Y.A.M. Tunku Dato’ Seri Utama Naquiyuddin ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja'afar DK, DKYR, SPNS, SPMP, PPT, BSc (Econ) (Hons), LLD (Honorary).
Tunku Naquiyuddin received his education at the King's School in Canterbury and read International Politics at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom (UK). He initially served the Malaysian Diplomatic Corps and was posted to Paris between 1972-1975 as 2nd secretary. He speaks fluent French.
Tunku Naquiyuddin was SPA Chairman until April 1994, when he left the position to fulfill his duty as Negeri Sembilan’s Regent during his father's term as King of Malaysia. After completing his term as Regent, Tunku Naquiyuddin was appointed Chairman of Antah Holdings Berhad (AHB) in 1999. He currently holds this office in Sino Hua-An International Berhad (which has taken over the listing status of AHB).
Tunku Naquiyuddin is also Chairman of Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad and Director of Ann Joo Resources Berhad and Chairman of Noble Mineral Resources Ltd listed in Australia (ASX). He has held various positions in trade associations and professional bodies including the Federation of Public Listed Companies, Malaysia - France Economic and Trade Association, Alliance Francaise de Kuala Lumpur as well as a Committee Member of KLSE (now known as Bursa Malaysia) from 1989-1994.
A keen environmentalist, Tunku Naquiyuddin was a Committee Member of the World Wide Fund for Nature (Malaysia) and Chairman of the Malaysia Wildlife Conservation Foundation.
Tunku Naquiyuddin is married to Y.M. Tunku Dato' Seri Nurul Hayati Bt. Tunku Dato' Bahador and they are blessed with four children and two grandchildren.