• First appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 6 May 2022
• Re-designation as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 23 June 2022
Tunku Ali holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History and Social & Political Sciences from University of Cambridge. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration from the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
He is Independent Chairman of Bumi Armada Berhad, a listed global oil and gas services company, and Taliworks Corporation Berhad, a listed infrastructure services company. He also sits on the boards of Bangkok Bank Berhad, and Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad, both regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia.
He is Senior Advisor to TPG Capital, a global private equity firm, sitting on the boards of several TPG portfolio companies, including CVS KL, a specialist heart hospital, Pathology Asia Holdings, a provider of diagnostic laboratory services in South East Asia and Columbia Asia, a hospital group. He is also Chairman of the XCL Education Group, Malaysia. Separately, Tunku Ali is a Partner at Vynn Capital, an early-stage venture capital investment firm.
He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Munarah Foundation, Chairman and Founding Trustee of Teach for Malaysia, Chairman of WWF Malaysia, a Trustee of Amanah Warisan Negara (National Heritage Trust of Malaysia) as well as a Trustee of Tsinghua Education Foundation Malaysia and Cancer Research Malaysia.
He is Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Marlborough College Malaysia, an International Council Member of Marlborough College, UK and an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple, UK. Tunku Ali is also a Brigadier General and Commander of a Regiment in the Territorial Army of Malaysia.
In 2013, he was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and as an Asia 21 Young Leader by the Asia Society. Previously, Tunku Ali was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and Director of Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad.