Board of Directors

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir
  • Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of Risk Management & Sustainability Committee

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir, 62, a Malaysian, is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2020.

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri was appointed as the Chairman of Employees Provident Fund effective 1 May 2020. Prior to the appointment, he was the Secretary General of Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, a post he had held since 12 September 2018. He has sat on the EPF Investment Panel since 2014 and is vastly experienced in the field of strategic investment, loan management, financial market, and actuarial science.

He started his career as a Senior Valuation Executive at C.H. Williams, Talhar & Wong Sdn. Bhd. before being appointed as Assistant Secretary in the Finance Division of the Ministry of Finance in 1989, where he served for nearly 30 years.

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri is currently the Chairman of RHB Bank Berhad. He was previously a Director of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP), Permodalan Nasional Berhad and Tenaga Nasional Berhad, amongst others. 

Tan Sri Ahmad Badri holds a Degree in Land and Property Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA and Master in Business Administration, University of Hull, United Kingdom.

Directors’ Training and Continuous Education Programme Attended For The Financial Year Ended 30 June 2021
EPF Digital Transformation Program
In-House Training for Group Directors & Senior Management - Recovery & Resolution Plan
Section 17A of MACC Act
Beyond Great & Growth in China - Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution
Asia Pacific’s Time - How Asia Pacific can build a resilient future on five pillars: Advancing the digital economy, enabling regional enterprise growth, rebalancing supply chains, future-proofing labour force, and building a net-zero economy
Future of Coal - Sustainability as an Energy Source; Long Term Strategies of Coal Miners; Impact of China-Australia Trade Dynamics
Malaysian Market Outlook - Commentary on Malaysian capital markets, foreign investment, budget 2021, Covid 19 and political landscape
MFRS17: Insurance Contract
Digital and Data Analytic Strategy Implementation Progress Update
Healthcare: M&A & IPO Landscape - Update on M&A and IPO trends in Asian Healthcare - Strategies to extract best value from the capital markets
Healthcare in the post-pandemic world - COVID-19: An opportunity in crisis for healthcare providers
Presentation: Omnichannel Strategy - How is consumer behaviour changing? How do we effectively engage consumers?
Implementing Amendments in the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance
Defending Your Company & Keeping Up To Date With Key Cybersecurity Risks
Finance for Change - Sustainability as a Business Strategy for Financial Institutions