Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad | Sime Darby Plantation

Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad

Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

Board Committee

Member of Risk Management Committee

Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad, 49, is a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to the Board on 5 February 2024. Sharifah Sheila holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

Sharifah Sheila Syed Muhamad is the Head, Global Equity, Employees Provident Fund (EPF), where she leads the global equities team with investments in both developed and emerging markets across five regions. She has over 25 years of working experience in fund management and research.

Prior to joining EPF in 2010, Sharifah Sheila has held various roles, including Vice President, and Equities Fund Manager at CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad (2006 to 2010), Equities Fund Manager at Prudential Unit Trust Berhad (2002 to 2006), Assistant Manager, Investment Banking at Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (2001 to 2002) and Investment Analyst of ABN Amro Asia Equity Research (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (1997-2001). She started her career in corporate finance at Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad.