Abdul Rahman Maidin, Board Advisor


Dato’ Seri Abdul Rahman Maidin an Entrepreneur for the last 40 years that has led and managed many enterprises in Malaysia and Internationally, in the field of investment and management of financial institutions, infrastructure, media, and resource-related industries.

Among his most notable Business and Social experiences are:

  • Several Large Public listed companies in Malaysia, eg. MRCB Bhd one of the largest infrastructure and development company, Malakof Bhd a 4 thousand MW independent power generation company (IPP), RHB Bank, the 3rd largest bank in Malaysia, Putra Capital Bhd, A construction company, The New Straits Time, a well known English Newspaper in Malaysia, And a Privately owned TV stations in Malaysia.

  • Developed Golf Resorts in South Africa, Privately owned TV stations

    in Ghana.

  • Executive chairman of Arm Associates Inc, Board of EMIDR Ltd and Nupaf Ltd, providing International Advisory and Services on Investment, Trade and Security.

  • President of The Malaysian National Chambers of Commerce, President of Asean Chamber of Commerce, Vice president Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Organisation of Islamic Countries ( OIC). Trustee, Financial Reporting Foundation, Ministry of Finance Malaysia. Council Member Malaysian National Economic Action Council (NEAC). 


  • Business Advisory Council, United Nations for Project Services— United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) .

  • Honorary Consul to the Republic of South Africa in Penang Malaysia.

  • Accorded Honoured Titles of “Dato’Seri” in Appreciation for exemplary contributions and services to the State of Penang and the Country by Governor of Penang and the King of Malaysia.