About Us

Board of Directors

Michael Lim Hee Kiang

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Age 68, Malaysian

Michael Lim Hee Kiang was appointed to the Board on 23 January 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Subsequently, on 25 August 2016, he was redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Law and Master of Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of New Zealand in 1973 and upon his return in 1974, he was admitted to the High Court of Borneo, Kuching and the High Court of Brunei. From 1975 to 1997, he was a lecturer in the Law Faculty of University of Malaya. In 1978, he joined Messrs Shearn Delamore & Co and was made its partner in 1979 and remained with the firm until his retirement on 1 January 2010. He is currently a consultant with the legal firm, Messrs Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong.

He also sits on the Board of various public listed companies, namely DKSH Holdings Berhad, Selangor Properties Berhad, Hektar Asset Management Berhad and Paragon Union Holdings Berhad.




Abu Talib bin Abdul Rahman

Managing Director

Age 63, Malaysian

Abu Talib bin Abdul Rahman was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2016 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. On 23 November 2016, he was redesignated as an Executive Vice Chairman. On 1 January 2017, he was redesignated as Managing Director.

He holds a Bachelor of Law, University of London (1979) and a Sijil Amalan Guaman (1984).

In 1979, he served as legal officer of Bank Pertanian Malaysia. In 1980, he became the manager of Asiavest-Merchant Bankers Berhad and later an accountant in Bank Bumiputera Malaysia Berhad from 1981 to 1986, before serving as a partner of two legal firms until 1991. Subsequently, he moved on to become one of the managing and founding partners of Abu Talib Shahrom, a legal firm.

He is also a Former Director of United Engineers Malaysia Berhad. Served as Company Secretary to several public listed companies. Now he is also serving as a director to several private companies namely South Klang Valley Expressway, and Markmore Sdn Bhd and its group of companies. He also holds a directorship position in Ranhill Holdings Berhad, a public listed company in Bursa Malaysia.




Chan Yok Peng

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 64, Malaysian

Chan Yok Peng was appointed to the Board on 27 August 2003 as the Managing Director and was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 17 February 2014. He was subsequently reappointed as the Managing Director on 4 January 2016. On 31 December 2016, he was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and the ESOS Committee. On 4 January 2016, he was appointed as a member of Investment and Quality Health Safety & Environment Risk Committees.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from the University of Malaya and a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (“ACCA”), UK. He is registered as a professional Mechanical Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and a fellow member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia.

He started his career as a Project Engineer with Jurong Engineering Pte Ltd (Singapore) and then joined FELDA as an Assistant Mill Manager. In 1980, he joined ESSO Production Malaysian Incorporated and subsequently moved to Tenaga Waja Sdn Bhd. In 1985, he started his own business via Sumatec Corporation Sdn Bhd.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Wan Kamaruddin bin Dato’ Biji Sura @ Wan Abdullah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 60, Malaysian

Wan Kamaruddin bin Dato’ Biji Sura @ Wan Abdullah was appointed to the Board on 27 August 2003 as an Executive Vice Chairman and was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 17 February 2014. He is also a member of the Quality Health Safety & Environment Risk Committee and the Investment Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Brighton Polytechnic, UK. He has over 20 years of experience in operations, maintenance and construction of oil and gas facilities. He began his career as an Engineer with Tenaga Nasional Berhad in maintenance and operations of power stations. Thereafter, he joined Sarawak Shell where he was involved in Upstream Project Development and Implementation and was later seconded to Shell Malaysia Trading.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Mohamad bin Ismail

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 65, Malaysian

Mohamad bin Ismail was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2013 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee and the Chairman of the Quality Health Safety & Environment Risk Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from the University of Malaya. He has a total of 30 years of experience in the upstream business of Exploration and Production in the oil and gas industry. He began his career as a Reservoir Engineer (Exploration and Production Department) with Petronas in 1977 and later on assumed various positions in the Petronas Group of Companies, both locally and abroad until 2005. In 2006, he joined Bergesen Worldwide Offshore, a public listed company based in Oslo, Norway, as its Vice President (Business Development) and thereafter he set up his own business in 2010.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Datuk Che Mokhtar bin Che Ali

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 62, Malaysian

Datuk Che Mokhtar bin Che Ali was appointed to the Board on 13 January 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the ESOS Committee and the Chairman of the Investment and Nomination Committee.

He holds degrees in Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Public Administration) and a Bachelor of Law, both from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He served as a Magistrate in Kuala Lumpur, Kajang and Sepang from 1980 to 1982 and was a Partner of a legal firm, Messrs Mian Lee & Partners from 1983 until August 1985. He then set up his own legal firm, known as Messrs Che Mokhtar & Ling.

He is also a Director of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd and a Notary Public appointed by the Attorney General.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Dato’ Ahmad Johari bin Tun Abdul Razak

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 62, Malaysian

Dato’ Ahmad Johari was appointed to the Board on 10 July 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

He holds a Bachelor of Law from University of Kent, UK. Besides, he serves as a Barristers at Law in Lincoln's Inn, UK and an advocate and solicitor recognize by the High Court of Malaysia.

He is a partner of legal firm, Messrs Shearn Delamore & Co in the Coporate and Commercial Deparment and heads the Competition Law Pratice Group within the firm. He also sits on the Board of various public listed companies, namely Ancom Bhd, Daiman Development Bhd, Hong Leong Indsutries Bhd, Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd, and an unlisted firm, which is Daiman Golf Bhd.




Liew Boon Keat

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 45, Malaysian

Liew Boon Keat was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2016 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree in Finance and Economics, University of Kentucky, United States of America.

In 1997, he started as a Manager in the Finance Division with Tenaga Nasional Berhad's (TNB) subsidiary company, Tenaga Nasional Engineering and Consultancy Sdn Bhd where he worked in the Project and Implementation of Fibre Optic Cable in the Central and Eastern part of Malaysia.

From 2001 to 2002, he worked as a Vice President (Business Development) of Citibank Berhad, a Global Consumer Bank, USA.

He subsequently joined Markmore Group of Companies in the Finance and Investment Division and is currently the Group Financial Controller.




Mahusni bin Hasnan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 52, Malaysian

Mahusni bin Hasnan was appointed on 20 October 2016 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

He holds a Master in Finance, University of Hull, England and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Accounting & Finance, Thames Valley University, London, England.

In 1990, he started as an Assessment Officer in Inland Revenue Department and in 1992, he moved on to become a Senior Tax Consultant in Arthur Andersen Tax Services Sdn Bhd. From 1994 to 1997, he became a Senior Executive Officer in issues and Investment Division in Securities Commission. Subsequently, he worked in Amtel Holdings Berhad as the General Manager Corporate and Group Financial Controller. In 2002 until 2003 he was the First Vice President in Affin Merchant Bank Berhad. From 2006 to 2007, he was the Executive Director in Aftaas Corporate Advisory Services Sdn Bhd. He was also the Group General Manager - Corporate Finance & Planning in Terengganu Incorporated Berhad before moving on to become the Chief Financial Officer in Scomi India, Head of Commercial Alliances in Scomi International, Head of Sosma in Scomi Chemical, Senior General Manager - Strategic Development. From March 2011 to December 2011, he was the Chief Executive Officer in JP Logistics Sdn Bhd, which is the subsidiary of Johor Port Berhad. From 2012 to 2014, he was the Chief Executive Officer in Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Johor Port Berhad.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.