Dato' Haji Ismail
Abu Hassan
Malaysia

Datuk Haji Ismail is Deputy Director General of Development for the Malaysian Department of Fisheries. Previously, he was Director of Aquaculture Development for the Department of Fisheries, head of Kedah Aquaculture (a subsidiary of the Department of Fisheries) and State Director of Fisheries for Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Kedah and Perlis. In 2014, in recognition of his contributions to fisheries, His Royal Highness Sultan Pahang bestowed him with the title of Yang Hormat Dato’ and in the same year His Excellency Governor of Malacca bestowed him with the title of Yang Berbahagia Datuk.