Y. Bhg. Dato' Dr. M Shanmughalingam aged 72, a Malaysian, was appointed an Independent Non- Executive Director of Delloyd Ventures Berhad (DVB) on 6 August 1996. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and also sits on the Audit and Nomination Committees of the Board. He obtained his Doctorate of Philosophy in Economics and Government from Oxford University, UK, Masters Degree in Economics and Government from Harvard University, USA and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from Univ. of Malaya. He is a Fellow of the Economic Development Institute, World Bank, USA.
From 1962 to 1978 Dato' Dr M SHAN served the Treasury, Ministry of Finance, his last post being Deputy Secretary (Economic) and from 1979 to 1991 in PETRONAS (Petroleum Nasional Bhd) his last post being General Manager. From 1992 to 1996 he was Managing Director of Sri Inderajaya Sdn Bhd, the holding company of GEC Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
He is now Managing Director of Trilogic Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company since 1996. He sits on the Boards of non-listed companies. He is Adviser, Hextar Holdings Bhd. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and the international advisory panel to Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI).
He was a Director of Mamee Double Decker, Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad (EON) and Chairman of its Remuneration Committee and PBA Holdings Bhd, all listed on the Main Board. He was also on the Board of CIMB (Commerce International Merchant Bankers) (L) Ltd, CIMB Discount House Bhd, CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd, MIDF Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn Bhd, and Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (MIMB), a subsidiary of MIDF and an associate of Barclays Bank Group, UK. He was on the Committee of the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service (P.T.D.) Alumni Association, on the Board of the VIOBA Foundation and Chairman, Scholarship Committee and on the Board of Selectors, Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University.
Dato' Dr. M Shan represented Malaysia at international conferences of the ADB (Asian Development Bank), the Commonwealth, IMF (the International Monetary Fund), OPEC (the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries), the United Nations and the World Bank. He was the Chairman and lead speaker at several sittings of PECC (Pacific Economic Co-operation Conference). On invitation by the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and the Harvard Institute for International Development, USA, he helped in the design of a new Executive Programme for Leaders in Development: Managing Economic and Political Reform for Harvard University.