Elakumari Kantilal was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Danajamin on 23 August 2018. She is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee. She is also a member of the Board Investment Committee, the Board Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and the Board Underwriting Committee.
She started her career with the Accountant General’s office in 1981 and served several ministries during her tenure in civil service which, inter alia, included the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance’s Division on Monitoring Government owned enterprises. She was actively involved in the establishment of Khazanah Nasional Berhad in 1994 and remained as part of its core management team until she concluded her tenure in 2017 as Director of Investment.
She has held a number of executive positions and directorships across the investment and consultancy sectors. She previously sat on the Board of Directors of Sistem Transit Aliran Ringan Sdn Bhd, Opus International Consultants Limited, UEM Builders Berhad, TIME Engineering Berhad (now Dagang NeXchange Berhad) and UEM Edgenta Berhad.