Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Tan Sri Hamid was first appointed to the Board of Sapura Resources Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 August 2009 and was re-designated as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 March 2015. On 4 March 2016, Tan Sri Hamid was then re-designated as the Chairman/Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and within the same year, he was re-designated as the Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 April 2016.

Tan Sri Hamid graduated from Canterbury University, New Zealand with a Bachelor and a Master of Art in Economics. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (New Zealand) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies from Harvard Institute of Development Studies, United States of America. He was honoured with a PhD. (in Commerce) by Lincoln University, New Zealand.

His working experience includes Administration Manager, Malaysia LNG Sdn. Bhd. (a joint venture of Petronas, Shell and Mitsubishi); the first General Manager of Land Custody and Development Authority, Sarawak; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Resources Planning, Sarawak; and State Secretary of Sarawak. He previously sat on the Boards of various companies and statutory bodies including Sime Darby Berhad Group, Malaysian Airline System Berhad, Malaysia LNG, Employees Provident Fund Board, University Malaysia Sarawak and University Putra Malaysia. He was a member of the MACC Advisory Council and a board member of Institute of Integrity Malaysia. He was also the first Managing Director of Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd (SAINS).

Tan Sri Hamid was also the Founding Chairman of the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre. He was actively involved in the listing of Mulu National Park as a World Heritage Site. Tan Sri Hamid is a recipient of an Excellent Award from the American Association of Conservation Biology.

Tan Sri Hamid is also active in charitable associations and organisations in Malaysia. He is the Chairman of Yayasan Kemajuan Insan Sarawak and Chairman of the State Library of Sarawak and was an active member of the Lembaga Amanah Kebajikan Masjid Sarawak.

Tan Sri Hamid does not have any family relationship with the other Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company.