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Dato' Noorazman holds a Bachelor of Science (Finance) from Louisiana State University, USA. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF), a member of the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors (AICD) as well as a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Malaysia (ICDM).

Dato’ Noorazman has over 38 years of experience in banking & finance, investments and capital markets having served as Executive Director, Investments in Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Co-founder and Managing Director of Fajr Capital Ltd and held key positions in Citigroup, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA).

In 2005, Dato’ Noorazman was named as the winner of the first Asian Banker Achievement Award for Islamic Finance.

Dato’ Noorazman is currently the Chairman of the Board of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad, CTOS Digital Berhad, MUFG Bank (Malaysia) Berhad and a Director of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad (KPS). He also chairs the Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM and the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and sits on the Board of Trustees of OSK Foundation. He is also a member of the Audit Oversight Board in the Securities Commission Malaysia and a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP).

Ms. Vivien obtained her Executive Master of Business Administration from Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain in March 1988. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from City University of New York – Baruch College, New York, USA. She is a member of Professional Designation in Life Insurance – The Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) with distinction.

Ms. Vivien has over 42 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development, Bancassurance and Corporate Communications, having served as a Board Member of Indonesia Life Insurance Association (also known as Asosiasi Asuransi Jiwa Indonesia - AAJI) and held key positions in MetLife Sejahtera, Sewu New York Life and ING Aetna Life Indonesia.

Ms. Vivien is currently the President Commissioner of Sun Life Financial Indonesia, Chairperson of Indonesia Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), Chairperson of Board of Supervisors, Yayasan Care Peduli (Indonesia), and an active member of Yayasan Kanker Indonesia.

Mr. Ooi has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry as well as extensive management experience having held senior leadership positions with both local and global companies in Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Actuarial Science from The City University, London and a Diploma in Actuarial Techniques from the Institute of Actuaries, London. He is also a Registered Financial Planner.

Mr. Ooi began his career back in 1983 at MCIS Insurance Berhad, rising through the ranks to Assistant General Manager, Operations before moving on to MBA Life Assurance Berhad (now known as Allianz Life Insurance Berhad) as its Deputy General Manager, Operations. He then took on the role as Assistant General Manager of Mayban Life Assurance Berhad where his strong track record and leadership capability saw him then taking on the helmship of UniAsia Life Assurance Berhad as Chief Executive Officer in 2003. In 2010, he joined CIMB Bank Berhad as the Head of CIMB Group Insurance, in which he was instrumental in driving the development of the insurance business in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand before being appointed to be the inaugural CEO of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad in 2013. He had taken over the leadership of Avicennia Capital Sdn Bhd, a holding company for the insurance assets of Khazanah Nasional Berhad which include Sun Life Malaysia. He had also served as the Vice President of LIAM (Life Insurance Association of Malaysia) in 2009, sat on the Board of Directors for Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd and was the Deputy Chairman for Malaysia Life Reinsurance Berhad.

Mr. Ooi is currently also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad.

Datin Komala holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Malaya.

Datin Komala has an extensive 37 years of experience in regulating and supervising the banking and insurance industries in Malaysia as a central banker, prior to her recent retirement in 2019. She commenced her career at the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia in 1982 and moved on to Bank Negara Malaysia in 1988. Prior to assuming her supervision role for the safety and soundness of individual financial institutions in 2002, Datin Komala has also been extensively involved in macro policy formulation, designed to facilitate the growth and capacity building of the industry to be able to support the developmental needs of the Malaysian economy. Datin Komala has been directly responsible for engaging with Boards and senior managements of financial institutions to ensure early identification of emerging issues and implementation of pre-emptive remedial actions and effective resolution strategies best suited to achieve the desired outcomes.

Post retirement, Datin Komala has been a consultant and board member of various institutions.

Ms. Yeoh holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong, as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder.

Ms. Yeoh has over 25 years’ experience in finance, investments, valuation and product management roles in North America, Europe and Asia. She began her career as an actuarial analyst in Ontario with Mutual Life of Canada, which was later acquired by Sun Life. She re-joined Sun Life in 2017 as the Head of Asset Liability Management Asia and went on to become Chief Actuary, Asia before assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer, Asia. Immediately prior to that, Ms. Yeoh was the Chief Actuary of Prudential Life Assurance Indonesia. Over her career, she has worked in Canada, the United States, Netherlands, Taiwan, Indonesia and now Hong Kong.

Ms. Yeoh is currently the Chief Financial Officer, Asia, of Sun Life, a global financial services organization with life, health, and wealth management businesses in eight Asian markets. She is responsible for leading Sun Life’s finance organization in Asia, including Finance, Tax, Capital, and Strategic Finance initiatives. In this role, she also oversees Actuarial, Product and ALM functions as well as Regional Office Operations. She is a member of Sun Life’s Global Finance Leadership team and the Asia Executive Team.