Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Mokhtar is the managing director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment holding company of the government of Malaysia. He is also the chairman of Iskandar Investment Berhad and Axiata Group Berhad and holds various board memberships including Yayasan Khazanah and Jadwa Investment of Saudi Arabia. He serves on various public service bodies including Performance Management and Delivery Unit, Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre and Malaysian Innovation Agency. He also sits on the board of trustees of Asia Business Council, the INSEAD East Asia Council and the Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business for the 2011 World Economic Forum.
Formerly, he was the managing director and co-founder of BinaFikir Sdn Bhd, director, head of country research, Salomon Smith Barney Malaysia and director, head of research, Union Bank of Switzerland in Malaysia. He also served in various capacities with Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
He obtained his M.Phil in development studies from Darwin College, University of Cambridge and a postgraduate diploma in Islamic studies from the International Islamic University, Malaysia. He is a fellow chartered certified accountant and a chartered financial analyst.