Zufar Suleiman Abu Bakar
Chief Risk Officer
Appointed to the position with effect from:
- Certified Internal Auditor
- Chartered Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia
- Master of Science in Corporate Risk and Security Management, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
- Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Skills, Experience and Expertise:
Zufar Suleiman Abu Bakar is responsible for the implementation of PIDM’s Enterprise Risk Management framework and assists the Board, Audit Committee and Management in ensuring that PIDM’s risks are being consistently and continuously identified, assessed, managed, monitored and reported on. He is also tasked with implementing the Business Continuity Management framework for PIDM. Zufar joined PIDM in 2013 as Senior Manager, Audit and Consulting Services Division.
Zufar started his career in the Advisory Division of Ernst & Young, Kuala Lumpur. After 8 years, he joined Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings (Prolintas) to set up and head the Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Audit Department. He has gained extensive experience in the areas of internal and operational auditing, enterprise risk management, quality assurance reviews, programme management, as well as internal control documentation and review involving the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.