Dato’ Sri Sharifah Sofianny Syed Hussain

Dato' Sri Sharifah Sofianny Syed Hussain

Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee

Chairman of Board Tender Committee
Member of Nomination & Remuneration Committee 

Dato' Sri Sharifah Sofianny Syed Hussain, 62, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of SD Guthrie Berhad. She was appointed to the Board of SD Guthrie on 29 December 2022.

Dato’ Sri Sharifah Sofianny has amassed vast experience upon holding various leadership roles in stockbroking and Global Banking. She started her career with Shell Malaysia for 11 distinguished years. Transitioning to the field of stockbroking, she contributed significantly to K&N Kenanga Berhad before joining Maybank Investment Bank Berhad as Deputy Managing Director, Equities. Her exceptional leadership qualities elevated her to the role of Managing Director, Client Coverage at Maybank in early 2014.

Dato' Sri Sharifah Sofianny previously served on the Board of Petroliam Nasional Berhad and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP). She was also Chairman of KWEST Sdn Bhd, the property arm of KWAP. She currently sits on the boards of companies within the Maybank Group, namely Maybank Investment Bank Berhad, Maybank Capital, Inc and Maybank Securities, Inc. She is also a member of the Majlis Pekerjaan Negara (National Employment Council).

Dato' Sri Sharifah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri, Columbia, United States, and is an esteemed alumna of the prestigious London Business School.

Training Programmes Attended for the Period from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023

Date of Training Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/Organiser
7 & 9 February 2023 Mandatory Accreditation Programme by Bursa Malaysia Bursa Malaysia
8 March 2023 Invest Malaysia 2023 Series 1 - Strengthening Resilience & Sustaining Growth Maybank Investment Bank (MIB) & Bursa Malaysia
8 March 2023 Digital: Beyond Efficiency
Digital: Culture by Design
Innovation Engine
SD Guthrie, Robin Speculand, Innosight, Amazon Web Services
20 June 2023 – 21 June 2023 Invest ASEAN ~ ASEAN Reboot: Reimagining the Future Maybank & Bursa Malaysia
6 July 2023 Annual Board Risk Workshop 2023 Maybank
11 July 2023 Bursa Live Webinar - Understanding Cybersecurity by Bursa Malaysia Bursa Malaysia
7 August 2023 Shariah Training: ESG Through the Lens of Maqasid Al-Shariah by Prof. Amir Shaharuddin – Tawafuq Consultancy Sdn Bhd MIB
19 October 2023 Compliance Session with the Board on Market Misconduct and Financial Crime MIB
23 October 2023 What Amounts to a Conflict of Interest by Directors Asia School of Business & SD Guthrie
22 October 2023 BNM FIDE Forum Dialogue Session: Clouds Requirement in RMIT & Artificial Intelligence Adoption Bank Negara Malaysia
28 November 2023 Capital Market Trends with an Eye on Shariah Risk By Abdulkader Thomas (Shape Knowledge Services) MIB
30 November 2023 Institute of International Finance - Maybank: Transition Finance Workshop Maybank
1 December 2023 In House Cyber Risk Security Awareness Session by CISO (Maybank Group) Maybank