Senior Management

Mr. Ngan Chee Meng

Aged 57
Executive Director, Gamuda Land

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YBhg Dato’ Ubull Din Om

Aged 60
Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

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Mr. Soo Kok Wong

Aged 53
Group Chief Financial Officer,
Gamuda Berhad

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Ir. Chu Wai Lune

Aged 40
Chief Executive Officer, Gamuda Land

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Ts. Lim Hui Yan

Aged 33
Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

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Ms. Jess Teng Poh Fern

Aged 33
Executive Director, Product Management Unit, Gamuda Land

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Ms. Larissa Chan Thien

Aged 34
Executive Director, Commercial Real Estate, Gamuda Land

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Ms. Ong Jee Lian

Aged 43
Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Gamuda Berhad

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Ms. Lim Soo Lye

Aged 57
Director, Legal & Company Secretarial,
Gamuda Berhad

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Ms. Siti Ezyana Binti Syed Jaafar

Aged 46
Chief Integrity & Governance Officer, Integrity and Governance Unit, Gamuda Berhad

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En. Adil Putra Bin Ahmad

Aged 57
Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

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Mr. Szeto Wai Loong

Aged 63
Project Director, Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) and Reclamation Works, Executive Director, SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd

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YBhg Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak Bin Safi

Aged 62
Executive Director, Gamuda Land

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En. Mohamad Zamri Shaari

Aged 62
Senior General Manager, Project Management, Gamuda Engineering

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LAr. Khariza Binti Abd Khalid

Aged 46
Executive Director, Gamuda Land

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Mr. John Lim Ji Xiong

Aged 28
Executive Director, Digital and Innovation, Gamuda Engineering and Gamuda Land

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Mr. Kobinathan Thangavelu

Aged 38
Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

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Mr. Ngan Chee Meng

Executive Director, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Certified Public Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
• Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Appointed as the Executive Director of Gamuda Land in January 2023. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Gamuda Land from January 2019 to December 2022. He was also the Head of Finance in Gamuda Land prior to stepping up as the Chief Operating Officer in 2017. He currently sits on the Boards of several private limited companies. Formerly a Senior Consultant with Coopers and Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Group Accountant of the Building Materials Division at Hong Leong Industries Berhad, he had also served as the Senior Finance Manager with the SPRINT Highway concessionaires.

YBhg Dato’ Ubull Din Om

Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science in Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia
• Vice President of Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM)

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
An accomplished and seasoned name within the infrastructure and construction industry, YBhg Dato’ Ubull Din Om helms the key position of Executive Director for Gamuda Engineering as the Group expands its business overseas. He was previously the Managing Director of Gamuda Engineering from January 2014 until July 2021 and was appointed to the Board of Directors of Gamuda Berhad as the Alternate Director to YBhg Dato’ Ir Ha Tiing Tai from January 2015 until October 2021. With 34 years of expertise, Dato’ Ubull has held various positions and advanced rapidly through different business and operations roles within Gamuda since he joined the Group in 1988. He has been involved in several notable projects, namely the Electrified Double Track Project (Ipoh- Padang Besar), Sungai Selangor Water Supply Scheme Phase 3, Shah Alam Expressway (SAE), Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP) and SPRINT Highway. He is currently involved in the tunnelling and underground works for the KVMRT project and the Pan Borneo Highway Package (WPC-04) project, as well as leading the Gali Batu Multi-Storey Bus Depot and Defu Station and Tunnels, MRT Cross Island Line (Phase 1) projects in Singapore.

Mr. Soo Kok Wong

Group Chief Financial Officer,
Gamuda Berhad

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Fellow Member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom
• Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
As Group Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for the Group’s financial management and accounting, treasury, investor relations, legal and company secretarial, and human resources. Prior to his current position as the Group Chief Financial Officer, he was the Group’s Internal Audit Chief and Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s construction arm. A chartered accountant by qualification, he was on the Board as an Alternate Director from 2013 to 2018.

On 1 October 2022, he was appointed by the Minister of Finance to be a member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB). Before joining Gamuda, he was attached to Price Waterhouse Malaysia and have vast experience in accounting, tax, audit, finance, treasury, and budgetary control.

Ir. Chu Wai Lune

Chief Executive Officer, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Wawasan Open University
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structure Engineering, University Kebangsaan Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
A professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, he began his career path with Gamuda Engineering in 2008, seeing through the completion of the Electrified Double Track Project (EDTP) project before transferring to Gamuda Land in 2016 as a Project Manager. He was then promoted to General Manager the following year and was responsible for managing Bandar Botanic, and subsequently Gamuda Land’s new townships- twentyfive.7 and Gamuda Gardens. In 2021, he was appointed as Gamuda Land’s Project Director and later assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer for Gamuda Land. In January 2023, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for Gamuda Land.

Ts. Lim Hui Yan

Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing and Automation), Universiti Putra Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
With ten years of experience in the tunnelling and construction industry, she was appointed as the Executive Director of Gamuda Engineering in January 2021 and Head of Yayasan Gamuda in January 2022, a crucial role in overseeing the Group’s social efforts. Her journey with the Group began in 2008 when she was awarded a full scholarship to pursue her tertiary education under the Gamuda Scholarship programme. She joined Gamuda as a Tunnel Engineer working closely with an experienced team that managed the world’s first variable density tunnel boring machine (VD TBM) and other innovative construction material for the MRT Kajang Line in 2012. She then continued to be involved in the planning and construction of the MRT Putrajaya Line. In 2015, she started Gamuda Digital IBS, which emphasises enhancing the Group’s sustainable business strategy through creating a sustainable construction ecosystem integrating digital construction, namely Building Information Modelling (BIM), robotic manufacturing and highly efficient on-site installation.

Ms. Jess Teng Poh Fern

Executive Director, Product Management Unit, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Architecture Design, RMIT University, Australia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Appointed as the Executive Director of Product Management Unit for Gamuda Land in January 2021. Prior to Gamuda Land, she worked on high-profile projects such as TRX Retail Mall and Tradewinds Square in Kuala Lumpur under DP Architects Pte Ltd. She currently leads a diverse team overseeing masterplanning and design, architecture, interior architecture, BIM and sustainability initiatives in Gamuda Land.

Ms. Larissa Chan Thien

Executive Director, Commercial Real Estate, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil and Construction, Curtin University, Australia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Assumed the role of Executive Director, Commercial Real Estate for Gamuda Land in January 2021. Since joining the Group in 2011, her experience with Gamuda spans diverse roles and projects, from Design Engineer with the Group to a leading role as Project Manager at Gamuda Land. Her technical expertise has facilitated some of Gamuda’s most iconic projects, including the MRT Kajang Line of Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) project, 661 Chapel St. in Australia, Discovery Park in Gamuda Cove and Quayside Mall in twentyfive.7.

Ms. Ong Jee Lian

Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Gamuda Berhad

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Masters in Sustainable Development Management, Jeffrey Sachs Centre, Sunway University, Malaysia
• Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Murdoch University, Australia
• Certified Sustainability GRI Reporting Specialist

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
With close to 21 years of experience, she was appointed as the Group’s Chief Sustainability Officer in January 2020. Her current roles include Executive Director of Gamuda Engineering since January 2021 and the Head of Group Corporate Communications, Gamuda Berhad from July 2021. She joined Gamuda in 2008 as the Marketing Communications Manager for Gamuda Land. In 2011, she had a central role in communications and stakeholder management for the MRT Kajang Line and MRT Putrajaya Line. She then continued as the General Manager within the Group’s Corporate Communications department. She formerly held communication roles with Lenovo and UEM Sunrise.

Ms. Lim Soo Lye

Director, Legal & Company Secretarial,
Gamuda Berhad

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Malaya, Malaysia
• Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Appointed to her current position as Director, Legal and Company Secretarial in January 2020. Her foray into Gamuda started in 1996 when she joined as a Legal Manager and later was tasked with the added responsibility as the Group’s joint Company Secretary in 1998 following the departmental merger. She qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1990, whereupon she commenced legal practice in a reputable law firm in Kuala Lumpur. She continued in legal practice until 1995, after which she joined a public listed company as the Head of its Legal Department.

Ms. Siti Ezyana Binti Syed Jaafar

Chief Integrity & Governance Officer, Integrity and Governance Unit, Gamuda Berhad

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Ecology, Universiti of Malaya, Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
She has headed the Integrity and Governance Unit as the Chief Integrity and Governance Officer since January 2022. She has 14 years of extensive experience in environmental, quality management and integrated ISO systems implementation. Her proficiency includes establishing and managing the ISO Certification process. Previously in her role as Assistant General Manager for Gamuda Water Sdn Bhd, she managed the control of performance and compliance to the environment and quality-related legal requirements at Bukit Badong and Rasa Water Treatment Plants according to Quality, Environment, Safety and Health (QESH) practices. Prior to that, she led the Environment, Quality and Liaison division in SPLASH until 2019, which she started as a manager in 2008. She formerly held communication roles at Puncak Niaga (M) Sdn Bhd, Gamuda Berhad and SPLASH. Between 2008-2012, she was also a contract news presenter for Nightline and Buletin TV3 at Media Prima Berhad.

En. Adil Putra Bin Ahmad

Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, USA
• Member of Board of Engineers Malaysia
• Member of Institution of Engineers Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Appointed as the Executive Director of Gamuda Engineering, in April 2013 and is currently the Project Director for MMC Gamuda, MRT Putrajaya Line project. He was also involved in the planning of the LRT for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). He has extensive experience in managing and constructing large-scale infrastructure projects, including the Lebuhraya Damansara- Puchong (LDP), Shah Alam Expressway (SAE) and the Klang Valley MRT Line 1. In the early years of his career, he was involved in the construction of the Ipoh-Lumut Highway and part of the North-South Expressway.

Mr. Szeto Wai Loong

Project Director, Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) and Reclamation Works, Executive Director, SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA) General Management, Charles Sturt University, Australia
• Diploma in Civil Engineering, Federal Institute of Technology (FIT), Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
With over 43 years of engineering experience, he joined MMC Gamuda in June 2007 as the General Manager of the Electrified Double Track Project (EDTP). In 2015, he was entrusted as the Project Director for SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd in the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project, including the Penang South Reclamation (PSR). He started his career as a cadet engineer in 1978 for Mudajaya Corporation Berhad before joining IJM Corporation Berhad in 1994 as the Project Manager for Star Light Rail Transit System. Before joining Gamuda, he pocketed numerous building and infrastructure development projects such as the Tanjung Pelepas Port Rail Link Project, Tunnel Link connecting Suria KLCC and the KL Convention Centre, Riana Green Condominium, Impiana Hotel and Commerce Asset Holding Berhad tower. He was also posted to India to oversee the Civic Convention Centre Project for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

YBhg Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak Bin Safi

Executive Director, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Housing Building and Planning (Arch), Universiti Sains Malaysia
• Associate Fellow, Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), Universiti Utara Malaysia

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
YBhg Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak Bin Safi assumed his current role as Executive Director of Gamuda Land in July 2016. He is also an Alternate Director for UEM Sunrise-Gamuda Joint Venture, Horizon Hills, Johor Bahru. Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak joined the Group in May 2001 and has been instrumental in conceptualising and planning several landmark developments namely, Bandar Botanic (Klang), Valencia (Sungai Buloh), Horizon Hills (Johor Bahru) and twentyfive.7 (Kota Kemuning). Current involvement in the planning of Gamuda Cove, a new development in Selangor, and Gamuda Gardens, a mixed development located north of Kuala Lumpur. He was formerly with The Lion Group – Property and Construction Division.

En. Mohamad Zamri Shaari

Senior General Manager, Project Management, Gamuda Engineering

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering, Leeds University, United Kingdom

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
With over 26 years of pertinent experience in engaging and securing stakeholder approvals for large infrastructure projects such as the MRT Putrajaya Line, MRT Kajang Line, Electrified Double Track Project (EDTP), Sprint Highway and Ampang Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway, to name a few. Assumed the role of Head of Approval Management Department in 2015 for MMC Gamuda. He joined Gamuda in 2000 and formerly was with the Public Works Department (PWD) for 17 years, pocketed experience as an Assistant Director in Road Department, PWD HQ and Regional Head for PWD Unit Felda Bentong, Pahang. During his time with PWD, he was seconded to Babtie Shaw and Morton in the United Kingdom in 1996 and supervised the M74 Highway upgrading works. He has extensive experience in designing bridges and roads and managing the construction of roads, schools, and water treatment plants.

LAr. Khariza Binti Abd Khalid

Executive Director, Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Architecture at University Technology Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru
• Professional Landscape Architect, Institute of Landscape Architecture (Malaysia)
• Advisory Panel Member, Malaysian National of Biodiversity Roundtable under the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (2019)
• Council Member, UPM Landscape Architecture Program Development of Faculty of Architecture Design (2021)
• Member, Malaysian Society of Arborist (PArM)

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
She began her career path with Gamuda Land in 2004 where she was instrumental in leading the Landscape Architecture and Design Department. In her current role, she heads Gamuda Parks, overseeing the Company’s residential and park developments locally and overseas. Prior to joining Gamuda Land, she was attached to an international landscape consultant firm, Aspinwall Clouston and Gillespies South East Asia where she worked on Bukit Jalil Olympic Park, AIMST Medical University, Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Ministry of Education, Malaysia and Bot Club Precinct 11 Putrajaya.

Mr. John Lim Ji Xiong

Executive Director, Digital and Innovation, Gamuda Engineering and Gamuda Land

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Master of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
• Member, Malaysian Board of Technologists (MBoT)

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Assumed the role of Executive Director – Digital and Innovation for Gamuda Engineering and Gamuda Land in July 2022. His journey with the Group began in 2013 when he was awarded a full scholarship to pursue his tertiary education overseas through the Gamuda Scholarship Programme. He started the Gamuda Excellence Transformation (GET) team in 2021 to bring together the various technology teams across the Group with the purpose of elevating digital excellence across Gamuda. This new team is tasked with developing talent, promoting innovation and overseeing the digital landscape including Building Information Modelling (BIM), Digital Engineering, Gamuda Land Digital and Tunnel R&D. John began his career as a tunnel engineer on the MRT Putrajaya Line project where he led his team to develop the novel Autonomous Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) which has won numerous international innovation accolades in 2019.

Mr. Kobinathan Thangavelu

Executive Director,
Gamuda Engineering

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS IN PUBLIC COMPANIES
• None

QUALIFICATION(S)
• Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours), University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
• Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Over 14 years of engineering experience in managing and constructing large-scale infrastructure, railway and underground projects such as the KVMRT projects and the Electrified Double Track Project (EDTP). Current involvement is in the construction and completion of the MRT Putrajaya Line underground stations – Chan Sow Lin and Tun Razak Exchange, and Intervention Shaft 3. He joined MMC Gamuda in 2008 as the site engineer of the landmark EDTP from Ipoh to Padang Besar.