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Tan Sri Abdul Rashid
Bin Abdul Manaf

Founder & Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

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TAN SRI ABDUL RASHID BIN ABDUL MANAF

Founder & Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Male | Age 77

Date of Appointment/Redesignation

  • 29 November 2013 – Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  • 20 March 2015 – Re-designated as Founder & Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Membership of Board Committee

Nil

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple London)

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

  • Chairman of Salcon Berhad

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • Full-time businessman (2006 — present)
  • Chairman of Perak Corporation Berhad (2020 — 2022)
  • Group Chairman of Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (2018 — 2021)
  • Chairman of the Board of S P Setia Berhad (1997 — 2012)
  • Senior Partner of a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur before his retirement (1977 — 2006)
  • Held the following positions in the Malaysian judicial and legal service (1970 — 1977):
    • Magistrate at Kuala Lumpur
    • President of the Sessions Court in Klang
    • Senior Federal Counsel for the Income Tax Department
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri
Liew Kee Sin

Executive Chairman

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TAN SRI DATO’ SRI LIEW KEE SIN

Executive Chairman

Malaysian | Male | Age 65

Date of Appointment/Redesignation

  • 5 May 2014 – Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
  • 20 March 2015 – Re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  • 1 April 2020 – Re-designated as Executive Chairman

 

Membership of Board Committee

Nil

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Honorary Doctorates by INTI International University, MAHSA University, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, and Binary University of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration), University Malaya

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

  • Executive Vice Chairman of Eco World International Berhad

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • First Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company Limited (2012 — 2015)
  • Led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and the Employees Provident Fund Board (EPF) in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom (2012)
  • President & CEO/Group Managing Director of S P Setia Berhad (1996 — 2014)
  • Member of Authority of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (2013 — 2019)
  • Set up own property development business (1990 — 1996)
  • Joined a property development company (1986 — 1990)
  • Worked at Asiavest Merchant Bankers (M) Berhad (1981 — 1985)

 

International Awards / Recognition

  • Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) 2022
  • UK-Malaysia Business Personality of the Year by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce – Business Excellence Awards 2018
  • Malaysia Country Winner (2011) and Judge (2014 & 2015) at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Dato’ Leong Kok Wah

Non-Independent Non-Executive
Deputy Chairman

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DATO’ LEONG KOK WAH

Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Malaysian | Male | Age 70

Date of Appointment

  • 29 November 2013

 

Membership of Board Committee

Nil

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Hull, United Kingdom
  • Member of Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom
  • Member of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Member of Institute of Credit Management, United Kingdom
  • Member of Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

  • Salcon Berhad

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • Has vast experience in stockbroking, asset management and options and futures trading
  • Held senior positions in the financial industry
  • Director of various companies in Malaysia
  • Director of MUI Continental Berhad (2015 — 2021)
  • Director of S P Setia Berhad (2000 — 2013)
Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

Executive Director,
President & Chief Executive Officer

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DATO’ CHANG KHIM WAH

Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

Malaysian | Male | Age 59

Date of Appointment/Redesignation

  • 7 October 2013 – Executive Director
  • 12 December 2013 – Re-designated as Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

 

Membership of Board Committee

Nil

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company
Nil
 

Public Company

  • Eco World Capital Berhad
  • Eco World Capital Assets Berhad
  • Eco World Capital Services Berhad

 

Skills and Experience

  • Has vast experience in the property development industry
  • Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of Eco World International Berhad (2020 — 2023)
  • Director and Executive Vice President of S P Setia Berhad (Southern and Northern property divisions including its offices in Singapore and Indonesia) (2007 — 2013)
  • Joined S P Setia Berhad in 1994 and promoted to be the General Manager of Property South in 2000
  • Joined KTA-Tenaga Sdn. Bhd. as Civil Engineer, one of the biggest consultancy firms in Malaysia, specialising in dam designs and water supply systems (1991 — 1994)
  • Consultant Engineer of Lyall & Macoun Consulting Engineers, in Australia (1989 — 1991)

 

Award

  • The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Award – Outstanding Property CEO Award 2015
Liew Tian Xiong

Executive Director,
Deputy President &
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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LIEW TIAN XIONG

Executive Director, Deputy President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Malaysian | Male | Age 32

Date of Appointment

  • 29 November 2013 – Executive Director
  • 1 January 2022 – Deputy President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer

 

Membership of Board Committee

Nil

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

Nil

 

Public Company

  • Eco World Foundation

 

Skills and Experience

  • Held various positions under EcoWorld Malaysia prior to his promotion to Deputy President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer (2013 — 2021):
    • Divisional General Manager of Digital Technology Services department (merger of Group Management Information System and EcoWorld X departments)
    • Divisional General Manager of EcoWorld X, the digital innovation arm of EcoWorld Malaysia for developing technology and applications to better meet the needs and lifestyle aspirations of EcoWorld communities
    • Joint Divisional General Manager of Eco Ardence project
    • Attached with Group Corporate Finance and Group Branding departments
  • Attachment with Pheim Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. (2010 and 2011)
  • Attachment with AmBank (M) Berhad (2010)

 
Award

  • Life at Work Awards 2023 – 2nd Runner Up for the CEO Champion Award

 

Low Mei Ling

Senior Independent Non-Executive
Director

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LOW MEI LING

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Female | Age 62

Date of Appointment/Redesignation

  • 29 March 2018 – Independent Non-Executive Director
  • 14 December 2023 – Re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Chairperson of Audit Committee
  • Chairperson of Investment Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance (City, University of London)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Banking & International Finance (City, University of London)

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

Nil

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • One of the pioneers in Malaysian equity research
  • Research Advisor & Senior General Manager, Institutional Sales of Affin Securities Sdn. Bhd. prior to early retirement (1997 — 2004)
  • General Manager, Institutional Sales of Mayban Securities Sdn. Bhd. (1996 — 1997)
  • CEO of SBB Securities Sdn. Bhd., spearheaded Southern Bank’s diversification into stockbroking (1991 — 1996)
  • Held various positions under Jardine Fleming (now part of JP Morgan) (1985 — 1990):
    • Director of Jardine Fleming Broking, Hong Kong
    • Research Head of Singapore and Malaysia markets
    • General Manager and Head of Kuala Lumpur office
    • Research Manager
    • Investment Analyst
Mrs. Lucy Chong

Independent Non-Executive
Director

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MRS. LUCY CHONG

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Female | Age 67

Date of Appointment

  • 20 May 2020

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Chairperson of Nomination Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Whistleblowing Committee

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Economics, First Class Honours, University Malaya

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

Nil

 

Public Company

  • Good Shepherd Services
  • BOS Wealth Management Malaysia Berhad

 

Skills and Experience

  • A retired equities specialist with 40 years of solid experience in fund management and stockbroking, covering Malaysia and the ASEAN
  • Held various positions in Maybank Group prior to her retirement:
    • Assumed the twin roles of Regional Co-Head of Institutional Equities and Regional Head of Corporate Access (2017 — 2019)
    • Regional Head of ASEAN Sales (2015 — 2017)
    • Headed Malaysia Institutional Sales team and appointed as the Regional Head of Corporate Access (2014 — 2019)
    • Co-Head of Maybank Investment Bank’s Institutional Equities Team and led the team to become the top brokerage house in Malaysia and ranked no. 1 for Overall Brokerage, Sales Services and Corporate Access in Malaysia (2012 — 2014)
    • Head of a boutique team handling sales to institutional clients (1998 — 2012)
  • Sales person at various stockbroking houses (1993 — 1998)
  • Joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad) as an Investment Executive with last position held as Head of Investment and Treasury Department (1979 — 1993) managing many government funds (ranked top 2 under her portfolio) such as:
    • Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
    • Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT)
    • Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA)

 

Award

  • Asiamoney – Best Sales Person for Malaysia for years 2012 to 2016
Sar Sau Yee

Independent Non-Executive
Director

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SAR SAU YEE

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Female | Age 67

Date of Appointment

  • 1 October 2021

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Chairperson of Whistleblowing Committee
  • Member of Investment Committee
  • Member of Nomination Committee

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn), England & Wales
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Member of the Malaysian Bar
  • Member of International Bar Association

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

Nil

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • Over 40 years of experience as an Advocate & Solicitor, dealing mainly with real estate transactions
  • Consultant with Julius Leonie Chai (1 January 2024 – present)
  • Consultant with Shearn Delamore & Co (2022 – 2023)
  • Commenced pupillage with Shearn Delamore & Co in 1978. Head of the Real Estate Practice Group of the said firm until her retirement as a Partner on 31 December 2021. Had a short stint as a legal officer with an international petroleum company from September 1987 to February 1988 (1978 — 2021)
Dato’ Seri Rosman
Bin Mohamed

Independent Non-Executive
Director

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DATO’ SERI ROSMAN BIN MOHAMED

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Male | Age 62

Date of Appointment

  • 16 June 2022

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Whistleblowing Committee

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Master of Business Administration, Saint Louis University, Missouri, United States of America
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Urbana University, Ohio, United States of America
  • Executive Diploma in Marketing & Selling Bank Services, International Management Centre, Buckingham, United Kingdom
  • Diploma in Accountancy, Ungku Omar Polytechnic, Perak, Malaysia

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

  • Boustead Holdings Berhad
  • Khind Holdings Bhd.

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • Has over 37 years of local and international experience, in devising and executing strategies revolving around organisational effectiveness, services enhancement, people management, mobilisation and team-motivation
  • Currently holds the following roles:
    • Council member of the Ibrahim Johor Economic Council
    • Chairman of a few private limited companies in Malaysia
    • Professor of Practice of Putra Business School, University Putra Malaysia
    • Consultant of Cisco (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Director of Ni Hsin Group Berhad (2021 — 2022)
  • Joined Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad (“Bank Rakyat”) as the Chief Executive Officer/Acting Managing Director/Board Member (2019 — 2021)
  • Held the following positions prior to joining Bank Rakyat:
    • Managing Director (Centre of Excellence) of Abdul Latif Jameel, Saudi Arabia (Toyota Saudi) (“ALJ“) (2015 — 2018)
    • Managing Partner of LDS (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Top Performers Leadership Centre, Malaysia (2014 — 2015)
    • Senior General Manager (Corporate Services) of Bank Rakyat (2012 — 2013)
    • Managing Director (Kaizen Business Development and Human Resources, Jeddah Saudi Arabia) of ALJ (2008 —2012)
    • Regional Business Development & Human Resources Director for Asia Pacific of Cabot Corporation, United States of America (2001 — 2008)
    • Senior Manager (Change Management) of British American Tobacco Malaysia (1998 — 2001)
    • Founder and Consultant of Growthworks (Asia) Sdn. Bhd. (1993 — 1997)
    • Head of Training/Credit Manager of Malayan Banking Berhad (1988 — 1993)
    • Executive Accounting Officer of Road Transport Department of Malaysia (1982 — 1983)
Ng Soon Lai @ Ng Siek Chuan

Independent Non-Executive
Director

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NG SOON LAI @ NG SIEK CHUAN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian | Male | Age 69

Date of Appointment

  • 22 June 2023

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Member of Audit Committee

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

  • ELK-Desa Resources Berhad
  • WCT Holdings Berhad

 

Public Company

Nil

 

Skills and Experience

  • Has over 32 years of experience in the audit and financial services industry
  • Was a director of the following companies:
    • S P Setia Berhad
    • Hiap Teck Venture Berhad
    • Unico-Desa Plantations Berhad
    • Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad
    • Tune Protect Group Berhad
    • Deutsche Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
    • China Construction Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Held various positions in Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad Group:
    • Member of the board of Alliance Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Alliance Investment Bank Berhad) (2002 – 2005)
    • Chief Executive Director of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (1994 – 2005)
    • General Manager of Credit and Marketing of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (1991 – 1993)
  • Served in various positions in the following merchant bank and financial institution prior to joining Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (1980 – 1991):
    • Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad)
    • Kuala Lumpur Finance Berhad
  • Began his career in accounting profession with Coopers & Lybrand in London and Kuala Lumpur (1977 – 1979)
Datuk Heah Kok Boon

Alternate Director &
Chief Financial Officer

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DATUK HEAH KOK BOON

Alternate Director & Chief Financial Officer

Malaysian | Male | Age 56

Date of Appointment

  • 28 November 2013 – Chief Financial Officer
  • 1 April 2022 – Alternate Director to Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

 

Membership of Board Committee

  • Member of Investment Committee (Management Representative)

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law), University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants

 

Other Present Directorship

Listed Company

Nil

 

Public Company

  • Eco World Capital Berhad
  • Eco World Capital Assets Berhad
  • Eco World Capital Services Berhad

 

Skills and Experience

  • Executive Director of EcoWorld Malaysia (2013 – 2022)
  • More than 30 years’ experience in audit, corporate finance and corporate investment
  • Involved in various corporate exercises to grow EcoWorld Malaysia from a property company with GDV of RM1 billion to the present GDV of over RM80 billion (2013 — present)
  • Head of Corporate Affairs of S P Setia Berhad (2007 — 2013)
  • Joined the Corporate Finance Department of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad) with last position held as the Executive Vice President (1993 — 2007)
  • Audit exposures under the audit department of KPMG Malaysia (1989 — 1993)
Ho Kwee Hong

Divisional General Manager,
Eco Central

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HO KWEE HONG

Divisional General Manager, Eco Central

Malaysian | Female | Age 48

Date of Appointment

  • 1 July 2016

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Master of Science in Water Resources Engineering, University Putra Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia

 

Skills and Experience

  • A qualified engineer with more than 24 years of experience in consultancy, construction and property development industries
  • Setting the strategic direction of the projects and overseeing the development of Eco Sanctuary, Eco Grandeur, Eco Business Park V, Eco Ardence and Eco North projects of EcoWorld Malaysia (2014 — present)
  • In charge of the following in S P Setia Berhad (2003 — 2014):
    • Spearheaded the team in formulation of strategic direction of group-wide product & service quality programme
    • Led the award-winning property division in overall master planning, product development, sales & marketing, credit control, programming, budgeting and implementation of developments
  • Design Engineer in various mega infrastructure projects in Malaysia such as Kelantan River Flood Forecasting, Electrified Double Track and SMART Tunnel (2000 — 2003)
Phan Yan Chan

Divisional General Manager,
Eco South

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PHAN YAN CHAN

Divisional General Manager, Eco South

Malaysian | Male | Age 54

Date of Appointment

  • 1 May 2013

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom

 

Skills and Experience

  • More than 32 years of experience in property development industry
  • Overseeing the following in Eco South (2013 — present):
    • Development of Eco Spring, Eco Summer and Eco Tropics projects
    • Development of Eco Botanic and Eco Business Park projects in Iskandar Malaysia
    • Formulation of sales and marketing strategies, overall project coordination, quality control and every aspect of property development in Johor Bahru
  • Divisional General Manager of S P Setia Berhad in charge of projects in Johor Bahru, namely Setia Indah, Setia Tropika and Setia Eco Cascadia with a combined GDV of approximately RM10 billion (2007 — 2013)
Yap Yoke Ching

Divisional General Manager,
Eco Central

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YAP YOKE CHING

Divisional General Manager, Eco Central

Malaysian | Female | Age 50

Date of Appointment

  • 1 July 2016

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Degree in Business Administration, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Skills and Experience

  • Overseeing the development of Eco Majestic, Eco Sky and Eco Forest projects (2014 — present)
  • Held the following positions in S P Setia Berhad (2004 — 2012):
    • Deputy General Manager in charge of the Setia Alam project, an award winning township in the Klang Valley
    • Head of Sales and Marketing of numerous development projects, namely Pusat Bandar Puchong, Bukit Indah Johor, Setia Putrajaya, Setia Alam and Eco Lakes (Vietnam), which involved launching and managing of turnkey projects, opening of new markets, formulating sales strategy as well as marketing and branding of products
Dato’ IR. Chan Soo How

Divisional General Manager,
Eco North

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DATO’ IR. CHAN SOO HOW

Divisional General Manager, Eco North

Malaysian | Male | Age 56

Date of Appointment

  • 1 July 2018

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia

 

Skills and Experience

  • 32 years of experience in civil engineering, planning and design; construction and project management for implementation stage; site management through involvement in numerous development projects, namely KL Eco City, Tun Razak Exchange, Southkey Megamall, Sunway Iskandar and Alam Impian
  • In charge of the following in EcoWorld Malaysia:
    • Managing operation of development in Northern region, projects include Eco Meadows, Eco Horizon, Eco Sun and Eco Terraces (2018 — present)
    • Project Planning and Implementation in Eco Sanctuary and Eco Grandeur (2015 — 2018)
  • Senior Manager (Infrastructure) of S P Setia Berhad in charge of KL Eco City project (2013 — 2015)
Sri Ram A/L Sivasambu

Chief Executive Officer,
BBCC Development Sdn. Bhd.

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SRI RAM A/L SIVASAMBU

Chief Executive Officer, BBCC Development Sdn. Bhd.

Malaysian | Male | Age 48

Date of Appointment

  • 10 August 2023

 

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership

  • Master of Business Administration, University Technology Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University Science Malaysia

 

Skills and Experience

  • More than 23 years of experience in managing large-scale integrated developments and construction projects
  • Overseeing the Bukit Bintang City Centre development (2023 – present)
  • Chief Operating Officer of BBCC Development Sdn. Bhd., managing the planning and construction of the Bukit Bintang City Centre development (2018 – 2023)
  • Project Director of S P Setia Berhad for the 21-acre KL Eco City integrated development project (2013 – 2015)
  • Held the following positions in Lend Lease Projects (M) Sdn. Bhd. (2009 – 2013):
    • Senior Project Manager, headed the Project Management Team for the KL Eco City integrated development of S P Setia Berhad
    • Project Manager, managed the design and construction of Platinum Park Phases 3 & 4 for Naza TTDI Development Sdn. Bhd.
  • Worked in the Middle East region on various building projects in a construction management role (2006 – 2009)
  • Senior Project Engineer of Peremba Construction Sdn. Bhd. (2002 – 2007)
    Design Engineer of Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn. Bhd. (2000 – 2002)
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