Mahadzir Azizan has held key positions both in the private and public sectors. He joined the Judicial and Legal Service of the Malaysian Government as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and Federal Counsel upon completing his legal training as a Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn in London, and was called to the English Bar in 1978.
He subsequently ventured into the private sector and served Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Bhd and Island & Peninsular Bhd, the property arm of Permodalan Nasional Bhd for the next 24 years. Whilst in the private sector, he also served as a MARA Council Member in addition to various other directorships in government-linked companies.
In addition to SIDREC, Mahadzir is currently the Chairman of AmanahRaya REIT and also sits on the Boards of ECM Libra Group Bhd, RCE Capital Bhd, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Bhd and Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Am Bhd. He has also previously held directorships in Asian Healthcare Group Bhd (2014 to 2016) and Libra Invest Bhd (2007 to 2019).