Encik Saffie, aged 67, a Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 2 December 2003 and re-designated
as Independent Non Executive Director on 8 December 2006.
He graduated from University of Malaya with a B.A (Honours) majoring in Geography in 1977 and subsequently received a Postgraduate Diploma in
Public Admin. (D.P.A) from the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya in 1978. He received a M.B.A degree from the United
States International University in San Diego, California, USA in 1988.
He is also an Associate Member of Certified System Investigator (CSI), World Headquarters, Singapore, Member of Malaysian Institute of Corporate
Governance (MICG), Transparency International - Malaysia (T.I-M), Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF), and also a life member of a Malaysia Drug Prevention Association. He is currently a Central Committee Member of Malaysian Exporters Association (MEXPA), Co-Chairman of the Special Task Forces to Facilitate Business (PEMUDAH) for Perlis State and Chartered Audit Committee Director (CACD) of The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM).
He has more than 37 years of management expertise especially in the areas of project planning, business development, property development, human
resources, management, project management, cross border investment, mining exploration, corporate advisory transactions including Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Reserve Takeovers (RTOs), Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and General Offer (GO).
He was attached to the Perlis State Government from May 1978 to August 1983, during which he served as Assistant State Secretary in Economic
Planning. He joined Perlis State Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) in Sept. 1983 as business Development Manager until his optional
retirement from Government Service in August 1994.
He is currently the Corporate Advisor to Shorubber (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., a member of Japanese Showa Group, an Original Brand Manufacturer (OBM)
and exporter of industrial glove. He is a senior independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Member of MESB Berhad and AE Multi