She was the Group Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Proton Holdings Berhad, prior to the merger with Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group. Previously, she was also the CFO for Nationwide Express Courier Services Berhad. Her career began with Arthur Anderson & Co. in 1995 after graduating from the University of Nottingham, UK. She then joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad as an investment banker and afterwards headed the Capital Markets division in Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad. She had also become a financial consultant to Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. (Prokhas) and Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA). Dr. ‘Aini has twenty-six (26) years of hands-on experience in Islamic Banking & Finance, Fund-raising, Transformation Management, Corporate Finance and Advisory works. She is the Editor of the first Islamic Finance Accounting textbook.
She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and had obtained her PhD in Political Economy & Islamic Banking from a London University.
Currently, Dr. ‘Aini is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of IJN Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Berhad.
Dr. Aini is a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Management and Sustainability Committee of 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Berhad.
Dr. Aini is currently a member of Audit Committee of the Company.