Board of Directors


  • (Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman)
  • Malaysian, 78 years of age
  • Date of Appointment as Director of S P Setia Berhad: 18 June 2009
  • B.A. Honours Degree from University of Malaya
  • Masters from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
  • PhD from University of California, Berkeley
  • Completed an Advanced Management Programme from Harvard Business School

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid is currently the Chairman of University Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Kolej Teknologi dan Pengurusan Lanjutan Sdn Bhd, Management and Science University and FEC Cables (M) Sdn Bhd. He was formerly the Chairman of Berger International Ltd in Singapore and Deputy Chairman of International Bank Malaysia Berhad.

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid started his career as a teacher, moving up to principal level and eventually held various positions in the Ministry of Education before his retirement as Director General of Education. Subsequent to his retirement, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid was an advisor with special functions to the Minister of Education and also an advisor to Sekolah Bahasa Teikyo.

His directorships in other public companies include Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Amanah Mutual Berhad. He is a member of the Investment Committee of Amanah Mutual Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of S P Setia Berhad except by virtue of being a nominee Director of Permodalan Nasional Berhad. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences over the past 10 years.