Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body which manages the affairs of the council and decides the overall policy and direction in carrying out MPOCC's activities.

In addition to the Chairman, the members of the Board comprise representatives from the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), academia, research and development institutions, non-governmental organisations, oil palm industry associations, smallholder's organisation and civil society. 


  • YBhg. Datuk Franki Anthony Dass


  • YBrs. Dr Sugumari Shanmugam
    Ministry of Primary Industries

  • Mdm. Shreen Xaviar

Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA)

  • YBrs Prof Madya Dr. Siva K.Balasundram

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

  • YBrs Prof Dr.Gabriel Tonga Noweg

University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)


  • Mr. Suppiah Vellaisamy

Malaysian Environmental NGOs (MENGO)


  • Mr. Anthony John Wong

East Malaysia Planters` Association (EMPA)​​


  • Mr. Khoo Chee Hong

The Federation of Palm Oil Millers Association of Malaysia (POMA)


  • Mr. Goon Kin Wai

         The Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia  


  • YBhg. Dato’ Hj Aliasak Hj Ambia

National Association of Smallholders Malaysia (NASH)

  • Mr. Lim Teck Wyn

Members Appointed by The Minister

  • YBhg. Datuk Dr. Choo Yuen May

Members Appointed by The Minister


Updated : 8 July 2019