Board of Directors

En. Johari Low Bin Abdullah

Non-Executive Group Chairman

Johari Low is a Fellow CPA and Chartered Accountant double award winner and member of Mensa International.

He has been involved in the corporate world for over 40 years, initially as auditor and then as executive director of the AmBank Group, group managing director of Berjaya Group, CEO of KFC Malaysia and deputy chairman of Anglo Eastern Plantations PLC.

He was involved with Prudential Malaysia as director from 1989 to 1992 and was the co-founder of BHLB Pacific Management Trust (now part of CIMB), which became one of the largest unit trust companies in the country.

He is currently the Chairman of the Rockwills International Group, an independent director of Malpac Holdings Berhad and adviser to the Amcorp Group.

He has been an active community worker in the past, having served in the council of MICPA (Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants), MIA (Malaysian Institute of Accountants), FPLC (Federation of Public Listed Companies), MICG (Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance), Lions Club Host and Red Crescent as well as member of the La Salle PJ School board of governors. He has also been the recipient of the Young CPA award in 1989, Selangor Club Snooker Champion from 1988 to 1993 and composer of the ‘Smile’ song sponsored by Malayan Banking, TDC and RTM in the 90s.

Puan Shalina Azman

Non-Executive Director

Puan Shalina Azman holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Economics from Chapman University in California and in 1993, she obtained her Masters in Business Administration from University of Hull in United Kingdom

She was appointed to the Board of Amcorp Properties Berhad as Deputy Chairman on 30 July 2007 and was later redesignated as Non-Executive Chairman on 31 October 2014.

Puan Shalina first gained invaluable experience in the media industry when she was a Business Development Officer with RCE Capital Berhad (“RCE”) in 1990. From 1995 to 1999, she was with Amcorp Group Berhad (“Amcorp”) as Senior Manager, Corporate Planning. In January 2000, she re-joined RCE as the Executive Director and became the Managing Director on 1 September 2000. She held the position until 31 July 2002, prior to assuming her current appointment as Deputy Managing Director of Amcorp.

Apart from Amcorp, Puan Shalina also sits on the Board of RCE and Rockwills International Berhad

Mr. Adrian Cheok Eu Gene

Independent Director

Mr. Cheok holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and has a postgraduate qualification in Company Law from RMIT, Australia.

He has been involved in the corporate world for over 25 years, initially as the Head of General and Marine Insurance Claims with QBE Supreme Insurance Berhad in 1982.

In 1983, he joined the Malayan United Bank Berhad as Dealer in the Foreign Exchange and Money Market Department. He left in 1988 and became one of the six Fund Managers in the Investment Department of Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad. During his time with BMBB, he assisted in the establishment of the Malaysian Equity Fund in collaboration with Daiwa Securities.

In 1990, he was appointed the Head of the Investment Department of the Berjaya Group. Between 1991 to 1993, he was the Kuala Lumpur Representative of J Ballas & Co Pte Ltd. In 1993, he was the Managing Director of a leading research house, Vickers Ballas Research (M) Sdn Bhd.

Between 2000 to 2003, he was involved with CSM Corporation Berhad as Managing Director for a turn around and restructure.

Currently, he is a Consultant for the business development and investments of Sovereign Enterprises Sdn Bhd. He is also a Director of Venus Assets Sdn Bhd which undertook the development of the Four Seasons Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Mike Grover

Independent Director

Mr. Grover was formerly a tax specialist with the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre Inc Sdn Bhd to help investors better understand Labuan’s flexible tax framework and the opportunities presented by Malaysia’s extensive tax treaty network.

He is a chartered accountant and a tax specialist having been a senior partner with Ernst & Young in a number of locations including Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong and China. At various times during his career he has sat on the firm’s tax steering committee for the Asian region, headed up the Asian Business Group, the Expatriate Tax Practice in Australia and was the National Tax Director for Malaysia.

During his professional career Mike worked mainly with multinational corporations on tax efficient cross border structures but additionally advised family companies and high net worth individuals on a range of tax and asset protection related issues.

Dato’ Dr. Lee Chee Kuon

Non-Executive Director

Dato' Dr. Lee Chee Kuon holds a Bachelor of Science (Engineering, First Class Honours) degree from University of London, Master of Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management ( UK) and the Doctorate in Philosophy from University of London. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Budiness School , Boston ( USA).

He has more than 35 years' experience in fund management, corporate finance , corporate banking and general management; plus the experience of ownership , setting up and managing businesses.

He held the position of Senior Manager with Amanah-Chase Merchant Bank Berhad before joining Baring Brothers Asia Limited in Singapore in the early 1980’s. Dato' Dr Lee then moved to Lion Group in 1982 until the mid 1990s. He was the Group Director and Chief Financial Officer , and has been involved in developing the businesses of the Lion Group: both in operations and advisory capacity.

Dato' Dr Lee also served on the Boards of AFFIN Bank Bhd, Malaysia British Assurance-Allianz Berhad , Amsteel Securities Sdn Bhd, ACF Holdings Bhd , Asia Commercial Finance Bhd and RAM Rating Services Berhad .

He currently sits on the Board of Rockwills International Bhd and the Islamic fund management company Saturna Sdn Bhd. ( which is licensed by the Securities Commission of Malaysia and is the founder director ).

Mr . Lee Chiwi

Rockwills Trustee Berhad Independent Director

Mr. Lee Chiwi was called to the Bar of England & Wales as a Barrister-at-Law in 1986 and admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of Singapore in 1988. He holds a MBA from the Nanyang Business School. He worked in various law firms in Singapore for some 16 years and his practice was focused in corporate, funds and private client work.

Chiwi is the author of various books including “The Rockwills Guide to Succession and Trusts”, 3rd Edition, 2017 and “Drafting of Trusts and Will Trusts”, with James Kessler Q.C., 2nd edition, 2015.

Mr. David Lim

Rockwills Trustee Berhad
Non-Executive Chairman
& Independent Director

Lim Hun Soon @ David Lim has had an extensive career spanning thirty three (33) years. He graduated from the University of Leeds with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1978 and subsequently joined KPMG in 1978. He qualified as a member of the Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom in 1981 and as a Chartered Accountant in England and Wales in 1982. He then returned to Malaysia in 1982 to continue his service with KPMG where he was admitted in 1984 as a member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountant.

During his career with KPMG, he served in the Management Committee of the firm from 1997 to 2001 as well as KPMG’s Partnership Supervisory Council from 2002 to 2010. He was also the Asian Anchor Practice representative for Marketing in 2000 to 2001.

He started the Audit Committee Institute, Malaysia (“ACI Malaysia”), which was a virtual worldwide resource centre to assist Independent Directors in enhancing their awareness and ability to implement effective board processes. He actively served as an examiner for the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”) for over a period of ten (10) years. He was also the Chairman of the MICPA Code of Ethics Committee and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants Code of Ethics Committee from 2002 to 2004.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Affin Investment Bank Berhad, Manulife Insurance Berhad and Manulife Holdings Berhad.

Mr. Jeremy Pinso

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Jeremy Juan Pinso has 16 years of corporate experience in academic and property development. He graduated from AIUS Curtin, Perth, Australia with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting & Finance in 2002 and subsequently joined AKMA Sabah in 2003. He joined as an Executive Assistant to CEO and rose to Company Director in 2011, overseeing all sales & marketing matters as well as general company administration.

He is currently the Company Director to Semangat Global Sdn Bhd and Highstar Development Sdn Bhd. Both companies are involved in property development and he is responsible over business development, sales & marketing matters as well as handling project management with various consultants and liaising with the various local authorities.

Mr. Saw Ah Leong

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Saw Ah Leong was a Commissioner of Oaths as well as the Project Trainer of Rockwills Corporation Sdn Bhd on the area of Will and Trust. He is also a seminar speaker on covering the human resource matters such as SOCSO, Labour Laws and Domestic Inquiries in relation to the Employment Act 1955.

He holds a Higher School Certificate (University of Cambridge) and a Post Graduate Diploma, Human Resource Management from the Glasgow Caledonian University. He started his career as a Postal Officer in 1964 until 1976. Thereafter, he was appointed as the SOCSO Officer and then Manager until 1987, where he introduced SOCSO coverage to Miri, Sarawak.

In 1987 he was the Assistant Director of Labour in Jabatan Buruh, Kuala Lumpur where he was presiding and hearing labour disputes in Labour Court. He was also involved in the inspection, prosecution and investigation of labour offences as well as acted as the Commissioner for Labour to assess compensation for injured workers. In 1997, he was appointed as the Human Resource Manager in Malayan Flour Mills Berhad until his retirement in the same year.

Mr. Saw is the author of “Summary & Highlights of the Employment Act 1955”, explaining the important points of the Employment Act 1955.

Mr. Saw Leong Aun

Non-Executive Director

Mr Saw Leong Aun, is the Non-Executive Director of Rockwills International Group and Director of Rockwills Corporation Sdn Bhd. He is the author of the books, “All you need to know about Wills” published by Times Publications, ‘Guide to Planning Your Will Effectively’ and “Warriors of Rockwills” published by Leeds Publishers. He holds an Honours Degree in Social Science from the University of Malaya.

Prior to this he was the Deputy General Manager of BHLB Pacific Trust Management and has played a key role in building the Company into the second largest privately owned unit trust company. He has also worked with Prudential Assurance Berhad and his last position was Deputy Marketing Manager being responsible for all aspects of marketing, development of products and agency force.

He was also nominated as the finalist in the “Chivas Regal Success Unlimited Award” which recognises young CEOs for their innovation.

Mr. Teoh Seng Lee

Non-Executive Director

Mr Teoh Seng Lee, holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Economics) from the University of Wisconsin.

He is a businessman running businesses in logistic services, automation, precision engineering and tooling and property investments. Mr Teoh has accompanied the Penang State Delegation on official visit to Japan for the promotion of trade and industry and has also represented the private sector in a Ministry of Transport Delegation to Moscow for negotiations on drafting the Bilateral Malaysian/Soviet Maritime Agreement.

He is a member of Persatuan Industri Kecil Sederhana and Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He was also appointed Honorary Consul of The Russian Federation.

Mr Tong Chin Hoo

Non-Executive Director & Independent Director

Mr. Tong Chin Hoo graduated from the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants UK in 1976 and was admitted as Fellow Chartered & Certified Accountant in 1981 after working for 5 years in two Chartered Accountants Firms in London, UK and KPMG (formerly known as Peat Marwick Mitchell) in Kuala Lumpur. He was also a Chartered Accountant from the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Mr. Tong holds a Master in Administration from Oklahoma City University, USA.

Mr. Tong has more than 43 years of working and business experience in senior positions with American Multinationals, Asean and Local Companies.

He was Finance Director and subsequently promoted to Managing Director for Warner Lambert Mfg Sdn Bhd, Parke Davis Sdn Bhd and Warner Lambert S’pore Pte Ltd. These Companies principal activities were in Manufacturing, Marketing and Trading of Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Products.

Mr. Tong was Managing Director for YHI Corporation Sdn Bhd and YHI Chiro Sdn Bhd, parent Company based in Singapore. These Companies were in Marketing of Auto Parts and Consumer Products.

He was Regional Director for EML-BNB Malaysia Sdn Bhd – An Executive Search Company and
Managing Director for Lodge Executive Search. His own business since 2008.

During his professional career, Mr. Tong’s expertise includes General Management, Business Development and Client Services, Finance, Tax and Human Resource particularly in Recruitment of Senior Managers for Multinational Companies in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, China etc., and Companies listed in Bursa Malaysia.

Note:
As Mr. Tong no longer practice Finance OR Auditing, He has resigned from both ACCA and MIA.