Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Bin Mamat is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Bioalpha Holdings Berhad appointed to our Board on 3 January 2012.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics from University Malaya in 1975 and Advance Management Programme (AMP 167) from Harvard Business School Boston, USA in 2004. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman began his career as an Assistant Director with Ministry of International trade and Industry (“MITI”) in 1975 and served in various capacities in MITI for 35 years before retiring in December 2010, including Deputy trade Commissioner, Malaysian Trade Office, Director of Trade, Malaysian trade Centre, Taiwan; economic Counsellor/ trade Commissioner/ Deputy permanent of the Malaysian trade office, Thailand as well as a Representative to the united nations economic and Social Commission; Special Assistant to the Minister of International trade and Industry; Director of export promotion Bureau of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (“MATRADE”); Director of Industries; Senior Director of policy and Industry, Services Division; Deputy Secretary-General (Industry); and Secretary-General of MITI. During his tenure in MITI, he also served as MITI’s representative on the board of various companies and corporations, including Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), MATRADE, Johor Corporation, Regional economic Development Authority (RECODA), Sarawak and Small and Medium Corporation, Malaysia.
He sits on boards of directors of several public listed companies in Malaysia including Hiap Teck Venture Berhad, Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad, Dagang NeXchange Berhad, Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Berhad and MCE Holding Berhad as well as several private limited companies in Malaysia which are involved in finance, manufacturing, retail and services sectors covering global logistics, healthcare and oil, gas and energy.