Datuk Nora Manaf

Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Maybank

In addition to Datuk Nora Manaf’s role as the Group Chief Human Capital Officer and member of the Group EXCO of Maybank, Datuk Nora chairs several national-level committees and holds several Board memberships. Datuk Nora’s Board memberships include the Board of Etiqa General Insurance Berhad and MBB Labs Private Limited, Bangalore, as well as Board of Trustees of Khazanah Foundation. Datuk Nora is also the President of Maybank Sports Club. 

Recently in July 2023, Datuk Nora was conferred an Honorary Degree, “Doctor of the University”, from the Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. She also received the conferment of Master Professional (MP) by IHRP in 2022. Datuk Nora is a qualified Chartered Fellow CIPD (FCIPD), registered with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) London, UK. She is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Chartered Banker (CB) registered with the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2020.

Datuk Nora is active in her quest to make a difference to empower women. She is the Executive Sponsor for Maybank’s Women Mentor Women Council established in 2013, as well as a Mentor for the ICAEW-TalentCorp Women in Leadership Programme. In 2016, Datuk Nora was awarded the “Beacon of Light” award at the National Women in Leadership

Summit organised by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) in partnership with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. Datuk Nora also spoke at the

Women in Leadership seminar at Oxford University in 2016. The Singapore Management University (SMU) published a Case Study, titled “Maybank: Organisational Transformation

through Human Resources” in collaboration with Datuk Nora in 2019. On 31 March 2021, Datuk Nora was conferred the Top 50 Impact Lifetime Achievement Awards for Women

Excellence by KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific.