Datuk Mohd Anwar Yahya | Sime Darby Plantation

Datuk Mohd Anwar Yahya

Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee

Chairman of Risk Management Committee
Member of Governance & Audit Committee
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Datuk Mohd Anwar Yahya, 68, a Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad on 10 May 2021.

Datuk Mohd Anwar holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Datuk Mohd Anwar began his career in Touche Ross & Co in 1978 before joining Lembaga Kemajuan Kelantan Selatan as Finance Manager in 1982. Datuk Mohd Anwar was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Permodalan Kelantan Berhad (PKB) in 1985 and left PKB in 1991 to join PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia as a Director of the Technology Group in Management Consulting Practice. He was assigned to be Services Industry Leader in 1997 in addition to his role as Partner in Corporate Finance of PwC Malaysia. In June 2015, Datuk Mohd Anwar assumed the role of Senior Director and Public Sector Leader of PwC Malaysia. He left PwC Malaysia in 2017.

Datuk Mohd Anwar currently sits on the Boards of Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad and Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of PADU Corporation and is an Executive Director of Sage 3 Sdn Bhd, a leading boutique corporate finance firm specialising in debt restructuring, M&A and specialist valuations.

Training Programmes Attended for the Period from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022

Date of Training Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/Organiser
17 January 2022 Directors’ Continuing Education Programme: 2nd ESG Training - Awareness and Capacity Building on Climate Change for the Food & Beverage Industry KPMG Management & Risk Consulting Sdn Bhd
14 February 2022 Discussion on Cyber Related Incident and Risk Securities Commission and Permodalan Nasional Berhad
2 March 2022 TCFD 101 Climate Disclosure Training Programme Bursa Malaysia in collaboration with United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchange, International Finance Corporation and Carbon Disclosure Project Worldwide
16 March 2022 Latest Development in Capital Market Regulations - Insider Practices Securities Industry Development Corporation
5 April 2022 Director's Continuing Education Programme: 3rd ESG Training: ESG Performance KPMG Management & Risk Consulting Sdn Bhd
7 April 2022 Audit Oversight Board's Conversation with Audit Committees Audit Oversight Board, Securities Commission
25 July 2022 Director's Continuing Education Programme: 4th ESG Training - Biodiversity (Environmental) KPMG Management & Risk Consulting Sdn Bhd
11 August 2022 Board Leadership/ Conversation on Climate Governance Bursa Malaysia Berhad
6 September 2022 Board Effectiveness Evaluation – Post launch Workshop Bank Negara Malaysia - Financial Institutions Directors’ Education (BNM FIDE)
13 September 2022 Advocacy Session for Directors and Senior Management of Main Market Listed Issuers Bursa Malaysia Berhad
18 October 2022 Board Talk on the Working Future: More Human, Not Less SDP/Bain & Company