Datuk Seri Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani Bin N. Hassan Thani

  • Member of Share Issuance Scheme Committee

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani Bin Nik Hassan Thani (“Datuk Seri Dr. Nik”) holds a Ph.D. in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Masters in Law degree from Queen Mary College, University of London. He read law at the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom. Datuk Seri Dr. Nik also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Syariah Law and Practice (with Distinction) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He is a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn and an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985 and to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Harvard Law School from 1996 to 1997, Chevening Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies, Oxford University and was formerly the Acting Dean/Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (United Kingdom) and has also been admitted as a Practising Member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF).

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik serves in the following prominent associations/bodies/ corporations:

  1. Chairman of the Capital Market Compensation Fund Corporation (a corporation set up by the Securities Commission of Malaysia)
  2. Chairman of IIUM Holdings Sdn Bhd (a wholly owned subsidiary of International Islamic University Malaysia)
  3.  Chairman of Malaysia-Singapore Business Council (MSBC) (appointed by the Minister of International Trade & Industry)
  4. Independent Non-Executive Director of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB)
  5. Independent Non-Executive Director of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad
  6. Independent Non-Executive Director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad
  7. Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad
  8. Council Member of National Unity Advisory Council (appointed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia)

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik is the Chairman and Senior Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (ZICO), the largest law firm in Malaysia and a member of ZICO Law, the premier ASEAN law network with offices in Bangkok, Brunei, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane, Melbourne, Phnom Penh, Singapore, Manila and Yangon as well as an associate office in Jakarta. Prior to joining ZICO, he was practising with the international law firm, Baker & McKenzie. He was previously working with an audit firm and a bank in Kuala Lumpur. Datuk Seri Dr. Nik was appointed to the Board of T7 Global Berhad on 23 March 2015.