Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Datuk Seri Dr Haji Megat Khas

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Datuk Seri Dr Haji Megat Khas

Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Datuk Seri Dr Haji Megat Khas, 78, a Malaysian, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP). He was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2020. He obtained his Honours Degree in Law from the University of Singapore in 1970.

Tan Sri Megat currently holds chairmanship in a number of publicly listed and private companies as well as non-governmental organisations, including as Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad, SEG International Berhad, Farm Fresh Berhad, Green Venture Capital Sdn Bhd, Ulink Ascot Sdn Bhd, and Malaysian Institute of Management. He is also the President of Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad.

Throughout his illustrious career spanning five decades, Tan Sri Megat has held numerous key positions in the public and private sectors, including as a Director of PETRONAS and Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad; as the Chairman of Omesti Berhad, Tradewinds Corporation Berhad and Majuperak Holdings Berhad; as a member of the National Economic Consultative Council 2 and Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia; and as the Honorary Patron of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance of which he was its President from 1998 to 2015.

Training Programmes Attended for the Period from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022

Date of Training Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/Organiser
21 April 2022 Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) Knowledge Forum 2022 – Sustainable Investing ESG at the forefront SDP
28 June 2022 Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Transfer of Technology Seminar & Exhibition 2022 MPOB
10 August 2022 PNB Knowledge Forum 2022 – Tall Buildings & Living in Space Age: The Enigma & Convergence of Science & Art PNB
11 August 2022 Climate Governance: A Standing Item on Board Agenda Bursa Malaysia Berhad
6 September 2022 Governance in Audit Conference Auditing in this New Governance Era Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance and The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia
23 September 2022 Corporate Governance Conference 2022: Investment Stewardship in times of Heightened Sustainability Demands Securities Industry Development Corporation
18 October 2022 Board Talk on the Working Future: More Human, Not Less SDP/Bain & Company
17 November 2022 Malaysia Global Boardroom Program Launch/The DNA of Future Chairs Deloitte Malaysia
15 December 2022 Building Towards a Corrupt-Free Nation Malaysian Institute of Management