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Datuk Nik Airina Nik Jaffar was appointed to the Board of UEM Builders Berhad on 1 October 2018.

She holds a Master Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida.

She has almost 30 years’ experience in transport infrastructure planning, development and implementation as well as operations and maintenance, having been involved in the development/management of various infrastructure projects including North-South Expressway (NSE), North-South Expressway Central Link (NSECL), Cikopo-Palimanan Toll Road (Indonesia), Manila-Cavite Expressway (Philippines), LRT Extension, G-G institutional strengthening initiatives for the National Highways Authority of India as well as the Pan Borneo Sabah Project.

Datuk Nik Airina was also involved in the Initial Public Offering exercise for the listing of PLUS Expressways Berhad [now known as PLUS Expressways International Berhad ("PEIB")] on the Main Board of Bursa Saham Malaysia as well as the integration of the NSE, NSECL and Malaysia-Singapore Second Crossing operations.

Her active involvement in industry association and institutions is also well-acknowledged. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) UK an serves as the Vice Chairman of CIHT Malaysia. She is also a Council Member of the Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australia as well as the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia. In addition, Datuk Nik Airina also serves on the committee of the Intelligent Transport System Association of Malaysia.

Currently, Datuk Nik Airina also sits on the board of CIDB Malaysia, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, and several other subsidiaries within UEM Group, including ProHawk, PLUS Expressways International Berhad, UEM Suria Berhad and Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd.