S P Setia Berhad has appointed Dato’ Zuraidah Binti Atan as the chairman of S P Setia Foundation effective 1 December 2022 succeeding the late Tan Sri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin.
Dato’ Zuraidah is a veteran of corporate social responsibility activities and is known as someone with a big heart and a strong passion for social welfare.
As the chairman, Dato’ Zuraidah will be helming the Group’s vision to create a positive impact among the country’s communities, and foster national integration and unity towards a more caring society. Currently, an independent non-executive director of S P Setia, she is also the chairman of the developer’s Audit Committee. With an LLB (Hons) from the University of Buckingham, England, and a Certificate in Legal Practice (Malaysia), she is a member of the Malaysian Bar and a practising lawyer under her own legal firm, Chambers of Zuraidah Atan.
Dato’ Zuraidah’s present principal appointments include her position as the chairman of the International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS) Forum (Japan) National Committee in Malaysia, which is an annual ASEAN-Japan Leadership Training programme for young professionals sent to Suzuka City, Japan. She is also the honorary advisor of the National Cancer Society of Malaysia.