Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar

Chair, Dutch Lady, Climate Governance Malaysia; Adjunct Professor; Director, Petronas Chemicals, HSBC, Zurich General Insurance, MCIS Insurance

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Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar is a professional independent director who is a strong advocate of the importance of governance in general and risk management in particular. She is Chairman of Climate Governance Malaysia which is the country chapter of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative, the second in the world and first in Asia-Pacific.

She is Chairman of Bursa-listed Dutch Lady Milk Industries, independent non-executive director at Bursa-listed Petronas Chemicals, HSBC Malaysia, MCIS Insurance (a member of the Sanlam group) and Zurich General Insurance, as well as trustee of 6 charitable foundations.

She is also Adjunct Professor in Climate Governance and Sustainability at Unitar International University, Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia, member of the Global Advisory Board of Nottingham University’s School of Business, sits on the Advisory Panel of the UN Global Compact Malaysia’s Sustainability Center of Excellence and the External Advisory Committee for Sunway University’s Master in Sustainable Development Management and is the workstream lead for government policy for the CEO Action Network, an industry-led sustainability initiative.