49 years of age, Malaysian
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Accountancy degree (University of Canberra, Australia)
He joined the Board on 25 June 2002 and serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He was appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 February 2012.
He is a Chartered Public Accountant with ASCPA and also a Public Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He was previously with KPMG Desa Megat & Co as a senior auditor and after 4 years of auditing, he was transferred to Peat Marwick Consultants. He subsequently joined the Corporate Finance Department of Arab Malaysia Merchant Bank, specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions.
In 1996, he joined TDM Berhad as the Manager of Corporate & Business Development and was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer in 1999. In July 2000, he left TDM Berhad, pursuant to a management-buy-out of one of its subsidiaries. He is presently a Board member, Audit Committee chairman and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees of YFG Berhad and Matrix Concepts Holding Berhad.
He also the Chariman of the FCB Plantation Holdings Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fima Corporation Berhad.
He had attended all six (6) board meetings held in the financial year ended 31st March 2016.