|Name||Haji Md Razali bin Haji Johari|
Executive Chairman of Archipelago Group of Companies
No. 2-5, Block C, Latifuddin Complex, Jalan Tungku Link BE3619 Brunei Darussalam
|Telephone||(673) 222 1383/4; (673) 222 0926|
Haji Md Razali bin Haji Johari is one of the most entrusted figures in promoting public and private sector partnership in the Asian and ASEAN regions. Mr. Razali is the Group Executive Chairman of the Archipelago Group of Companies, renowned as one of the leading logistics company in Brunei. He was entrusted by the Government of Brunei Darussalam for many policy advancements, not only nationally, but also globally.
Born on 25th May 1946 in Kg. Kianggeh in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, Mr. Razali brings with him vast knowledge on the many ground issues facing industries stemmed forth from many of his private sector memberships in the region. At the regional front, he used to be a member of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) from Brunei Darussalam. He was also the past President of the ASEAN Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASEAN-CCI) in 1994-1996 and Vice-President from 1985-2008. In the growth triangle areas, Mr. Razali was Chairman of the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) between 1994-1998 and 2000-2004. He served as the Vice-President of the Confederation of the Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) in 1990 until 2008.
At the national level, Mr. Razali used to be the President of the National Chambers of Commerce and Industry (NCCIBD), from 1989-1997 and 2002 to 2015. He was also the second President of the Brunei Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) from 2007 and ended his term in 2015. Currently, Mr. Razali is an Adviser of the Brunei Malay Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Mr. Razali was also the former Chairman of the Shipping Association of Brunei Darussalam (SABD) from 1998-2012. But in 2017 up to the present time, the Chairmanship of SABD has been given back to Archipelago Development Corporation Sdn Bhd.
The Government of Brunei Darussalam has continuously sought his expert guidance. He has been made a member of the Economic Council of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (1997-2006); delegation to the International Labour Conference (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland for year 2007 and 2008; was appointed as member of the Brunei Information and Technology (BIT) Council at the Ministry of Communications in 2008. Mr. Razali was also appointed as member of the Brunei Darussalam’s Long Term Development Plan, the body responsible for formulating Brunei’s long term development plan and for monitoring its implementation (WAWASAN 2035).
For many of his outstanding contribution, Mr. Razali has been bestowed with various titles and awards, to include the ‘Darjah Setia Negara Brunei, Yang Amat Bahagia Darjah Ke-Empat’ (P.S.B.) in 1997; ‘Darjah Setia Paduka Mahkota Brunei, Yang Amat Mulia Darjah Ketiga’ (S.M.B.) in 2000 and ‘Darjah Setia Negara Brunei, Yang Amat Bahagia Darjah Ketiga (S.N.B.) in 2006.
Mr. Razali holds an LLB from London in 1971.