Ex Officio

Azhari Sulaiman

Senior Vice President, Operations & Project Management Services

Azhari Sulaiman, aged 57, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology, England and Masters in Business Administration from Universiti Malaya. He first joined Lembaga Letrik Negara in September 1983 as a Computer Maintenance Engineer in the Computer Maintenance Department. In 1986, he was then promoted to Senior Engineer, Telecontrol, in which, he was involved mainly in the development of control centres, repair and maintenance of the National Load Despatch Centre SCADA/ EMS computer system and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs).

Later in January 1994, he was transferred to the Business Management unit of the Transmission Division as the Senior Manager, Commercial. In January 1999, he was designated as the Head of Energy Procurement Unit before joining Tanjung Bin Power Sdn Bhd (“TBP”) (a subsidiary of Malakoff Berhad) as Chief Operating Officer in August 2004.

In his capacity as Chief Operating Officer of TBP, he was responsible to ensure that the construction and commissioning of Malakoff’s first coal-fired power plant was on schedule and within budget. On completion of the Tanjung Bin Power Plant project, he was transferred to assume the position of Vice President, Business Development. He was redesignated to Senior Vice President of Group Planning & Strategy Division in 2015 where he was responsible for the business development and project development for the Group to meet the growth targets in line with the mission and vision of the Group. Effective December 2017, he is appointed as Senior Vice President, Operations & Project Management Services in order to strengthen the Operations and Project Management Services division.

Jamaliah Wan Chik

Head, Human Capital Division

Jamaliah Wan Chik, aged 57, female, a Malaysian, is the Head of Human Capital Division of the Company. She obtained her Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the European American University in 2009 and holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from University of Lincoln, U.K. in 2002.

She started her career in 1986 as Human Resource and Admin Executive in Buchel Vehicle (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera  In 1988, she joined Sime Footwear Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Sime Darby Berhad as Manager, Human Resource and Administration and thereafter developed her career with Heaveafil Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad as Manager, Corporate Human Resource and Administration in 1992.

Prior to joining Malakoff in February 2017, she was attached to Eversendai Corporation Berhad since September 2014 as Head, Human Resource and Administration. As a member of the management team, she was responsible for the high impact deliverables in full spectrum of human resource and administration function for the Group in Malaysia, Singapore, India and Middle Eastern countries.

Yusop Abdul Rashid

Head, Corporate Affairs & Stakeholder Management Division

Yusop Abdul Rashid, aged 49, male, a Malaysian, holds a Master of Economics from International Islamic University Malaysia. Before joining Malakoff, he was an Industry Analyst at PowerGen PLC’s (now known as E.ON UK) regional office in Kuala Lumpur.

Yusop joined Malakoff in January 2001 as a Technical Writer. In 2007, Yusop set up and subsequently became the first Head of Corporate Communications and Risk Management Departments.  In 2013, Yusop assisted in setting up Malakoff’s Internal Audit Department and subsequently became its first Head. In 2018, Yusop was appointed as Head, Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Management Division and oversees the Group’s Corporate Communications, Stakeholder Management, Risk Management, Business Process Improvement and Health, Safety, Security & Environment (“HSSE”).

Hairol Azizi Tajudin

Vice President, Special Projects and Renewable Energy Division

Hairol Azizi Tajudin, aged 48, has been appointed as the Vice President, Special Projects and Renewable Energy Division on 1 July 2018.  

He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical, Electronic and Systems, with First Class Honours from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He attended and completed Harvard Senior Management Development Program in Malaysia in July 2018.

Hairol started his career as Control and Instrumentation Engineer in Sarawak Shell Berhad in May 1993. He joined Malakoff in February 1997 as Senior Engineer, Reliability Centered Maintenance (“RCM”) at Lumut Power Plant. He has been instrumental in the implementation of RCM program company-wide, to ensure higher plant availability and reliability. He was later promoted in 1999 and 2000 as Assistant Manager and Manager respectively, before he was transferred to HQ in Kuala Lumpur in 2001. Within a span of 6 years in the Operation & Maintenance (“O&M”) Division, he has been promoted to Senior Manager and Assistant Vice President.

Due to the need of business growth, he has been appointed in 2007, as the Head of Technical and Commercial, Ventures 1 Division, with responsibility to secure greenfield or brownfield power plant projects in South East Asia region. He was then transferred to lead a newly created department, Reliability and Performance Group (“RPG”) in 2010, to oversee and drive improvement in the reliability and performance of the power plants.

Due to his vast experience in the O&M activities and business development works, he was later transferred to Ventures 2 Division as Head of Technical and Commercial, in 2011, with responsibility to grow Malakoff’s business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He was promoted to Vice President in 2012, after leading the successful acquisition of Al-Hidd Independent Water and Power Plant (“IWPP”) in Bahrain in the same year. He was then transferred to Green Technology Initiative Department, CEO’s office, in 2012 where he led the successful acquisition of 420MW Macarthur Wind Farm in Australia.

In March 2014, he was requested to strengthen the O&M Division, and became the Head of Engineering/Technical Support Group Department driving improvements at all local power plants. He was transferred and promoted to Plant Manager at Tanjung Bin Power Plant in 2016. In July 2018, he was transferred back to HQ and assumed his current role. 
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