Dato’ Iskandar Mizal bin Mahmood Print E-mail
Aged 55, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive
Director of GTB

Director since 16 May 2012

Dato’ Iskandar graduated from Boston University, USA in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration majoring in Accountancy. He has over 30 years’ experience with multitude of companies ranging from multinationals to government linked companies and spanning from investment banking to technology sectors at all levels from hands-on operations to leadership.

Currently, Dato Iskandar is the Group Managing Director of Media Prima Berhad and sits on the Board of Theta Edge Berhad, a public listed company.

Dato’ Iskandar started his career with an international audit firm Arthur Andersen & Co in 1989. He moved into merchant and investment banking serving Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad and Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB Group). He joined Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (”MAHB”) in 1999 to undertake the Initial Public Offering and Listing of MAHB on Bursa Malaysia and assumed other responsibilities such as Corporate Finance, Strategic Planning, Business Development and Investor Relations.

In 2003, Ministry of Finance Malaysia and Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) appointed him to helm the leadership of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (“MTDC”). He was later appointed in 2005 to helm the leadership of Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd, one of the Government of Malaysia’s key technology initiatives at that time.

He then ventured into the private education sector in 2011 by partnering with Manipal Education Global of India to set up Manipal International University in Malaysia. He also served as the Group CEO of Pos Malaysia Berhad in 2013 before taking on the role of Managing Partner and Director of a renowned local consulting firm, Ethos Consulting. He was the Group CEO of Granatum Ventures Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah from 3 April 2017 to 31 January 2019 where he successfully turned around the operations of Khazanah’s creative and media portfolio.

He also served as a member of Lembaga Tabung Haji Investment Panel from 1 November 2016 to 29 August 2018.

He is the Chairman of Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee in GTB.

He attended 4 of the 5 Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.

Dato’ Iskandar does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of GTB, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.