We aspire to establish market presence of Sarawak in the global semiconductor industry in the long term, with specific 3-5 year targets to be achieved.

Board of Directors

The Honourable 
Dato Sri Roland Sagah Wee Inn
Minister of Education, 
Innovation & Talent Development Sarawak


Datuk Francis Harden Hollis

Datu Haji Azmi
bin Haji Bujang

Ts. Dr. Peter Morin Nissom

Financial Secretary

Dato Sri Dr. Wan Lizozman
bin Wan Omar

Former State Attorney General, 
State Attorney-General's Chambers

Deputy Minister II
Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development (MEITD)

Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Education, 
Innovation & Talent Development Sarawak

General Manager 
Sarawak Research 
Development Council

Shahril Anwar Mohd Yuno​s

Partner of Ultrapeak Ventures Sdn. Bhd.

Dato Sri Talat Mahmood Abdul Rashid

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

 Board Member

​Board Member

Executive Leadership Team

Group Chief Executive Officer

Shariman Jamil began his career as an analogue IC design engineer at Spansion Inc. in 2004, a global flash memory ICs company based in Silicon Valley. Shariman spent many years in Silicon Valley developing flash memory ICs for mobile phones before he moved to design centres in Tokyo and Penang, where he developed highly integrated power management technologies for energy-saving electronics.  

In 2020, Shariman joined the Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development Sarawak ...

Vice President
Technology Development

Chia Chieu Yin (CY) started his career with Spansion Inc in Silicon Valley in 2001, designing NOR Flash memory products. During his eight years there, CY worked on 6 NOR flash memory products from specifications to production. He focused on X / Y decoding, High Voltage Path, Core Array, SRAMs, Oscillators, High-Voltage level shifters, bandgaps, charge pumps and voltage regulators. He has experience in silicon micro-probing, debugging, and validation. He has worked with test and production engineers to bring these ICs to production.

In 2009, CY joined MIMOS Berhad, working on different IP blocks from ...

Vice President
Technology Operations

Mohd Khalil bin Yaacob has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, mainly in Analog Mixed Signal, Memory and RF layout design.

He has worked in multiple locations, including Japan, Silicon Valley and Penang, with several renowned organizations, including Intel Technology, Spansion Inc, Symmid Corporation and Onsemi. Prior to joining SMD Semiconductor, Khalil served as the ...

Head of Strategic Communication & Project Management

Priscilla Annabel Bisop is our Head of Strategic Communication and Project Management. Her professional journey started within the areas of research, consultancy, and project management, focusing on industrial development for sectors such as aerospace, railway and maritime. 

Her strategic insights and analytical acumen have proven invaluable...

Business Development Manager

Mohd Anan Mokhtar has over 20 years of experience in business development, with expertise spanning property development, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and the commercial industry. He has worked with several prominent companies, including PUSAKA Capital Sdn Bhd, Pharmaniaga Berhad, and Petrajaya Properties Sdn Bhd. 

Throughout his career, Anan has demonstrated,

Special Officer to CEO

Aminah Mahran is the Special Officer to the CEO at SMD Semiconductor, demonstrating her significant contributions to the organisation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences from Portsmouth Polytechnic, reflecting her solid educational foundation and problem-solving skills. 

With over 20 years of diverse experience across various sectors within the Sarawak government,

Head of Finance

Claudia Tan Sze Chin is the Head of Finance of SMD Semiconductor, bringing a wealth of experience as a Chartered Accountant across diverse industries. With a strong and dynamic personality, Claudia is highly motivated and possesses excellent leadership skills. She is driven by a deep-seated enthusiasm for taking on new challenges.  

Claudia holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah...

Head of Corporate Services & Admin

Hazuwani Binti Muhamad Halil has 17 years of experience in human capital across various industries, including forestry, medical, oil and gas, technology, and construction. She has worked with several government-owned companies in Sarawak, such as Sarawak Forestry Corporation, Senari Synergy Sdn Bhd, Sarawak Medical Centre (Normah Medical Specialist Centre), Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation Berhad and Borneo Development Corporation (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd. 

A graduate of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak...

Human Capital & Talent Acquisition Manager

Benny Stanley is the Human Capital and Talent Acquisition Manager of SMD Semiconductor Sdn Bhd. He hails from Kuching and is a professional HR practitioner with more than 16 years of experience in dealing with projects spanning from construction, property development and property management industry in Sarawak. He has a vast experience particularly in recruitment and selection, training and development as well as other HR functions.

Prior to joining SMD Semiconductor Sdn Bhd, he worked at...