Dato¡¯ Ikmal Hijaz bin Hashim was appointed to the Board of EPMB on 5 May 2009. He holds a Master of Philosophy (Land Management) from University of Reading, U.K., and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Malaya.
He began his career in the Administrative and Diplomatic Service of the Government from 1976 to 1990. He then joined United Engineers (Malaysia) Berhad as the General Manager of the Malaysian-Singapore Second Crossing Project. On 1 January 1993, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad (¡°PLUS¡±) and subsequently as its Managing Director from January 1995 to June 1999 and remained as a Director until November 2001. He was then appointed as the Managing Director of Prolink Development Sdn Bhd (¡°Prolink¡±) in July 1999. In February 2000, he was appointed President of the Property Division of the Renong Group while maintaining his position as Managing Director of Prolink. He held the position of Managing Director of Renong Berhad from 2002 until October 2003. From 2003 to 2007, he was appointed as the CEO of Pos Malaysia Berhad as well as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pos Malaysia & Services Holdings Bhd. He then served as the Chief Executive Officer of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) from February 2007 until end of February 2009.
His directorships in other public companies include Nadayu Properties Berhad, Scomi Engineering Berhad and MB World Group Berhad (formerly known as Emas Kiara Industries Berhad).
Dato¡¯ Ikmal is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.