Chief of Legal and Compliance, Company Secretary and Ex-Officio Member of Dispute Resolution Committee
Mr. Idrus Bin Ismail is Chief Legal and Integrity Officer of Telekom Malaysia Bhd. He started his career as a management trainee with Petronas and brings with him over 30 years of experience mostly in conventional and Islamic financial institutions, where he served as company secretary as well as inhouse counsel. Before joining TM, he was Company Secretary of the CIMB Group, served the PROKHAS secretarial department and was Senior Counsel of Islamic Banking and Finance in a major corporate law practice. He joined TM as Chief Legal and Compliance on 1 December 2009 and assumed the position of Company Secretary on 18 January 2010. He is also responsible for implementing programmes to inculcate overall ethics and integrity practices in TM as contained in TMs Code of Business Ethics. Idrus relinquished his position as the Company Secretary of TM effective 1 January 2017 following the decoupling of Group Legal, Compliance and Company Secretarial Division. He now heads the new Group Legal, Ethics and Integrity Division as Chief Legal and Integrity Officer effective from the same date. His Qualifications Bachelor in Economics from UM. Bachelor of Law from the National University of Singapore. Certificate in Translation from the National Translation Institute of Malaysia. Executive Masters in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia e University. Called to the Malaysian Bar in 1988. Certified Integrity Officer jointly certified by the Malaysian AntiCorruption Commission and the Malaysian Institute of Integrity.
Age: 62 Executive Since 2017