Rizal joined Astro in November 2019 as Vice President, Head of Corporate Assurance, responsible for leading the independent internal audit function that reports functionally and administratively to the Audit and Risk Committee.

Prior to joining Astro, he has held roles including the Chief Internal Auditor of PLUS Malaysia Berhad, internal auditor of PETRONAS and the Head of Group Internal Audit and Risk Management of Petra Energy Berhad. He also served at Ernst & Young where he provided assurance and advisory services.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Melbourne, Australia and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.