Our people comprise those who have vast experience in R&D&C&A background. Apart of being technically sound they are also equipped with proficient management, marketing, operational skill to steer the company to its direction. Below are the key people in our organization.

Shahidan Arshad

Chief Executive Officer
Bachelor in Biochemistry, BSc.(Hons), University of Malaya

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Started his career as researcher in 1999 in FRIM. His career involved in National R&D on Medicinal Plant Malaysia – MIT Biotechnology Programme 1999 – 2003. Later then, he appointed as Head of Programme for Herbal Technology Centre since 2003-2009. 2010 as BioResources Programme Head. His career flourish extensively as a Fellow at International Centre for Science and High technology (ICS-UNIDO) in 2011. Being a Head of FRIM-MTDC Incubation Centre 2012-2014, has brought his career further as Outcome champion for Implementation and Coordination Unit Prime Minister Deparment in 2013-2014. Holds position as Head of programme for Incubation and Commercialization, ICD FRIM 2015-2016. He is also the Director of PolyXtract Sdn Bhd since 2008 until present.

Dr. Mohd Noor Mahat, AMN.

Project & Marketing Manager
PHD in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Faculty of Forestry, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan.

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Has been serving FRIM as researcher in the field of Tree Improvement. He has published more 200 publications in form of books, journals, proceedings, booklets and others. Produced more than 10 IPs and inventions throughout his career as researcher. Head of Tree Improvement Program in 2012-2013. Honoured with AMN (Ahli Mangku Negara) in 2010 by His Majesty, The Yang di-Pertuan Agong.  In 2017 awarded as Royal Researcher for HRH Princess Erica Ohene-Bekoe of Ghana. Currently active in research and development program in Agarwood, plantation forestry species and green energy.

Abdul Jabbar Sabli

Administrative & Operation Manager
Master in Business Administration, The National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan.

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A versatile administrative manager, he has over 27 years of experience providing government administrative support and has been serving FRIM for 22 years. His vast effort focused on ensuring efficient office operations through effective management methods.

Izan Nor Farahani Ahmad

Finance Manager
Bachelor in Accountancy, BAcc. (Hons), University of Technology MARA, Selangor Darul Ehsan.

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Has been serving as Accountant in FRIM since 2009. Has vast experience in handling government finance and managing consultancy projects.