Group General Counsel

Nik Azli, age 54, was appointed as the Group General Counsel effective 1 October 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. He has attained the Certificate of Legal Practice, Malaysia and was called to the High Court of Malaya as an Advocate and Solicitor.

Nik Azli has extensive experience as an in-house legal counsel, where he has been part of the leadership team of several prominent organisations. Prior to joining TM, Nik Azli held several pivotal positions at companies such as Sapura Energy Berhad and Malaysia Airlines Berhad with notable and commendable achievements.

Whilst practicing law, he was one of the advisers for several multinational companies in commercial transactions and energy and utility projects, including overseas transactions and projects spanning from China to the Middle East.

He was also one of the recipients of the Energy and Resources In-House Legal Team Award at the prestigious Asia Legal Business (ALB) Malaysia Law Awards in 2015. In 2023, he was recognised and enlisted in the Legal 500 GC Powerlist Malaysia 2023.