Hasli bin Hashim
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Encik Hasli bin Hashim, a Malaysian, male, aged 62, was appointed to the Board on 22 February 2022. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman on 10 February 2023.
Encik Hasli graduated with a Bachelor degree in Science (Finance/Economics) from Indiana State University, USA. He also holds a Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara.
Encik Hasli has over thirty years of banking experience. He was a Branch Manager at United Malayan Banking Corp Bhd (UMBC) and Pacific Bank Bhd before moving to OCBC Bank (M) Bhd to take the position of Head, Public & Institutional Banking in 2000. He then joined Malayan Banking Bhd (“Maybank”) in 2007 as the Head of Corporate Investment Banking.
At Maybank as well as Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (“MIB”), he was involved in Corporate Investment Banking, Client Coverage and Corporate Banking. Encik Hasli was part of various advisory teams in mergers/acquisitions, Initial Public Offerings (“IPOs”), fund raising (loans, bonds) both Islamic and Conventional. He was also a member of Group Credit Committee and Group Management Committee. Encik Hasli retired from Maybank in 2020. Encik Hasli currently sits on the Board of Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad (“Affin Hwang”) as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee of Affin Hwang's as well as a member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Credit Review Committee.
He attended 3 of the 4 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022 subsequent to his appointment.
Johari Shukri bin Jamil
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Encik Johari Shukri bin Jamil, a Malaysian, male, aged 51, was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 22 February 2022. He was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer on 11 June 2022.
Encik Johari graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (Polymer) from University Technology Malaysia. He also holds a Certificate in Advanced Leadership Programme from University of Cambridge, Judge Business School.
Encik Johari began his career as a Process/Chemical Engineer in Titan Polyethlene (M) Sdn Bhd in 1995 and was promoted as a Project Engineer in 1997 which he stayed on until 2000. In the same year, he left the firm and joined Foster Wheeler (M) Sdn Bhd until 2002 as a Project Engineer. He then served as a Business Development Manager for several companies from 2002 to 2005. He then joined Inai Kiara Sdn Bhd in 2005 as a Senior General Manager. From 2006 to 2011, he was with Difense Konsult Sdn Bhd, serving as their Chief Executive Officer and Director. In the same year, he joined Johor Corporation (JCorp), a Johor state-owned company (GLC) as a General Manager, Business Development and was later promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Tanjung Langsat Port Sdn Bhd and also served as a member of the board of the subsidiary companies. He later assumed the role as Group Vice President, Business Relationship & Marketing, Industrial Development Division of the JCorp, Executive Director of TPM Technopark Sdn Bhd and Executive Director of Tanjung Langsat Port Sdn Bhd prior to his special assignment to a public listed subsidiary company, EA Technique (M) Berhad where he was the Group Chief Operating Officer. He then joined Iskandar Investment Berhad, a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad in January 2019 and where he has stepped into a newly created role, Transformation Office, to bring the company towards innovation and new business frontiers. He later assumed the post as the Executive Vice President, Business Development. He was also seconded to a subsidiary company, Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd to facilitate the transformation journey and strategic marketing and business development initiatives. He is currently a board member of a public listed company, BSL Corporation Berhad.
En Johari attended all 4 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022 subsequent to his appointment.
Mr Richard Ng, a Singaporean, male, aged 54, was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2019. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company
Mr Ng holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Estate Management and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate, both from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Ng is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, the Manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust (“FCT”). Mr Ng is responsible for the overall business direction, investment strategies and the operations of FCT. He leads the FCAM management team to ensure that FCT’s finance, investment, asset management, investor relations and other plans and initiatives are executed successfully.
Mr Ng has over 30 years of experience in the Singapore and regional property markets, spanning the areas of marketing, investment, asset and REIT management. Prior to joining Frasers Property, he was Executive Director, Asset Management, at PGIM (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., where he oversaw the portfolio asset management comprising retail and commercial properties in Singapore and Malaysia. Mr Ng has held senior management appointments during his 14 years at the CapitaLand Group, including 10 years at CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) where he was part of the team that oversaw the initial public offering of CMT in 2002. At CMT, Mr Ng was the Head of Asset Management, responsible for overall performance of CMT’s assets.
Mr Ng attended all 5 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022.
Philip Eng Heng Nee
Mr Philip Eng Heng Nee, a Singaporean, male, aged 76, was appointed to the Board on 17 April 2008. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Mr Eng holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accountancy from the University of New South Wales and is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore).
Mr Eng is a board member of PT Adira Dinamika Multi Finance Tbk. He also sits on the board of directors of several non-listed entities which include ALPS Pte. Ltd., Frasers Hospitality International Pte. Ltd., TSI Tech Pte. Ltd and Must Be Company Limited.
Mr Eng attended all 5 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022.
Datuk Siti Zauyah binti Md Desa
Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Siti Zauyah began her career in civil service in 1982 as a Quantity Surveyor with the Public Works Department and later moved on to hold several other positions with a higher learning institution and several private sectors before pursuing her Diploma in Public Administration at INTAN. Upon graduation, she joined the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF) and served in the Contract Management Division as Assistant Secretary from 1989 to 1993 before pursuing her Master in 1995. She continued to serve as Assistant Secretary with the Tax Division and Finance Division at MOF before being promoted as Principal Assistant Secretary in 2001. In 2003, she was seconded to the Asian Development Bank, Manila as Directors Advisor until August 2006. Upon her return, she continued her service with MOF in the Loans Management Division and was appointed as the Deputy Secretary (Economy, Public Transportation and Infrastructure), Investment, MOF (Inc.) and Privatisation Division in April 2008. She was promoted as Secretary, Loan Management Division in November 2012 and later as Secretary, Government Investment Company Division on 13 January 2014 and subsequently served as Director of National Budget, National Budget Office from 12 December 2014 until 1 February 2016. Datuk Siti Zauyah was the appointed Deputy Secretary General (Policy) from 2 February 2016 until her retirement on 13 November 2019. During her service with the MOF, she was also appointed to lead or co-lead certain strategic committees as follows: i)Chairman for ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (23 Feb 2016 14 Nov 2019) ii)Co-Chairman for National Committee for Investment iii)Negotiator on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) iv)Asian representative for Islamic Corporation for the Development of Private Sector (ICD), Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (April 2013-2014) v)Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, IDB, (1 May 2016 - 14 May 2022).
Norliza binti Suleiman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Puan Norliza binti Suleiman, a Malaysian, female, aged 58, was appointed to the Board on 10 February 2023.
Puan Norliza Suleiman has over 30 years of experience in the the field of Corporate and Finance. She is a Fellow Member of the Association Chartered Certified Accountant (“ACCA”) United Kingdom and also a registered member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant. She completed her professional accounting studies at Trent Polytechnic Nottingham and Emile Woolf College of Accountancy, London.
She started her career as an Audit Assistant at Ivory Barry & Company, an audit firm in London. Upon her return to Malaysia in 1989, she joined Coopers & Lybrand, Johor Bahru as Audit Assistant until 1993. Prior to joining KPRJ, she served as the Finance Manager for Tharra Holdings Sdn Bhd, a reputable local medical services company.
In 1996, Puan Norliza joined Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn Bhd (“KPRJ”)., a wholly owned Johor State Government as the Accountant. Throughout the years, she has served in various capacities covering areas of corporate, restructuring and mergers, legal, finance, company secretarial, property development and construction. She retired in December 2021 as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer
During her tenure with KPRJ, she was twice entrusted to hold 2 portfolios concurrently. For 3 years from 2012, whilst assuming the post of General Manager, Corporate Division of KPRJ, she was also acting as the Group Financial Controller of Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad, a Public Company listed on Bursa Malaysia, under secondment from KPRJ. She was instrumental in turning over the loss making company back to profit during those period. Then, in 2017, she was again tasked to assist the State Government in the restructuring of Koperasi Iskandar Malaysia Berhad (‘KIMB’), a chain of grocery shops initiated by the government to help manage the people’s cost of living. She was appointed as the CEO for KIMB, a post she held until 2018 and at the same time performed her duties as the Deputy CEO of KPRJ.
She also sits on many Company Boards, including public listed companies, as representative of KPRJ. She was also appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee for Iskandar Investment Berhad, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Berhad, KWSP and KPRJ.
Wan Kamaruddin bin Wan Mohamed Ali
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Wan Kamaruddin bin Wan Mohamed Ali, a Malaysian, male, aged 67, was appointed to the Board on 10 February 2023.
Encik Wan has always been in the Finance field since he first graduated from University of Malaya in 1980. He started his career with Bank of America, Amanah Merchant Bank, JP Finance (on loan to Bank Negara & subsequent assignment by them), Amanah Merchant Unit Trust Bhd and Amanah International Finance Bhd as Chief Executive Officer.
In 1995, he moved to Fieldstone Capital Services Sdn Bhd, a Boutique Financial Advisory Firm where he was involved mainly in Project Finance Advisory services involving mostly highways and power plants.
The Asian financial crisis of 1999 saw the entry of Babcock & Brown Asia Pacific (BnB) opening its office in Kuala Lumpur and the whole team at Fieldstone was absorb into BnB. Again, whilst with BnB he led a team advising Penerbangan Malaysia Bhd / Malaysia Airlines in their lease finance of various aircrafts (777s, 747s freighters and ATRs) in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2009. He was also involved in advising clients in bidding for various power plant projects.
In 2009, upon leaving BnB, he acted as advisor to Markmore Energy in their acquisition of an oil field in Kazakhstan. The acquisition and arrangement of finance was completed in 2012.
He is currently an Advisor to PV Technologies PLT, a solar panel cleaning services company.
Dr Chew Tuan Chiong
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr Chew is presently a Director of Victoria AM Pte Ltd, an asset management consultancy firm. He is also currently an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies, National University of Singapore. Dr Chew was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust, from 2010 to 2019. Previously, Dr Chew was the Chief Executive of Science Centre Singapore, a government statutory board, from 1995 to 2009. He has also been an Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore, and a Research Scientist with Daimler Benz in Germany and British Gas PLC in the UK and an Adjunct Professor with the Singapore Management University. Dr Chew is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore. A former government scholar, Dr Chew holds a doctorate from University of Cambridge, an M. Eng from the National University of Singapore, and a B.Eng (1st Class Hons) from Monash University. Dr Chew has been awarded the Sugden Award by the Combustion Institute (UK) and the Public Administration Medal (Silver)(Singapore). He is also a Justice of Peace.
Tan Loo Ming
Alternate Director to Mr Richard Ng
Ms Tan Loo Ming, a Singaporean, female, aged 48, was appointed to the Board on 24 July 2021.
Ms Tan holds a Bachelor’s degree of Business (Accountancy) from RMIT and is a Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia.
Ms Tan is Chief Financial Officer of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust (“FCT”). She is responsible for the financial, taxation, treasury and compliance functions of FCT. She has over 20 years of financial experience in locally-listed and multinational companies.
Prior to joining FCT, she was Head of Finance (Frasers Property Retail) at Frasers Property Limited. Prior to joining Frasers Property Limited, she held various positions at CapitaLand Limited (or its subsidiaries) for more than 10 years.
Ms Tan attended all 5 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022.
Save as disclosed above, none of the Directors has (i) any interest in shares in the Company or its subsidiaries; (ii) any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; (iii) any conflict of interests with the Company; and (iv) any conviction for offences within the past 5 years nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year