Board of Directors

Tan Sri Samsudin Osman

Tan Sri Samsudin Osman
  • Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of Risk Management Committee

Tan Sri Samsudin Osman, 71, a Malaysian, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2008.

Tan Sri Samsudin holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree and a Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Malaya, and a Master in Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University, United States of America.

Tan Sri Samsudin is currently the Chairman of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Board, EPF Investment Panel, Board of Trustees of the Mahathir Science Award Foundation and several other private limited companies. Tan Sri Samsudin is also the Pro Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu.

Tan Sri Samsudin was the Chairman of Universiti Utara Malaysia from 2006 to 2016, National Unity Consultative Council from 2013 to 2015, the President of Perbadanan Putrajaya from 2004 to July 2012 and Chief Secretary to the Malaysian Government from 2001 to 2006. He served as the Secretary General for two (2) ministries, the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (1994) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (1996). 

Tan Sri Samsudin was the Acting Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad from 8 November 2012 to 1 July 2013. He was also the Chairman of BIMB Holdings Berhad from 1 February 2007 to 31 January 2018 and Sime Darby Industrial Holdings Sdn Bhd from 18 January 2011 to 30 November 2017.

Directors’ Training and Continuous Education Programme Attended For The Financial Year Ended 30 June 2018

Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/ Organiser
International Social Security Conference Themed: Future of Work: Preparing for Tomorrow Today Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
International Directors Summit - Enhancing Resilience Through Governance for Sustainability Malaysian Directors Academy (MINDA)
Board Strategy Session Workshop: 5-Year Rolling Plan 2018-2022 EPF
Briefing on Companies Act 2016 Bank Islam
EPF Investment Seminar 2017 Green Is The New Black: “En Route to Responsible Investment” EPF and CLSA Ltd.
Director on Boarding Programme - Corporate Governance Expectations EPF
EPF Private Equity Academy HarbourVest Partners
World Class Digital Transformation & Innovation 2018 EPF
Thought Leadership Session: Revolutionising Customer Experience EPF
Current State of the Global Economy Joseph Incalterra, Chief Economist, Southeast Asia, HSBC
Key Global Trends and Opportunities in the Automotive Sector Joseph Incalterra, Chief Economist, Southeast Asia, HSBC
Key Global Trends and Opportunities in the Industrial Sector Oliver Ramsbottom, Partner, McKinsey & Co
Key Trends and Opportunities in Healthcare in Asia Pradeep Rao, Managing Director, HSBC
“What It Takes To Get Us There” Till Vestring, Senior Partner, Bain & Co