Independent Non-Executive Director of IIUM Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
Datuk Haji Ir. Khalilur Rahman Ebrahim graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Brighton Polytechnic U.K. in 1973. He obtained his Master of Science in Electronics from University Technology Malaysia in 1993.
He started his career in 1973 as a maintenance engineer in the communication department of Malaysian National Electricity Board. He joined Sapura Holdings in 1984 as Head of Rnd, where he was responsible for the development of many innovative products like the PABX, mobile phones, pagers and feature phones, which won national awards.
He started System Consultancy Services in 1994, and now runs a group of 5 companies with 500 personnel dealing with Defense Technologies, Industrial Automation, SCADA systems, Building Security systems and Composites.
DK Composites pioneered in composites domes, which became well recognised landmarks in Malaysia, Singapore, UAE and Las Vegas manufactures sailing yachts for the international market. In 2005, DK won the prestigious Christofle Asian Boating Award for Best Asian Boat Builder.
For his contribution to the industry he was awarded the Entrepreneur Award by the Malaysian Malay Chamber of Commerce in 2005 and “Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka” which carries the title “Datuk” in 2008. He is currently: