Board of Directors

Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC) is governed by an active Board of Directors, whose members include representatives from Government departments and corporations such as Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and PETRONAS.

 


 

Profile

DATO’ SRI IDRIS JALA, CHAIRMAN

Dato' Sri Idris Jala, was appointed as the Chairman of Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation in 2011. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PEMANDU Associates. Previously, he was the CEO of PEMANDU, a unit in the Prime Minister's Department, Malaysia, the organisation tasked with spearheading Malaysia's transition towards high income status by 2020. He also served as Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Malaysia for 6 years, and later as the Advisor to the Prime Minister on the National Transformation Programme. Prior to his Government stint, Dato' Sri Idris Jala was Managing Director/CEO at Malaysia for 3 years. He was brought on board to turn around the airline which was in crisis brought about by a prolonged bout of losses from operational inefficiencies. Before MAS, he spent 23 years at Shell, rising up the ranks to hold senior positions including Vice President, Shell Retail International and Vice President Business Development Consultancy, based in UK. Idris holds a Bachelor's degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia and a Master degree from Warwick University, United Kingdom.

DATO’ AZMAN MAHMUD

Dato' Azman Mahmud was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in February 2014, after serving in various leadership positions in the organisation, including in the US and Japan, where he played a significant role in promoting investments into Malaysia. He serves on several boards of industry related organisations. Dato' Azman holds a degree in Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia, and has attended several Senior Management Programmes, namely the Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

MUHAMMAD ZAMRI JUSOH

M Zamri Jusoh is the Vice President of Malaysia Petroleum Management. In his current role, Zamri oversees the overall policy and the management of the domestic petroleum resources and the development of local oil & gas industry to ensure energy security for the country.

He joined PETRONAS in 1991 as Production Technologist and went on to have stints in quite a few department as well as projects. He has held multiple managerial and leadership roles in project development, among which included Garraf, Iraq and was subsequently appointed as Head of Petroleum Resource Development at Petroleum Management Unit, where he steered several flagship projects and the development of game changing petroleum arrangements that included three EOR Production Sharing Contracts and Risk Service Contracts. In 2014, he assumed the position of Head Strategy and Ventures Upstream, where he oversaw several notable acquisitions and strategic alliances.

Zamri also served on various cross-business and regional working committees in the oil & gas industry. He has been active in Society of Petroleum Engineers activities in the region and served on various committees for OTC Asia. He also sits on the Board of various PETRONAS subsidiaries as well as Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority.

DATO' WAN LATIFF WAN MUSA

Dato' Wan Latiff has a wide experience in international trade. He started his career with Tourism Malaysia in 1984 before joining Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), the National Trade Promotion Agency, under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1997.

While with Tourism Malaysia, he was posted as Director at its Tokyo office, promoting tourism services exports to Japan. With MATRADE, he served as the Trade Commissioner for almost nine years at MATRADE’s Cologne, Toronto and New York offices where he accumulated more experience in international trade.

Currently, he is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MATRADE. He also performed various other functions in export promotion, finance, HR and procurement. He obtained a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and Master in Business Administration from Mara University of Technology (UiTM). He also attended a two-year Intensive Education Programme on Tourism at the Rikkyo University, Tokyo and the 5th ASEAN Senior Management Development Program (5SMDP) at Harvard Business School.  

Wan Latiff has been actively involved in various committees for the trade and export development in relation to the economic advancement for Malaysia.