Mohd Talhar Abdul Rahman

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Mohd Talhar Abdul Rahman is the company’s Group Chairman. He co-founded the company in 1974 and was appointed as the Group Chairman since 1981.

His professional career development started with his emplacement in 1982/63 as a trainee Estates Officer with the Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield Development Corporation, England. Talhar began his career in the public sector in 1964 when he joined the Johor State Civil Service serving in the Local Government and Housing Development. In 1967, he joined the Valuation Department of the Ministry of Finance as Regional Valuation Officer, Southern Region based in Johor Bahru.

During his career in private practice, he has been involved in all aspects of the real estate profession from Valuation to Development Management and Consultancy serves most of the major public agencies, public listed and private corporations nationwide.

In 2001-2002, Talhar served as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering and Geo-information Sciences, University Technology Malaysia.
In 2002, he was awarded the first recipient of Valuer of the Year award by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia (BOVAEP).

  • Registered Valuer (V0007)
  • Registered Real Estate Agent (E0110)
  • Past Member of the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia (BOVAEP)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers
  • Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD)
  • Past Council Member of the ASEAN Valuers Association (AVA)
  • Past Chairman of the ASEAN Valuation Standards Committee
  • Past Malaysian Representative and Management Board Member of the International Valuation Standards Committee (IVSC)
  • Past Council Member of the RISM
  • Founder and Past President of the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS)
  • College of Estate Management, University of LondonMohd Talhar became Chairman of the WTW Group of companies in 1982.