DATO’ MOHAMED NIZAM BIN ABDUL RAZAK
Dato’ Mohamed Nizam Bin Abdul Razak was appointed as a Pro Chancellor of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak at the university’s 12th Convocation Ceremony, 3 November 2012.
He was born on October 3, 1958, and is the son of Tun Abdul Razak bin Dato’ Hussein and Tun Rahah Binti Tan Sri Noah.
After graduating from Oxford University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts (Oxon) degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Dato’ Nizam joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Bhd doing advisory work on mergers and acquisitions, flotations, equity financing and corporate restructuring.
He then spent seven years as an Institutional Dealing Director in a stock broking firm handling major institutional clients both local and foreign, and the last seven years in stock broking as Chief Executive Officer with responsibilities over both front and back room operations in securities and futures businesses.
Dato’ Nizam served on various committees of the Malaysian Stock Exchange Bhd and was on the pro-tem committee which was instrumental in the creation of the MESDAQ (Malaysian Exchange of Securities Dealing & Automated Quotation).
Dato’ Nizam serves as either Chairman, Director, or Member of the Audit Committee of several major private and public listed companies in Malaysia, such as Deutsche Bank Malaysia (banking), Delloyd Ventures Berhad (auto parts), Mamee-Double Decker (M) Berhad (food), Yeo Hiap Seng (M) Berhad (food), and Wah Seong group of companies (oil and gas).
He is also a trustee of several charitable foundations in Malaysia, namely Noah Foundation, Hong Leong Foundation, National Children Welfare Foundation, Yayasan Rahah, Yayasan Wah Seong and Yayasan Cemerlang.
Dato’ Nizam is a golf enthusiast. When not hitting the greens, he enjoys reading a wide range of novels and subjects.