Datuk Seri Dr Nik is Chairman of T7 Global Berhad. In 2017, he was appointed by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry as Chairman of the Malaysia-Singapore Business Council. Datuk Seri Dr Nik is a Director of several public companies including Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Cagamas Holdings Berhad and MUFG Bank (Malaysia) Berhad.
Datuk Seri Dr Nik is Chairman and Senior Partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co., the largest law firm in Malaysia and a member of ZICO Law, the premier ASEAN law network. Prior to this, he served with Baker & McKenzie in Singapore.
Datuk Seri Dr Nik graduated with LL.B (Hons) from University of Buckingham, Masters in Law (LL.M) from Queen Mary College, University of London, and Ph.D in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and is a Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn. In addition, he also possesses a Post-Graduate Diploma in Syariah Law and Practice (with distinction) from the International Islamic University Malaysia, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (United Kingdom). He is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and has also been admitted as a Practising Member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals. Datuk Seri Dr Nik was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School (1996-1997) and Chevening Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies, Oxford University (2004/2005). Datuk Seri Dr Nik is also a registered Notary Public.
Datuk Seri Dr Nik is the author of “Legal Aspects of the Malaysian Financial System”, and co-author of “The Law and Practice of Islamic Banking & Finance” and “An Introduction to Islamic and Conventional Corporate Finance”. He is also presently completing a book “Corporate Governance and Ethics in Malaysia” (to be published by Thomson Reuters Asia Sdn Bhd).