a member of MNRB’s Group Shariah Committee.



Datin Zaimah Zakaria
Independent Non-Executive Director

DATIN ZAIMAH ZAKARIA, aged fifty-eight (58), Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director since 23 July 2017. Chairman of the Risk Management Committee. Member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and Investment Committee. She obtained a Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang in 1981, and in 2003, she obtained a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) from International Islamic University, Malaysia, Gombak.

She started her career in Bank Bumiputra (Malaysia) Berhad as an Accountant and had since served in various divisions of three (3) other banks prior to her appointment as the Executive Vice President, Head of Group Strategic Business and Regional Integration as well as Group Treasury and Global Markets of RHB Bank Berhad in 2008. She had also been a Director of Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd representing the RHB Banking Group. She has accumulated more than thirty (30) years of experience in Commercial, Investment and Islamic Banking. Her field of expertise include treasury management, capital and money market investments, funding and liquidity management, and also strategic planning. Also a Director of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad and another private limited company.