About Us

Board of Directors




Tan Sri Dato' Halim Bin Saad

Executive Vice Chairman

Age 65, Male, Malaysia

Tan Sri Dato' Halim Bin Saad was appointed to the Board on 30 March 2018 as an Executive Vice Chairman.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington in 1973 until 1976. During his studies, He received Colombo scholarship. In March 1973 until February 1977, He received Bilateral Aid Award by New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 3 June 1995, He received Darjah Panglima Setia Mahkota National Award -Tan Sri. In 4 November 1997, He received Honorary Fellowship by Institute of Landscape Architect Malaysia. In 25 July 1997, He received Honorary Doctorate in Science by University Putra Malaysia. In 19 July 1997, He received Honorary Doctorate in Management by University of Technology, Malaysia. In 23 September 1999, He received Honorary Award for Distinguished Service from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He also received Pingat Jasa Cemerlang (Glorious Service Medal) by the Malaysia Association of Youth Clubs (MAYC) in 26 April 1995. In 9 December 2015, He received Honorary Business Doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington.

Tan Sri Dato' Halim Bin Saad started his career as Financial Analyst in Ford Motor Co., Singapore from 1978 until 1979. In 1979 until 1980, he was promoted to Financial Controller at the same company. He also a Corporate Service Manager Peremba Berhad in year 1980 until 1985. He was appointed as Executive Vice-Chairman of United Engineers (M) Berhad in 1986 until 2001. In 1990 until 1993, He was appointed as Executive Vice-Chairman at Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Bhd (PLUS), The New Straits Times Press (M) Berhad and Sistem Televisyen (M) Berhad. In 1990 until 2001, He joined Kinta Kellas Public Listed Company and Faber Group Berhad as Executive Vice-Chairman. At the same period, He also a Executive Chairman at Renong Berhad.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Abu Talib bin Abdul Rahman

Managing Director

Age 65, Male, 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.




Dato' Khalid Bin Hj Admad

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 65, Male, Malaysian

Dato' Khalid Bin Hj Admad was appointed to the Board on 22 December 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of Nomination Committee.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Dato Khalid started in Turquand Young, Azman Wong Salleh & Co from January 1976 till June 1977. In July 1978 he joined The New Straits Times Press (M) Berhad (NSTP) as an Assistant Accountant than rose to Chief Accountant to Senior Accountant and was promoted to Financial Controller in 1985. In 1990 became the Senior Group GM for Production and Circulation for the Group. In 1991, appointed Managing Director, served until 1992. He was appointed Managing Director of Sistem Television Malaysia (TV3) in 1993 until 1995. In 1991 he was tasked to start the first electronic derivative exchange in the country, The KL Options and Financial Futures Exchange or KLOFFE. As director in charge, he launch KLOFFE on 15 December 1995 while still in his fulltime position as TV3 MD. KLOFFE was eventually taken over by BURSA MALAYSIA.

In 1996 he was appointed Executive Chairman of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad the diversified holding company for NSTP, STMB and Malakoff. His other Chairmanship were companies connected to the Group are KL Sentral, Segari Energy Power, Port Dickson Power, Transmission Technology and Teras Cemara.

For government-appointed boards, he was a panel adviser in the National Unity Council, a pioneer board member of the Financial Reporting Boards, a director of the Multimedia Corporation and in the National Sports Council. In 2010 to 2012 he was the commissioner of Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (SPAD). He served as a Director of Technology Park Malaysia for 17 years until 2012. He was also an adjunct professor and adviser to several universities. He was also the Past President of Malaysia Advisory Committee of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Malaysia (after serving for eight years as President). Dato Khalid volunteered his time to sit in the ACCA World Council in London.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.




Mohamad bin Ismail

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 67, Male, Malaysian

Mohamad bin Ismail was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2013 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a Chairman of Nomination Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee. He also a 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.




Wan Kamaruddin Bin Wan Mohamed Ali

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age 63, Male, Malaysia

Wan Kamaruddin Bin Wan Mohamed Ali was appointed to the Board on 18 January 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a Member of Audit Committee.

Wan Kamaruddin 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 financial advisory work involving highways to 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 (727s, 747s freighters and ATRs) in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2009. He was also involved in advising clients in bidding for 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. Wan is currently involved in advising a Thai company (sell-side) sell its power plant and helping to restructure a Malaysian company after it ran into some financial problems.

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.