Ir. Dr. Muhamad Fuad Bin Abdullah
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Age / Gender
69 / Male
Date Appointed / Working Experience
Ir. Dr. Muhamad Fuad bin Abdullah was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2017. He also serves as Chairman of the Group’s Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Management, and Remuneration Committees.
He graduated in 1977 from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering and in 1982, obtained his Master of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from the same university. In 1994, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Shariah from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan and his PhD in Muslim Civilisation from the University of Aberdeen in United Kingdom in 1996.
He also holds several professional qualifications being a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia since 1984, an APEC Engineer and an International Professional Engineer with the International Engineering Alliance in 2004, an ASEAN Engineer with ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations in 2000 and an ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer in 2009.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia since 2004.
He has been a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia since September 2018 and a registered Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission Malaysia since 2010.
His career started in 1977 as an Electrical Engineer with the Public Works Department at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. He left in 1983 to join Uniphone Sdn Bhd, a telecommunications company as an Engineering Logistics Manager up to 1991. From 1991 to 1996, he was a Tutor in Muslim Civilisation at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He was a
Director of Five-H Associates Sdn Bhd, an engineering consultancy company, from 1996 to 2006, and during his tenure held the position of Managing Director from 2003 to 2006. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kausar Corporation Sdn Bhd, a construction company from 2002 to 2003.
He does not hold any directorship in any public company and other listed corporation.
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