Dr Wafi Nazrin Dr Abdul Hamid
Head of Corporate & Secretarial Division
Dr. Wafi Nazrin joined PAAB on 1 November 2019, as Head of the Corporate and Secretarial Division. He is responsible for the Legal Department, Risk Management & Quality Assurance, Corporate Communications and Company Secretarial departments.
He started his career as a legal practitioner in a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur. Dr. Wafi has considerable legal and corporate experience in the maritime, oil & gas, aviation, automotive & manufacturing, and construction/land development industries.
In recognition of his numerous achievements, he won the INTERLAW Corporate Counsel of the year Award in 2007 and was recognized by the International Legal Office, New York as a leading international anti-trust counsel. Throughout his career in Petronas, MISC Bhd, Malaysia Airlines and UMW, Dr. Wafi has also led other corporate functions such as Procurement, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Facilities and Maintenance, Information Technology (IT), Risk Management, Project Management, Insurance, Organization & Methods, Logistics, and Company Secretarial Practice.
Dr. Wafi graduated with a First Class Degree in Law from the International Islamic University. Later, he won British Chevening Scholarships for his Master of Laws from Cambridge University and Ph.D in Law from Southampton University. He also has an MBA in applied finance & investment and a post-graduate Diploma in European Union Competition Law. He is a contributing author to the legal reference “ASEAN Competition Laws”.