Datuk Mohd Anwar Yahya

Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee

Chairman of Risk Management Committee
Member of Governance & Audit Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Datuk Mohd Anwar Yahya, 69, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of SD Guthrie Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of SD Guthrie on 10 May 2021.

Datuk Mohd Anwar started his career in Touche Ross & Co in 1978 prior to joining Lembaga Kemajuan Kelantan Selatan as Finance Manager in 1982. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Permodalan Kelantan Berhad (PKB) in 1985 and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia as a Director of the Technology Group in Management Consulting Practice in 1991. He was assigned as Services Industry Leader in 1997 in addition to his role as Partner in Corporate Finance of PwC Malaysia. In June 2015, he assumed the role as Senior Director and Public Sector Leader of PwC Malaysia before he left the organisation in 2017. He has also served as Executive Director of Sage 3 Sdn Bhd and a member of the Board of Trustees of PADU Corporation up to his retirement on 31 December 2023.

Datuk Mohd Anwar currently sits on the Boards of three public companies, namely, Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad and Public Islamic Bank Berhad.

Datuk Mohd Anwar holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants as well as the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Training Programmes Attended for the Period from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023

Date of Training Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/Organiser
8 March 2023 Digital: Beyond Efficiency
Digital: Culture by Design
Innovation Engine
SD Guthrie, Robin Speculand, Innosight, Amazon Web Services
14 March 2023 Elevating Governance Resilience Today for Tomorrow (PNB) Foo Lee Mei & Associates
18 April 2023 Cybersecurity - Directors Continuing Education Programme (FNHB) Steve Ledzian, Chief Technology Officer, Mandiant, Asia Pacific and Japan
18 April 2023 Digital Sustainability - Directors Continuing Education Programme (FNHB) Sherie Ng, Country Director, Google Cloud Singapore (FNHB)
31 May 2023 Trust in Leadership - PwC Malaysia’s exclusive launch event PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia, The St Regis Kuala Lumpur, Astor Rooms (Lobby Level)
13 July 2023 Exclusive Breakfast Talk - Stepping up to The Role: Objective Assurance & Advisory on ESG (SDP) Malaysia Institute of Corporate Governance/ Permodalan Nasional Berhad
18 July 2023 ESG training - Sustainable Agriculture & Dairy Farming (FNHB) Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd (FNHB - hybrid basis)
13 to 14 September 2023 Mandatory Accreditation Programme Part II; Leading for Impact (LIP) (SDP) Institute of Corporate Governance
23 October 2023 What Amounts to a Conflict of Interest by Directors Asia School of Business & SD Guthrie