Professor Datuk Dr. Nik Mohd Zain Bin Nik Yusof

About
Professor Datuk Dr. Nik Mohd ZainBin Nik Yusof
PJN, DIMP, DPSK, JMN | PHD Law (UK), M.A (USA), B.A (Malaya)
He obtained his PHD in Law (Specializing in Malaysia Land Laws) from University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, in 1989. He is a former Secretary General Ministry of Land & Co-operative Development. He was a Professor of Land Law & Administration at University Technology Malaysia from 2003 to 2005. He is currently served as Adjunet Professor in University Putra Malaysia. He is known for his wide experience and expertise on Land and Property matters.
Partial list of Land Cases successfully done by Datuk Nik Mohd Zain
1. Privatization of Federal Land to Private Sector
  • Sentul Raya Project
  • Board member for the development of KLIA – resolving land issues
  • Board member for the development of PUTRAJAYA – resolving land issues<
  • Board member for the development of Cyberjaya – resolving land issues
  • Board member for the development of KL Central – resolving land issues
  • Privatization of Bukit Bintang Girl School
2. Converting Leasehold to Freehold in the
  • Ladang Seaport (Kelana Jaya) housing project.
  • Sentul Raya project.
3. Chairman of international land boundary for Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia
  • Led Malaysia in the international court of justice over the disputed island with Indonesia, Sipadan and Ligitan. Malaysia won the case with 16 versus 1.
4. Land Alienation of Government land
  • Petaling Jaya (16 acres)
  • Johor Bahru (20 acres)
5. Many other Land issues
  • Acquisition, conversion, sub-division, amalgamation of land
  • Conversion of Malay reserved to Non Malay
  • Squatter settlement
  • Low cost settlement, etc.
He is known for his wide experience and expertise on Land and Property matters.
1969 Assistant Director of Land Settlement Scheme, Kelantan.
1972 Director of Land Settlement Scheme Perlis & Kelantan.
1988 Deputy Director General of Lands & Mines, Malaysia
1991 Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Land & Cooperative Development, Malaysia
1992 Director General of Lands and Mines
Malaysia Federal Lands Commissioner of Malaysia
FT Labuan Land Executive Committee Member
1995 Secretary General, Ministry of Land & Cooperative Development, Malaysia
Chairman, Malaysia-Thailand-Indonesia Land Boundary Committee
Secretary, National Land Council, Malaysia
Director, FELDA (Federal Land Development Authority) Group of Companies in Malaysia
2002 till now Directors and Board Advisor for various public listed companies;

Formerly Director of Island & Peninsular Bhd
Formerly Director of Eastern & Oriental Bhd
• Formerly Director of SPPK Bhd
• Formerly Director of Felda Properties Bhd
Formerly Director General of Dept of Lands & Mines
• Formerly Secretary General, Ministry of Lands & Co-operative Development
• Formerly Board Member of Foreign Investment Committee
• Formerly Chairman of Malaysia Land Boundaries
Professor for University Technology Malaysia (2003 – 2005)
Adjunet Professor for University Putra Malaysia (2006 – now)
Former Director for Amway Berhad
• Board Advisor to Permodalan National Berhad
• Director for Tanjung Pinang Property Development Sdn Bhd
• Chairman of Yayasan Peneroka Negara
• Former Chairman For Land Office Selangor State Government who reports to Menteri Besar
• Director for Fotutech Bhd- Property Development n Construction listed in Bursa Malaysia.