Mr. Farid Basir is currently the Vice President of Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) for more than 5 years and also the Chief People Officer of MBSB Bank Berhad. With over two decades of career in different industries and countries such as Switzerland, South Africa and Philippines, he has a wealth of professional insights on the holistic Human Resource especially on strategies and planning.
He graduated with Bachelor in Business Studies (Human Resource Management) and completed business and leadership programs by Cambridge Judge Business School, Oxford Said Business School, INSEAD and IMD. He was awarded four global professional certifications, namely HRCI-HR Management Professional, HRCI-Global HR Professional, SHRM-Senior Certified Professional and Global Remuneration Professional.
He attained an international recognition when conferred the “Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance 2017 ” award at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2017 held at the Kazakhstan and “CHRO of the Year” award at the World HRD Congress 2018. He plays an active role in the national Human Resource Development and Productivity Enhancement as he is a member of National Labour Advisory Council and a board member of National Productivity Corporation.