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

Acting Executive Chairman

  • Member of Share Issuance Scheme Committee
Age 63
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysian

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani Bin N. 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 studied 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 Malaysia-Singapore Business Council (MSBC) (appointed by the Minister of International Trade & Industry)
  2. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
  3. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Pertama Digital Berhad
  4. Independent Non-Executive Director of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB)
  5. Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad
  6. Independent Non-Executive Director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad
  7. Chairman of the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia
  8. Deputy Chairman of Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) Kuala Lumpur

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik is practising with Malaysia’s largest law firm, Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (in association with KPMG Law). The firm is also a member of KPMG’s Global Legal Services network, spanning across 84 jurisdictions and comprise of 3,200 lawyers with deep expertise and experience to provide top quality legal advice as part of an integrated solution.

Datuk Seri Dr. Nik was appointed to the Board of T7 Global Berhad on 23 March 2015.