"How MOGSC, The National Industry Association can benefit Sabah Oil & Gas Service Providers"
Sharifah Zaida Nurlisha received her Bachelor of Electrical and Engineering degree (BEng(Hons)) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Nottingham University, England.
She began her career as an Instrument Engineer in Sime Engineering Sdn Bhd in 1990 before moving to Project Management discipline, with MMC Oil & Gas Engineering Sdn Bhd in 1995. Her experiences encompasses Project Engineering experiences to Project Manager of different types of Oil & Gas contracts before assuming her current position as CEO in MMC Oil & Gas Engineering Sdn Bhd.
In her 29 years in the oil & gas industry, she have been involved in projects ranging from Conceptual, FEED, Detailed, Fabrication/Construction and Hookup and Commissioning, EPCC and EPCIC projects locally and also outside of Malaysia.
She has actively served on the council of the Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council (MOGSC) for 9 years, serving as an elected EXCO for the 2010/2012 tenure, Vice President for 2 terms, 2012/2014 and 2014/2016 and currently the elected President for her 2nd term for year 2018/2020. MOGSC is an NGO serving the Oil & Gas industry, bridging the gap between industry and stakeholders needs and expectation. MOGSC has currently over 500 members from the whole supply chain of the Malaysian Oil & Gas industry.
She was also nominated in 2017, by Amazons Watch Magazine/CELD (Centre for Economic and Leadership Development) to be on of the Top 50 Female Energy Leaders in Emerging Economies (Asia/Africa). Currently, she is a board member of the Malaysian Board of Technologist (MBOT), an organisation that is responsible to accredit technologist and technicians in Malaysia. She is also appointed to the Majlis Penasihat & Perunding Wanita (MPPW), under the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Malaysia for term 2018/2020 to advise, provide feedback and promote women empowerment in Malaysia.