Professor Emerita Siti Naaishah Hambali
Independent Non-Executive Director
Age / Gender
68 / Female
Date Appointed / Working Experience
Professor Emerita Siti Naaishah Hambali was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2017. She also serves as the Chairman of the Group’s Remuneration Committee and a member of the Group’s Audit and Risk Management, and Nomination Committees.
She obtained a Master of Comparative Laws Degree from the International Islamic University, Malaysia in 1997 and a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Malaya in 1979.
She began her career in 1979 as a Magistrate at the Magistrate Court Judicial Department, Malaysia until 1982. Subsequently in 1982, she was appointed as Federal Counsel and Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Defence, Malaysia before she was appointed as Senior Assistant Registrar of High Court of Malaya in the Judicial Department of Malaysia in 1984 and was promoted to Deputy Registrar of High Court of Malaya in 1987, a position she held until 1988.
In 1988, she took up the position of Deputy Treasury Solicitor at the Ministry of Finance before she was appointed as Senior Sessions Court Judge of the Judicial Department of Malaysia in 1992, and later in 1993 she was appointed as Head of Prosecution for the Federal Territory at the Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia. In 1994, she was appointed as Senior Sessions Court Judge at the Judicial Department of Malaysia and held the position until 1997. In 1997, she took up the position as Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and was also appointed as Legal Advisor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia till 2007.
From 2005 till 2016, she also held the position as Distinguished Fellow at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She was the Founding Director of UKM-UNIKEB Legal Aid and Mediation Centre in 2010 up till 2016. In 2010, she was appointed as the President of Tribunal for Consumer Claims Malaysia, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Malaysia which she holds till today. She is also the Founding Project Director of Putrajaya Community Mediation Centre at the Department of National Unity and Integration, a position she has held since 2014.
She was appointed as Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor of Islamic University Malaysia in March 2020. She was subsequently appointed as the member of the Steering Committee for the Governance of Private Higher Education under the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in October 2020.
She does not hold any directorship in any other public company and other listed corporation.
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