Board of Directors

Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC) is governed by a 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.





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 U.S. 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 at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.


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.  

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


Dato' Muhamad bin Idris began his career in 1984 where he was appointed as Assistant Director in Distribution Sector under the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) for over 10 years. Since then he has served in various leadership positions in relation to the economic development of Malaysia, overseeing key public services areas such as Infrastructure and Public Utilities, as well as Social Services.

Currently, Dato' Muhamad is the Deputy Secretary General of the Sectoral Department under the Ministry of Economic Affairs. In addition, he sits on the Board of other government agencies including the Langkawi Development Authority, Mara Excellent Ventures (MEX), A-Bio/Venture Tech, and Johor Petroleum Corporation Berhad (JPDC).

Dato' Muhamad obtained a Master's of Economy from Western Michigan University.