Farid Basir

Vice President, Malaysian Employer Federation

Spanning over two decades of career in different industries, I comes with a wealth of professional insights. During my tenure, I have taken on assignments in Switzerland, South Africa and the Philippines before returning home to Malaysia in 2014.

I 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. I have been awarded four global professional certifications, namely HRCI-HR Management Professional, HRCI-Global HR Professional, SHRM-Senior Certified Professional and Global Remuneration Professional.

I attained an international recognition when I were 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.

Presently, I am the Vice President of Malaysian Employer Federation, and strongly advocates leadership excellence initiatives for the younger generation of workforce.