Head, Group Human Capital, Maybank Group, Malaysia
Contribution to Organisation
2009

This “Contribution to the Organisation” Award recognises Puan Nora Manaf’s work in organisational development for over two decades. 

Puan Nora is the Head of Group Human Capital for Maybank Group and is also the President of MCBA. She joined Maybank Group after nine years in Standard Chartered Group as the Head of Human Resources for Scope International, a whollyowned subsidiary of Standard Chartered UK Plc. 

Nora is a Chartered Accountant and is registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Being an accountant proficient in the world of numbers, she proved to her peers that it is no disadvantage while working in the world of people. 

Puan Nora has held many important positions in the banking industry especially in the area of human capital. Some of her positions include her two international assignments in Permata Bank, Indonesia as Executive Vice President and head of Strategic Initiatives and in London at the Centre of Expertise. 

As a HR professional, she has been sharing her knowledge and expertise in areas of Rewards, Organisation Development as well as HR audits and M&A integration work in Hong Kong, UK, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. She has also worked in HR generalist and specialist areas of Staffing & Human Resource Planning, Training, OD, and Reward Systems in multinational companies and in large local corporations spanning various industries related to Finance, Semiconductor, Academia, and Telecommunications.