President of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS).
Awarded Professor Emeritus by UPM
Member of the Research University Steering Committee of MOHE from 2003 until now.
Chairman of Nobel Laureate Committee of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) and Ministry of Science and Technology and Innovation Malaysia (1997-2001)
Fellow of Malaysian Scientific Association (FMSA),
Fellow of Veterinary Association Malaysia (FVAM)
President of the Malaysian College of Veterinary Specialist (MCVS
1. Emeritus Professor Dato’ Dr Sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman spent the last 40 years in teaching and research at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He received his formal training in the University of Queensland, Australia and the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He was admitted to the membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London in 1977.
2. Dato’ Dr Sheikh Omar served UPM as a lecturer, associate professor and professor from 1974 to 2011 and was dean (1997-2001). As Director of Corporate Planning (2009-2011), he was responsible for formulation of strategic plans for the whole university, quality accreditation of all faculties, institutes, laboratories and other entities in UPM. He was awarded the Emeritus Professorship by UPM in March 2012.
3. Dato’ Dr Sheikh Omar is a certified NLP Practitioner. His devotion in the field of speaking and training has made him a frequent speaker to public sectors as well as private entities in Malaysia and internationally (UK, Turkey, Doha, Oman, Yemen, Sri Lanka, Korea, Indonesia and Singapore). He has featured on RTM2 (“Be Excellence” program), IKIM FM (live) and BFM 89.9: the business radio station (live), speaking on leadership. He also hosted the weekly program ‘The Power of Leadership” on IKIM.fm that went on for 18 months in 2014 and 2015.
4. Some of Dato’ Sheikh Omar’s notable clients are:
Oman Medical Specialist Board, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Establishment for Press, Publication and Advertising (OEPPA), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Malaysian Embassy London, Maxis, PETRONAS, RHB Bank, RHB Islamic, CIMB Islamic, Kuwait Finance House, Chartis, Public Mutual, PruBSN, Affin Bank, Bank Rakyat, Agrobank, SP Setia Bhd, Jimah O&M, PERODUA, Federal Auto (Volvo), York, FELDA Holdings, FELCRA, MARDI, CCM, IJM, Elianto, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT), FIMM, Pfizer Malaysia, Bayer, Sunway Group, UEM Group Bhd, UEM Learning Centre, UEM Builders, DRB Hicom-FAC, IRIS Corporation Bhd, Green Packet, Time Engineering, Faber, Opus, Dagang Net, Elianto, Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad, MECD, Wismaputra, MINDEF, Minstry of Public Works Malaysia, MOA, MOE, MOHE, MOH, Ministry of Information, Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa, Jabatan Audit Negara, Customs Malaysia, Prisons Malaysia, Kraftangan Malaysia, Perbadan Putrajaya, JKN Kedah, JKN Kelantan, JKN Sabah, JKN Melaka, Hospital Banting, Hospital Besar Kota Bharu, Pusat Kesihatan UPM, Klinik Kesihatan Seremban 2, Klinik Kesihatan Bangi, Hospital Pakar Al-Islam, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad, MIROS, ILKAP, MARA, KPTM, CIAST, IPPTAR, Yayasan Pahang, Yayasan Islam Kelantan (YIK), JKR Perak, JPA Sabah, INSAN Sabah, INSPIN Kedah, SUK Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak, Dewan Bandaraya Alor Setar, SPR Selangor, SUK Penang, SUK Kelantan, Majlis Penbandaran Kota Bharu (MPKB), Majlis Penbandaran Pasir Gudang (MPPG), MAIK, public and private universities (UPM, UKM, UM, USM, UTM, USIM, UMS, UNIMAS, UiTM, UMK, UNiMAP, UMP, KLIUC, INTI University, Metropolitan College, Polytechnics and MRSMs.