YB Tuan Lukanisman Awang Sauni
YB Tuan Lukanisman Awang Sauni
Chairman of Authority

YB Tuan Lukanisman Awang Sauni
Chairman of Authority

 

YB Tuan Lukanisman Awang Sauni was appointed as the Chairman of SEDA on 16th April 2020. Currently, he is the Member of Parliament for Sibuti constituency. He focuses on issues like dilapidated schools, Malaysia Agreement 1963, Parliament Reform, Youth Agenda, Rural Development, Digital Economy, Science Technology, TVET and Science policies.

YB Tuan Lukanisman graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Policy and Management in Science Technology from the University of Malaya.

He was born into a mixed family of Melanau and Chinese from northern region of Sarawak, Miri also known as the “Oil Town”. YB Tuan Lukanisman began his career as a civil servant as a Parliamentary Information Officer with the Special Affairs Department (JASA), Ministry of Information and Multimedia. He ended his service as the Divisional Head of the Department.

He is also a Member of the Young Caucus Parliament in which he organises awareness talks on young voices and leadership awareness for parliamentary reforms. YB Tuan Lukanisman was conferred numerous awards namely; Pingat Johan Bintang Kenyalang (JBK) by Tuan Yang Terutama Negeri Sarawak in 2019, Pingat Ahli Bintang Kenyalang (ABK) by Tuan Yang Terutama Negeri in 2016 and Excellent Service Award (APC) for the year 2010, 2012 and 2015.

YB Tuan Lukanisman is also strongly committed to social works and is actively bidding for the Niah Cave to be recognised as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage site.

 

YBhg. Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi bin Hasan
YBhg. Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi bin Hasan
Member Of Authority
YBhg. Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi bin Hasan was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Energy Commission of Malaysia from April 2010 until June 2017.
YBhg. Datuk Zurinah binti Pawanteh
YBhg. Datuk Zurinah binti Pawanteh
Member Of Authority

YBhg. Datuk Zurinah binti Pawanteh
Member Of Authority

 

YBhg. Datuk Zurinah binti Pawanteh was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA on 3 April 2020.

Currently, she is the Secretary General for the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA).

She attended Texas Tech. University, United States where she received a Bachelor Degree in Science. She entered into the Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1989, and then pursued her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2005.

Previously, YBhg. Datuk Zurinah was the Secretary General for the Ministry of Water, Land  and Natural Resources and Ministry of Primary Industries. She has in depth knowledge and proficiency in government as she has served in numerous ministries namely; Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Public Service Department, Economic Planning Unit, Department of Women, Family and Community Development and Ministry of Human Resources.

 

YBrs. Mr.  Toisin Gantor
YBrs. Mr.  Toisin Gantor
Member Of Authority

YBrs. Mr. Toisin Gantor
Member Of Authority

 

YBrs. Mr.  Toisin Gantor was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA Malaysia on 15th May 2019. He graduated from the National University of Malaysia with a Bachelor Degree of Political Science in 1989. He entered into the Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1992, and then received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the National University of Malaysia in 2001.

His is currently the Deputy Secretary – General (Strategic Planning & Management) under the Ministry of Primary Industries. He has served various ministries and agencies, which include the Ministry of Health, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, the Public Service Department, and the Ministry of Finance

Mr. Toisin Gantor attended various professional training programmes, notably, RSOG Senior Leadership Programme, Kursus Kepimpinan dan Pengurusan Utama (INTAN), and the Premier Executive Advanced Development Programme “The Peak” in Australia.

He is currently a board member of few organisations, namely, the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) and the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA).

YBhg. Datin Nik Roslini Raja Ismail
YBhg. Datin Nik Roslini Raja Ismail
Member Of Authority

YBhg. Datin Nik Roslini Raja Ismail
Member Of Authority

 

YBhg. Datin Nik Roslini Raja Ismail was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA Malaysia on 15th May 2019.

She attended the University of Exeter, United Kingdom where she received a Bachelor Degree in Accounting (Honours). She entered into the Administrative and Diplomatic Service, and then pursued her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.

Presently, she is the Deputy Under Secretary of the Government Policy & Accreditation Sector of the Government Procurement Division under the Ministry of Finance since the year of 2016. She has in depth knowledge and proficiency in government financial management, accumulated through her experiences serving the Ministry of Finance since 1996.

YBhg. Datin Nik Roslini is currently a board member of numerous organisations, namely, Johor Port Berhad, Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB), Indah Water Konsortium Sdn. Bhd., Perbadanan Nasional Berhad, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd., Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), and Padiberas Nasional Berhad (BERNAS).

YBrs. Puan Usha Nandhini Jayaram
YBrs. Puan Usha Nandhini Jayaram
Member Of Authority

YBrs. Puan Usha Nandhini Jayaram
Member Of Authority

 

YBrs. Puan S. J Usha Nandhini was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA on 1st May 2020.

She attended University of Malaya where she received a B.A (Hons) in History/Anthropology & Sociology in 1996. She then obtained her LL.B (Hons) from University of London in 2000  and pursued the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) from University of Malaya in 2001.

YBrs. Puan S. J Usha Nandhini has held several positions namely in the legal and academic front; Editor, Lecturer, Director & Trainer and Technical Advisor (TAC) in few organisations.

On the political front, YBrs. Puan S. J Usha Nandhini currently holds the position as the National Women Leader of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC). She has served as an Ahli Dewan Negara (Senator) from 2008 to 2011. She has also been tasked to head Malaysian delegates in a few international events namely; as the Head of the Malaysian Delegation to the Youth Commonwealth Conference in Pakistan (2005), Head of the Malaysian Parliament Delegation to the AIPA Conference on MDG5 – The Role of Women Parliamentarians in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2011), representing Malaysia at the Human & Civil Rights Seminar in Germany (2003) and a member of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) delegation to Geneva (2010).

Pn. S. J Usha Nandhini also is currently a trustee in Board of Trustees of Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED). 

 

YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Bin Din @ Mohamed Din
YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Bin Din @ Mohamed Din
Member Of Authority

YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Bin Din @ Mohamed Din
Member Of Authority

 

YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Bin Din @ Mohamed Din was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA on 1st May 2020.

He holds an Executive Masters in Integrated Construction Project Management from Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). He started his career in electrical and telecommunication industries for more than 30 years. He is also involved in the manufacturing of Prestressed Spun Concrete Poles for electrical, communication and railways.

He was the founder and the former President of the Association of Malay Electrical Contractor Malaysia. On the political front, YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Din held the post of Chief Secretary Welfare Bureau of UMNO Malaysia and currently holds the position as the Head of UMNO for Gopeng Division. During the early days, YBhg. Datuk Hang Tuah Din was actively involved in youth and student movements. He has also previously led many humanitarian missions domestically and also abroad.

 

 

YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan
YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan
Member Of Authority

YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan
Member Of Authority

 

YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA on 1st May 2020. Currently, he is the Director for Julang Bernas Sdn Bhd, Kota Kinabalu Sabah and an Authority Member for LBS Sdn Bhd, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.

YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan was conferred numerous awards namely; Panglima Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (PGDK) in 2016, Ahli Setia Darjah Kinabalu (ASDK) in 2010 and Ahli Darjah Kinabalu (ADK) in 2004 by Tuan Yang Terutama Negeri Sabah.

Previously, YB Senator Datuk Hj. Yakubah Khan was the Deputy Chairman for TEKUN Nasional. He was also a Board Member for ESPEK Plantation Sdn Bhd. Malaysia (RISDA) for five years. He was responsible to manage networking relationships with respective funders, partners and vendors with TEKUN Nasional through liaison between organisations and affiliates.

 

 

YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim Bin Sharif @ Mohd Sharif
YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim Bin Sharif @ Mohd Sharif
Member Of Authority

YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim Bin Sharif @ Mohd Sharif
Member Of Authority

 

YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim Bin Sharif @ Mohd Sharif was appointed as an Authority Member of SEDA on 1st May 2020. He earned an Executive Bachelor of Leadership Management in 2017 from University College of Agroscience Malaysia (UCAM). YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim also obtained his Diploma in Agriculture from Institut Pertanian Malaysia in 1986 and a Certificate in Farm Management from MARDI in 1987.

On the political front, YB Dato’ Haji Salim held the position of Member of Dewan Negara from 21st April 2014 until 21 April 2018. He was also the Senior Private Secretary to then- Deputy Minister of Education from 2009 until 2013, the Chief Special Officer to the Minister of Education from 2006 until 2009 and the Political Secretary for then-Federal Territories Minister from the year 2004 until 2005. He was also the Council Member for Jempol District of Negeri Sembilan from 1998 until 2004.

YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim currently holds the position as the Chairman of Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) under the Ministry of Rural Development. Other posts which he previously held included being the Board Member for TH Travel Sdn. Bhd. (2016-2019), Chairman of RISDA Estate Sdn. Bhd (2015-2018) and Chairman of RISDA Bina Sdn. Bhd. (2014-2015).

YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Salim was conferred numerous awards namely; Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan (DBNS), Jasa Pendamai (JP), Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (PJK) and Ahli Negeri Sembilan (ANS).