Board of Directors
YBhg. Tan Sri Ismail bin Adam was appointed as the Non – Executive Chairman of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad on 1 September 2011.
He has a span of over 38 years of experience in policy management and administration and served the civil service where he had held various senior positions including Chief Administration Officer of the Department of Statistics, Director-General of National Productivity Corporation, and Secretary General of Ministry of Health.
YBhg. Tan Sri Ismail retired from the civil service as the Public Service Director-General in July 2010 - a post that he had held from 16 June 2005. He is currently the Advisor to Hay Group Sdn Bhd and besides sitting as independent Director for BIMB Holdings Bhd (Company No.: 423858-X). He is also a member of the Royal Court of Selangor.
YBhg. Tan Sri Ismail obtained his Master of Arts (Economics) from Vanderbilt University (USA) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics) (Hons) from University of Malaya. He also attended the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School.
Dato’ Sri Shahril Mokhtar was appointed as the Group Managing Director of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana) on 1 October 2010.
He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of the Commission of Land Public Transport (SPAD). Prior to that, Dato’ Sri Shahril was seconded as the Adviser to the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department to assist the Government to set up the Commission, particularly in drafting the SPAD Act 2010 and the Land Public Transport Act 2010 which were passed by the Parliament in the same year. Dato’ Sri Shahril was also involved in laboratory for urban public transport improvement under the Government Transformation Plan (GTP).
Dato’ Sri Shahril was previously attached to Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (RapidKL) as a General Manager for Corporate Planning and Strategy. Prior to that, he was with Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad, British American Tobacco (M) Berhad, PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia and Maybank Berhad.
He has a Master of Management Degree (with distinction) from the University of Malaya and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (minor in Political Science) from the University of Missouri, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Currently, Dato’ Sri Shahril is the Chairman of Prasarana’s subsidiaries, namely Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd, Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd, Prasarana Integrated Management & Engineering Services Sdn Bhd, and Prasarana Integrated Development Sdn Bhd. He also sits on the Board of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) while at the same time he is also a member of the MRT Executive Committee, chaired by the Chief Secretary to the Government.
Dato’ Sri Shahril has also attended the Executive Education Programme at highly-prestigious Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
YBhg. Datuk Wan Selamah binti Wan Sulaiman was appointed as Director of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad from 22 April 2011.
Her career with the Government started in 1979 as Treasury Accountant in the Examination Syndicate Department of the Ministry of Education. In 1982, she served the Ministry of Defense before joining the Accountant General’s Department, where she has been since 1984.
She has held various positions in the Accountant General’s Department, including Accountant General (Corporate), Deputy Director, Government Pensions Trust Fund; Director, Information Technology Services Division; and Director, Central Operations and Agency Service Division between 1984 until present.
Currently, she is the Accountant General of Malaysia effective 29 November 2010. YBhg. Datuk Wan Selamah Wan Sulaiman obtained her Master in Business Administration (Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1992 and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (ACCA) from City of Birmingham Polytechnic, United Kingdom.
She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), committee member of the Professional Accountants In Business (PAIB), member of Malaysia Institute of Accountant (MIA) and sits in the Investment Panel of Amanah Raya Berhad.
YBhg. Datuk Nor Azmal bin Mohd Nazir was appointed as Director of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad on 22 April 2011.
He has served the Government for more than 30 years and has held various positions in Ministries and Government agencies including Prime Minister’s Department, Consulate General Malaysia’s office in Songkhla, Thailand, Public Service Department, Education Ministry, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Ministry of Energy and Green Technology and Water. During this period he also headed many international delegations including as a head delegation for Malaysia to UNESCO World Heritage Committee Meeting in Quebac City ,Canada for the recognization of Malacca and Georgetown, Penang as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Currently, YBhg. Datuk Nor Azmal is the Senior Director of Infrastructure and Public Facilities, Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Office.
YBhg. Datuk Nur Azmal obtained his Master of Arts in Strategic Planning and Security in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bachelor of Social Science (Hons.) Political Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1978, Diploma in Public Administration (Hons.) from INTAN.
Puan Siti Zauyah Mohd Desa was appointed as Director of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad with effect from 20 October 2011.
She started her career as a Quantity Surveyor with the Public Works Department in 1982 after graduating from the University of Reading, and later, moved on to hold several other positions with a higher learning institution and several private sectors before pursuing her diploma in Public Administration with Institute of Public Administration (INTAN). Upon graduation, she joined the Ministry of Finance Malaysia and served in the Contract Management Division as Assistant Secretary from 1989 to 1993 before pursuing her MBA in International Banking at University of Manchester.
She then continued to serve as Assistant Secretary with the Tax Division and Finance Division at Ministry of Finance Malaysia before being promoted as Principal Assistant Secretary in 2001. In 2003, she was seconded to the Asian Development Bank, Manila as Director’s Advisor until August 2006.
After that, she continued her service with the Ministry of Finance Malaysia in the Loans Management Division and was appointed as the Deputy Secretary (Economy, Public Transportation & Infrastructure), Investment, MOF (Inc.) & Privatisation Division in April 2008 until now.
Puan Ruhaizah binti Mohamed Rashid was appointed as Director of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad with effect from 30 November 2011.
Her career with the Government started in 1984 as Deputy Director of Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department. In 1988, she was appointed as Deputy Director of Road Research and Planning Unit in the Works Ministry before she joined the Ministry of Transport in 1992 where she has held various high ranking posts which include Deputy Secretary-General, Policy Planning Unit (International and Corporate Division), General Manager for Transport Ministry's Railway Asset Corporation, as well as being lead coordinator for the ministry’s NKRA (National Key Results Area) team.
Currently, Puan Ruhaizah is the Deputy Secretary General (Planning), Ministry of Transport. She is also the Chairman for Ipoh Cargo Terminal Sdn Bhd and a Board member for Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad.
Puan Ruhaizah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Studies from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and a Diploma in Public Administration from Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN).