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Yayasan TM

Yayasan TM Board of Trustees


Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Sulaiman bin Mahbob

  • Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Sulaiman, was appointed Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of TM on 12 January 2015.
  • He graduated with a Degree in Economics at the University of Malaya in 1971.
  • He then obtained his Master of Science from University of London in 1977 and Ph.D at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, New York in 1986.
  • He also attended a course on World Currency reform at Harvard University in 1999.
  • He was conferred Honorary Doctorate in Economic Management by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in October 2013.


Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Ir. Dr. Wan Abdul Rahman Bin Haji Wan Yaacob

  • Obtained his Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Technical College, Kuala Lumpur in 1963, Diploma in Civil & Structural from Brighton College of Technology, United Kingdom in 1965 and attended the Advanced Management Programme of Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1993. 
  • He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Engineering by The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1993.  He was with the Ministry of Works for 32 years, where he served the last six (6) years as the Director General of Public Works Department (PWD) before his retirement in 1996.
  • He is a Council member of The Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia (REAAA), former President of the Institution of Highways and Transportation (Malaysia Branch) and The Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM).  At present he is the Vice-President of the Kuala Lumpur Lawn Tennis Association and Malay Cricket Association of Malaysia.
  • His involvements in Government Bodies include being a member of Board of Trustees for Telekom Malaysia Foundation, Sultan Iskandar Institute and Malaysia Productivity Corporation, Council Member of Malaysia Technology University, Chancellor of TATI University College and Director of Proton Foundation.

Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Yahaya Bin Ibrahim

  • Started out as a Kirkby College - trained teacher, followed by the position as a State Organiser of schools in Malacca and later culminated the post of a Federal Inspector of Schools, Ministry of Education.
  • A member of the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) in the United States and the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in Canada
  • Conferred as 'Tokoh Guru' for private colleges in 1991, Bapa NAPEI in 1994 and 'Tokoh Guru Kebangsaan' (National level - Teacher of The Year) in 1998
  • Bestowed the prestigious award of Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by the then Federal President. He is the third Malaysian to be bestowed with this coveted award.


Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Abd Ghafar bin Mahmud

  • Obtained his Diploma in Education from the University of Malaya in 1973.
  • Degree In Literature (Malay Studies) from the University of Malaya in 1976.
  • Masters In Education from the University of East Anglia Norwich, England in 1997.
  • Tan Sri Dato Abd Ghafar served in the government service for 36 years and during his tenure, he held positions including the Director General of Education and was involved as a committee member of numerous Boards and Registered Bodies at Ministerial, National and International levels.
  • He was conferred many honorary awards namely Ahli Ahmad Shah Pahang (AAP), Pingat Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP), Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP), and Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which carries the title "Tan Sri" by DYMM Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 2012.

Y.Bhg. Dato' Dr. Mohd Yahya bin Nordin

  • Graduated from University Sains Malaysia in 1973 with Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences with Honours and holds many advance degrees including a PhD in Local Government from the University of Wales.
  • Registered Town Planner, a corporate member of the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MMIP) and a Certified Quality Management System Assessor (IQA,UK).
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors for Kolej Universiti Linton Sdn. Bhd. and is a member of the Board of Governors for Kolej Universiti Linton.


Y.Bhg. Dato' Ir. Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Hj Daud

  • Obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electronics, from the University of Liverpool, Masters in Science (Telecommunications Engineering) from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and Doctorate in Engineering (Telecommunication) from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. 
  • He also obtained a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Ohio, United States. 
  • He has attended the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program (AMP) and also the Senior Executive Development Program at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, United States.
  • Joined Jabatan Telekom Malaysia (JTM) as a Telecommunications Engineer in 1973.

Y.Bhg.​ Dato Mohd Khalis bin Abdul Rahim 

  • Dato Mohd Khalis Abdul Rahim serves as Chief Human Capital Officer of Malaysia Airlines​ Berhad. 
  • He holds Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Canberra, Australia, and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Applied Psychology from Coventry University, UK. 
  • He is also a Certified Advance Human Resource Professional (CAHRP) from the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management. 
  • He has exposure in human capital management, having served in several multinational companies over 20 years in the field of human resource management across different industries. 
  • He has been involved in various disciplines of the profession from organizational development and change management to performance management, industrial relations, HR reengineering, as well as talent development. 
  • He was the Human Resources Director of Colgate Palmolive Malaysia from June 2000 until October 2006 before moving to Freescale Semiconductor as Human Resources Director responsible for Malaysia, Singapore and Asia Supply Chain. 
  • He joined TM as its Chief Human Capital Officer on 17 August 2009. 
  • He was awarded Chief Human Resource Officer of the Year and HR Leadership Award at the 21st Global HR Excellence Awards held in India in February 2013.


Cik Izlyn Amylia Binti Mohamed Ramli

  • Holds a Masters in Business Administration (Distinction) from the City University (CASS).
  • Business School London specialising in Strategic Management of Technology and E-Business and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics from the University College London.