Dato’ Kalsom Abdul Rahman is a Non-independent Non-executive Director of MIDF Amanah. She was appointed to the Board on 21 May 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from the University of Malaya and a Masters degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Oregon, USA. In addition, during her tenure of service with the private sector, she has also attended Graduate Business and Management courses at the University of Stanford and the Harvard Business School, as well as courses in policy formulations, international and economic relations and international trade and investments related areas organized by the various international organizations such as UNIDO, UNCTAD, ITC, WIPO, World Bank, WTO etc. She has served in various capacities in the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) including as the Minister Counselor (Economic Affairs) to the Mission of Malaysia to the European Union at Brussels, Belgium, the Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC) and her post before she retired from the public service was the Deputy Secretary-General (Industry) of MITI. Subsequently she became the Chairman of SMIDEC until October 2006. Currently she is a director of several companies such as Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, MISC Berhad, Lion Forest Industries Berhad, Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad and Chairperson of the Board of MIDF Property Berhad. She also sits on the board of several private companies.
Abdul Rahim Abdul Hamid is an Independent Non-executive Director of MIDF Amanah Asset Management Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 8 June 2007. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has served various capacities in Coopers & Lybrand including positions as Audit Manager, Director, Partner and Managing Partner/CEO and was Deputy Executive Chairman of Price Waterhouse Coopers. He is currently the President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is a director of MIMOS Berhad, Proton Holdings Berhad and Petra Energy Berhad. He also sits on the board of several private companies.
Teoh Chye Jin, independent member, started his career as clerical officer in Bank Negara Malaysia in 1964. He joined Amanah Short Deposits Berhad (then known as Short Deposits (M) Berhad) in 1972 and had served the company in various capabilities including as the General Manager/Director since June 1979. He held the position as Executive Director from June 1997. After his retirement in 2001, he sits on the Board and member of the Investment Committee of Asia Unit Trusts Berhad until 18 March 2010.