Shahril Azuar Jimin was appointed as Maybank’s first Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) on 1 March 2021.
He leads Maybank Group’s effort on Sustainability which focuses on environmental, social and governance (ESG). As the CSO, Shahril provides leadership to design, align and integrate sustainability initiatives, policies and goals to help drive the sustainability agenda for the Maybank Group.
Prior to his appointment as CSO, Shahril has held various leadership positions across Maybank Group including being the first CEO of Maybank Foundation from 2014 to 2021. From 2012 – 2014 Shahril was the Chief Commercial Officer of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad which represents the insurance business of Maybank. Before that he was the Chief Sales Officer of Etiqa Insurance & Takaful from 2008 until 2012. Concurrently from 2010-2012, Shahril held the post of Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Takaful Berhad, and was Chairman of the Global Takaful Group from 2012 – 2014.
Shahril has an LL.B (Hons) from Staffordshire University, and is a graduate of the Global Senior Management Program from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Shahril has also completed University of Oxford’s Leading Sustainable Corporations Programme and also University of Cambridge’s Sustainable Finance Programme.
Pursuant to Maybank’s advocacy for greater ESG best practices in corporations, Shahril is a Council Member of the 30% Club Malaysia, which seeks to promote inclusive practices in diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations. Shahril also chairs the Association of Banks in Malaysia’s (ABM) ESG Committee since 2022.