ADDRESS

UMW HOLDINGS BERHAD

197001000562-(9825-V)

Menara UMW,

Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P Ramlee,

50250 Kuala Lumpur

TELEPHONE

Tel : +603 2025 2025 (main)

Fax: +603 2025 2026 (general)

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 Male, Age 57, Malaysian
Independent & Non-Executive Director
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member of Risk Management & Sustainability Committee
Member of Employee Share Option Scheme Committee
  
AREA OF EXPERTISE
  • Environmental Engineering and Management; Innovation and Sustainability

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Honorary Doctor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, UK
  • Advanced Management Programme (Harvard Business School) USA
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, UK
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, UK
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

PRESENT MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATIONS
  • Fellow, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (UK)
  • Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
  • Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK)
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (Malaysia)
  • Fellow, International Water Association (UK)
  • Professional Engineer (Board of Engineers, Malaysia)
  • Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (Charted Institute of Water and Enviromental Management, UK)
  • ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ASEAN MRA)
  • Visiting Professor at Imperial College London (UK), Lund (Sweden) and Tsukuba (Japan)

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
  • 01 November 2019

PRESENT APPOINTMENTS
  • Secretary General, Ministry of Environment and Water, Malaysia
  • President, Harvard Business School Alumni Club, Malaysia
  • Member, Board of Trustees of Yayasan Petronas, Malaysia

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • He is a professional environmental engineer-cum-scientist, with expertise in river rehabilitation and environmental sustainability in developing countries. His interest in this field led him to collaborate with leading scholars worldwide, particularly in membrane bioreactors, granulation process and membrane biofouling control. He is a Fellow of various professional bodies and a Visiting Professor at the Imperial College London (UK), Lund (Sweden) and Tsukuba (Japan). He received the Honorary Doctor of Science from Newcastle University (UK) in 2018, was the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia from 2008 to 2013 and later became the Secretary General of three ministries from 2013 to 2018. He has also registered more than 20 intellectual property rights and published more than 300 technical papers and 46 books. He was being accorded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star at the 2022 Spring Imperial Decorations on Foreign Nationals by the Government of Japan.

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP OF OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES
   Listed
  • None
   Non-Listed
  • Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad