Tan Sri is a Social Development specialist focused on systems strengthening He was an academician that believes education is key in human and nation development. He was the Head of School of Business and later as Dean of Academic Affairs. Subsequently he was appointed as a Council Member/ Director, a position he had held until October 2006.
In the corporate scene, he was once the Chief Executive Officer of Amanah Internationeudal Finance Berhad, Amanah-Chase Merchant Bank Berhad and Oriental Bank Berhad; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Setron (Malaysia) Berhad, Chairman of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat (M) Berhad, Pan Malaysian Holdings Berhad, Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad and Kawan Food Berhad. He was also Deputy Chairman of Metrojaya Berhad, a Director of K & N Kenanga Berhad and AMMB Holdings Berhad.
He is also currently the Chairman of Yayasan Arshad Ayub is to strengthen human capital development in Malaysia through financial assistance and scholarships to the needy and most deserving persons, irrespective of race, creed and religion, so as to enable them to achieve excellence in education and/or to acquire skills, at tertiary and any other level either in the country or abroad.
Tan Sri believes that the AnTz can improve the social capital through the avenue of arts and culture by embracing today’s emergence technologies.