Ir. Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Hamat
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ir. Wan Yusoff was appointed to the Board of MHB on 15 September 2020.
Qualification, Skills and Experience
Ir. Wan Yusoff bin Wan Hamat holds an Honours Degree from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in Engineering Production. He started his career in 1977 as a project engineer in Petroliam Nasional Berhad (“PETRONAS”). During the span of 38 years that he had served PETRONAS group, he held ascending leadership positions in various venture developments and operations in petrochemical & refining and in heavy engineering & marine businesses.
He was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) Sdn Bhd, appointed in 1999, before he was seconded to Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (then known as Malaysia Shipyard and Engineering Sdn Bhd) in 2004 as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. The listing of Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (“MHB”) on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in October 2010 was achieved during his tenure. He served the MHB Group as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer until January 2011.
Ir. Wan Yusoff later returned to PETRONAS as the Executive Project Director for the development of the massive PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Project in Pengerang, Johor in 2011.
He had also served on the board of several PETRONAS subsidiaries and PETRONAS joint-venture companies whilst in service with the PETRONAS Group prior to his retirement in 2016.
Board Committee Membership
Ir. Wan Yusoff is the Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Board Bid Committee.