Encik Saifulrizam Zainal graduated with an MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance from International Islamic University Malaysia in 2006. Three years earlier he earned his BBA (H) in Finance from Universiti Teknologi Mara. He also has a Diploma in Banking from the same university.
Performance-driven with 21 years’ comprehensive achievements across Bank Negara Malaysia, Banking and Financial industry, Oil and Gas, as well as Information Technology developments and Telecommunication industry, Encik Saifulrizam is presently the Chairman of Audit Committee and a Board Member of Technodex Berhad.
Early in his career, he spent seven years with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), first as Executive Officer under Balance of Payment Department, and a year later as Senior Executive under Islamic Banking and Takaful Department. During his stint with the Bank he was involved in various national project committees, such as Technology Taskforce Committee, Financial Stability Working Group, Financial Sectors Working Group, and Malaysia Accounting Standard Board for GP-8 under FRS 139.
In 2006, Encik Saifulrizam was assigned to the then newly established organisation under BNM’s purview called Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM). He was there for eight years before he joined Basra Oil Sdn Bhd in 2014 as their Managing Director and worked closely with PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad and Petronas Lubricants Malaysia. In 2015, the company received the Petronas Achievement Award under Marina Lubricants Premium Dealer. In the same year, he later joined BaseNET Technology Sdn Bhd as Group Director of Finance, overseeing the IT and Telecommunications industry and subsidiaries of the company.
Encik Saifulrizam was appointed Board Member and Chairman of Koperasi Maal Nizami Negeri Selangor Berhad, a credit cooperative under Suruhanjaya Koperasi Malaysia, in November 2017. He also sat on Board of Directors of Petrowangsa Sdn Bhd and on Advisory Roles of Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) from March 2018 to March 2019, advising the Credit Management Framework for SPNB Group and SPNB Dana.
Sitting on the Board of Directors of Technodex Berhad currently, Encik Saifulrizam oversees the management and corporate governance of the company and senior management’s performance, review and monitor the implementation of the management’s corporate strategic plans, and monitor relationships with various stakeholders, shareholders, employees, and the communities in which the company operates. He also leads the Audit Committee in all aspects of audit work and is responsible for effectively managing the affairs of the financial and accounts of the company and its subsidiaries.