Management Committee

Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib, aged 47, male, a Malaysian, obtained his Master in Business Administration from University of Salford, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, United Kingdom and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Anwar Syahrin joined the Company as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (“MD/CEO”) on 1 December 2020.

He started his career with Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. in 1996 as an executive in Fleet Distribution where he gained considerable experience in transport and logistics. Subsequent thereto, he assumed a position of Senior Associate (Assurance and Business Advisory) in Arthur Andersen Manchester, United Kingdom from 1998 to 2001. He then joined Arthur Andersen/Ernst & Young Kuala Lumpur as Senior Associate/Chartered Accountant (Assurance and Business Advisory) in 2002. Anwar Syahrin left the practice to become the Managing Director/Consultant of Business Associates Consulting Sdn. Bhd. providing strategy and management consulting services from December 2002 to March 2006.

In April 2006, Anwar Syahrin was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd until May 2008 before his appointment as Director, Finance/Group CFO of MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”) in June 2008. He had also assumed the position of Group Head, Ports and Logistics Division of MMC from January to August 2014.

Prior to joining Malakoff, Anwar Syahrin was the MD/CEO of UEM Sunrise Berhad (“UEM Sunrise”) from 1 September 2014 until 30 October 2020. He also served as a board member of the key subsidiaries of UEM Sunrise, amongst others, UEM Land Berhad, Sunrise Berhad and ONE15 Marina Development Berhad.
 

Clive Anthony Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Clive Anthony Smith, aged 57, male, a British citizen, graduated from The Open University, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering in 1996. He is also a Chartered Engineer and Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

He joined the Company as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) on 16 September 2020.

He started his career as an Instrument Craft Apprentice at Aberthaw Coal Fired Power Station, United Kingdom and has more than 41 years of working experience in the power industry, both in the UK and overseas. He has a wide knowledge of various technologies in the sector and has extensive experience in Operations, Maintenance and Engineering.
 
Throughout his career, he has held several senior positions including the Management of plants in the UK and the Philippines, leading on strategic challenges and improving overall business performance. It was also during this time that he was engaged for 30 months at Malakoff's Tanjung Bin Power Plant. 
 
Prior to joining Malakoff, Clive was the Executive Director of O&M (Coal) at Aboitiz Power Corporation, in the Philippines.

As the COO, Clive plays a key role in ensuring that the Group achieves its strategic objectives and results from both the operational and financial perspectives.

Mohd Nazersham Mansor

Chief Financial Officer

Mohd Nazersham Mansor, aged 46, male, a Malaysian, obtained a Degree in Accounting & Finance from De Montfort University, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), United Kingdom. He is also a Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He joined as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company on 1 December 2017.
 
He began his career with KPMG, Malaysia in 1997 as an auditor and later joined MMC Corporation Berhad 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 CFO 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.

Vincent Yap Leng Khim

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services Division

Vincent Yap Leng Khim, aged 46, male, a Malaysian, 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. He was subsequently called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1998.

He joined the Company as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services Division on 1 December 2017. 

Prior to joining Malakoff, he worked at Zelan Berhad for 8 years, in the capacity as Head of Legal for 2 years and then as Director of Corporate Services for 6 years. While in the legal profession, he was a Partner at Albar & Partners, Advocates & Solicitors, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, initial public offerings, corporate banking, debt capital markets, structured finance and asset backed securitisation. He had previously served as a Legal Counsel at OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, handling mainly corporate and investment banking portfolios.

He has approximately 10 years of experience in legal profession and 11 years of in-house legal experience in the energy, banking, engineering and construction industries.

Mohammed Azmil Ismail

Senior Vice President, Local Generation Division

Mohammed Azmil Ismail, aged 50, male, a Malaysian, obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., United States of America. He attended the Senior Management Development Programme in Malaysia in August 2006.

He has been appointed as the Senior Vice President, Local Generation Division on 1 September 2019.

Azmil joined Malakoff in November 1994 and held various positions at Lumut Power Plant, with the last being the Head of Maintenance & Engineering prior to his appointment as the Plant Manager of Prai Power Plant in 2008. Following that, he was assigned to an O&M project in Kuwait as the Plant Manager of Azzour EPP Plant (2008 to 2013) and Plant Manager of Azzour CCGT2 Plant, Kuwait (2013 to 2015). Upon his return to Malaysia, he was appointed as the Plant Manager of Lumut Power Plant (2015 to 2016).

Subsequently, Azmil was appointed as the Head of Engineering, Local Generation Division in 2016 and assumed his current role as the Head of Local Generation Division in February 2019. 
 
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