Mohd. Shah Bin Hashim

  • Beachhead Advisor, South East Asia

Mohd. Shah is a legal expert who brings an in-depth understanding of Malaysia’s food industry to the Beachheads team.

Based in Malaysia, at the start of his career he spent years living and working in New Zealand where he obtained his law degree and was admitted to the bar as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

He is able to draw on his experience working in legal and commercial transactions in Malaysia’s food industry, to help New Zealand companies succeed in Malaysia.

As the former executive director and legal and secretarial of Nestlé Malaysia, Mohd. Shah can offer insights into many aspects of the food industry, from manufacturing and warehousing, to sales and marketing and applications of various types of licenses.

He is also an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaysia, a licensed company secretary and a trade mark and industrial design agent.

Mohd. Shah can also advise New Zealand companies on the requirements of corporate governance under Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance.

He is well respected, and holds a number of positions in industry organisations.

Advisory areas

Mohd. Shah is experienced in all aspects of legal issues for Halal food and its compliance.

Sector experience

FMCG, Beverage, Meat, Food Processing.


Mohd. Shah has specific experience working within Malaysia.


Read more about Mohd. Shah on LinkedIn.