Raja Eleena

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Born (1960-04-03) 3 April 1960 (age 57)
Penang, Malaya
Spouse Ismail Farouk Abdullah
Issue Omar Azlan bin Ismail Farouk
Alia Azleena binti Ismail Farouk
Imran Azlan bin Ismail Farouk
Ashman Azlan bin Ismail Farouk
Sofia binti Ismail Farouk
Full name
Raja Eleena binti Raja Azlan Shah
Father Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah
Mother Bainun binti Muhammad Ali
Religion Sunni Islam

Raja Eleena binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah (born 3 April 1960) is a fourth daughter of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. She was born on 3 April 1960 and during her school years, she went to SMK Convent Bukit Nanas. She also holds a bachelor's degree in Law from the University of London. Yang Amat Mulia is a lawyer with her own legal firm in Kuala Lumpur.


Raja Eleena was born at Penang, Malaya, 3 April 1960 as the fourth daughter of late Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah, later Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, and his wife Tuanku Bainun Binti Mohd Ali (herself a member of the Royal House of Perak and much fourth granddaughter of her husband's father Sultan Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak)

Her siblings are :


Raja Eleena is also a practising barrister, being called by Lincoln's Inn, London, in 1985.

Upon returning to Malaysia, she joined Messrs Skrine & Co and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. She set up her own legal practice Messrs Raja Eleena, Siew Ang & Associates in 1987, of which she is a senior partner.

Raja Eleena was appointed to the Board of Gamuda on 1 June 1992.

She is the niece of Kamarul Zaman bin Mohd Ali. She is a director and major shareholder of Generasi Setia (M) Sdn Bhd, which is a major shareholder of Gamuda.[1]

Her directorships in other public companies are with KAF-Seagroatt & Campbell Holdings Berhad and Danau Permai Resort Berhad.

Raja Eleena was named in May 2007 as Malaysia's 25th richest in the country with assets worth over US$228 million (MYR 773 million). She becomes the list’s second woman after Chong Chook Yew, who occupies number 18th with US$320 million (MYR 1.085 billion).


She has been awarded:[2]

Honours of Perak[edit]

  • MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM.svg Grand Knight of the Order of Cura Si Manja Kini (the Perak Sword of State, SPCM, 19 April 1989) with title Dato' Sri
    • current ribbon de the decoration : MY-PERA Order of Cura Si Manja Kini - Grand Knight - SPCM (new).svg


  1. ^ Malaysian business, Issues 3-6, New Straits Times Press (Malaysia), 2004, p. 70 
  2. ^ Royal Ark, Perak genealogy details p.16