Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Samsuri bin Mokhtar

YAB. Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Samsuri is the Menteri Besar of Terengganu, the State Assemblyman for Rhu Rendang State Constituency and the Member of Parliament, Kemaman in Terengganu.

He began his career in the public sector as an academic in 2001, as a Lecturer followed by Head of Department of Aerospace Engineering in Universiti Putra Malaysia. He was involved in teaching and research at the Engineering Faculty and was also active in the development of the national aerospace industry.

Drawing on his knowledge and expertise in Aerospace Engineering, YAB. Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Samsuri was regularly consulted by the government of Malaysia on aviation matters. He represented Malaysia at the National Aeronautics and Astronautics International Conference in Washington, USA in 2006. From 2007 to 2009, YAB. Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Samsuri was an advisor to the Minister and Director General of the Higher Education Ministry focusing on the field of Aerospace followed by other prominent positions.

He was also the recipient of a special achievement award from The Federal Agency for Industry (ROSPROM), a subordinate of the Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation and a gold medallist at the 54th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research & New Technologies (2005) in Brussels, Belgium.


PhD in Aeroengine Ignition and Combustion (High Altitude Engine Failure), School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

Master of Science in Combustion and Energy, Centre for Combustion Studies, University of Leeds, UK

Degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia