Shajaratuddur, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
He started his career with TNB in September 1997, as a legal executive, handling projects and business development matters. During his 16-year tenure in TNB, he was instrumental in various key projects and ventures, including TNB’s tariff reviews and PPA renegotiation exercises, privatisation of Lembaga Letrik Sabah, divestments of TNB’s local power plants and coal mine in Indonesia. His last position in TNB was as a General Manager in the President’s/CEO’s Office, before leaving for the role of Senior Vice President of Investment at Khazanah Nasional in February 2010, to oversee the power sector and Iskandar Development Region.
He joined Malakoff in October 2012, as an Assistant Vice President of Special Projects. Since joining Malakoff, he had led a number of corporate and investment exercises leading to the successful bid for PD Power’s extension of PPA concession, acquisition of interest in a large scale solar project in Johor, winning bids for the development of two small hydro power projects in Pahang with total capacity of 55 MW and a 2.4 MW biogas project in Johor.
The most recent corporate exercise that he has steered is the completion of the acquisition of 97.37% equity interest in Alam Flora Sdn. Bhd. from DRB-HICOM Group. He is one of the key team members in formulating the current Malakoff’s investment policy and strategic plan. In his capacity and current role as the Head of Business Development Department in Malakoff, he will continue to explore and pursue potential investments or growth opportunities for the company, locally and internationally.