Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi Bin Haji Ali
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Mohamed Apandi Bin Ali was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Jiankun on 22 December 2020. He has over 46 years of experience in the legal field, which was accumulated from the Judicial and Legal Services, private practice, the Judiciary, and as the Attorney General of Malaysia.
He graduated from the University of London in 1972 with a Bachelor of Laws. Thereafter, he obtained his Bar-at-Law from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London in 1973. He was awarded as Certificate of Legal Drafting from the Institute of Advance Legal Studies, London in 1981.
Upon graduation, he started his career in 1973 as a magistrate at the Magistrates’ Court, Kuala Terengganu. Subsequently, he was appointed as director of the Legal Aid Bureau in Kota Bharu, Kelantan in 1975. He later held the position of Deputy Public Prosecutor for the state of Kelantan and Terengganu from 1977 to 1980. He was appointed as the legal adviser to the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 1980 before setting up his own firm in 1982. He was then invited to join Malaysian Judiciary in 2003, starting off as Judicial Commissioner in Kuantan High Court, before being confirmed as a judge in 2004. He was then posted to the Criminal Division of High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 2007.
In 2010, he was elevated as a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Putrajaya and then as a Judge of the Federal Court in 2013. He was appointed as the Ninth Attorney General of Malaysia from 2015 until 2018.
Dato’ Saiful Nizam Bin Mohd Yusoff
Dato’ Saiful Nizam Bin Mohd Yusoff was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 April 2021 and re-designated as an Executive Director on 10 March 2022. On 3 October 2022, Dato’ Saiful Nizam was re-designated as an Executive Deputy Chairman and he was subsequently re-designated as President on 5 December 2022.
He holds a Degree in Material Engineering (Hons.) from University Science of Malaysia. He began his career as Project Executive in the oil & gas industry in 1994. After spending two years in Miri, Sarawak, he joined Projass Engineering Sdn Bhd as Project Manager from 1997 till 2000. He worked as Project Manager in Javel Engineering Sdn Bhd from 2000 until 2003 before setting up his own business entity. He has more than 20 years’ experience in development, construction and maintenance. He is currently the Managing Director of Menara Rezeki Group.
Edwin Silvester Das
Edwin Silvester Das was appointed as Executive Director on 21 December 2020 and appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 3 February 2021.
He had a long and distinguished banking and corporate career with more than 35 years both locally and abroad.
A finance graduate from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA, Mr. Das started his banking career in 1985 and worked in USA, Europe, Africa, India and Sri Lanka.
Mr. Das is presently a Fellow with the Institute of Corporate Directors, Malaysia.
Mr. Das experiences ranges from corporate and investment banking to restructuring and risk management.
He also served with Oracle Corporation (USA) as Industry Expert for the Financial Services Industry (FSI) before taking up a corporate role with an Infrastructure company building highways in India.
Thereafter he moved on as a Board of Director with a bank in Sudan where he took the bank to greater heights.
Mr. Das has vast experience and skills in restructuring and risk management and has been exposed to various industries ranging from aviation, banking, construction, consulting, ICT, infrastructure projects and manufacturing.
Dato’ Ir Lim Siang Chai
Dato’ Ir Lim Siang Chai was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2013 as Executive Chairman and re-designated as Deputy Executive Chairman on 22 December 2020. Subsequently, he was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 January 2022 and subsequently re-designated as Executive Deputy Chairman on 16 February 2022. On 3 October 2022, Dato’ Ir Lim was re-designated as Executive Director
Dato’ Ir Lim is a Chartered Engineer (C Eng) registered with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom and Professional Engineer (P Eng) registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM), Institute of Engineering and Technology of United Kingdom (MIET), an Honorary Fellow of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisation, and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, Australia and had undergone many technical and management training in Japan.
Dato’ Ir Lim had also served the Malaysian Government as Deputy Minister in various Ministry as follows:
- Finance Ministry
- Tourism Ministry
- Information Ministry
- Transport Ministry
P Ellango A/L Ponramu
Mr. P Ellango A/L Ponramu was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 May 2022.
Mr. Ellango has more than 25 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Project Management, Information Technology, Enterprise Resource Planning and many more. He has more than 10 years of progressive leadership roles in multiple countries
He also has 3 years and more of entrepreneur adventure as Speaker, Learning Facilitator and Trainer.
He was the Finance Director in Johnson Matthey (JM) which is a British multi-national company from June 1999 till December 2017. Since 2018, he is an Independent Speaker, Learning Facilitator and Trainer.
Ms Chew Huey Yen
Ms Chew Huey Yen was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 7 March 2021.
She has served as Singapore’s IPP Private Wealth Management Co., Lte. (Indonesia Lippo Group / OUE Group) as an advisor and director (Customer and Corporate Development Department) responsible for customer acquisition strategy business and corporate development and network. She was a consultant and advisor to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s royal princes; one of which in the province of Jizan KSA, Jazan Economic City; the Bin Ladin Group and Saudi Oger Group. She joined Security Solutions Technology USA (Governement Appointee Company as VP International Relations in 2021 and focuses on government relations and industry partners in Asean region.
For the paste 10 years, her role has been to establish business relationships with Chinese government companies and Malaysian companies for business development and construction related projects such as power and energy; infrastructure projects; buildings of airports; ports etc. in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
Datuk Azmi Bin Osman
Datuk Azmi Bin Osman was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 December 2020 and re-designated from Executive Director to Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from University of Humberside, Hull, United Kingdom. He is a member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants, Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Member of Mongolian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He started his career as a Team Leader and Country Director in 2000 with KPMG Kuala Lumpur and he was the Audit Partner of Tentsver Orgil Audit LLC from 2006 till 2009. He was the Managing Partner and Shareholder of CNM Audit LLC from 2010 till 2014. He left CNM Audit LLC and joined Asian Metal Exploration Consultancy Sdn Bhd as the Chief Financial Officer till 2016. From 2016 till 2017, he was the Financial Adviser of Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad.
Terence Cheah Eu Lee
Mr. Terence Cheah Eu Lee was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2022.
Mr. Terence Cheah is the Founder and Managing Director of Fairway Logistic (M) Sdn Bhd which he founded in 2004.
In 2008, Mr. Terence Cheah diversified into the Food and Beverage Industry whereby he started a Japanese and Nyonya Restaurant in Penang. He eventually become the Group Managing Director of the Group for the last sixteen (16) years. Mr. Terence Cheah serves as the Independent Non-Executive Director of SMTRACK Berhad between March 2019 to August 2019. On July 2020, Mr. Terence Cheah was appointed as the Executive Director of MQ Technology Berhad responsible for Business Development and Marketing.
Dato’ Yong Chong Long
Dato’ Yong Chong Long was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 October 2022.
He is the Managing Director of NCM Land Sdn. Bhd. and the Director of EW Sanorell Pharma Holdings Pte Ltd (Germany) and T7 Aero Sdn. Bhd. (Aerospace Defence Division).
Dato’ Yong also the Jasa Perdamai (JP) from Kelantan. He is actively involving himself in non-profit activities.