Nik Juliah Binti Nik Jaafar


Executive Director

Group Human Resource

Nik Juliah Nik Jaafar is the Executive Director of Group Human Resource and is a HR veteran with more than twenty years of solid experience in people management and development. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master’s Degree in Administrative Studies from Ohio University, USA.

Nik Juliah Nik Jaafar started her career in the United States where she last held the position as Regional HR Director for a healthcare organisation. After working overseas for twelve years, she returned to her home country, Malaysia where she assumed several leadership roles in established companies such as American International Assurance (AIA), Malaysian National Insurance (MNI), as well as TYCO Fire and Security.  Before joining UMW, she was the Head of Human Resources with AXA AFFIN Life Insurance Berhad.