Board of Directors


  • (Senior Independent Non-Executive Director)
  • Malaysian, 65 years of age
  • Date of Appointment as Director of S P Setia Berhad: 17 September 2014
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Inc

Dato’ Ahmad Pardas bin Senin had a 40-year experience in the corporate sector, including more than 20 years at board level. He retired as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad in June 2009, after having served the UEM Group for more than 17 years since 1992. During his tenure at UEM Group, he had held various key positions including as Managing Director of UEM World Berhad, Renong Berhad, TIME Engineering Berhad, TIME dotCom Berhad, EPE Power Corporation Berhad, and had also served as Director & CEO of Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd. He was also Deputy Chairman of PLUS Expressways Berhad, UEM Land Holdings Berhad, UEM Builders Berhad and Costain Group plc., as well as a board member of Faber Group Berhad, Pharmaniaga Berhad, Opus Group Berhad, UEM Environment Sdn Bhd, The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology and Universiti Teknologi MARA.

Prior to UEM Group, he worked for the British American Tobacco (BAT) Group for more than 17 years, including a 3-year stint at their London office. His last position in BAT Group was as the Financial Controller of Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad.

Dato’ Ahmad Pardas is currently the Chairman of Malaysian Directors Academy, Desaru Development Corporation Sdn Bhd and Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn Bhd.

He is also a member of the Board of Sime Darby Industrial Holdings Sdn Bhd, Sime Darby Energy Sdn Bhd, Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.