Independent/Non-Executive Director

ABU TALIB ABDUL RAHMAN, aged 63, was appointed to our Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 December 2015.

He holds a degree from a University in United Kingdom in 1979 and obtained his qualification to practice from Lembaga Kelayakan Malaysia in 1984. In 1986 he was called to the Malaysian Bar as Barrister. He has since been a member of the Malaysian Bar where he is also as a member of the Disciplinary Board. Abu Talib has been a Notary Public since 2009.

Abu Talib started his career as a banker in Malaysia. He then moved to work in a merchant bank before harnessing further experience with a commercial bank from 1981 to 1985. During his tenure with the commercial bank, Abu Talib was appointed secretary and entrusted to supervise the construction of UMNO building and Putra World Trade Centre which began in 1981 until its completion in 1984.

In 1991 he established Messrs Abu Talib Shahrom Being a founding partner of Messrs Abu Talib Shahrom, his area of legal expertise encompasses area in corporate law, corporate secretarial, corporate finance and banking, commercial contracts, construction and private finance initiative projects with the Government of Malaysia.