Dato’ Mohd Izzaddin Idris

President & Group CEO, Axiata Group Berhad

Dato’ Mohd Izzaddin Idris

Speaker Bio


Dato’ Izzaddin Idris is the Managing Director/President & Group CEO of Axiata Group Berhad. He also serves on the Boards of several Axiata subsidiaries and chairs the Axiata Digital Innovation Fund. 



With a career spanning over 30 years in investment banking, financial and general management, Izzaddin’s previous roles included serving as Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad (2009 - 2018), and Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President (Group Finance) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (2004 - 2009). 



In terms of industry stewardship, he is a Board member at GSMA, the world’s largest mobile telecommunications association, and its Foundation. He is also a Director of the Asia School of Business, chairing its Audit Committee as well as member of the Board of Governors. 



Izzaddin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance Major, First Class Honours) from the University of New South Wales, a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.