Qualifications / Professional Membership

Certified Trainer with the Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Bhd (PSMB)

Relevant Expertise and Work Experience
Mr. Sadas graduated with a Second Class Honours Degree in History (International Relations) from the University of Malaya in 1977. Upon graduating, he joined DMIB Berhad, previously known as Dunlop Malaysian Industries Berhad, as a Management Trainee. He gained several years experience in manufacturing whilst holding various positions including a stint in the Internal Audit Department of DMIB.

He finally found his niche in the Human Resource Department and his last appointment was Industrial Relations Manager. Prior to his appointment as Industrial Relations Manager of DMIB, Sadas was seconded in the Sime Darby Group Industrial Relations & Training Department for a period of one year in 1991 for extensive exposure in Industrial Relations with the Sime Darby Group of Companies.

Sadas completed the Diploma in Personnel Management conducted by MIPM (now MIHRM) in 1990. Whilst with DMIB, Sadas has conducted several in-house training programmes and was appointed as Sime Darby in-house facilitator. He was a popular facilitator among the companies in the Sime Darby Group. In June 1994, Sadas was awarded the Sime Darby “Best Facilitator Award” for the year 1993/94. It was the first award of its kind for Sime Darby.

Sadas joined Professional and Organization Development Sdn Bhd (POD) in November 1994 as Senior Consultant. Whilst there, he was involved in a number of projects and training programmes in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. He left POD on 31st December 1996. From March 1997 he was the in-house Consultant of the Malaysian Association of Productivity (MAP) until February 1998.

Thereafter, he went on to be a freelance consultant and trainer providing consultancy services and training courses, lectures and talks principally in the area of Employee Relations. He has facilitated numerous in-house and public training programs and undertaken a fair number of consultancy projects.

Sadas is a Life Member of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) where he lectures and facilitates training courses. He is currently a Council Member of MIHRM (2010-2012). He was also a lecturer for Pusat Pendidikan Berterusan Universiti Malaya (PPBUM) in their Diploma programmes in Human Resource Management. He has also conducted courses and talks organised by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Certified Practising Accountants - Australia (CPA-A). He was a Panel Member of the Industrial Court Of Malaysia.