Azhari Sulaiman, aged 57, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology, England and Masters in Business Administration from Universiti Malaya. He first joined Lembaga Letrik Negara in September 1983 as a Computer Maintenance Engineer in the Computer Maintenance Department. In 1986, he was then promoted to Senior Engineer, Telecontrol, in which, he was involved mainly in the development of control centres, repair and maintenance of the National Load Despatch Centre SCADA/ EMS computer system and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs).
Later in January 1994, he was transferred to the Business Management unit of the Transmission Division as the Senior Manager, Commercial. In January 1999, he was designated as the Head of Energy Procurement Unit before joining Tanjung Bin Power Sdn Bhd (“TBP”) (a subsidiary of Malakoff Berhad) as Chief Operating Officer in August 2004.
In his capacity as Chief Operating Officer of TBP, he was responsible to ensure that the construction and commissioning of Malakoff’s first coal-fired power plant was on schedule and within budget. On completion of the Tanjung Bin Power Plant project, he was transferred to assume the position of Vice President, Business Development. He was redesignated to Senior Vice President of Group Planning & Strategy Division in 2015 where he was responsible for the business development and project development for the Group to meet the growth targets in line with the mission and vision of the Group. Effective December 2017, he is appointed as Senior Vice President, Operations & Project Management Services in order to strengthen the Operations and Project Management Services division.