Dato' Mohamad Kamarudin Bin Hassan

Senior Independent, Non-Executive Director


66 years




  • Master of Business Administration (Majoring in Finance), Oklahoma City University United States of America
  • Bachelor of Economics (Majoring in Business Administration), University of Malaya

Position on the Board

Senior Independent, Non-Executive Director

Working Experience and Occupation

Dato’ Mohamad Kamarudin brings to the Board extensive experience as an economic/financial advisor in the public sector, beginning in 1979 at the Administrative and Diplomatic Service. Following his first posting to the Macro-Economic Division of the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department, he was transferred in 1987 to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (“MITI”) where he served in various divisions. From 1992 to 1994, he was posted to the Malaysian Embassy in Washington DC as the Economic Counsellor. Upon returning to Malaysia in August 1994, he was re-posted to MITI where he had served in the bilateral and multilateral trade negotiation divisions. He then served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) from January 2006 until his retirement on 31 August 2013.

Dato’ Mohamad Kamarudin was appointed Senior Independent Director of Duopharma Biotech with effect from 28 December 2017, following the re-designation of Tan Sri Datin Paduka Siti Sa’diah Binti Sh Bakir as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman. Prior to that, he served the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Dato’ Mohamad Kamarudin is a fellow member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).

Membership of Board Committees

  • Chairman, Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Member, Risk Management Committee

Directorships of Other Public Companies

  • ManagePay Systems Berhad
  • Malaysian Pacific Industries Berhad
  • Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd