Basharuddin Bin Saad
Basharuddin lends diverse experience and expertise to this young and dynamic firm. He specialises in energy, natural resources and oil and gas industry. His work involves a broad range of corporate and commercial advisory services in oil and gas contracting; focusing on negotiating and structuring energy and oil and gas agreements, advising on contractual risk management amongst various contracting parties, acquisition and disposal of upstream oil and gas interests, dispute resolution and management, renewable energy, and advising on legal and regulatory compliance on all energy related transactions.
Basharuddin began his career as an officer in utility company and cooperative Bank, before he ventured into the Petronas Group in September 1980 as an accountant. He retired as a General Manager Commercial of Petronas Gas Berhad in September 2009. Over a period of 29 years with the Petronas Group, he assumed various positions within Exploration and Production, Retails Marketing and Gas businesse. This was achieved at different level of management positions, at General Manager and Senior Manager levels. He oversaw portfolios which include finance and accounting, commercial and marketing, contracting and procurement, risk management and company secretarial duties of listed entity.
He also served on subsidiaries company boards and appointed as Koperasi Kakitangan Petronas Berhad board for 8 years, holding the positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer at various intervals. Basharuddin was Called to the Bar of High Court of Malaya in 2010 and hold Qualified Syarie Practice for Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia. Basharuddin graduated with LL.B (Hons), University of London in 1979, holds a Certificate of Legal Practice, Qualifying Board, Malaysia and Diploma Syarie Legal Practice from International Islamic University Malaysia. Besides, Basharuddin holds several other professional memberships such as of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants and Member of Bar Council Malaysia.