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Fellowship Conferred

30TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER
7TH SEPTEMBER, 1993


TUN ISMAIL BIN MOHAMED ALI (1918 - 1998)

Tun Ismail was born on September 16, 1918 in Port Kelang, Selangor. He obtained the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge in 1941 and graduated from Middle Temple, Inns of Court London as a Barrister-at-Law in 1943.

Employment:

  • 1946 - Malayan Civil Services
  • 1948-1950 - Assistant State Secretary, Selangor State Secretariat
  • 1950-1953 - Assistant Secretary, Economic Division, Federal Treasury
  • 1954-1955 - Economic Officer, Penang
  • 1955-1957 - Controller, Trade Division, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • 1957-1958 - Minister, Federation of Malaya Embassy, Washington, D.C.
  • 1958-1960 - Economic Minister, Federation of Malaya Embassy, Washington, D.C.
  • 1960-1962 - Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Malaysia
  • 1962-1980 - Governor, Central Bank of Malaysia

RAJA TUN MOHAR BIN RAJA BADIOZAMAN (1923 - 2003)

Raja Tun Mohar was born in 1923 and received his early education at the Clifford School, Kuala Kangsar. He studied at the Raffles College, Singapore and obtained his diploma in 1946, resuming studies after World War II. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1952 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics, and obtained the post-graduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics in 1953 from Oxford University.

Employment:

  • 1938 - Malay Administrative Service
  • 1952 - Malayan Civil Service
  • 1953-1956 - Economic Research Officer, Rural and Industrial Development Authority
  • 1956 - Senior Assistant Controller of Trade, Ministry of Trade; State Economic Officer, Penang.
  • 1957-1960 - Controller, Trade Division, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • 1960-1967 - Secretary for Commerce and Industry
  • 1967 - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • 1971 - Secretary-General to Treasury, Ministry of Finance
  • 1972-1988 - Special Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister
  • 2003 - Chairman, Socfin Bhd; Executive Chairman, Ancom Bhd; Director and Advisor; Johan Holding Bhd.
Raja Tun Mohar was on the board of several companies and was active in the corporate sector. He passed away peacefully on June 8, 2003.

ROYAL PROFESSOR UNGKU ABDUL AZIZ

Royal Professor Ungku Abdul Aziz was born in London on January 28, 1922. He completed his secondary education at the English College, Johore Bahru and obtained a diploma from Raffles College, Singapore in 1947. In 1951, he obtained the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (graduating with Class I Honours) from the University of Malaya, Singapore, and in 1964 the Doctor of Economics (Hakase) from Waseda University, Tokyo.

Employment:

  • 1951 - Johor State Civil Service
  • 1952-1961 - Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Malaya, Singapore
  • 1961-1965 - Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Malaya
  • 1964-1966 - President, Malaysian Economic Association
  • 1965-1968 - Professor of Rural Development and Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya
  • 1968-1988 - Vice-Chancellor, University of Malaya
  • 1971 - Yang Dipertua ANGKASA Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Bhd
  • 1988 - Director, United Malayan Banking Corporation Berhad (UMBC)
  • 1989 - Director, UMBC Securities Berhad; Director, UMBC Insurance Berhad; Director, PLUS (North-South Expressway Project); Director, Highlands and Lowlands Berhad

TAN SRI DATO’ ABDUL JAMIL RAIS

Tan Sri Dato' Abdul Jamil Rais was born on January 14, 1912 at Kuala Kangsar. He attended the Clifford School in the same town. He spent two years, 1952-1953 in the United Kingdom, where he studied Agricultural Economics at Oxford.

Employment:

  • 1932 - Malay Administrative Service. Served in Land Offices, District Offices and Town Boards.
  • 1948-1951 - Commissioner of Lands and Mines, Perlis
  • 1951-1954 - State Secretary, Perlis
  • 1954-1955 - State Financial Officer, Selangor
  • 1956 - State Secretary, Selangor
  • 1957-1958 - Menteri Besar, Selangor. Rejoined the Malayan Administrative Service on Election Day
  • 1954-1955 - Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • 1962 - Secretary to the Treasury
  • 1964-1967 - Chief Secretary to the Government and Secretary to the Cabinet
  • 1965-1971 - High Commissioner, United Kingdom and Eire
  • 1971-1981 - Upon retirement, was appointed Chairman, Penang Port Commission

SIEW NIM CHEE (1925 - 2008)

Mr. Siew was born on August 2, 1925 in Kuala Lumpur. He completed his secondary schooling at the Victoria Institution. He obtained the Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Malaya, Singapore in 1950 and the Bachelor of Economics degree with Honours from the same institution in 1951. He went on to obtain a Master of Science in Industrial Labour Relations from Cornell University in 1953.

Employment:

  • 1953-1955 - Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Malaya, Singapore
  • 1955-1957 - Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Malaya, Singapore
  • 1954-1955 - Head, Department of Economics, University of Malaya, Singapore
  • 1959-1964 - Economist and then Head, Department of Economics Research, Bank Negara Malaysia
  • 1965-1969 - Treasurer, Exxon Corporation
  • 1966-1969 - President, Malaysian Economic Association
  • 1969-1977 - Advisor, Consultant and Managing Director, Magnum Corporation
  • 1977-1985 - Advisor and Consultant, Genting
  • Presently -
    • Managing Director, Ancom Bhd.;
    • Director, UAC Berhad.;
    • Director, Johan Holdings;
    • Director, Asiatic Development Berhad; and
    • Director, Jacks International PLC Pte.
Mr. Siew has been chairman of about fifty companies covering banking, rubber, tin-mining, chemicals, construction and property development. He continues to be active in the corporate sector.

DATO’ DR. MOKHZANI ABDUL RAHIM (1938 - 2003)
Dato’ Dr. Mokhzani was born in 1938 in Perlis, where he also received his early education. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Malaya, Singapore (1960) and the Masters of Arts (1963) and Doctor of Philosophy (1973) degrees from the London School of Economics.

Employment:

  • 1962-1979 - Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor of Rural Development, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya
  • 1971-1976 - Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya
  • 1972-1987 - President, Malaysian Economic Association
  • 1976-1979 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Malaya
  • 1979-1984 - Group Managing Director, UMW Holdings
  • 1984-1993 - Executive Chairman, Innovest Berhad
  • 1993 - Executive Chairman, Powertek Sdn. Bhd.
Dato' Dr. Mokhzani passed away peacefully on June 15, 2003.

TAN SRI DATO' LIN SEE-YAN

Tan Sri Dato' Lin See Yan was born on November 3, 1939. He has received the BA, the BA (Hons), the MPA (Finance), the MA (Econs), the PhD (Econs), the C.Stat. (London), the FRSS (London), the FIBM, the FMII (Hons.), the FMIM, the FMEA and the Hon. PhD (Econs).

Employment:

  • since 1980 - Director, Bank Industri & Teknologi Malaysia Bhd.
  • since 1985 - Director and Chairman, Audit Committee, Government Officers Housing Corporation (SPPK)
  • 1988-1996 - President, Malaysian Economic Association
  • since 1990 - Prof. of Economics (Adjunct), UUM
  • since 1991 - Trustee, MEA Foundation
  • since 1994
    • Chairman, Cabot (M) Sdn. Bhd.;
    • Director, Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd.
    • Director, Straits Trading Co. Ltd., Singapore
    • Chairman, Expert Group on Finance for Sustainable Development, UN Commission on-Sustainable Development, New York.
  • since 1995
    • Governer, Board of Governers, Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila
    • Director and Chairman, Audit Committee, F&N Holdings Bhd.
    • Director and Exco Member, Kumpulan Guthrie Bhd. (KGB)-(and also Chairman, Remuneration-Committee; Chairman, Consultants Committee).
  • since 1997
    • Chairman and CEO, LIN Associates Sdn. Bhd.
    • Commissioner, P.T. Cabot Indonesia, Indonesia.
  • since 1998 - Chaiman, Veritas e-Interactive Sdn. Bhd.
  • since 1999 - Director, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd., Singapore (and member, Audit Committe)
  • since 2000
    • Pro-Chancellor, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
    • Director, F&N Coca Cola (M) Sdn. Bhd.
    • Director, Malay-Sino Technologies Sdn. Bhd.
    • Director, WorldSOL.Com Sdn. Bhd.
    • Regional Director for Asia, Harvard Alumni Association, Harvard University, USA.
    • Director, Ancom Berhad. (and Member, Nomination and Remuneration Committees since 2001)
  • since 2001
    • Member, National Economic Action Council (NEAC) Working Group.
    • Trustee, Malaysia University of Science and Technology Ehsan Foundation.
    • Trustee, Tun Ismail Ali Foundation (PNB).
    • Chairman, Sains Bumi Inisiatif Sdn. Bhd.
    • Director, Proton Edar Sdn. Bhd.
    • Director, Genting Berhad (and Member, Audit & Remuneration Committees).
    • Director, Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd., Singapore.
    • Member, UN Regional Roundtable of Eminent Persons, 2002 World Summit on Sustainable-Development (Johannesburg).
  • since 2002
    • Trustee, MAKNA.
    • Director, Resorts World Bhd.
    • Chairman, Harvard Graduate School Alumni Council, Harvard University, USA. (Member since 1993)

Dr. R. THILLAINATHAN

Dr. R. Thillainathan was conferred the Fellowship of the Association on 22 July 2003. He was born on July 30, 1944. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Malaya (1968), the Master of Science in Economics (1970) and Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (1976) degrees from the London School of Economics.

Employment:

  • 1977-1979 - Associate Professor, University of Malaya.
  • 1981-1983 - General Manager, Treasury & Investment Services.
  • 1983-1984 - General Manager & Joint M.D., Bank Pusat Kerjasama Bhd.
  • 1984-1989 - General Manager & Chief Exec., Bank Buruh (M) Bhd.
  • 1989-2002 - Director of Finance, Genting Berhad
  • 1997-2000 - President, Malaysian Economic Association
  • 2002 - Exec. Director & Chief Operating Officer, Genting Berhad

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