Nora is actively engaged in the country’s FI, Employers’ and Education circles via the leadership roles she holds. In 2018, Nora was appointed to the Malaysian Human Resource Minister’s Advisory Group. She is also Chairman of the Malayan Commercial Banks’ Association, Chairman of the Banking Sector HR Networking Group (HRNG), Council Member of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF), a member of the National Labour Advisory Committee (NLAC), Advisory Committee for UUM Master of Science (Finance) and an Advisory Council Member of Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera as well as for the University-Industry Advisory Council Universiti Utara Malaysia. Nora was recognized as a Global Top50 Human Resource Professional, and was appointed into Talent Compact 4.0, an Industry Talent Advisory Panel of Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad.
Nora’s Board memberships include the Board of Etiqa General Insurace Berhad, Etiqa Life Insurance Berhad, MBB Labs Private Limited, Bangalore and the Malaysian American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE).
Nora is also a Member of the Board of Examiners for the Asia Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Member of the Asia Pacific Industry Advisory Panel for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and a Qualified Person for Training (QPRT) for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
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, 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. Nora also spoke at a Women in Leadership seminar in Oxford University in 2016.
Nora is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Nora also holds a post-grad certification in Human Resource Development from Cornell University and is a certified Gallup Strengths finder Coach Level II. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.