Dr.Ahmad Parveez Bin Ghulam Kadir, FASc.

Dr.Ahmad Parveez Bin Ghulam Kadir, FASc.
Dr.Ahmad Parveez Bin Ghulam Kadir, FASc.
Deputy Director General (Research & Development)
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)
 
Dr. Ahmad Parveez is currently Deputy Director General, R&D of Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and performing duties as Director General. He was also appointed as Fellow of Academy Science Malaysia. Member of National Biosafety Board (2018 – 2023) and former Chairman of Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC, 2010 – 2018).

He has 31 years of experience in Plant Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Biosafety. He developed transgenic oil palm in 1997. His interest is in genetic modification of oil palm and biosafety of living modified organisms.

He has obtained a number of awards both locally and internationally. He has 15 patents filed and six of them have been granted. He has authored and co-authored more than 80 papers in refereed journals and more than 250 conference papers.