Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim is currently the Vice President of Research & Technology Division of PETRONAS - the Malaysian National Oil Company.
was appointed to this position in April 2006 after 3 ½ years as the Vice President of Gas Business, PETRONAS
He has acquired 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, after graduating from the University of Birmingham, UK in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1976.
In 1997, he
completed the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at Harvard Business School
, Boston, USA.
He currently sits on the Board of various PETRONAS subsidiaries both in Malaysia and overseas.
30 years of involvement in the oil and gas industry, he
held a number of high profile positions of increasing responsibility which include Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of PETRONAS Refinery (Melaka) Sdn Bhd, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Refining Company Sdn Bhd
(MRC) and PETRONAS Vice-President of Human Resource Management Division.
holds several key positions in a variety of gas industry organizations, both in Malaysia and at an international level.
These include President of the Malaysian Gas Association
(MGA) and immediate past President of the Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicle Association
He is the Vice President of International Gas Union (IGU) 2006-2009 and will become the President in 2009 - 2012.
Raja Zahirudin bin Raja Ismail is the Pipeline Integrity Staff Engineer, currently attached to Maintenance Engineering Department in Petronas Carigali Sendirian Berhad
, Peninsular Malaysia Operations, PMO Kerteh, Terengganu.