Norazli Mohamad Nor (“Azli”) was a founding member of Xeraya Capital after spearheading the preparatory aspects leading to its establishment while in Khazanah Nasional (“Khazanah”). In Khazanah, Azli was part of the Life Sciences Unit that was in active investment mode, managing pipeline deals and monitoring Khazanah’s life sciences portfolio. He was also instrumental in the inception and the sourcing of the Mudharabah Innovation Fund (“MIF”) as well as the restructuring of a major national innovation agency.
Prior to Khazanah, Azli was at KPMG leading its infrastructure funding consulting practice. His early career had been with Tenaga Nasional and included leadership roles in both technical and management capacities, which included having P&L responsibilities of managing a business unit.
While in TNB, Azli gained accreditation as a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics) from Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, and an MBA with Finance specialisation from International Islamic University Malaysia.
With his wide background, Azli has accumulated domain expertise in technology investment, management consulting, corporate strategy and operations. In Xeraya, he holds a dual role as an SVP, Investments that leads deals, sources investment opportunities and manages investment assets up to realisation of exits, as well as managing the MIF in his role as Head of Strategic Initiatives.