Nik Rizal Kamil Bin Nik Ibrahim Kamil
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, age 46, male, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2019. He is also a Member of our Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and Strategy and Business Transformation Committee.
Nik Rizal holds a Master of Science (Finance) from London Business School, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics & Accounting from University of Bristol, United Kingdom. He is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).
He started his professional career in 1995 as an accountant and auditor with Coopers & Lybrand, United Kingdom and then with Arthur Anderson & Co, Kuala Lumpur as an Assistant Manager in Audit and Business Advisory. In 2000, he joined RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Bhd as Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance before a 10-year career in the oil & gas industry with Royal Dutch Shell Group.
He started his Shell career in 2001 as Head of Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) and latterly as Principal Sector Planner of Business Planning for Sarawak Shell Berhad, based in Miri, Sarawak. In 2004, he moved to Singapore to set-up Shell’s regional Exploration & Production business and headquarters for Asia Pacific and assumed the role of Senior Business Analyst for the region. During this period, he also double-hatted as the Head of Planning and Economics for Shell Deepwater Borneo Ltd, Brunei.
In 2007, he was posted to Shell Corporate Global HQ in London as Senior Downstream Financial Analyst overseeing Shell’s Global Lubricants and B2B businesses. He was with Shell Malaysia Limited as Finance Manager in Special Projects upon returning to Malaysia in early 2011, before joining Khazanah Nasional Berhad in April 2011, and is currently its Executive Director of Investments and Head of Private Markets for North America & EMEA.
He is currently on the board of Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd and Xeraya Capital Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, and Fajr Capital Ltd and Jadwa Investment Company in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia respectively.