Independent Non-Executive Director

Taufiq Bin Abdul Khalid
Taufiq Bin Abdul Khalid, a Malaysian aged 52, was appointed to the Board on 22 August 2022. He is also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.


Encik Taufiq obtained a 2nd Upper class degree in L.L.B. (Hons) from Leeds University, England, before proceeding to be called as a Barrister-at-Law at Lincoln’s Inn in 1998.


In 1999, he was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.


He was attached with the Securities Commission of Malaysia (Issues Division) from 1996 to 1997. He resigned and later chambered in Messrs. Shearn Delamore and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1999.


He practiced as a partner in Messrs. Mior Farid & Taufiq Khalid for two years before venturing into the oil & gas ("O&G") and ICT industry as an advisor to a small O&G company. As an offshoot of this involvement, he proceeded to join a group of offshore construction specialists in Urus Offshore Sdn. Bhd., partnering with Petra Resources Sdn. Bhd.


Returning to practice in 2004 to a law firm based in Kuala Lumpur, Messrs. Ariffin Shahzad, he is the Partner for Corporate, Energy & Utilities, Labour and ICT. He is presently on extended Sabbatical leave for medical and study purposes.