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Board of Directors



Independent Non-Executive Chairman

DATUK YUNOS BIN ABD GHANI was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 17 December 2021 and subsequently appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 12 November 2022.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Eastern Michigan University, USA and Diploma in Business Studies & Management from MARA University of Technology.

Datuk Yunos began his career as Credit Officer and Branch Manager of Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad (“BBMB”) from June 1981 until October 1996. He was then appointed as General Manager of BBMB for Tokyo Branch from November 1996 to October 2000. Later he joined Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad (“BMMB”) as the General Manager, Labuan Offshore and subsequently promoted to Head, Consumer Banking of BMMB from November 2000 to June 2003 and from July 2003 to February 2005, respectively.

In March 2005 Datuk Yunos was appointed as Director of Banking Operation/Retail Loans of Bank Simpanan Nasional (“BSN”) and subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi from September 2006 to March 2010. He re-joined BSN as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in March 2010 to November 2017 and promoted to Chief Executive Officer in December 2017 to November 2020.

Datuk Yunos is a member of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and was a Council Member of Association of Development Finance Institutions Malaysia, Director of World Savings and Retail Banking Institute and Treasurer of Persatuan Badan-badan Berkanun Malaysia.





Independent Non-Executive Director

DATUK DR. AHMAD KUSHAIRI BIN DIN was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 17 November 2020.He holds a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Science (Agronomy) from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 1985 and graduated with Master of Science (Genetics) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1992 and Master of Science (Agronomy) from Louisiana State University, USA in 1995. He obtained his Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) in Genetics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1998.

Datuk Dr. Kushairi served the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (“MPOB”) since its establishment in 1979 until he retired as Director-General in 2019. He had vast experiences, skills and knowledge, which amongst others are in management of organisation, oil palm breeding, quantitative genetics, seed production, plantation management and management of research. Datuk Dr. Kushairi received numerous awards and honours from MPOB, national and international organisations including Gold Medal Research Award, Director General’s Science Excellence Challenge Trophy, Best Publication Award and Innovation Award. As a subject matter expert, he provided consultancy in oil palm breeding, seed production and ortet selection.





Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

ENCIK MOHD HANIF BIN MASTUKI was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 13 July 2022.

He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration from National Institute of Public Administration. He also holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) and Diploma in Accounting from Universiti Teknologi MARA. Encik Mohd Hanif obtained his Master of Economics (Public Economy) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in year 2015.

Encik Mohd Hanif began his career in year 2001 as the Internal Audit Executive/Corporate Planning Executive for Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd. In year 2004, Encik Mohd Hanif joined Administrative and Diplomatic Service in Budget Management Division, Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) as Assistant Budget Review Officer (Policy) and subsequently as Budget Review Officer (Health) from the year 2004 until 2008. Encik Mohd Hanif was also appointed as Budget Review Officer (Human Resource, Youth & Sports) until year 2011. Later, he was appointed as the Principal Assistance Secretary (Human Resource) of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Principal Assistant Director of National Entrepreneur Development Office and Principal Assistant Secretary (Government Strategy) of Fiscal Policy Office, Fiscal and Economics Division, MOF from year 2011 until 2019. He was also the Board member of Lembaga Perumahan Melaka in 2019.

Presently, he is the Unit Head (Technology), Government Investment Companies Division of MOF who is responsible to oversee shareholder and corporate matters of Ministry of Finance (Incorporated) technology companies and also the Director of Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd.





Independent Non-Executive Director

PUAN RIZLEEN BINTI MOKHTAR was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 1 August 2022. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) with High Honors in Economics from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Puan Rizleen began her career with then Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (AMMB) as an Executive Trainee in year 1989, rising to the rank of Associate Director, Corporate Banking. In 2000, she moved to a credit role within Corporate & Institutional Banking, AMMB until 2008 when the credit risk function was centralized at group level under AmBank (M) Berhad and she was redesignated as Director, Group Credit Risk. In 2012, Puan Rizleen was appointed as the Head, Group Credit Risk and later as the Executive Vice President/Head, Wholesale Credit Risk, Group Risk Management. She left the AmBank Group in January 2021.

Puan Rizleen received her Chartered Banker accreditation from Chartered Banker Institute, Edinburgh/Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) in year 2019. She is currently a member of AICB’s Certificate of Financial Services and Credit Examination Committee.





Independent Non-Executive Director

ENCIK WAN ZAMRI BIN WAN ZAIN was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 2 February 2023.

Encik Wan Zamri holds a Bachelor degree in Finance and Business Economics from the Southern Illinois University, United States of America (“USA”) and graduated with Master of Business Administration (Financial Management and Management Information System) from West Coast University, Los Angeles, USA.

Encik Wan Zamri began his career with HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (“HSBC Malaysia”) in year 1985 as the Operation Officer at Sungai Petani Branch and subsequently, he held various executive management roles in HSBC Malaysia and HSBC Hong Kong including his last position as Head of Group Business, HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia Sdn Bhd from February 2008 until April 2008. In May 2008, Encik Wan Zamri joined AIA Takaful International Bhd as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) until April 2011 and subsequently, he joined AmMetLife Takaful Bhd as CEO from May 2011 until May 2015.

Encik Wan Zamri has also served as an Independent Director of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd from 2017 until 2019 and Zurich General Insurance Malaysia Berhad from 2018 until 2019. Presently, he is the Managing Partner Sprint Milestone Sdn Bhd and an independent director of DynaFront Holdings Berhad.





Independent Non-Executive Director

ENCIK MOHAMED IQBAL BIN MOHAMED IQBAL was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 2 February 2023.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and Computer Systems from Oklahoma State University, United States of America. He has a Certificate in Developmental Coaching from Interdevelopmental Institute (IDM) and attended an Executive Leadership Development Program by The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Encik Mohamed Iqbal was a senior banker whose career spanned the domestic and international finance industry in service of conventional banking, Islamic finance, and the Employees Provident Fund (“KWSP”).

He began his career with Maybank in 1987, moving to the AmBank Group in 1989 where he rose to the position of Assistant General Manager by 1996. Thereon he joined KWSP in 2004 as General Manager, Treasury; followed by Kuwait Finance House’s (“KFH”) newly established operation in Malaysia as Chief Officer in 2005. In 2016 he moved abroad to serve Warba Bank K.S.C.P. in Kuwait as Chief Officer, Treasury until July 2022. During the course of his career Encik Mohamed Iqbal developed expert skills in the areas of business transformation, regulatory engagement, capital markets, start-ups, crisis management, risk management, sustainability, technology, and people management. Functionally his experience encompassed treasury, international banking, investments, commercial banking, consumer banking, product development, marketing, and strategy development and execution.

At a public level, he has delivered presentations on Islamic Finance in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Bandar Seri Begawan, Khartoum, and Kuwait. He has also been engaged by the Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (“IBFIM”) as a ‘subject matter expert’ trainer on Treasury and Capital Markets.

Encik Mohamed Iqbal has been a member of the Financial Markets Association of Malaysia since 1994 and held the office of Vice President from 2007 to 2010; was a member of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Islamic Markets Technical Committee from 2005 to 2010; and Kuwait Banking Association’s Treasurers Committee from 2016 to 2022. He was a Board member of KFH (Australia) Ltd, KFH (Singapore) Ltd, KFH (Labuan) Berhad, KFH Ijarah House (M) Sdn. Bhd. Presently, he holds several directorships in private entities Baitak Kaseh Sdn. Bhd., Ansur Makmur Sdn. Bhd. and Serene Palms Sdn. Bhd.





Independent Non-Executive Director

DATIN ARLINA BINTI ARIFF was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Agrobank on 30 August 2023.

Datin Arlina holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Development Economics and a Master of Science in Quantitative Development Economics from the University of Warwick in Coventry, England. She also obtained a Masters in Islamic Finance Practice from INCEIF University.

Her professional journey commenced in 1985 in the Economics Department of Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) where she served in various capacities up to 1997. In August 1997, she joined SJ Securities Sdn Bhd, serving as a Senior Economist and later as Chief Analyst until September 2000. Returning to BNM, she held key positions, including Deputy Director in the Monetary Analysis & Strategy Department, Economics Department, Director at the Human Capital Development Centre, and Director at LINK (Laman Informasi, Nasihat & Khidmat) and BNM Offices. Her tenure included her role as the Director of the Financial Inclusion Department, which she held from September 2000 until July 2022.

Currently, Datin Arlina is the Independent Non-Executive Director of PRG Holdings Berhad.