Board of Directors

Tan Sri Saw Choo Boon

The Non-Independent Non- Executive Chairman of MQM

Board Committee Memberships

  • Nil

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), University of Malaya (1969)

Tan Sri Saw has 40 years of continuous service with Shell, having joined the company in 1970 as a Refinery Technologist in Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad. He served in various capacities in manufacturing, supply, trading and planning in Malaysia, Singapore and Netherlands. In 1996, he was appointed Managing Director of Shell MDS (Malaysia) Sendirian Berhad.

From 1998 until 1999, he was MD for Oil Products (Downstream) Shell Malaysia and MD of Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad. In 1999, with the globalisation of the Shell Oil Products business, he was appointed the Vice President (VP) of the commercial business in the Asia-Pacific region and in 2004 he became the President of Shell Oil Product East. In 2005, he was appointed VP Global Marine Products. On 18 May 2006, he was appointed as Chairman of Shell Malaysia, and on 1 January 2010 as Senior Advisor, position he held till his retirement on 30 June 2010.

Dato’ Dr Low Moi Ing, J.P.

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Board Committee Memberships

  • Member of the Audit Committee

Academic / Professional Qualification(s) / Professional Membership(s):

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Millennium International University, State of Delaware, U.S.A (2010)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship (Honoris Causa) (2010)

Dato’ Dr. Low Moi Ing, J.P. started her career with MAA Architect in 1981 and in 1986, set up Quill Design. The Quill Group was set up in 1988 and is involved in the investment of properties, which includes integrated property development, construction, interior design and architectural services. She is in charge of the Quill Group’s strategic planning and jointly manages the finance, administration, legal, property development, building construction and renovation, procurement and project management of the Quill Group.

Dato’ Michael Ong Leng Chun

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Memberships

  • Nil

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Chartered Architect (1982)
  • Lembaga Akitek Malaysia (LAM) (1987)
  • Corporate Member, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) (1984)
  • Corporate Member, Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) (1987)
  • Corporate Member, Institut Perekabentuk Dalaman (IPDM) (1995)

Educated in the United Kingdom, Dato’ Michael Ong graduated as a Chartered Architect in 1982 and practised in London until 1984 when he returned to Malaysia. He is one of the two founding partners of the Quill Group. The Quill Group was set up in 1988 and involved in the investment of properties, which includes integrated property development, construction, interior design and architectural services. The Quill Group’s strength lies in the integration of IT services into the building environment and is currently practising the “Own, Build and Lease” model for its developments. Dato’ Michael Ong is responsible for and has extensive experience in the design, detailing and construction of properties within the Quill Group.

Datuk Dr Roslan bin A. Ghaffar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Membership

  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Science degree from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
  • Doctor of Philosophy from University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Datuk Dr. Roslan has over 30 years of experience in the areas of economics, finance and investment. He was the Head of Economics Department of Universiti Putra Malaysia (“UPM”) from 1985 to 2001. While with UPM, he provided consultancy services to World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Winrock International and the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department.

In 1994, Dr. Roslan was appointed as Director of Investment and Economic Research Department, Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”). He was promoted to the position of Senior Director in 1996 and later, held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of EPF until his retirement in 2007.

Datuk Kamalul Arifin bin Othman

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Board Committee Membership

  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours) from Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Masters degree in Business Administration from Ohio University, Athens, United States of America
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia.
  • Leadership education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and the SAID Business School, University of Oxford.

Datuk Kamalul Arifin is a Chartered Surveyor by training with more than 30 years of experience in the real estate sector. He was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad since its inception in 2006 until 2018. 

He started his career in 1985 with Rahim & Co. Chartered Surveyors Sdn Bhd before moving on to Permodalan Nasional Berhad in 1988. He then joined Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now Ambank Group) in 1991 and remained with the Group for 16 years with his last position as the Chief Executive Officer of AmProperty Trust Management Berhad which managed the first listed property trust in the country.

Datuk Kamalul Arifin is the first President of the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers and was also an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. He has participated in many conferences as Speaker and Moderator and has written various articles related to the property industry for professional journals and publications.

Foong Soo Hah

Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Memberships

  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Mathematics, Universiti Malaya (1975)
  • Master of Actuarial Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts (1977)
  • Fellow of Society of Actuaries, USA (1981)

Foong Soo Hah started his career with American International Assurance Company Ltd in 1977 in the actuarial department. He later joined British American (Malaysia) Insurance Bhd (now known as Manulife Holdings Berhad) as Senior Vice President overseeing marketing, agency management and new businesses and subsequently, was appointed as Director and CEO in 1991. He joined Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad in 1996 as Director and CEO until his retirement in 2009.

Ann Wan Tee

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Memberships

Member of the Audit Committee

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (Hons), University of Birmingham
  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Ann Wan Tee has more than 18 years’ experience spanning from project advisory, privatisation, private finance initiatives, financial feasibility studies, business valuations, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate recovery.

Wan Tee is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (“MRCB”). He joined MRCB in May 2013 as the Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to MRCB, Wan Tee was the Chief Financial Officer / Finance Director of Gapurna Strategic Alliance Sdn Bhd from June 2012 to May 2013.

Wan Tee was the Executive Director – Corporate Finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Advisory Services) from January 2006 to May 2012.

Kwan Joon Hoe

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Memberships

  • Nil

Academic / Professional Qualification / Professional Membership

  • Bachelor Of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Member of the Certified Public Accountant, Australia

Kwan Joon Hoe is currently the Group Chief Operating Officer of MRCB.

He joined MRCB as Senior Vice President of the Group’s Property Division in January 2014. Kwan Joon Hoe was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of MRCB on 1 March 2015 and was promoted to his current position on 1 June 2017.

He joined Gapurna in 2008 as the Group’s Financial Controller, spearheading the RM1 billion Lot 348 development (Menara Shell) in Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD. He was then promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer managing the Group’s property development function in 2012 before joining MRCB. Prior to joining Gapurna, he served in 2 accounting firms in their respective audit and advisory functions.