Shamsul Bahar started his career with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) as a Finance Executive in 1996 after completing his articleship at KPMG Kuala Lumpur. Since then, he has undertaken various roles in PETRONAS and its subsidiaries including stints overseas in Iraq and Sudan. In 2017, he was appointed as CFO of Upstream Business. With a vast experience of 29 years in Auditing, Corporate Finance, Financial/Management Accounting, Risk Management and ICT, Shamsul assumed the role of Group Financial Controller, PETRONAS, in 2019.
Shamsul is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant (MICPA) and he is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).