The Gamuda Board of Directors

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein

Aged 71
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein’s wide and varied organisational experience in commercial and investment banking and his exposure to many other industries have enabled him to provide advice to the Board and make him ideally suited to chair the Board as well as the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

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YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling

Aged 66
Group Managing Director

A civil engineer, YBhg Dato’ Lin joined Gamuda in 1978 as a senior project manager and became the Group Managing Director at the age of 26, four years later. He remains at the helm of the Group that has progressed from a small construction set-up to Malaysia’s leading infrastructure and property developer.

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YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai

Aged 67
Deputy Group Managing Director

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YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah

Aged 61
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

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YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin bin Buang

Aged 72
Independent Non-Executive Director

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YM Tunku Afwida binti Tunku A. Malek

Aged 56
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Puan Nazli binti Mohd Khir Johari

Aged 67
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Encik Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof

Aged 50
Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling and Deputy Group Managing Director

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Mr. Justin Chin Jing Ho

Aged 31
Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai and Managing Director, Gamuda Engineering

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YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Member of Audit Committee
• Chairman of Remuneration Committee
• Chairman of Nomination Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad (Chairman)
• Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Berhad (Chairman)

Public Company/Companies
• Bank of America Malaysia Berhad
• Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (Chairman)

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein has been on the Board as Chairman since 12 December 2013.

Previously, YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein was with the Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) Group for 31 years. During that time, he held various senior management positions, including Head of Corporate Banking, Head of Commercial Banking, Head of Malaysian Operations, Managing Director of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad) and Executive Director (Business Group). The last position held before he retired from the Maybank Group on 31 January 2008 was Deputy President/Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer. Presently, he is the Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC) sponsored by Bank Negara Malaysia to facilitate the resolution and restructuring of major corporate debts.

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein’s vast and varied organisational experience in commercial and investment banking and his exposure to many other industries has enabled him to provide advice to the Board and make him ideally suited to chair the Board, as well as the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting from the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. He is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA and attended several management programmes in Wharton Business School (Philadelphia, USA), IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland) and INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). He is also a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YBhg Dato’ Mohammed Hussein attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling

Group Managing Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Chairman of Risk Management Committee
• Member of Remuneration Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Nil

Public Company/Companies
• Yayasan Gamuda

YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling has been on the Board as Group Managing Director since 10 February 1981.

A civil engineer, YBhg Dato’ Lin joined Gamuda in 1978 as a senior project manager and became the Group Managing Director at the age of 26, four years later. He remains at the helm of the Group that has progressed from a small construction set-up to Malaysia’s leading infrastructure and property developer.

With his entrepreneurial vision and strategic leadership skills, he is focused on growing the core businesses of the Group, leveraging on the differentiated strengths of its talent pool. The Group’s strategies have resulted in a sustained period of growth in revenues and earnings in each of its core businesses.

The growth of the Group has also been led by consistent and continuous innovation, the latest being a significant investment into automated digital production technology. Group-wide, processes and systems are being placed on a common digital platform to ensure future competitiveness.

YBhg Dato’ Lin holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Civil Engineering from King’s College London, University of London, UK.

YBhg Dato’ Lin has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YBhg Dato’ Lin attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai

Deputy Group Managing Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Member of Risk Management Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Nil

Public Company/Companies
• Danau Permai Resort Berhad

YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai, a civil engineer, has been on the Board since 1 February 1990. He was promoted to Deputy Group Managing Director on 1 June 2012.

As Deputy Group Managing Director, YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha, who has 43 years of extensive and successful experience in large-scale design-and-build (DAB), build-operate-transfer (BOT) and project delivery partner (PDP) projects play a key role in helping to drive the Group’s engineering and construction and infrastructure concession business divisions both locally and internationally.

Currently, through the Company’s role as the project turnkey contractor, he directs and oversees the construction of the massive KVMRT Project. He is also helping the Group expand its engineering and construction business into Australia, Taiwan, Singapore and other regional markets.

His strong engineering expertise and extensive experience in delivering large and complex engineering projects enable him to contribute effectively to the Group’s business and the Board.

YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from University of Malaya. He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia; a Chartered Structural Engineer and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, UK; a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia; a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK; a Fellow of The Institution of Structural Engineers, UK and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, UK.

YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-lah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Member of Remuneration Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Nil

Public Company/Companies
• Yayasan Gamuda
• Yayasan Sultan Azlan Shah
• Yayasan Tuanku Bainun
• Pusat Kreatif Kanak-kanak Tuanku Bainun

An advocate and solicitor, YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena binti Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah has been on the Board since 1 June 1992.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena’s extensive experience in legal practice enables her to contribute significantly to the Board.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena was a Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London, UK. She was called to the English Bar in 1985. Upon returning to Malaysia, she worked with an international firm in Kuala Lumpur and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. She set up her legal practice Messrs Raja Eleena, Siew, Ang & Associates in 1987, of which she is presently a senior partner.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena is also a trustee in several charitable organisations such as Yayasan Sultan Azlan Shah, Yayasan Tuanku Bainun, Yayasan Cemerlang, Yayasan Gamuda and Pusat Kreatif Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun. These organisations conduct a variety of activities that focus on community development, improving and upholding education at all levels, promotion of sports, exploring and expanding children’s creativity through performing arts, and preservation of heritage and tradition, culture, social or art, which includes upkeep of the historical buildings and artefacts.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YTM Raja Dato’ Seri Eleena attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin bin Buang

Independent Non-Executive Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Nil

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Berhad

Public Company/Companies
• Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputra

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin Bin Buang joined the Board on 28 September 2018.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin holds a Degree in Economics from the University of Malaya and a Masters in International Business from the University of South Carolina, USA.

He was appointed the Auditor General of Malaysia on 22 February 2006 upon his retirement after serving the Government (Malaysian Civil Service) for over 35 years. He completed his tenure as Auditor General of Malaysia on 22 February 2017. His working career includes experience in the Ministry of Trade and lndustry from 1971 to 1982 and was appointed as Deputy Director, Small Scale Industries Division in 1981. He has also served in the Malaysian Timber lndustry Board from 1982 to 1987 and the National Institute of Public Administration from July 1987 to 1991.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin was attached to the Malaysian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, from 1992 to March 1995 as Minister for Economic Affairs and Deputy Head of Mission. He was a Senior General Manager for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Berhad from April 1995 to February 1999. He was the State Secretary of the Selangor State Government from March 1999 to September 2001 and Secretary-General of the Ministry of Education till his appointment as Auditor General of Malaysia.

On 16 May 2016, YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin was conferred an Honorary Doctorate Award, which carries the title Prof. (Dr.) by IIC University of Technology, Cambodia. In 2017, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Accounting by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and appointed Adjunct Professor by Universiti Utara Malaysia. He was formerly a Board Member of the Malaysian lnstitute of Integrity.

For the past 13 years, he has been an avid speaker of public sector auditing, good governance and integrity where he present his views and perspectives at many seminars and conferences organised domestically and internationally.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin was appointed as the Chairman of the Special Investigation Committee on procurement, governance and finance on 3 July 2018. On 1 January 2021, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Lembaga Zakat Selangor, an institution under Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Selangor entrusted to collect and distribute “zakat” in the state of Selangor. He is currently a member of Dewan DiRaja Selangor.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Haji Ambrin attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

YM Tunku Afwida binti Tunku A. Malek

Independent Non-Executive Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Chairperson of Audit Committee
• Member of Nomination Committee
• Member of Risk Management Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Telekom Malaysia Berhad
• SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Berhad

Public Company/Companies
• Nil

A chartered accountant, YM Tunku Afwida binti Tunku A.Malek joined the Board on 1 June 2012. She was redesignated as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee on 28 September 2018.

YM Tunku Afwida has held senior roles in investment banks. From 2006 until 2008, she was 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 is currently a Director and shareholder of Asia Equity Research Sdn Bhd, a company licensed by the Securities Commission of Malaysia to provide advisory services in corporate finance, including compliance and funding advisory related services.

YM Tunku Afwida possesses vast financial, analytical and risk management experience, enabling her to provide invaluable input to the Board and Audit Committee.

YM Tunku Afwida 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.

YM Tunku Afwida has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

YM Tunku Afwida attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

Puan Nazli binti Mohd Khir Johari

Independent Non-Executive Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Member of Audit Committee
• Member of Nomination Committee

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Berhad

Public Company/Companies
• Nil

Puan Nazli binti Mohd Khir Johari joined the Board on 7 March 2016.

After completing her tertiary education, Puan Nazli joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad [now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad] (ASEAM) from September 1981 to January 1996, holding various positions. Her last position before she left ASEAM was Head of Project Development.

In February 1996, Puan Nazli joined Percon Corporation Sdn Bhd (Percon), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad as the General Manager (Corporate Services). At Percon, she was tasked to put in place a financial and corporate restructuring scheme. The job involved enhancing, strengthening and developing Percon’s competitive position in engineering and construction and, at the same time, setting the corporate direction for Percon. At the group level, Puan Nazli represented Percon’s interests in various subsidiaries and associate companies ranging from road concession to property development, both locally and abroad. She left Percon in July 2002 and is not attached to any particular company at present.

Puan Nazli’s vast exposure in various industries had contributed positively to her analytical and conceptual approach in decision making. Her extensive people-management and general management experience at corporate and line-management levels also enable her to provide invaluable inputs to the Board and Audit Committee.

Puan Nazli holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA.

Puan Nazli has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Puan Nazli attended all six board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 July 2021.

Encik Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof

Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling and Deputy Group Managing Director

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Nil

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Nil

Public Company/Companies
• Nil

Encik Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof or widely known as Danny, joined Gamuda on 1 May 2018 and was appointed as the Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Lin Yun Ling on 28 September 2018.

Encik Rashdan has 26 years of experience in the corporate finance and investment banking industry, corporate consultancy and the financial services sector. He served as Executive Director (Investments) of Khazanah Nasional Berhad from 2010 to 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of BinaFikir Sdn Bhd from 2003 to 2008, and was Managing Director in QuantePhi Sdn Bhd, a boutique corporate finance advisory firm he founded in 2012, until December 2017.

He was made the Group Chief Investment Officer (CIO) from 1 July 2021 to lead the Group’s investment portfolios across all business units. Aided by the Group Capital function, he will be formulating future strategic direction on capital allocation efficiency across the business units to deliver strong, long-term and sustainable returns. He also oversees Gamuda’s investment in leading-edge technology, innovation and data platforms in the infrastructure, Construction and Renewable Energy sectors to fulfil Gamuda’s Green Plan.

As CIO, he works closely with the Group Chief Financial Officer in the Performance Monitoring of the Group’s business units to constantly evaluate the efficacy of Group strategy and its implementation. He also oversees the Group’s Corporate Finance function, which manages all of the Group’s acquisitions and disposals, and new ventures.

He currently assists the Group Managing Director in our contractual participation and delivery of the Penang South Islands (PSI) and the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) projects.

Encik Rashdan holds a Master of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) of the United Kingdom.

Encik Rashdan has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr. Justin Chin Jing Ho

Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai and Managing Director, Gamuda Engineering

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
• Nil

OTHER DIRECTORSHIP(S)

Listed Corporation/Corporations
• Nil

Public Company/Companies
• Nil

Mr. Justin Chin Jing Ho was appointed as the Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai with effect 18 October 2021. He also assumed the role of Managing Director of Gamuda Engineering on 1 August 2021.

A success story of the Gamuda Scholarship Programme, Mr Chin’s journey in the Group began in 2008 when he was awarded a full scholarship to pursue his tertiary education. Soon after, he joined Gamuda as a Tunnel Engineer on the first KVMRT Project, the MRT Kajang Line, in 2012. Since then, he has held various positions within the Group and its subsidiaries.

With nearly ten years of experience in the tunnelling sphere, Mr. Chin brings a wealth of technical expertise, competencies and knowledge to the business. He was appointed as Tunnel General Manager for MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd in 2018 and was responsible for delivering the 13.5km of twin bored tunnels for the MRT Putrajaya Line. He has also been involved with the Group’s local and regional engineering business operations in Singapore, Australia and Taiwan.

Mr. Chin’s capabilities in tunnel engineering and digitalisation have led to the birth of the world’s first Autonomous Tunnel Boring Machine (A-TBM) in 2019, developed entirely in-house by a team of passionate young Gamuda engineers. This innovative technological breakthrough has won numerous international accolades and awards and propelled Gamuda to the forefront of the global tunnelling fraternity.

More recently, Mr. Chin held the position of Special Officer to the Managing Director of Gamuda Berhad in 2020 before stepping up as an Executive Director of Gamuda Engineering in January 2021. His appointment as the Managing Director of Gamuda Engineering aligns with the Group’s succession plans in transitioning to next-generation leaders for Gamuda’s sustainable long-term growth.

Mr. Chin leads the strategic direction, and overall business performance of Gamuda’s engineering arm and helms the delivery of the recently unveiled Gamuda Green Plan 2025 as the Group deepens its commitments to sustainable planning and design and reducing its carbon emissions.

Mr. Chin holds a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

Mr. Chin has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any), and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.