Datuk Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen



Datuk Shireen Muhiudeen founded Corston-Smith Asset Management in 2007 after 12 years with the Malaysian arm of global insurance giant AIG Investment Corporation. In June 2011, she was named as one of the 25 most influential women in the Asia-Pacific region for asset management by Asian Investor and in March 2014, she was honoured by Forbes Asia as one of the 50 Asia’s Power Businesswomen. In all, she has more than 31 years of focused fund management expertise and is an advocate for good governance, transparency, accountability, and greater representation of women in boardrooms.

On 11 February 2019 she was selected to join the 16-member Economic Action Council, which is chaired by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The Council’s objective is to stimulate economic growth, ensure fair distribution of wealth and improve the wellbeing of the people.

She has stepped down as the Managing Director of Corston-Smith Asset Management, following her appointment as Non-Executive Chairman of Bursa Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange), effective 1 March 2019. This appointment is by the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia and is for a 2-year term. She continues to hold her independent directorship at Felda Land Development Authority (FELDA).