• First appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 15 August 2012
• Chairman of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
Tun Zaki holds a Barrister-at-Law qualification from the Lincoln’s Inn, UK.
He joined the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Services as a Magistrate and was later transferred to the Attorney General’s Chambers where he held several positions for 15 years before going into private legal practice. He was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Malaysia in 2007 and shortly thereafter, became the President of Court of Appeal of Malaysia, the second highest judicial office in the country.
In October 2008, he was appointed as the 12th Chief Justice of Malaysia. He also holds the distinction of being appointed as the first chairman of the Judicial Appointment Commission until his retirement as Chief Justice in September 2011. He is the Chief Justice of Dubai International Financial Centre Courts since November 2018.
He is the Chancellor of Multimedia University and MAHSA University respectively, and the Pro-Chancellor of University Science Islam Malaysia.
He also sits on the board of Pertama Digital Berhad (formerly known as Sinotop Holdings Berhad), a listed company on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.