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YBhg. General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Abdullah bin Ahmad RMAF (Retd.) – Executive Chairman
General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Abdullah bin Ahmad serves as the first Executive Chairman of MAVCOM. He has served as the Chief of Air Force in the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) from 2003 to 2004. During his military career, he held a range of senior posts including Director of Training Division, RMAF; Air Defence Commander; Commandant of Defence College Malaysia and Chief of Air Force, Malaysia.
He was also CEO of Langkawi Aerospace Training Centre and a Director at Atlan Holdings Bhd., Naluri Corporation Bhd. and DFZ Capital Bhd. He graduated from the Royal Air Force Staff College in Bracknell, United Kingdom in 1982; and holds degrees and certificates from the Monterey Naval Academy and Harvard University, and a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies from University of Lancaster.
YBhg. Datuk Seri Hj. Saripuddin bin Hj. Kasim
Datuk Seri Hj. Saripuddin bin Hj. Kasim is currently the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Transport (MoT). He has formerly served in a range of government roles namely as Director-General of Legal Affairs in the Prime Minister’s Department, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism and Secretary-General of the Ministry of Human Resources.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Malaya, Advanced Diploma in Public Management from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and a Masters of Business Administration (Corporate Finance) from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
YBhg. Dato’ Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid
Dato’ Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid is currently the Director General of the Economic Planning Unit within the Prime Minister’s Department. He has previously served the Ministry of Finance where he handled economic analysis, debt management and budgeting. Prior to that, he served on secondment for the World Bank in Washington D.C. and as a Senior Private Secretary to the Minister of Special Functions.
He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the South-Eastern Johor Development Authority (KEJORA) and serves as a member of KEJORA’s Board Audit Committee. He is also on the Council of MARA and is both a member of the MARA Council Audit Committee and Promotion Board. He sits on the Board of Directors for UDA Holdings Berhad as well as the nomination and remuneration committee.
He has also contributed his expertise to preparation of the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Malaysia Plans.
Dato’ Nik Azman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Malaya and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has also attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School, United States of America.
YBhg. Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai
Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai is a former judge of the High Court of Malaya and the Court of Appeal. He has also served as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and Senior Federal Counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers, as well as being a former member of Malaysia’s Legal Profession Qualifying Board and the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board.
Dato’ Mah was the President of the Malaysian Bar (2001-2003) and President of LAWASIA (2006-2008) and is presently a Consultant in the law firm of MahWengKwai & Associates and an Arbitrator on the panel of The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. Dato’ Mah was called to the English Bar as Barrister-at- Law in 1971 and to the Malaysian Bar as Advocate and Solicitor in 1972. He also holds a Masters of Law from the University of Sydney where he is a Fellow of the Senate.
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Chor Chee Heung
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Chor Chee Heung has held a range of ministerial positions in the Federal Government from 1996 to 2013 including as Minister of Housing and Local Government, Deputy Home Minister, Deputy Finance Minister and Parliamentary Secretary in the MoT. He was very active in representing the government and Parliament in ASEAN and ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organisation (AIPO) conferences. He currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director in Tenaga Nasional Bhd. as well as Advisor to Melati Ehsan Bhd. and also Chairman of Maxim Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Chor was a practising lawyer from 1981 until he was appointed to the Cabinet in 1996.
YBhg. Datuk Seri Long See Wool
Datuk Seri Long See Wool has spent more than 34 years serving in the MoT where he specialised in aviation. During his time with the Ministry he served as an Assistant Secretary (Air Transport) and Principal Assistant Secretary (Airport Development) of the Aviation Division. He was subsequently appointed as Under Secretary (Aviation) of the Aviation Division from 16 May 2002 to 1 November 2006 and was then appointed as the Deputy Secretary-General (Planning).
His most recent position was Secretary-General of the MoT, which he held just prior to his retirement in 2014. Datuk Seri Long holds degrees and diplomas from the University of Malaya and INTAN.
YBhg. Dato’ Fauziah binti Yaacob
Dato’ Fauziah binti Yaacob has served as a member of the Board of Directors of various companies including Federal Investment Managers’ Malaysia (FIMM) and Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. Her time with the civil service has seen her take up several roles in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, and MoT. Her most recent role prior to her retirement from the Civil Service in 2015 was as Deputy Secretary General of Treasury (Investment).
Dato’ Fauziah also spent time as a Senior Manager of Kuala Lumpur International Airport Bhd. from 1993 to 1996. She holds degrees and diplomas from a range of institutions including the University of Liverpool, University of Malaya, and INTAN.
YBhg. Dato’ Ir Dr Shaik Hussein bin Mydin
Dato’ Ir Dr. Shaik Hussein bin Mydin has served as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors in the Penang Regional Development Authority (PERDA) since 2013. He is also the Chairman for the Planning and Development Department at PERDA and a board member of Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd. since May 2016.
Dato’ Ir Dr. Shaik Hussein holds a Doctorate in Engineering (Construction and Technology) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He also attended Universiti Sains Malaysia where he graduated with a Masters of Science majoring in Project Management. In addition, he has obtained degrees, diplomas and certificates relating to the field of civil engineering from local institutions.
Dato’ Ir Dr. Shaik Hussein is a member of various professional bodies in Malaysia including the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).
YBrs. Dr. Nungsari Ahmad Radhi
Dr. Nungsari Ahmad Radhi is the Managing Director of Prokhas Sdn Bhd., a Minister of Finance, Inc. company, as well as a Board member of the Board of Directors of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Bhd., Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd. and Syarikat Jaminan Kredit Perumahan Bhd. He is also the Principal Officer of DanaInfra Nasional Bhd. and sits on the Board of Lembaga Pinjaman Perumahan Sektor Awam.
In a career spanning over 30 years, he has been in academia, corporate advisory, economic research, a Member of Parliament and policy advocacy. He holds a PhD in Economics from Purdue University and is a contributing columnist for The Edge since 2000.