Management Commitee

Dato' Ahmad Fuaad Kenali

Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad Kenali, aged 47, joined as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 October 2017.

He obtained a degree in Computerised Accountancy from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and a Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) National Diploma in Business and Finance, United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since year 2000.

He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co in 1994. In 2001, he left practice to take up the position of Executive Director of Finance at Petaling Garden Berhad. In 2008, he rejoined practice as a Partner/Executive Director in Ernst & Young, Kuala Lumpur and was with the firm until 2010 when he joined Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad as the Chief Financial Officer from August 2010 to July 2013.

Dato' Ahmad Fuaad was the Chief Executive Officer of Proton Holdings Berhad ("PHB") since 1 April 2016 and board member of the PHB Group until 30 September 2017. Prior to his appointment in PHB, he was the Chief Operating Officer - Finance & Corporate and Chief Financial Officer of DRB-HICOM Berhad from August 2013 to March 2016.

While in DRB-HICOM, he also served as a board member of key subsidiaries such as Pos Malaysia Berhad, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad, Horsedale Development Berhad, Glenmarie Properties Sdn Bhd and Alam Flora Sdn Bhd.

He currently sits on the board of Tanjung Bin Issuer Berhad, Tanjung Bin O&M Berhad, Malakoff Power Berhad, Port Dickson Power Berhad and several private companies under Malakoff Corporation Berhad Group.

Habib Husin

Chief Operating Officer

Habib Husin, aged 56, is the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the Company.

He obtained his Bachelor in Engineering (Electrical and Electronics) degree from University of Wales, United Kingdom in 1983. He attended and completed Harvard Senior Management Development Programme in Malaysia in August 2004, Harvard Finance Programme in April 2005 and Advanced Management Programme in June 2009 at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA.

He started his career in September 1983 as an Assistant Instrument Maintenance Engineer at Tuanku Jaafar Power Station for Lembaga Letrik Negara (currently known as TNB). In September 1985, he was transferred to Kapar Power Plant (Phases I and II) and was subsequently promoted to Instrument Maintenance Engineer in 1987. He was awarded an Excellence in Career award in 1987 for exceptional effort and outstanding achievement. In September 1990, he joined Sarawak Shell Berhad as Instrument Reliability Engineer before moving to ICI Paints (Mal) Sdn Bhd as Works Engineer in August 1992. He was also awarded a Silver Award from ICI for exceptional effort and outstanding achievement in 1996.

In July 1998, he joined Malakoff Berhad (“MB”) as the Senior Manager, Technical Audit Department. His role was to provide consultancy services on all engineering and management matters pertaining to the operations of the Lumut Power Plant and to conduct technical and safety due diligence from time to time for new projects and proposed acquisitions. He was promoted to Assistant General Manager, Business Organisation and Technical Services in January 2000. In addition to the previous role, his scope of work was to oversee the business reorganisation and strengthening the technical services group to enable the MB group to play an effective role as an international power player.

In September 2001, he was appointed as General Manager Projects in Segari Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd (“SEV”). In July 2004, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in SEV. He was made the Senior Vice President, Asset Management Division in April 2006 overseeing all the assets held under the MB group. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the Company in October 2010 to oversee the Operations and Maintenance Division and the Asset Management Division. He was redesignated to Executive Vice President, Operations of the Company on 3 August 2015 and subsequently redesignated to Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective 1 December 2017.

He currently sits on the boards of key subsidiaries/associate companies under Malakoff Corporation Berhad. He also sits as a Council Member in the Malaysian Gas Association and the Association of Independent Power Producer in Malaysia.

Mohd Nazersham Mansor

Chief Financial Officer

Mohd Nazersham Mansor, aged 44, joined as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company on 1 December 2017.

He obtained a degree in Accounting & Finance from De Montfort University, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), UK, and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He began his career with KPMG, Malaysia in 1997 as an auditor and later joined MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC Group”) in the year 2000 as Group Accountant. Between 2004 and 2012, he served Sapura Group of companies and was the General Manager, Corporate Strategy & Development, his last position before he joined Petra Energy Berhad. He then assumed the position of General Manager of MMC Group from 2014 to 2016 and was previously the Chief Financial Officer for MMC Port Holdings Sdn. Bhd. He has covered the provision of accounting, financial management, taxation, treasury and corporate finance in his 20 years of experience.

Ruswati Othman

Chief Strategy & Investment Officer

Ruswati Othman, aged 57, has been appointed as the Chief Strategy & Investment Officer effective 1 December 2017.

She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Master of Business Administration degree (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from University of Bradford, England, UK and University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA in 1984 and 1988 respectively. She started her career as executive in the Chemical Division of Behn Meyer & Co. in 1984. She joined Southern Bank Berhad as an officer in 1989. She was appointed as Assistant Manager, Corporate Planning and Investments at Melewar Corporation Berhad/MAA Berhad in 1990. Amongst others, she was involved in the setting up of an international food chain and a highway project for the Group.

In 1994, she joined Malakoff Berhad as Manager, Corporate Planning. In 1997, she was promoted to Senior Manager and as Head, Research and Risk Management Department. She was promoted to Assistant General Manager, Corporate Finance and Risk Management in 1999 and as General Manager and Head, Corporate Finance and Risk Management Department in 2000. In 2004, she was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President, Group Finance & Accounts Division. Her present responsibility includes managing the Group Accounts and Treasury Department and the Corporate and Project Finance Department. She oversees the overall accounting and reporting functions in Malakoff Corporation Berhad (“Malakoff”) and heads the Malakoff team for corporate finance exercises such as equity & debt financing as well as mergers & acquisition and project finance exercises for companies within the Malakoff Group.

She is currently leading the Corporate Strategy & Investment division – a new strategic division that has been created to drive the Company’s strategies, business planning as well as investments including managing investors and the strategic information technology requirements of the Group.

She currently sits on the board of Tanjung Bin Energy Issuer Berhad and several private companies under Malakoff Corporation Berhad Group.

Vincent Yap Leng Khim

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services Division

Vincent Yap Leng Khim, aged 44, joined as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services Division of the Company on 1 December 2017.

He graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 1996. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales and admitted as a Barrister by Lincoln’s Inn, London in 1997, and was subsequently called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1998.

Prior to joining Malakoff, he was the Adviser of Zelan Berhad where he had previously served as Director of Corporate Services from August 2011 to January 2017 and Head of Legal from May 2009 to July 2011. In the legal profession, he was a Partner in Albar & Partners, Advocates & Solicitors, where he focused on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, corporate banking, debt capital markets, structured finance and asset backed securitization. He had previously spent a year out of legal practice and served as a Legal Counsel at OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, handling mainly corporate banking and investment banking portfolios. He has approximately 10 years of experience in legal profession and more than 8 years of experience in construction industry.

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