Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad

Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

Board Committee

Member of Risk Management Committee

Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad, 49, is a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of SD Guthrie Berhad. She was appointed to the Board of SD Guthrie on 5 February 2024.

Sharifah Sheila currently heads the Global Equity, Employees Provident Fund (EPF), where she leads global equities, overseeing investments in both developed and emerging markets across five regions. With over 25 years experience in fund management and research, she brings a wealth of expertise to her role.

Prior to joining EPF in 2010, Sharifah Sheila has held various roles, including Vice President, and Equities Fund Manager at CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad, Equities Fund Manager at Prudential Unit Trust Berhad, Assistant Manager in Investment Banking at Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad and Investment Analyst of ABN Amro Asia Equity Research (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. She started her career in corporate finance at Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad.

Sharifah Sheila holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

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
21 February 2023 EPF Management Conference 2023 Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
12 April 2023 & 26 August 2023 Intrapreneurship in Action – Strategies for Nurturing Young Leaders (Session 1 & 2) TLS
23 to 25 May 2023 Leading Digital Business Transformation (Instructor-led Training) EPF
25 to 27 August 2023 Investment Team Building EPF
30 October 2023 EPF Chinese Wall Policy & Procedure EPF
30 October 2023 Ethics & Integrity EPF
6 November 2023 Investment Risk Management 101 EPF
7 November 2023 Design Thinking(8 courses) AICC
8 November 2023 Risk Management EPF
8 November 2023 EPF Cyber Security EPF
8 November 2023 Building a Journey Map: A Hands-On Workshop AICC
28 to 30 November 2023 Brazil Opportunities Conference JPMorgan
26 to 27 December 2023 Digital Leadership (7 courses) AICC