The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz Bin Osman as the Chairman of CIDB Malaysia, succeeding Tan Sri Dr Ir Ahmad Tajuddin Ali FASc, who has held the position since 2014. The appointment of Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz is effective on 17 February 2020.
As the Chairman, Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz will be responsible for the oversight and overall strategic direction of CIDB Malaysia, the statutory body established under the Construction Industry Development Board Act 1994 (Act 520) to regulate, develop and facilitate the construction industry towards achieving global competitiveness.
Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz holds close to four decades of experience and leadership in the civil service, holding various roles and responsibilities at the Public Works Department. He has vast experience and expertise in the development of the country’s infrastructure including roads, maritime and airports.
Most recently, Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz was Director-General of Public Works, a position he held between April and September 2019.
Currently, Dato’ Ir. Dr. Meor Abdul Aziz also serves as a Council Member of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM), and he is a Committee Member of the Malaysian Rubber Board as well as the Malaysia-Singapore Joint Committee on the Environment (MSJCE). He has Ph.D and Master’s degree from Tohoku University, Japan and a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
The Board, Management and staff at CIDB would like to express its sincere appreciation and gratitude to Tan Sri Dr. Ir. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali for his leadership, unwavering support and guidance throughout his tenure as Chairman. Tan Sri has played an instrumental role in steering CIDB towards the successful implementation of the Construction Industry Transformation Programme (CITP) since 2016. The CITP is now entering its final lap of implementation, driving transformation throughout the construction value chain.
(February 17, 2020)