Chief Executive Officer
Sujatha was seconded by the SC in March 2013 to head SIDREC as CEO. Under her stewardship, Sujatha has helped the Board steer SIDREC’s strategic direction, building its capacity and broadening its scope to ensure that SIDREC’s dispute resolution service continues to be relevant and in step with the needs of a developing capital market. With over 17 years of experience in capital market related work, Sujatha has, in addition to experience in dispute resolution, an in-depth and practical understanding of the capital market and the regulatory framework, as well an insight into investor concerns and challenges.
Prior to joining SIDREC in 2013, she was responsible for the development and implementation of the SC’s investor education strategy and management of complaints relating to market misconduct. Her work in the SC included advisory and reform work in both the General Counsel’s Office and the Corporate Finance and Investments Business Group. At the international level, Sujatha has served on the Committee of the International Network of Financial Services Ombudsman Schemes (INFO Network). Sujatha has represented SIDREC and the SC on inter-agency committees and as as a presenter and panelist at international and domestic forums on dispute resolution, investor education and other capital market issues.
She obtained her LLB (Hons) degree from the University of London and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1989 and re-qualified with the Law Society of England and Wales as a Solicitor in 1990. Sujatha was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1998. She is also an Accredited Mediator on the panel of Malaysian Mediation Centre (MMC).