Tan Sri Mohamed Azman Yahya is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas). He is also the Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
He is the founder and Group Chief Executive of Symphony House Berhad, a listed outsourcing group and the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad, a listed property group. He also sits on the boards of Khazanah Nasional Berhad and AIA Group Limited. Tan Sri Azman serves as a member of The Capital Market Advisory Group of the Securities Commission and as a council member of Malaysian Financial Reporting Foundation (FRF). He is a director of Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd. and Chairman of the Motorsports Association of Malaysia.
Prior to venturing in business, Tan Sri Azman was appointed by the Malaysian government to set up and head Danaharta Nasional Berhad, the national asset management company and became its Chairman until 2003. He was also Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC) set up by Bank Negara Malaysia to mediate and assist in debt restructuring of viable companies until its closure in 2002.
His previous career includes auditing with KPMG in London, finance with the Island & Peninsular Group and investment banking with Bumiputra Merchant Bankers and Amanah Merchant Bank.
He holds a first class Honours Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Banks.