Board of Governors
Dato' Seri Hj Abd Rahman Bin Hj Ali
Dato’ Seri Hj Abd Rahman Bin Hj Ali, born in Johor Bahru, Johor, is a former Director General of RISDA. A graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agricultural Economics and Business Management and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from University of California, Davis, U.S.A. Dato’ Seri Hj Abd Rahman possesses a vast experience in providing leadership in governance and management of RISDA: a rural development agency, NARSCO: a National Smallholders Cooperative, and 15 RISDA’s and 8 NARSCO’s subsidiaries. He has also served in International Rubber Study Group, Malaysian Rubber Board, National Livestock Committee, Cooperative College of Malaysia and Agriculture Institute of Malaysia. Now he is on the Board of Directors of several non-public listed companies including RISDA Security and Services Sdn. Bhd. and Hierarchy Timur Sdn. Bhd.
Dato’ Seri Hj Abd Rahman’s participation in Non-Govermnental Organization (NGOs) includes as Yang Di Pertua PIBG SMK Seafield, Yang Di Pertua Badan Muafakat Kolej MARA Banting, President Majlis Permuafakatan PIBG 1Selangor and committee member of Badan Muafakat Pendidikan MARA Malaysia. Under his leadership PIBG SMK Seafield has been awarded the excellent PIBG at national level: PIBG Terbaik Sekolah Menengah 2012 and PIBG Cemerlang Sekolah Menengah Bandar 2014. Dato’ Seri also has been appointed as the National Principal Trainer by the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Dato’ Seri is also an enthusiast of golf and a member of Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam.