Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director


Tan Sri Hamid was appointed to the Board of Sapura Resources Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 August 2009 and was later re-designated as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 March 2015. Tan Sri Hamid was then re-designated as the Chairman/Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 4 March 2016 and shortly later, 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. Tan Sri Hamid is a recipient of an Excellent Award from the American Association of Conservation Biology.

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, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now known as Universiti Putra Malaysia). He was a member of The MACC Advisory Council.

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. He was also the first Managing Director of Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd (SAINS).

Tan Sri Hamid is a Council Member of the Institute of Integrity Malaysia. Tan Sri Hamid is also active in charitable activities as the Chairman of Yayasan Kemajuan Insan Sarawak and Chairman of the State Library of Sarawak. Tan Sri Hamid does not have any family relationship with the other Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company.