Relevant Experience

Datin Rossaya Mohd Nashir has worked at the bank since joining the Corporate Legal Services Unit in 2002. She was instrumental in setting up the Company Secretarial Department in 2004 and was appointed as Group Company Secretary in 2006.

In her role, she is responsible for providing counsel and advice on Board duties and responsibilities, to ensure that CIMB complies with relevant laws and regulatory requirements. She also plays a liaison role between the Board and its key stakeholders both in Malaysia and in the Group’s regional operations, ensuring that a corporate governance framework is deployed in a manner that supports the Group’s vision and aspirations. 


She has extensive industry knowledge, with over 25 years of experience in corporate secretarial practice. Previously, she was with Permodalan Nasional Berhad where she assumed the position of Joint Company Secretary for several of its subsidiaries. She began her career with the Time Engineering Group.


Datin Rossaya serves as a member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia’s Corporate Practice Consultative Forum and is a Director of several subsidiaries in the CIMB group. She is a CIMB Sustainability Champion and has initiated several projects to encourage sustainability in the work place for #teamcimb. She actively advocates greater participation of women in the board room and has been involved in various networking initiatives to promote this agenda.



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Date of Appointment:



Length of Tenure:

19 Years


Membership of Board Committees

  • Nil
  • Bachelor of Laws (majoring in Business Law), Coventry University, United Kingdom
  •  Licensed Secretary, Companies Commission of Malaysia
  • Affiliate, Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators


Areas of Expertise:

  • Company Law, Corporate Secretarial Practice, Corporate Governance and Conflicts Management


Directorship / Relevant Appointments:


  • Nil


  • Nil
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