Dato' Majid Mohamad

Dato' Majid Mohamad

Dato' Majid holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from University of Malaya and a Master of Business Administration degree from Manchester Business School, England. He also attended senior management programmes at Harvard Business School, United States and INSEAD, France. Dato' Majid has extensive experience in the setting up, regulatory planning and rehabilitation of finance and insurance institutions. He started his banking career in Bank Negara Malaysia in 1977 and held various supervisory roles across key departments, from audit to economics, and bank and insurance regulation. He was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of several life and general insurance companies in Malaysia including Pacific and Orient Insurance Berhad, Malaysia National Insurance Berhad, The People's Insurance Co. (Malaysia) Berhad and Talasco Insurance Berhad. In 2001, he facilitated the successful merger of Talasco Insurance Berhad and The People's Insurance Co. (Malaysia) Berhad.

He retired as CEO and President of Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd at the end of 2010 and currently the Managing Advisor of MBM Advisors (L) Ltd, a consultancy outfit based in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, and the Technical Advisor to Labuan International Insurance association and The Lloyd's of London. He also serves in the Investment Committee of Universiti Malaysia Pahang. His directorships in other companies are in Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad (AIS), AIA Public Takaful Berhad, Pasdec Resources (South Africa) Ltd.

Tuan Haji Basharuddin Saad

Tuan Haji Basharuddin Saad

Haji Basharuddin Saad began his career as an officer in utility company and cooperative bank prior to joining Petronas Group in September 1980 as an accountant. He served as Senior Manager, of Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd from 1990 to 1996 and General Manager, Finance of Petronas Gas Berhad from 1996 to 2004. He retired as General Manager, Corporate and Commercial Services of Petronas Gas Berhad in September 2009. Over a period of 29 years with the Petronas Group he assumed various positions within Exploration and Production, Retail Marketing and Gas businesses, and at General Manager and Senior Manager level oversee portfolios which includes finance and accounting, commercial and marketing, contracting and procurement, risk management and company secretarial duties of a listed entity. He also served on two of subsidiary companies board. Haji Basharuddin also provided leadership role for KOPETRO Berhad, (Cooperative Society) over a period of 8 years holding positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer at various intervals.

Haji Basharuddin Saad is currently an advocate & solicitor and syarie counsel with Basharuddin Faizie Iskandar. He was appointed to the Board of Pelaburan MARA Berhad on 2nd February 2012. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He holds a Degree in Law from the University of London and Certificate of Legal Practice from Qualifying Board Malaysia and Diploma in Syariah Legal Practice from International Islamic University, Malaysia

Tuan Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff

Tuan Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff

Tn Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff, began his career as an accounting lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management, UKM in 1980 where he taught upon his return from the USA, Master of Accounting Science degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, Illinois, USA and a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia. He is presently the Executive Chairman of Kuber Ventures Berhad, an investment company investing in business opportunities across many industries.

Throughout his industrious career journey too, he held many critical portfolios such as in Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PBMK), FA Securities Sdn Bhd, Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM), Maybank Group, UEM Group Berhad, Rashid Hussain Securities, Smith Zain Securities Penang, Permodalan Terengganu Berhad Asset Management and SJ Securities Sdn. Bhd. He has been involved in the capital market for most of his career and is also well experienced in the segment of human capital management.

Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim

Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim

YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim obtained his Master in Information Technology and B.A. Hons (Islamic Studies), both from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2003. He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration. YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Zafir started his career in the civil service as an administrative and diplomatic (PTD)
officer and currently holds the position of Deputy Division Secretary (Transformation) / Chief Value Innovation Officer (CVIO) at the Strategic Corporate and Communications Division in the Ministry of Finance.

His expansive knowledge and experience in public service and Information Technology bodes well for the with the direction of the company to gain a better insight into the financial management, quality, transformation and innovation programmes pertaining to the Government’s aspiration on ICT initiatives, and benefited from that.

En. Dali Kumar @ Dali bin Sardar

En. Dali Kumar @ Dali bin Sardar

En. Dali’s specific areas  of expertise include financial & corporate restructuring and conventional banking derived from his vast working experience. He served as Relationship Manager at Citicorp/ Citibank and was also attached to the Leveraged Buyouts (‘LBO’) and Venture Capital Groups at Citibank New York. Upon his return to Malaysia, he was seconded to Citicorp Capital Sdn Bhd where he served as the Vice President of Citicorp/Citibank in 1990 and as the Executive Director of Citicorp Capital until 1993 where he was eventually promoted as its Managing Director in 1994. En. Dali also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Utama Merchant Bank Berhad in 1996.

He  sits as a director of Chuan Huat Resources Bhd, a company listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia   and     Malaysian     General     Investment    Corporation (MGIC) Bhd as well as on several boards of foreign companies such as Norhtec Corporation Ltd, Thailand   and   M Development Ltd, Singapore.

En. Dali is currently the director of DTA Capital Group which is a venture capital/private equity and corporate finance set-up involved in mainly venture fund management, direct equity investments, debt raising, mergers & acquisitions, pre-IPO planning and various forms of corporate & financial restructuring.

En. Mohd Sharil Abdullah

En. Mohd Sharil Abdullah

Begin his career with his alma mater, Universiti Technology Malaysia (UTM), En. Shahril Abdullah is currently the Chairman of UMP Advanced Sdn. Bhd. and sits in the Board of Director of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). Throughout his colourful career journey, he had been appointed as Board of Trustee with Yayasan Makmur, Board of Authority in Medical Device Authority (MDA), and holds a role as a Director of Industry and Community Collaboration Division in Ministry of Higher Education.

He possessed an extensive experience in the government sector, holds credential positions in Ministry of Health Malaysia and Ministry of Higher Education and also involved in establishing the Action Plan for Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) and National Mitigation Plan for Covid-19 Pandemic.

En. Shahril completed all his tertiary education in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) – PhD (Wireless Communications), Master in Electrical Engineering (Electronic and Telecommunication), Bachelor Engineering (Electrical – Telecommunication) and Diploma Engineering (Electrical – Communications).

 

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud started his career with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in 1981, and was the former CEO of MATRADE, an agency under the ministry. Prior to that appointment in June 2015, he was the Deputy CEO of MATRADE, Senior Director of the Exporters Development Division MATRADE, Senior Trade Commissioner for the Gulf Cooperation Councils, and the Consul and Trade Commissioner of the Consulate of Malaysia in Milan.

He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Malaya and a graduate degree in public management from the Institute of Public Administration Malaysia.

Dato' Majid Mohamad

Dato' Majid Mohamad

Chairman (Independent, Non-Executive)

Dato' Majid holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from University of Malaya and a Master of Business Administration degree from Manchester Business School, England. He also attended senior management programmes at Harvard Business School, United States and INSEAD, France. Dato' Majid has extensive experience in the setting up, regulatory planning and rehabilitation of finance and insurance institutions. He started his banking career in Bank Negara Malaysia in 1977 and held various supervisory roles across key departments, from audit to economics, and bank and insurance regulation. He was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of several life and general insurance companies in Malaysia including Pacific and Orient Insurance Berhad, Malaysia National Insurance Berhad, The People's Insurance Co. (Malaysia) Berhad and Talasco Insurance Berhad. In 2001, he facilitated the successful merger of Talasco Insurance Berhad and The People's Insurance Co. (Malaysia) Berhad.

He retired as CEO and President of Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd at the end of 2010 and currently the Managing Advisor of MBM Advisors (L) Ltd, a consultancy outfit based in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, and the Technical Advisor to Labuan International Insurance association and The Lloyd's of London. He also serves in the Investment Committee of Universiti Malaysia Pahang. His directorships in other companies are in Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad (AIS), AIA Public Takaful Berhad, Pasdec Resources (South Africa) Ltd.

Tuan Haji Basharuddin Saad

Tuan Haji Basharuddin Saad

Director (Independent, Non-Executive)

Haji Basharuddin Saad began his career as an officer in utility company and cooperative bank prior to joining Petronas Group in September 1980 as an accountant. He served as Senior Manager, of Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd from 1990 to 1996 and General Manager, Finance of Petronas Gas Berhad from 1996 to 2004. He retired as General Manager, Corporate and Commercial Services of Petronas Gas Berhad in September 2009. Over a period of 29 years with the Petronas Group he assumed various positions within Exploration and Production, Retail Marketing and Gas businesses, and at General Manager and Senior Manager level oversee portfolios which includes finance and accounting, commercial and marketing, contracting and procurement, risk management and company secretarial duties of a listed entity. He also served on two of subsidiary companies board. Haji Basharuddin also provided leadership role for KOPETRO Berhad, (Cooperative Society) over a period of 8 years holding positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer at various intervals.

Haji Basharuddin Saad is currently an advocate & solicitor and syarie counsel with Basharuddin Faizie Iskandar. He was appointed to the Board of Pelaburan MARA Berhad on 2nd February 2012. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He holds a Degree in Law from the University of London and Certificate of Legal Practice from Qualifying Board Malaysia and Diploma in Syariah Legal Practice from International Islamic University, Malaysia

Tuan Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff

Tuan Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff

Director (Independent, Non-Executive)

Tn Haji Ahmad Zakie Ahmad Shariff, began his career as an accounting lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management, UKM in 1980 where he taught upon his return from the USA, Master of Accounting Science degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, Illinois, USA and a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia. He is presently the Executive Chairman of Kuber Ventures Berhad, an investment company investing in business opportunities across many industries.

Throughout his industrious career journey too, he held many critical portfolios such as in Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PBMK), FA Securities Sdn Bhd, Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM), Maybank Group, UEM Group Berhad, Rashid Hussain Securities, Smith Zain Securities Penang, Permodalan Terengganu Berhad Asset Management and SJ Securities Sdn. Bhd. He has been involved in the capital market for most of his career and is also well experienced in the segment of human capital management.

Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim

Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim

Director (Non-Independent, Non-Executive)

YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Zafir Ibrahim obtained his Master in Information Technology and B.A. Hons (Islamic Studies), both from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2003. He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration. YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Zafir started his career in the civil service as an administrative and diplomatic (PTD)
officer and currently holds the position of Deputy Division Secretary (Transformation) / Chief Value Innovation Officer (CVIO) at the Strategic Corporate and Communications Division in the Ministry of Finance.

His expansive knowledge and experience in public service and Information Technology bodes well for the with the direction of the company to gain a better insight into the financial management, quality, transformation and innovation programmes pertaining to the Government’s aspiration on ICT initiatives, and benefited from that.

En. Dali Kumar @ Dali bin Sardar

En. Dali Kumar @ Dali bin Sardar

Director (Non-Independent, Non-Executive)

En. Dali’s specific areas  of expertise include financial & corporate restructuring and conventional banking derived from his vast working experience. He served as Relationship Manager at Citicorp/ Citibank and was also attached to the Leveraged Buyouts (‘LBO’) and Venture Capital Groups at Citibank New York. Upon his return to Malaysia, he was seconded to Citicorp Capital Sdn Bhd where he served as the Vice President of Citicorp/Citibank in 1990 and as the Executive Director of Citicorp Capital until 1993 where he was eventually promoted as its Managing Director in 1994. En. Dali also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Utama Merchant Bank Berhad in 1996.

He  sits as a director of Chuan Huat Resources Bhd, a company listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia   and     Malaysian     General     Investment    Corporation (MGIC) Bhd as well as on several boards of foreign companies such as Norhtec Corporation Ltd, Thailand   and   M Development Ltd, Singapore.

En. Dali is currently the director of DTA Capital Group which is a venture capital/private equity and corporate finance set-up involved in mainly venture fund management, direct equity investments, debt raising, mergers & acquisitions, pre-IPO planning and various forms of corporate & financial restructuring.

En. Mohd Sharil Abdullah

En. Mohd Sharil Abdullah

Director (Non-Independent, Non-Executive)

Begin his career with his alma mater, Universiti Technology Malaysia (UTM), En. Shahril Abdullah is currently the Chairman of UMP Advanced Sdn. Bhd. and sits in the Board of Director of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). Throughout his colourful career journey, he had been appointed as Board of Trustee with Yayasan Makmur, Board of Authority in Medical Device Authority (MDA), and holds a role as a Director of Industry and Community Collaboration Division in Ministry of Higher Education.

He possessed an extensive experience in the government sector, holds credential positions in Ministry of Health Malaysia and Ministry of Higher Education and also involved in establishing the Action Plan for Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) and National Mitigation Plan for Covid-19 Pandemic.

En. Shahril completed all his tertiary education in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) – PhD (Wireless Communications), Master in Electrical Engineering (Electronic and Telecommunication), Bachelor Engineering (Electrical – Telecommunication) and Diploma Engineering (Electrical – Communications).

 

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud

Director (Independent, Non-Executive)

Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud started his career with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in 1981, and was the former CEO of MATRADE, an agency under the ministry. Prior to that appointment in June 2015, he was the Deputy CEO of MATRADE, Senior Director of the Exporters Development Division MATRADE, Senior Trade Commissioner for the Gulf Cooperation Councils, and the Consul and Trade Commissioner of the Consulate of Malaysia in Milan.

He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Malaya and a graduate degree in public management from the Institute of Public Administration Malaysia.