Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Ali was appointed to the Board as Chairman on 1 June 2015. He had served on the Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability Committee from 2015 to 2022 until he stepped down in accordance with MCCG’s recommendation for the Chairman.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (“ICAEW”), member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”). He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (UK).
Datuk Ali is currently the Chairman of JcbNext Berhad and a Board member of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad and other private companies and foundations. He is also the Chairman of Amanah Lestari Alam and Persatuan Makanan Ehsan.
Datuk Ali was appointed as Chairman of the Securities Commission of Malaysia on 1 March 1999 and served in that capacity until 29 February 2004. He also served on a number of national-level committees including the Foreign Investment Committee, the Oversight Committee of National Asset Management Company (Danaharta) and chaired the Financial Reporting Foundation. Prior to his appointment to the Securities Commission, he was the Executive Chairman and Partner of Ernst & Young and its related firms. He was the former President of the MICPA and co-chaired the Company Law Forum. He was appointed an Adjunct Professor in the Accounting and Business Faculty, University of Malaya (2008 till 2011) and was then appointed to the Advisory Board of the same Faculty until 2021. He was the Honorary Advisor to ICAEW-KL City Chapter from 2000 to 2021.
Datuk Ali was awarded the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 2001. In 2012, he was bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award by ICAEW and the President’s Award by MICPA.
President and Group Chief Executive
Tan Sri Dato’ Kamaluddin was appointed to the Board on 20 April 2015 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was redesignated as Executive Deputy Chairman of the Company on 1 June 2015 and subsequently as President & Group Chief Executive Officer on 1 December 2021. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is also a Barrister-at-law of the Middle Temple
He started his career with the Sime Darby Group, a major multi-national company, based in Malaysia. During his 5 years term with the Group, he served in the tyre manufacturing and plantations divisions covering the areas of marketing, corporate affairs, human resources, administration and legal affairs.
After his stint in Sime Darby, he joined Dewina Berhad a diversified food group listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) and served as its Group Executive Director. He was also a major shareholder of Dewina Berhad.
Mr. Kok was appointed to the Board on 26 February 2016 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was redesignated as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2016. He is a member of the Executive Committee.
He graduated from the National University of Malaysia with a BBA (Hons) degree and holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada. He has also completed the Advanced Leadership Programme by Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of strategy, general management, private equity, corporate and investment banking. The key positions he has held include Head of Equity Markets and Derivatives, Co-Head of Investment Banking, Head of International Banking & Transaction Services of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Head of Regional Banking of CIMB Group Berhad, Independent Non-Executive Director of Ping Petroleum Ltd and Group Managing Director of Tropicana Corporation Berhad. Currently he is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Pekat Group Berhad.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Shamsul Azhar was appointed to the Board on 15 June 2015. He is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of the Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability Committee, a member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Employees’ Share Scheme Committee.
He holds a Master’s of Science in Energy Management from the University of Pennsylvania, United States of America, a Degree in Political Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia as well as a Technical Diploma in Petroleum Economics from Institute Francaise du Petrole in France.
He joined Petroliam Nasional Berhad (“PETRONAS”) in 1975 and served in various capacities during his 40 years tenure with the organisation including his last held position as President and Chief Executive Officer of PETRONAS from 2010 to 2015.
During the tenure of his leadership he guided PETRONAS in undertaking strategic landmark projects (both for PETRONAS and Malaysia), such as the Pengerang Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Project (RAPID), the Bintulu Train 9 project, the construction of 2 PETRONAS Floating Liquified Natural Gas (“LNG”) facilities and Malaysia’s first Regasification terminal in Malacca.
Tan Sri Shamsul was the President/Chief Executive Officer of MISC Berhad from 1 July 2004 until 31 December 2008 and was its Chairman from February 2010 to 1 August 2011. He also served as Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Razak School of Government and the Chairman of the National Trust Fund of Malaysia. He was the Chairman of MMC Corporation Berhad and MMC Ports Holdings Sdn Bhd from 16 July 2015 to 31 August 2020 and the Chairman of Sapura Energy Berhad from 30 July 2020 to 7 May 2022.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Deleum Berhad.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Loh was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2015 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Prior to the change in substantial shareholders of the Company following a mandatory general offer in 2015, Mr Loh was the Managing Director of the Company, then known as Perduren (M) Bhd, from the year 2007 to year 2014. He resigned from the Board on 20 April 2015 and was re-appointed as Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2015 to the new Board of the Company which had assumed the new name, ENRA Group Berhad. With effect from 29 November 2018, Mr Loh was redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability Committee.
Mr Loh has over 30 years of experience in the property development, infrastructure, building construction as well as timber logging business. Currently, he is also the Chairman of Karyon Industries Berhad.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Wee was appointed to the Board on 24 August 2016. He is a member of the Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability Committee and the Chairman of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Employees’ Share Scheme Committee. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry across the Exploration & Production (“E&P”) and Gas & LNG value chain. He spent 21 years in Shell in Malaysia and overseas where he took up a number of senior positions in countries including United Kingdom and South Africa. In Malaysia, he was Vice President, Upstream Asia and Managing Director of Shell Malaysia E&P Companies, 2006-2010. He joined Petroliam Nasional Berhad (“PETRONAS”) as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Upstream Business in May 2010. He retired from PETRONAS in April 2016.
Presently, he also sits on the board of Cagamas Berhad, Anton Oilfield Services Group, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is an Audit Committee member of Anton Oilfield Services Group.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Tunku Afwida was appointed to the Board on 8 March 2022. She is also a member of the Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability Committee, Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Employees’ Share Scheme Committee.
She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics and Accountancy from City University London, UK, qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Tunku Afwida has held senior roles in investment banks. From 2006 until 2008, she was the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Executive Director (“ED”) of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2006, she was CEO and ED of MIMB Investment Bank Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) and from 1995 to 2003, she was ED/Chief Investment Officer of Commerce Asset Fund Managers Sdn Bhd. She was also a Director of Asia Equity Research Sdn Bhd from 2015 to 2022.
She is currently the Chairman of Affin Hwang Investment Berhad and a Board member of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TM”), SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Berhad and DXN Holdings Berhad.