Degree in physiology and biological chemistry from the University of Salford, Manchester. Chemist at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Paints Malaysia before moving into human resource and quality management
Counselling manager in Malaysia and Indonesia. Founder of the YOKUK in her hometown in 1998. Has been running the foundation as chairperson and executive director since 2000.
Interested in charity, while working in the corporate world
Datuk Seri Dr Nik advises clients on a wide range of legal matters incorporating Islamic finance, banking, offshore finance, debt restructuring, international, corporate and commercial law.
He has also advised clients on debt and corporate restructuring transactions, and on the issuance of private debt securities including Islamic financial instruments (domestic and international). He has been legal counsel for several mergers and acquisitions and advises generally on regulatory and compliance issues.
Prior to joining Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law), Datuk Seri Dr Nik was with Baker & McKenzie (International Lawyers), Singapore. Previously he was working in an accounting firm and at a bank.
Datuk Seri Dr Nik was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School from 1996 to 1997, and a Chevening Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford University. He was also formerly the Acting Dean/Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia.
Datuk Mohd Noor Amin bin Mohd Noor Khan has been the Chairman of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats since its establishment 2008. Datuk Amin heads the world’s largest United Nations (UN) backed public-private partnership against cyber threats. In May 2011, Amin along with Dr. Hamadoun Toure was successful in the appointment of IMPACT as UN’s cybersecurity executing arm by UN specialised agency – International Telecommunication Union (ITU). As Chairman of IMPACT, he guides the organisation and its stakeholders (international organisations and member states) to enhance the global community’s capacity to prevent, defend against and respond to cyber threats.
In 2000, Datuk Amin acquired an ICT software company, Ascendsys, and became its non-executive Chairman. Ascendsys is Southeast Asia’s leading managed security services (‘MSS’) company.
In the area of foreign relations, Datuk Amin became the founding Secretary-General of the Malaysia-U.S. Friendship Council, headquartered in Washington D.C. The Council was established in 2002 and was sponsored by leading Malaysian companies to provide advice on matters relating to bilateral relationship between the two countries. In 2004, he was appointed by the President of the Republic of Guatemala to serve as the nation’s honorary envoy to Malaysia.