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The centre is guided in its strategic plans by a distinguished team of experts who sit on its Advisory Panel. The Panel provides strategic advice and review of its programs and developmental projects. The Panel also supports the centre by bringing together their vast networks of resources both within Malaysia and internationally.

Board of Advisors



President/Chief Executive Officer, Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Dato’ Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad Noh, 43 years of age and a Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Executive Director of Tenaga Nasional Berhad on 1 July 2004. He sits on the Board Disciplinary Committee.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (United Kingdom) and also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato’ Sri Che Khalib has held several key positions in the private sector. He started his career with Messrs Ernst & Young and later joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad. Between 1992 and 1999, he served in several companies within Renong Group, including Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan, HBN Management Services Sdn. Bhd., Renong Overseas Corporation Sdn. Bhd. and Marak Unggul Sdn. Bhd., the consortium company responsible for the management of Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad. In June 1999, he joined Ranhill Utilities Berhad as the Chief Executive Officer. He was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KUB Malaysia Berhad prior to his appointment as President/Chief Executive Officer of Tenaga Nasional Berhad.

Prior to joining Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Dato’ Sri Che Khalib served as a member of the Board and Executive Committee of Khazanah Nasional Berhad from 2000 till 2004. He also served as Board member on several of the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad Group of Companies and Bank Industri & Teknologi Malaysia Berhad.


Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer Telekom Malaysia


Dato’ Zamzamzairani, 48, holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Engineering from Plymouth Polytechnic, United Kingdom and has attended the Kellog School of Management’s programme in Corporate Finance, Strategies for Creating Shareholder Value. He has vast experience in the telecommunications industry, having held senior positions in several multinationals such as Global One and Lucent Technologies (Malaysia), where he led the companies as the CEO. He joined TM as the Senior Vice President, Group Strategy and Technology in 2005. Before assuming his current role as Managing Director/Group CEO, Dato’ Zamzamzairani was the CEO of Malaysia Business. He also sits on the boards of several TM Group subsidiaries, including as Deputy Chairman of VADS Berhad and GITN Sdn Berhad.


Chief Executive Officer, Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC)

John Zinkin has 38 years experience in business, of which 20 have been in Asia, holding senior line management and corporate strategy/business development positions in major multinational manufacturing, marketing and consulting companies.

He is also the Deputy Chairman of Institute of Corporate Responsibility, Malaysia – a network designed to promote best practices in Corporate Social Responsibility. He is the Visiting Fellow of the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility in Nottingham, UK where his areas of research are CSR and Corporate Governance.

He has written “What CEOs must do to succeed”, published by Prentice Hall in 2003 and co-authored “Corporate Governance”, published by John Wiley in 2005.

Formerly Special Professor of Brand Marketing and Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy at the University of Nottingham in Malaysia, he was responsible for the MBA programme.

John attended the London Business School where he received an MSc in Business Admininstration; Magdalen College, Oxford where he majored in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, and Winchester College.