Chairman/Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian, Male, Age : 72

Appointed on 22 July 2004, he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He obtained his Degree in Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Malay in 1971 and 1989 respectively. He later obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (“PhD”) from the Pacific Western University of the United States of America (“USA”) in 1991. He is a fellow member of the British Institute of Management and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management.

He commenced his career as an Education Officer with the Ministry of Education in 1965. In 1972, he left the Ministry of Education to join the City Hall of Kuala Lumpur as Assistant Secretary. He was promoted to the position of Director General of City Hall of Kuala Lumpur in 1989 and assumed the post until his retirement in 2000. Besides contributing to more than 27 years in the socio-economic development, strategic planning and development of Kuala Lumpur, he also served on the Board of Directors of Urban Development Agency, PGK Sdn. Bhd., Stadium Negara and Badan Seni Lukis Negara between 1988 and 2000.

He is presently involved primarily in non-governmental organisations, where he is the Chairman of various organisations which include University Malaya Alumni Association and Institute Pemikiran Kreatif Malaysia (“INSPEK”). He is the National Vice-Chairman of the Malaysian Red Crescent, a member of Trustees of Institute of Sultan Iskandar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a member of the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (“IKIM”).