Chief Financial Officer
Faizal joined MAHB in 2006. He is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia since 2003. He is primarily responsible for the financial restructuring of MAHB which was successfully completed in 2009. In 2014, he was named CFO of the Year in the National Award for Management Accounting (NAfMA). In 2013, he was named Best CFO in Malaysia in FinanceAsia's 13th Annual Poll of Asia's top companies. In 2012, Faizal was awarded Best CFO for Investor Relations (Mid-Cap category) by the Malaysian Investor Relations Association (MIRA). In 2009, under his leadership, MAHB won the Best Practice Award for Management Accounting (NAfMA).
He has had extensive experience in treasury, corporate finance and investment banking initially with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and subsequently with the AmInvestment Group. He had also worked in Australia as a Corporate Accountant in a manufacturing company being involved in its corporate restructuring and process improvements.
Prior to joining MAHB, he was a CFO of a public-listed construction and wastewater management company. He holds a BSc. in Accounting from Rutgers University (1993) and an MBA from Ohio University (1994). He also recently obtained a Diploma in Aviation Studies from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2013). He sits on the board of Malaysia Airports Niaga Sdn. Bhd. (Eraman) and KL Airports Hotel Sdn. Bhd. (Sama-Sama Hotel KLIA).
He also sits on the board of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Turkey where he was involved in the acquisition and subsequently the funding for the airport's expansion.