Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors represent a composite of visionary leaders who have proven to be the driving force behind Prokhas success. Their various talents and expertise have added value to the strong professional management team to enable Prokhas to grow into what it is today.
Dato’ Mohd Salleh Mahmud
Dato’ Mohd Salleh Mahmud was appointed as the Board member of Prokhas on 31 October 2013 and became the Chairman of the Board on 22 August 2014. He is currently the Director of Institut Jantung Negara (IJN). Previously he had served on the Board of Worldwide Holdings Berhad and Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS), CIMB Niaga, Commerce Asset Holdings Bhd, Ladang Rakyat Terengganu Sdn Bhd, Tribunal Rayuan Persaingan Malaysia, Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia and Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LHDNM).
He started his career in 1976 as the Accountant in the Foreign Investment Committee, Economic Planning Unit of Prime Minister's Department before being transferred to Telecommunication Department in 1980 as a Financial Comptroller of the Central Region. He later served as the Chief Accountant in the Pensions Division, Public Services Department in 1981 before his appointment as Director of the Pension Trust Fund in the Accountant General’s Department in 1991.
Dato’ Mohd Salleh assumed the position of the Deputy Accountant General (Operations) in 1996 and the Deputy Accountant General (Management) in April 2000 in the Accountant General’s Department. On 21 March 2005, he was appointed as the Accountant General of Malaysia until his retirement in November 2010.
Dato’ Mohd Salleh graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) in 1975 and obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is an honorary member of CPA Australia.
Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor Hj. Mahfar
Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor Hj. Mahfar was appointed as the Board member of Prokhas on 2 October 2017. He started his career as a Bank Officer back in 1978; a year later – he took a leap to work with the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) as an Assessment Officer. He then quickly rose through the ranks in IRB, being appointed Deputy CEO of Compliance, Deputy CEO of Operations, and CEO in January 2011. Throughout the years, he received many accolades and awards - he was elected President of the Malaysian Association of Statutory Bodies and Chairman of The Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA); and was awarded the CEO of The Year 2015 by The European Emerging Markets Awards and received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award – Outstanding Contribution in Shaping People by The Asia HRD Award.
Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor holds a Bachelor of Economics with University Malaya, a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science with Malaysia University of Technology, and Master of Taxation and Doctor of Public Administration at the Golden Gate University, USA. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Management from UNITEN and Asia Metropolitan University; appointed the Adjunct Professor of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and University College Of Technology Sarawak (UCTS).
Equipped with 36 years of vast experience both in taxation and management throughout his tenureship with IRB, Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor now leads his own Tax and Management firm known as MSM Management Advisory. With his continuous engagement in the tax related field, he was later appointed as the Chairman of McMillan Woods National Tax Firm. He also sits as the Board of Director at reputable PLCs namely Paragon Globe Berhad, Century Software Holding Berhad and Minda Global Berhad.
Dato’ Fauziah Yaacob
Dato’ Fauziah Yaacob was appointed as the Board member of Prokhas on 29 August 2014.
She started her career as the Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Education in 1981, after which she was appointed as Principal Assistant Secretary in the same Ministry in 1986. She pursued her studies in UK in 1987 and continued her services in civil service upon her return in 1989 as the Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. She was later appointed as the Assistant Director at the Ministry of Transport in 1992 and assigned to KL International Airport Berhad as the Senior Manager in 1993 for 6 years.
Subsequently she returned to the Ministry of Finance in 1999 serving as Principal Assistant Director of the Budget Division. She was appointed as the Deputy Under Secretary in the Loan Management, Financial Market and Actuary Division in 2006 and was later posted to the Government Procurement Division on the same year. She became the Under Secretary in the division in 2008 until 2012 before appointed as the Deputy Secretary General of Treasury (Systems and Controls) of which she served for more than a year until her appointment as the Deputy Secretary General of Treasury (Investment) in January 2014.
She is currently a member of Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM).
Dato’ Fauziah Yaacob holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from the University of Malaya and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad
Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad was appointed as a Board member of Prokhas Sdn Bhd on 28 October 2013. He is currently the Chairman of CIMB Group Holdings and the Chairman of Media Prima Berhad. He also sits on the Board of SIRIM Berhad.
Datuk Mohd Nasir brings with him vast experience in the areas of finance, accounting and management which spans over 39 years, having started his career as a Trainee Accountant with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) in 1979 and moving on to hold various positions in the Finance Division.
In January 1993, Datuk Mohd Nasir was seconded to TNB’s subsidiary company, Malaysia Transformer Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as the Financial Controller before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 1994.
Datuk Mohd Nasir joined Sharikat Permodalan Kebangsaan Berhad as its CEO in January 2000. On 1 June 2001, he was appointed as the CEO of Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, a position he held until his retirement on 1 June 2011.
Datuk Mohd Nasir was the President of Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA) from August 2011 to July 2013. He was elected as a Council Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom) in September 2013 and was re-elected in September 2016. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Datin Rashidah Mohd Sies
Datin Rashidah Mohd Sies was appointed as the Board member of Prokhas on 1 November 2018. She is currently the Under Secretary of Government Investment Companies Division (GIC), Ministry of Finance. Presently, she sits on the Board of Piramid Pertama Sdn Bhd, MKD Signature Sdn Bhd, MKD Sejahtera Sdn Bhd, Bandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Aset Tanah Nasional Berhad, Johor Port Berhad, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS) and Uda Holdings Berhad.
She started her career as Assistant Secretary of the Finance Division (Investment) at the Ministry of Finance in 1989. In 1998, she continued to serve as Assistant Secretary at the Finance Division (Privatisation) with the Ministry of Finance. Later on, she was appointed as the Principal Assistant Secretary of the Investment, MoF (Inc.) and Privatisation Division, Ministry of Finance. From here onwards, she played a massive role in the Government Investment Companies (GIC) Division at the Ministry of Finance as Head of Commercial Unit and Deputy Under Secretary.
Datin Rashidah Mohd Sies holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance) from Idaho State University, USA, a Master of Business Administration from US International University California, USA and a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN).