Suryani Senja Alias is a Senior Vice President, Research & Investment Strategy at Khazanah Nasional Berhad in Malaysia. Her previous job experience includes: Special Officer, Policy Unit, in the Office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia; Group General Counsel at AirAsia Berhad; Associate at Vinson & Elkins RLLP in London; Lawyer for the UN Compensation Commission in Geneva; Equity Analyst at BNP Paribas in Singapore and London; and Lawyer at Zain & Co. She is also the head of research and fundraising at Sisters in Islam. Suryani graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the International Islamic University in Malaysia. She received a Masters (LLM with Merit) in International Business Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK. She speaks English, Bahasa Malaysia and Indonesia, French and has knowledge of Arabic and Mandarin.