1. Professional Qualification - Senior Management Certificate [INSEAD of France]
2. Masters - Business Administration [Universiti Putra Malaysia]
3. Degree - Bachelor of Civil Engineering [University of Western Australia]
Dato' Hisham started his career in 1985 as an engineer in the Public Works Department of Malaysia (JKR). After 5 years, he left to join PLUS Bhd. In August 1997, he was made the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Renong Overseas Corporation. In 1998, he became the COO of Touch n Go. In June 1999, he was made the COO of ELITE Expressway. He was thereafter promoted within the Group to become the Managing Director of Linkedua Berhad in May 2002.
He then joined the DRB-Hicom Group in February 2010, where he was seconded to Puspakom Sdn Bhd, the national vehicle inspection company, as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). After a successful and defining 2-year stint there, he was made the CEO of EON Bhd. In September 2012, at which time DRB-Hicom acquired Proton, he was made the CEO of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd.
In August 2013, he was promoted to become the COO of Proton Holdings Bhd. In August 2014, he was made DRB-Hicoms Head of Automotive. In May 2016, he left the DRB-Hicom Group after a successful spell of 6 years to take up the post of CEO and Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT), a public company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He retired as the CEO of Hektar REIT in June 2022.
He is a Qualified Risk Director and a member of the Institute of Enterprise Risks Practitioners based in the UK. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance and the Institute of Corporate Directors, Malaysia.
This book is the result of the author's many years of experience and observation throughout his 26 years in the stockbroking industry. It was written for general public to learn to invest based on facts and not on fantasies or hearsay....