Nomination for Board of Governors Election

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PRINCIPAL BOARD MEMBER

Name Of Organisation: FELDA
Membership Number: 100130400000
Name Of Nominee: Nurul Hasanah Ahamed Hassain Malim
Position In The Organisation: Head of Group Sustainability


Summary of Nominee Profile
Nurul Hasanah Ahamed Hassain Malim, female, Malaysian, is FGV Holdings Berhad’s Head of Group Sustainability, appointed on 1 March 2019.

Nurul Hasanah has 17 years of experience in Human Rights, law, and policy development. She worked with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia for 15 years, where she started her career as Legal Officer in 2003. She became Head of the Complaints & Inquiries Division in 2006, before heading the National Inquiry Division for 2 years starting 2010. From 2013 till 2015, she was Head of the Research and Policy Development Division. She was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Policy and Law Working Group in 2015 and left the Commission in 2018 to join Earthworm Foundation, an international non-profit organisation, formerly known as The Forest Trust. In Earthworm Foundation, she was a Senior Manager for the Palm Programme, focusing on Environment, Social and Human Rights. Currently, she is one of the board member of FELDA Sustainability Committee.


Summary of Organisation Profile
Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) was established on July 1, 1956 under the Land Development Ordinance of 1956 for the development of land and relocation with the objective of poverty eradication through the cultivation of oil palm and rubber. The FELDA function is to carry out projects of land development and agricultural activities, industrial and commercial social economy.

 In 1990, FELDA was no longer recruiting new settlers. Government has entrusted FELDA to stand with their own financial and become a statutory body that can generate their own income to support various development through a variety of businesses. Consequently, from 1996 onwards the government does not channel any provision to the schemes. In an effort to generate income, FELDA has launched a number of private corporate entities primarily to ensure complete value chain of its core activities. Among the largest are Felda Plantation Management Sdn. Bhd. (FPMSB) and FGV Holdings Berhad (FGVHB). To ensure the increase in income of settlers, Koperasi Permodalan Felda (KPF) was established. After FGV was listed on Bursa Malaysia in June 2012, FELDA also form Felda Investment Corporation (FIC).


ALTERNATE BOARD MEMBER

Name Of Organisation: FELDA
Membership Number: 100130400000
Name Of Nominee: Ismail Samingin
Position In The Organisation: Director of Research & Development


Summary of Nominee Profile
Ismail Samingin, male, Malaysian, is the FELDA’s Director of Research and Development.
 
Ismail Samingin has 28 years of experience in the agricultural industry. He started his career as Research Officer in Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) from 1992 to 2004. He entered FELDA in 2005 as an agricultural officer before becoming the Manager of Felda Global Venture Middle East / Arabia Limited in 2008. Subsequently, he was appointed Assistant Regional General Manager (ARGM), in which he served for 3 years, before becoming Regional General Manager (RGM) in 2012. He was appointed the Director of Community Development in 2014, and later as the Director of Replanting Division from 2016 until 2020.


Summary of Organisation Profile
Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) was established on July 1, 1956 under the Land Development Ordinance of 1956 for the development of land and relocation with the objective of poverty eradication through the cultivation of oil palm and rubber. The FELDA function is to carry out projects of land development and agricultural activities, industrial and commercial social economy.

 In 1990, FELDA was no longer recruiting new settlers. Government has entrusted FELDA to stand with their own financial and become a statutory body that can generate their own income to support various development through a variety of businesses. Consequently, from 1996 onwards the government does not channel any provision to the schemes. In an effort to generate income, FELDA has launched a number of private corporate entities primarily to ensure complete value chain of its core activities. Among the largest are Felda Plantation Management Sdn. Bhd. (FPMSB) and FGV Holdings Berhad (FGVHB). To ensure the increase in income of settlers, Koperasi Permodalan Felda (KPF) was established. After FGV was listed on Bursa Malaysia in June 2012, FELDA also form Felda Investment Corporation (FIC).

Today, Felda continues to carry major role by providing adequate and modern facilities on the schemes, ensuring the next generation of explorers educated to enhance the socio-economic and quality of life and ensuring the schemes can generate various economic activities as well as bridging the gap between urban and small urban areas.