Mohamad Idham Nawawi

Group Chief Corporate Officer

Professional Experience:

A Chevening scholar, Idham holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Rochester, New York, USA, and received his MBA (Masters in Communications Management) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

Idham has over 20 years experience in the telecommunications and IT industry in Malaysia, Indonesia and the US. Prior to his role in Axiata, Idham served as Chief Operating Officer of Packet One Networks in Malaysia, Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs for Axis Communications in Indonesia and in various senior management positions within Sales & Marketing and Corporate Strategy for Maxis in Malaysia. He started his career as an engineer for Carl Zeiss in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, before joining IBM Malaysia. Idham has hands-on experience in managing business operations, international JVs, and start-ups and new business units. He has worked on multiple M&As and IPOs, and has managed investor, shareholder, regulator and government relations in Malaysia and the region.