Tan Sri Halim Saad came to New Zealand as a Colombo scholar in 1973 to study accountancy at Victoria University. Following his return to Malaysia, Tan Sri Halim would become one of the country's most successful businesspeople, heading major projects like the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
In 1994, Time Magazine named Tan Sri Halim as a leader to define the coming age. Tan Shri Halim's business acumen is legendary and he continues to contribute to both the New Zealand and the Malaysian economies.
Hear the story of how a New Zealand education took him from humble beginnings to becoming a big player on the global stage.
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