Datok Dr Abdul AB Hj Ab Malik
Y. Bhg. Dato’ Abdul Rashid Ab. Malik is a Deputy Director-General for R&D at FRIM and is responsible to lead FRIM’s R&D, technology transfer and commercialization efforts. He joined FRIM in 1979 and has provided leadership in all aspects of FRIM’s operations, including R&D support service, contract research technology transfer and commercialization. Before assuming responsibility for FRIM’s R&D strategy, he led FRIM’s management and ICT activities. He started his career at FRIM as a Research Officer at the Fire Research Laboratory and later served as Director in various Divisions including Forest Products Technology, Business Support, Corporate Affairs, Management and ICT. He has worked for FRIM for 29 years. He graduated with B.Sc. in Forestry at UPM, a M.Sc/D.I.C in timber technology/timber engineering and a Ph.D in wood pyrolysis from Imperial College, Science, Technology and Medicine, London.