Elyas Omar

Tan Sri Dato' Elyas Omar

1. Name: Elyas Omar, Tan Sri Dato’

2. Occupation: Kuala Lumpur Lord Mayor, Sports commissioner, Senior government officer

3. Date of birth: November 16, 1936

4. Education:

  1. PhD., Harvard University, US

  2. M.A, University of Pittsburgh, US
  3. Bachelors of Arts, University of Malaya, Singapore
  4. Penang Free School (1951-1956)

 

5. Contributions:

  1. Third Lord Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1983–1992)

  2. President of the Badminton Association of Malaysia, BAM (1985-1993)

  3. Chief Secretary at the Ministry of Federal Territories (1981-1987)
  4. Director, Department of Public Services (1978-1981)
  5. Director, National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) (1973-1978)
  6. Assistant Director at the Administrative Development Unit, Prime Minister’s Department (1966-1970)
  7. Assistant Director at the Federal Establishment Office Malaysia (1966)
  8. Assistant Director in Public Services Commission (1960-1964)

  9. Introduced Light Rapid Transit (LRT)

  10. Member of the National Sports Council (1980-1984)

  11. Member of the Management Board of the National Sports Council (1980-1993)

  12. President of Malaysian National Cycling Federation (1984-1988)

  13. Chef-de-Mission for Malaysian Contingent in Olimpic Games, Barcelona (1992)

  14. Committee Member of Commonwealth Games Bid (1998)

  15. Special Advisor to the President of Senegal (2004)

 

6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Seri Mahkota Wilayah (2008)

 

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