2024

Date Activities/Events
 

10 January 2024

 

WG meeting on Proxy Voting

Discussed the proxy voting platform project with the objective of coming out with the local version of the proxy voting mechanism as an alternative to the foreign sources’ providers to assist IIC’s members and beyond to vote with informed decisions at annual shareholders’ meetings as well as encourage further transparency in governance.

10 January 2024

 

WG meeting on CG Conference 2024:

Discussed on the preparation for the CG Conference 2024 to be held on 5 March 2024.

16 January 2024 SIP: Masterclass on ESG Training

Cohort 1: Group A

The training was held at the Securities Commission Malaysia and was exclusively available for IIC members.  The main area of focus during the training were ESG analysis and valuation Integration as well as ESG-integrated portfolio construction and management.  The training program was a was collaboration between IIC and CMM together with PRI Academy.

(Attended by 25 participants)

17 January 2024

 

SIP: Masterclass on ESG Training

Cohort 1: Group B

The training was held at the Securities Commission Malaysia and was exclusively available for IIC members.  The main area of focus during the training were ESG analysis and valuation Integration as well as ESG-integrated portfolio construction and management.  The training program was a was collaboration between IIC and CMM together with PRI Academy.

(Attended by 25 participants)

22 January 2024 Company Engagement with Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

Discussion between senior management of Sime Darby Plantation and members of the IIC primarily focusing on the company’s ESG and sustainability journey and its alignment with Sime Darby’s broader strategic initiatives.  In addition, the discussion also covered various governance-related topics.

The meeting took place at the Headquarter of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad, Ara Damansara.

 

6 February 2024

SIP: Masterclass on ESG Training

Cohort 2: Group A

The training was held at the Securities Commission Malaysia and was exclusively available for IIC members.  The main area of focus during the training were ESG analysis and valuation Integration as well as ESG-integrated portfolio construction and management.  The training program was a was collaboration between IIC and CMM together with PRI Academy.

(Attended by 25 participants)

6 February 2024 SIP: Masterclass on ESG Training

Cohort 2: Group B

The training was held at the Securities Commission Malaysia and was exclusively available for IIC members.  The main area of focus during the training were ESG analysis and valuation Integration as well as ESG-integrated portfolio construction and management.  The training program was a was collaboration between IIC and CMM together with PRI Academy.

(Attended by 25 participants)

5 March 2024 CG Conference 2024

Venue: Securities Commission

IIC was pleased to host the Corporate Governance Conference on 5 March 2024, which was officiated by the Minister of Finance II. We believed that corporate governance was more than a sustainability pillar – it was the necessary precondition to fully address social and environmental concerns.

The conference brought together institutional investors, company directors, government policymakers, and other stakeholders discussing the challenges and opportunities of investing towards sustainable development.

The conference featured keynote presentations and panel discussions on a range of topics, including:

  • The role of institutional investors in promoting sustainability
  • Board governance for sustainability
  • ESG reporting and disclosure
  • Sustainability risks and opportunities

CG CONFERENCE 2024

26 March 2024 IIC Council Meeting No.1/2024

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

25 April 2024 Company Engagement 1: Axiata Group Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

15 May 2024 Company Engagement 2: Berjaya Food Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

10 June 2024 IIC Council Meeting No.2/2024

Time: 9:15 am – 11:00 am

Venue: KWAP

10 June 2024 5th IIC AGM

Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Venue: KWAP

27 June 2024 Company Engagement 3: Boustead Holdings Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

28 June 2024 Company Engagement 4: CIMB Group Holdings Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

10 July 2024 Company Engagement 5: DRB-HICOM Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

24 July 2024 Company Engagement 6: Gamuda Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

8 August 2024 Company Engagement 7: Malakoff Corporation Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

22 August 2024 Company Engagement 8: Malayan Cement Bhd

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

12 September 2024 IIC Council Meeting No.3/2024

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

19 September 2024 Company Engagement 9: MISC Group

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

8 October 2024 Company Engagement 10: Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

22 October 2024 Company Engagement 11: Sapura Energy Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

20 November 2024 Company Engagement 12: Wesports Holdings Berhad

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30pm

12 December 2024 IIC Council Meeting No.4/2024

2021

CGM-IIC Webinar on “Understanding Investor Expectations for Climate Governance – What We Need To Know and What We Need To Do”

This webinar is intended to embolden directors and boards to embark on the climate-related financial risk reporting journey sooner than later by understanding the national commitments which have been made, increasing expectations from institutional investors and how values can be invoked for action beyond the compelling science and data.

CGM IIC webinar synopsis 11 Feb 2021

For registration, please visit the link below :

https://www.cgmalaysia.com/event-details/understanding-increasing-investor-expectations-for-climate-governance

 

Appointment of Institutional Investors Council Malaysia General Manager

This is to advise that Tuan Haji Sabaruddin bin Haji Ismail has been appointed as the General Manager for the Institutional Investors Council (IIC) effective from 1 August 2023.

He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of IIC and will be guided by advice and direction from the Council Board. The appointment reflected our continuous efforts to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of IIC.

Tuan Haji Sabaruddin previously served as the first Secretary General of the Association of Development Finance Institutions in Malaysia (ADFIM) for almost 4 years while prior to that benefitted from many years’ experiences with Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) as well as with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) degree from University Malaya and a Master of Economics degree in Economic Policy from Boston University, USA.

Datuk Hajah Nik Amlizan Mohamed Appointed New Chairman for Institutional Investors Council Malaysia

The Institutional Investors Council Malaysia, a leading authority in the investment industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Datuk Hajah Nik Amlizan as the new Chairman of the Institutional Investors Council (IIC) replacing Puan Rohaya Yusof who ended her tenure at the recently conducted AGM. This appointment reflects IIC’s continuing commitment to fostering excellence and driving innovation in the investment landscape.

Datuk Hajah Nik brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. Her extensive background spans almost 30 years in the investment management industry, financial services and pension funds while overseeing functions across all asset classes. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP].

With Datuk Hajah Nik’s vast experience in the fund management industry, transformational change and change management, as well as corporate governance matters, she is well-positioned to lead the Institutional Investors Council and champion IIC towards continued success.

As the Chairman of the Institutional Investors Council, Datuk Hajah Nik will oversee the strategic direction and initiatives of the council, which comprises prominent asset owners and fund managers who are institutional investors in the Malaysian capital markets. Her key responsibilities will include promoting best practices, facilitating dialogue among council members, and advancing the interests of institutional investors in an ever-evolving market.

“We are thrilled to welcome Datuk Hajah Nik as the new Chairman of our Institutional Investors Council,” said Rejina Rahim, Advisor of IIC. “With her deep understanding of the industry and proven leadership abilities, we are confident that she will provide invaluable guidance to our council members and further strengthen our position as a trusted authority in the investment community.”

For media inquiries, please contact: Ms. Amy Lim at alwk6122@gmail.com

 

Below is a full list of IIC’s Council Board Members:

Datuk Hajah Nik Amlizan Mohamed
Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Representing Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP)


Datuk Wira Ismitz Matthew De Alwis
Vice Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Representing Kenanga Investors Berhad


Encik Husaini Hussin
Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Representing Private Pension Administrator Malaysia (PPA)


Ms Rejina Rahim
Secretary
Institutional Investor Council Malaysia (IIC)
Advisor


Puan Rohaya Mohammad Yusof
Chief Investment Officer
Representing Employees Provident Fund (EPF)


Encik Rizal Rickman Ramli
Chief Investment Officer
Representing Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB)


Datuk Amran Hafiz Affifudin
Executive Director, Investments
Khazanah Nasional Berhad


Ms Fong Choon Lian
Head of Portfolio Strategy, Investment
Representing Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)


Mr Gerald Michael Ambrose
Chief Executive Office
Representing abrdn Islamic Management Sdn Bhd


Mr Raymond Tang Chee Kin
Chief Executive Officer
Representing Eastspring Investments Bhd


Puan Sharifatu Laila
Executive Director, Investments
Representing Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH)


Encik Syhiful Zamri Abdul Azid
Chief Investment Officer
Representing Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd


Puan Munirah Khairuddin
Chief Executive Officer
Representing Principal Asset Management Berhad


Encik Mohd Farid Kamarudin
Chief Executive Officer
Representing RHB Islamic International Asset Management Bhd


Encik Muhammad Fitri bin Othman
Chief Investment Officer
Representing Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT)

Lya Rahman of IIC passes away

 

 

Institutional Investors Council Malaysia (IIC) adviser Jamaliah (Lya) Rahman has passed away on 27 December 2022.

Lya was very passionate on corporate governance and shareholder activism matters and had written articles on the subject matter.

She spent 18 years with the Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG) and often raised pertinent issues of concern relating to corporate governance and the rights of minority shareholders at the PLCs’ general meetings.

She was the Asean CG Experts representing Malaysia from 2012 until she left MSWG in 2019, and headed the ASEAN CG Assessment for the Malaysian PLCs under the MSWG-Malaysia CG Index Project during her tenure with MSWG.