TAN SRI HASMAH BINTI ABDULLAH

Female, Age 67, Malaysian

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairperson of Whistle-Blowing Committee

Member of Audit Committee

Chairperson of Risk Management Committee

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), University of Malaya
  • Senior Management Development Programme, Harvard Business School

MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATIONS

  • Fellow Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD

  • 2 September 2013

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION

  • Tan Sri Hasmah binti Abdullah had a distinguished career with the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) spanning over 37 years. She was the former IRB Chief Executive Officer and Director-General from 19 October 2006 to 7 January 2011. Tan Sri Hasmah has led the Malaysian delegation to several international conferences and also represented Malaysia on the Management Committee of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators in London, UK, for three (3) years from 2007 to 2009. Under her leadership at IRB, vast improvements and policy changes to the service delivery system were introduced, in particular refunds, which were made faster with the use of electronic filing. For the improvements and innovations that had impacted positively on the tax-paying public, the IRB was awarded the inaugural Prime Minister’s Innovation Award in 2009.
  • Tan Sri Hasmah was also a Tax Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers Taxation Services Sdn. Bhd. from 1 July 2011 to 30 September 2013. Currently, Tan Sri Hasmah is a Commission Member of the Securities Commission of Malaysia, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Malaysian Tax Research Foundation and of Dana Amal Jariah. She is also an Executive Council member of the Selangor and Federal Territory Association for the Mentally Handicapped since 6 December 2014.

DIRECTORSHIP OF OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES

Listed

  • Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad

Non-Listed

  • None