Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Liew was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014.

  • His directorship in other public companies include Eco World Development Group Berhad.

  • Tan Sri Liew started his career as a banker in a local merchant bank in 1981. After gaining five years of experience in the banking industry, he ventured into property development. Following a reverse takeover of Syarikat Pembinaan Setia Berhad (now known as S P Setia Berhad) (“S P Setia”), he was appointed as an Executive Director and subsequently as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer in 1996. He continued to helm S P Setia as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the next 18 years until 2014.

  • In 2012, he led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia, Sime Darby Berhad and the Employees Provident Fund Board in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company in 2012, a position he held until September 2015.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree (Business Administration) from University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Azlan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as a Member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

  • Tan Sri Azlan's directorships in other public companies are RHB Bank Berhad, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad, RHB Capital Berhad (In Members' Voluntary Liquidation),Rashid Hussain Berhad (In Members' Voluntary Liquidation) and Grand-Flo Berhad. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Astro Kasih and OSK Foundation.

  • He began his career with Razak & Co, an audit and tax consulting firm in 1975. Thereafter, he joined Maybank Finance Berhad as the Operation Manager and subsequently Kwong Yik Finance Berhad as the General Manager.

  • In 1980, Tan Sri Azlan left Kwong Yik Finance Berhad to set up Tan Azlan & Company, an audit and tax consulting firm. He then took up the role of Managing Director of Arab-Malaysian Finance Berhad in 1982 and was subsequently appointed as the Managing Director of Arab-Malaysian Bank Berhad in 1994.

  • In 2001, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) where he was primarily responsible for the management of the social security organisation. He retired from the EPF in April 2013.

  • Tan Sri Azlan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Azlan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as a Member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

  • Tan Sri Azlan's directorships in other public companies are RHB Bank Berhad, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad, RHB Capital Berhad (In Members' Voluntary Liquidation),Rashid Hussain Berhad (In Members' Voluntary Liquidation) and Grand-Flo Berhad. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Astro Kasih and OSK Foundation.

  • He began his career with Razak & Co, an audit and tax consulting firm in 1975. Thereafter, he joined Maybank Finance Berhad as the Operation Manager and subsequently Kwong Yik Finance Berhad as the General Manager.

  • In 1980, Tan Sri Azlan left Kwong Yik Finance Berhad to set up Tan Azlan & Company, an audit and tax consulting firm. He then took up the role of Managing Director of Arab-Malaysian Finance Berhad in 1982 and was subsequently appointed as the Managing Director of Arab-Malaysian Bank Berhad in 1994.

  • In 2001, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) where he was primarily responsible for the management of the social security organisation. He retired from the EPF in April 2013.

  • Tan Sri Azlan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Liew was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014.

  • His directorship in other public companies include Eco World Development Group Berhad.

  • Tan Sri Liew started his career as a banker in a local merchant bank in 1981. After gaining five years of experience in the banking industry, he ventured into property development. Following a reverse takeover of Syarikat Pembinaan Setia Berhad (now known as S P Setia Berhad) (“S P Setia”), he was appointed as an Executive Director and subsequently as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer in 1996. He continued to helm S P Setia as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the next 18 years until 2014.

  • In 2012, he led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia, Sime Darby Berhad and the Employees Provident Fund Board in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company in 2012, a position he held until September 2015.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree (Business Administration) from University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun - Board of Directors

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Siow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and a Member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Dato’ Siow’s directorships in other public companies are Eita Resources Berhad, Citibank Berhad, UMW Holdings Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hong Leong Assurance Berhad and Radiant Globaltech Berhad. 

  • He started his career with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) in 1981 and throughout his career, he held various positions in Malaysian International Finance Berhad, Permata Chartered Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad) and the Securities Commission (“SC”).

  • Dato’ Siow served in SC for over 13 years until his retirement in 2006. During his tenure with SC, his positions include Director of the Issues & Investment Division, Director of the Market Supervision Division as well as Executive Director, Office of the Chairman. His responsibilities included overseeing the Issues & Investment Division and Market Supervision Division, reviewing corporate proposals, take-over transactions and collective investment schemes as well as oversight of market intermediaries and institutions in the Malaysian capital markets.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He also attended the Advanced Management Program in Harvard Business School, USA.

DATO’ TEOW LEONG SENG - Board of Directors

DATO’ TEOW LEONG SENG

Executive Director/ President & CEO

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Teow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as a Member of the Risk Management Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Dato’ Teow has no directorship in other public companies in Malaysia.

  • Dato’ Teow has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry, corporate finance, accounting, financial management and real-estate finance. He began his career in 1981 with the Hong Leong Group and has since then held various senior finance and accounting positions in several public companies and headed the Real Estate Finance business at Citibank Malaysia.

  • Prior to joining Eco World International Berhad, he was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of S P Setia Berhad (“S P Setia”), where he was in charge of the group’s Corporate and Finance Division while overseeing the Business Development Division and overseas expansion plans. Dato’ Teow led S P Setia’s foray overseas to Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom and played a key role in further expansion to China.

  • A notable achievement for Dato’ Teow would be his role in securing the iconic Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in the United Kingdom. He led the team which conducted the extensive due diligence exercise that gave the Malaysian consortium, comprising S P Setia, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund the confidence to submit an unconditional bid for the site. He was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the UK-based Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited to oversee the development management of the project.

  • He graduated with a Diploma in Commerce from University College Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia and a Master of Business Administration from University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, Glasgow. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan Bin Mohammad Raslan - Board of Directors

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan Bin Mohammad Raslan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as Chairman of Audit Committee.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan’s directorships in other public companies include AMMB Holdings Berhad and Sime Darby Property Berhad.

  • During his career, he was involved mainly in the provision of audit and advisory services to clients. He began his career with Robson Rhodes, a firm of chartered accountants in London, UK in 1981 and joined Price Waterhouse London, UK in 1990 as a Manager.

  • In 1992, he returned to Malaysia and joined Price Waterhouse in Kuala Lumpur as an Executive Director. He was admitted as a Partner of the firm in 1993.

  • In 2004, he was elected as the Executive Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) Malaysia and in 2008, he became the Joint Executive Chairman for the PwC Southeast Asia Peninsular Region. He served two four-year terms as Executive Chairman until his retirement from PwC in 2012.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan was appointed to a number of positions by the Government of Malaysia. He was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Financial Reporting Foundation from 2003 to 2009, a Board member of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) from 2010 to 2012 and as a Board member and Audit Committee Chairman of Putrajaya Corporation from 2005 to 2012.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan has worked closely with the main regulators in relation to the development of the corporate sector and the financial markets in Malaysia. He is currently a member of the Faculty of the Financial Institutions Directors Education Programme, which provides development for directors of Financial Institutions in Malaysia.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Hull, UK.

Mr Cheah Tek Kuang - Board of Directors

Mr Cheah Tek Kuang

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Cheah was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as Chairman of Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee and a Member of Remuneration Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Cheah’s directorships in other public companies are Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad, UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad, Yayasan Bursa Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Art.

  • Cheah joined the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (now known as Malaysian Investment Development Authority) in 1970 as a Deputy Director in the Planning and Research Unit and subsequently in 1978, he joined Amlnvestment Bank Berhad (“AmInvestment”) and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of AmInvestment in 1994 and 2002, respectively.

  • In 2005, he was appointed as Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AMMB Holdings Berhad, following the restructuring of the banking group after the Asian Financial Crisis. Cheah retired in 2012 and remained as Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Director of AmBank (M) Berhad, AmInvestment and AmIslamic Bank Berhad until October 2015.

  • He was also a director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad for nine years and now sits on the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which looks into appeals by listed companies and market participants on violations of the Listing Requirements.

  • He sat on the board of the Employment Provident Funds from June 1996 to May 2007 and its Investment Panel from June 2007 to May 2009. He also served on Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) from 2007 to February 2016.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017. She serves as a Member of Nomination Committee.

  • Tan Sri Rebecca’s directorships in other public companies are RHB Bank Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad and Lafarge Malaysia Berhad.

  • She began her career in the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1981 and served in various capacities in the then Ministry of Trade and Industry.

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca’s career spans over 35 years in civil service having served under six trade ministers and overseeing twelve trade pacts. She was most recently the Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (“MITI”) until her retirement in July 2016. As MITI Secretary-General, she provided oversight for the formulation and implementation of Malaysia’s international trade policies and positions.

  • On the regional front, she had a key role in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (“ASEAN”) economic integration and chaired the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting as well as the ASEAN High Level Task Force for Economic Integration.

  • In 2000, she was awarded the “Malcolm Knowles Award” for the best PhD dissertation in 2000 in the field of Human Resource Development by the American Academy of Human Resource Development. In 2013, she was awarded “Professional Achievement Awards”by School of Education, University of Georgia.

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca serves on the Board of Trustees of MyKasih, an NGO that focuses on alleviating urban poverty and also as Council Member of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs.

  • She graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in English Literature from University of Malaya. She also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration, a M.S. (Counselling) from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now known as Universiti Putra Malaysia) and a Ph.D from the University of Georgia in Athens, USA.

Mr Raymond Choong Yee How - Board of Directors

Mr Raymond Choong Yee How

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Raymond was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017.

  • His directorship in other public companies includes GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad.

  • Raymond is an Executive Director and President & Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

  • He has more than 30 years of experience in banking. He started his career with Citibank Malaysia as a Management Associate. Over the course of 24 years with Citigroup, he assumed various senior positions, the last being President and Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc. Philippines.

  • Raymond was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad from the end of 2005 to August 2015. In that role, his responsibilities covered the full spectrum of financial services which included commercial banking, Islamic banking, life and general insurance, Takaful insurance, investment banking, asset management and securities trading business with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong and China.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (1st Class Honors) Degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Dato’ Voon Tin Yow - Board of Directors

Dato’ Voon Tin Yow

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Voon was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 14 September 2017.

  • His directorship in other public companies include Eco World Development Group Berhad.

  • Dato’ Voon has 30 years of working experience in the construction and property development industry and was previously an Executive Director at S P Setia Berhad (“S P Setia”) and held the post of Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 2014.

  • He was also previously the Acting President and the Chief Executive Officer of S P Setia from 1 May 2014 until 31 December 2014. During his tenure in S P Setia, he oversaw the development of the entire eco-system to establish the company's policies and procedures.

  • Dato' Voon played a key role in leading the Malaysian consortium comprising S P Setia and Rimbunan Hijau Group to jointly develop the China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park (QIP) in the People's Republic of China with a Chinese consortium.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Texas, USA and holds a Master of Science in Engineering from University of Texas, USA.

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao - Board of Directors

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Singaporean

  • Cheng was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017.

  • He has no directorship in other public companies in Malaysia.

  • Cheng is Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore, the country head of the Singapore business of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

  • In 2012, he joined as Chief Operating Officer of GuocoLand Singapore, before becoming Managing Director, Group Project Office, which oversees project implementation in Singapore, China and Malaysia. He was appointed Singapore’s country head in 2014.

  • Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service. There he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and was involved in projects like the Marina Bay and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City.

  • He is a member of the Future City Committee, a sub-committee of Committee for Future Economy set up by the Singapore Government to review future Singapore’s future growth strategy. He is also a member of Design Advisory Committee of the Urban Redevelopment Authority as well as a Young Urban Leader of the World Cities Summit. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze).

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (1st Class Honors) Degree from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Master of Design Studies (Distinction) from Harvard University, USA.

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao - Board of Directors

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Singaporean

  • Cheng was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017.

  • He has no directorship in other public companies in Malaysia.

  • Cheng is Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore, the country head of the Singapore business of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

  • In 2012, he joined as Chief Operating Officer of GuocoLand Singapore, before becoming Managing Director, Group Project Office, which oversees project implementation in Singapore, China and Malaysia. He was appointed Singapore’s country head in 2014.

  • Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service. There he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and was involved in projects like the Marina Bay and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City.

  • He is a member of the Future City Committee, a sub-committee of Committee for Future Economy set up by the Singapore Government to review future Singapore’s future growth strategy. He is also a member of Design Advisory Committee of the Urban Redevelopment Authority as well as a Young Urban Leader of the World Cities Summit. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze).

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (1st Class Honors) Degree from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Master of Design Studies (Distinction) from Harvard University, USA.

Dato’ Voon Tin Yow - Board of Directors

Dato’ Voon Tin Yow

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Voon was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 14 September 2017.

  • His directorship in other public companies include Eco World Development Group Berhad.

  • Dato’ Voon has 30 years of working experience in the construction and property development industry and was previously an Executive Director at S P Setia Berhad (“S P Setia”) and held the post of Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 2014.

  • He was also previously the Acting President and the Chief Executive Officer of S P Setia from 1 May 2014 until 31 December 2014. During his tenure in S P Setia, he oversaw the development of the entire eco-system to establish the company's policies and procedures.

  • Dato' Voon played a key role in leading the Malaysian consortium comprising S P Setia and Rimbunan Hijau Group to jointly develop the China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park (QIP) in the People's Republic of China with a Chinese consortium.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Texas, USA and holds a Master of Science in Engineering from University of Texas, USA.

Mr Raymond Choong Yee How - Board of Directors

Mr Raymond Choong Yee How

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Raymond was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017.

  • His directorship in other public companies includes GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad.

  • Raymond is an Executive Director and President & Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

  • He has more than 30 years of experience in banking. He started his career with Citibank Malaysia as a Management Associate. Over the course of 24 years with Citigroup, he assumed various senior positions, the last being President and Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc. Philippines.

  • Raymond was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad from the end of 2005 to August 2015. In that role, his responsibilities covered the full spectrum of financial services which included commercial banking, Islamic banking, life and general insurance, Takaful insurance, investment banking, asset management and securities trading business with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong and China.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (1st Class Honors) Degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria - Board of Directors

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017. She serves as a Member of Nomination Committee.

  • Tan Sri Rebecca’s directorships in other public companies are RHB Bank Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad and Lafarge Malaysia Berhad.

  • She began her career in the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1981 and served in various capacities in the then Ministry of Trade and Industry.

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca’s career spans over 35 years in civil service having served under six trade ministers and overseeing twelve trade pacts. She was most recently the Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (“MITI”) until her retirement in July 2016. As MITI Secretary-General, she provided oversight for the formulation and implementation of Malaysia’s international trade policies and positions.

  • On the regional front, she had a key role in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (“ASEAN”) economic integration and chaired the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting as well as the ASEAN High Level Task Force for Economic Integration.

  • In 2000, she was awarded the “Malcolm Knowles Award” for the best PhD dissertation in 2000 in the field of Human Resource Development by the American Academy of Human Resource Development. In 2013, she was awarded “Professional Achievement Awards”by School of Education, University of Georgia.

  • Tan Sri Dr Rebecca serves on the Board of Trustees of MyKasih, an NGO that focuses on alleviating urban poverty and also as Council Member of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs.

  • She graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in English Literature from University of Malaya. She also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration, a M.S. (Counselling) from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now known as Universiti Putra Malaysia) and a Ph.D from the University of Georgia in Athens, USA.

Mr Cheah Tek Kuang - Board of Directors

Mr Cheah Tek Kuang

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Cheah was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as Chairman of Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee and a Member of Remuneration Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Cheah’s directorships in other public companies are Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad, UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad, Yayasan Bursa Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Art.

  • Cheah joined the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (now known as Malaysian Investment Development Authority) in 1970 as a Deputy Director in the Planning and Research Unit and subsequently in 1978, he joined Amlnvestment Bank Berhad (“AmInvestment”) and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of AmInvestment in 1994 and 2002, respectively.

  • In 2005, he was appointed as Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AMMB Holdings Berhad, following the restructuring of the banking group after the Asian Financial Crisis. Cheah retired in 2012 and remained as Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Director of AmBank (M) Berhad, AmInvestment and AmIslamic Bank Berhad until October 2015.

  • He was also a director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad for nine years and now sits on the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which looks into appeals by listed companies and market participants on violations of the Listing Requirements.

  • He sat on the board of the Employment Provident Funds from June 1996 to May 2007 and its Investment Panel from June 2007 to May 2009. He also served on Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) from 2007 to February 2016.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan Bin Mohammad Raslan - Board of Directors

Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan Bin Mohammad Raslan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as Chairman of Audit Committee.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan’s directorships in other public companies include AMMB Holdings Berhad and Sime Darby Property Berhad.

  • During his career, he was involved mainly in the provision of audit and advisory services to clients. He began his career with Robson Rhodes, a firm of chartered accountants in London, UK in 1981 and joined Price Waterhouse London, UK in 1990 as a Manager.

  • In 1992, he returned to Malaysia and joined Price Waterhouse in Kuala Lumpur as an Executive Director. He was admitted as a Partner of the firm in 1993.

  • In 2004, he was elected as the Executive Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) Malaysia and in 2008, he became the Joint Executive Chairman for the PwC Southeast Asia Peninsular Region. He served two four-year terms as Executive Chairman until his retirement from PwC in 2012.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan was appointed to a number of positions by the Government of Malaysia. He was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Financial Reporting Foundation from 2003 to 2009, a Board member of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) from 2010 to 2012 and as a Board member and Audit Committee Chairman of Putrajaya Corporation from 2005 to 2012.

  • Dato’ Seri Ahmad Johan has worked closely with the main regulators in relation to the development of the corporate sector and the financial markets in Malaysia. He is currently a member of the Faculty of the Financial Institutions Directors Education Programme, which provides development for directors of Financial Institutions in Malaysia.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Hull, UK.

DATO’ TEOW LEONG SENG - Board of Directors

DATO’ TEOW LEONG SENG

Executive Director/ President & CEO

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Teow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as a Member of the Risk Management Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Dato’ Teow has no directorship in other public companies in Malaysia.

  • Dato’ Teow has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry, corporate finance, accounting, financial management and real-estate finance. He began his career in 1981 with the Hong Leong Group and has since then held various senior finance and accounting positions in several public companies and headed the Real Estate Finance business at Citibank Malaysia.

  • Prior to joining Eco World International Berhad, he was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of S P Setia Berhad (“S P Setia”), where he was in charge of the group’s Corporate and Finance Division while overseeing the Business Development Division and overseas expansion plans. Dato’ Teow led S P Setia’s foray overseas to Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom and played a key role in further expansion to China.

  • A notable achievement for Dato’ Teow would be his role in securing the iconic Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in the United Kingdom. He led the team which conducted the extensive due diligence exercise that gave the Malaysian consortium, comprising S P Setia, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund the confidence to submit an unconditional bid for the site. He was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the UK-based Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited to oversee the development management of the project.

  • He graduated with a Diploma in Commerce from University College Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia and a Master of Business Administration from University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, Glasgow. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun - Board of Directors

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian

  • Dato’ Siow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014. He serves as the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and a Member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

  • Dato’ Siow’s directorships in other public companies are Eita Resources Berhad, Citibank Berhad, UMW Holdings Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hong Leong Assurance Berhad and Radiant Globaltech Berhad. 

  • He started his career with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) in 1981 and throughout his career, he held various positions in Malaysian International Finance Berhad, Permata Chartered Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad) and the Securities Commission (“SC”).

  • Dato’ Siow served in SC for over 13 years until his retirement in 2006. During his tenure with SC, his positions include Director of the Issues & Investment Division, Director of the Market Supervision Division as well as Executive Director, Office of the Chairman. His responsibilities included overseeing the Issues & Investment Division and Market Supervision Division, reviewing corporate proposals, take-over transactions and collective investment schemes as well as oversight of market intermediaries and institutions in the Malaysian capital markets.

  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He also attended the Advanced Management Program in Harvard Business School, USA.

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