Datuk Ali Abdul Kadir was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas) on 1 October 2015. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.
Datuk Ali currently holds the following positions; Chairman of the Jobstreet Corporation Berhad, ENRA Group Berhad and Privasia Technology Berhad, and Board Member of Labuan Financial Services Authority, Glomac Berhad and Citibank Berhad. He was also a member of the Advisory Panel of Companies Commission of Malaysia’s Academy and University Malaya’s Business and Accounting Faculty.
Datuk Ali was formerly the Chairman of the Securities Commission of Malaysia. He was also the Executive Chairman and Partner of Ernst & Young and its related firms. His previous international roles included Chairman of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions’ (IOSCO) Asia Pacific Regional Committee and the Islamic Capital Market Working Group, and a member of the Executive Committee.
A Fellow at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Datuk Ali is also member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) as well as the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also Honorary Advisor to ICAEW City Chapter, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK) and the Malaysian Institute of Directors. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by ICAEW and the President’s Award by MICPA.