Tunku Afwida, age 57, a Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) of TM on 28 April 2016 and was later re-designated as the Senior Independent Director.
She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Accountancy from City University, United Kingdom. She is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Tunku Afwida has held senior roles in investment banks. From 2006 until 2008, she was CEO and Executive Director of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2006, she was CEO and ED of MIMB Investment Bank Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) and from 1995 to 2003, she was ED/Chief Investment Officer of Commerce Asset Fund Manager s Sdn Bhd.
She is currently a Director of ENRA Group Berhad, DXN Holdings Berhad, and SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Berhad as well as Chairman of Affin Hwang Investment Bank (AHIB).
Tunku Afwida is the Chairman of Board Nomination & Remuneration Committee as well as a Member of Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Committee. She is also Director of GITN Sdn. Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TM.