Date of change 10 Feb 2023
Age 58
Gender Female
Nationality Malaysia
Designation Independent Director
Directorate Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Appointment


No Qualifications Major/Field of Study Institute/University Additional Information
1 Professional Qualification Accounting Trent Polytechnic Nottingham and Emily WoolfCollege of Accountancy, London

Working experience and occupation

Puan Norliza Suleiman has over 30 years of experience in the the field of Corporate and Finance. She is a Fellow Member of the Association Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) United Kingdom and also a registered member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant. She completed her professional accounting studies at Trent Polytechnic Nottingham and Emile Woolf College of Accountancy, London.She started her career as an Audit Assistant at Ivory Barry & Company in London. Upon her return to Malaysia in 1989, she joined Coopers & Lybrand, Johor Bahru as Audit Assistant until 1993. Prior to joining KPRJ, she served as the Finance Manager for Tharra Holdings Sdn Bhd, a reputable local medical services company. In 1996, Puan Norliza joined Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn Bhd (KPRJ)., a wholly owned Johor State Government as the Accountant.

Throughout the years, she has served in various capacities covering areas of corporate, restructuring and mergers, legal, finance, company secretarial, property development and construction. She retired in December 2021 as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. During her tenure with KPRJ, she was twice entrusted to hold 2 portfolios concurrently. For 3 years from 2012, whilst assuming the post of General Manager, Corporate Division of KPRJ, she was also acting as the Group Financial Controller of Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad, a Public Company listed on Bursa Malaysia, under secondment from KPRJ. Then, in 2017, she was again tasked to assist the State Government in the restructuring of Koperasi Iskandar Malaysia Berhad (KIMB). She was appointed as the CEO for KIMB, a post she held until 2018 and at the same time performed her duties as the Deputy CEO of KPRJ. She also sits on many Company Boards, including public listed companies, as representative of KPRJ. She also appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee for Iskandar Investment Berhad, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Berhad, KWSP and KPRJ.

Directorships in public companies and listed issuers (if any) Nil
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer No
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer No
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil