YBhg Datin Mariam Prudence Binti Yusof, female, aged 67, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board on 27 July 2005 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.
She graduated with BA (Honours), University of Malaya in 1974. She started her career in the field of human resource and organisational development with multinational companies, namely Motorola (M) Sdn Bhd, Intel (M) Sdn Bhd, Shell Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Nestle (M) Sdn Bhd. In 1984, she entered the field of stockbroking and was the Executive Director of Equity Market of MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd, until her retirement.
Datin Mariam Prudence other previous appointments include being a Member of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Committee (KLSE), a Director of Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc. (LFX), a Director of Securities Clearing Automated Network Services Sdn Bhd (SCANS) and a Director of Research Institute & Investment Analyst Malaysia (RIIAM) and Trustee of the Bumiputera Training Fund of the Securities Commission. She was also the Chairman of the Membership Committee of the KLSE. She retired from the Board of KLSE and its subsidiaries on 10 April 2004.
In year 2002, she was elected as Chairman of the Association of Stockbroking Companies of Malaysia (ASCM) with the primary role of spearheading the demutualization of KLSE to its new entity, Bursa Malaysia Berhad.
On 26 August 2002, she was appointed as a member of the National Economic Action Council (NEAC) by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, and served until the year 2009.
In 2017, Datin Mariam Prudence was appointed as a Board member of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Berhad and resigned from the Board on 1 May 2020. She also serves on the Board of RAM Rating Services Berhad and iFast Capital Sdn Bhd.
She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which she has personal interest.
Other than traffic offences, she does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.