Management Commitee

Dato' Ahmad Fuaad Kenali

Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad Kenali, aged 48, male, a Malaysian, joined as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) 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 re-joined practice as a Partner/Executive Director in Ernst & Young, Kuala Lumpur and was with the firm until July 2010 when he joined Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) from August 2010 to July 2013.

In August 2013, he joined DRB-HICOM Berhad as the CFO and later on as Chief Operating Officer - Finance & Corporate, a post he held until March 2016. He was subsequently seconded to Proton Holdings Berhad (“PHB”) on 1 April 2016.

While in DRB-HICOM Berhad, 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.

Prior to joining Malakoff, Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad was the CEO and Executive Director of PHB from 1 April 2016 until 30 September 2017.

Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad is currently the Chairman of Muscat City Desalination Company S.A.O.G, an associate company of Malakoff which is listed on Muscat Securities Market. He also sits on the board of Tanjung Bin Energy Issuer Berhad, Tanjung Bin O&M Berhad, Malakoff Power Berhad, Port Dickson Power Berhad and several private companies under Malakoff Group.

Mohd Nazersham Mansor

Chief Financial Officer

Mohd Nazersham Mansor, aged 45, male, a Malaysian, joined as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) 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 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 45, male, a Malaysian, joined the company 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. He 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 worked at Zelan Berhad for 8 years in the capacity as Director of Corporate Services for 6 years after serving as Head of Legal for 2 years. While 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 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 more than 8 years of experience in engineering and construction industry.

Mohammed Azmil Ismail

Senior Vice President, Local Generation Division

Mohammed Azmil Ismail, aged 50, male, a Malaysian, has been appointed as the Senior Vice President, Local Generation Division on 1 September 2019.  

He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., U.S.A. and started his career as a Gas Turbine Maintenance Engineer with Tenaga Nasional Berhad in September 1992.

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. 
 

Azhari Sulaiman

Senior Vice President, Operations & Project Management Services

Azhari Sulaiman, aged 58, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology, England and Masters in Business Administration from Universiti Malaya. He first joined Lembaga Letrik Negara in September 1983 as a Computer Maintenance Engineer in the Computer Maintenance Department. In 1986, he was then promoted to Senior Engineer, Telecontrol, in which, he was involved mainly in the development of control centres, repair and maintenance of the National Load Despatch Centre SCADA/ EMS computer system and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs).

Later in January 1994, he was transferred to the Business Management unit of the Transmission Division as the Senior Manager, Commercial. In January 1999, he was designated as the Head of Energy Procurement Unit before joining Tanjung Bin Power Sdn Bhd (“TBP”) (a subsidiary of Malakoff Berhad) as Chief Operating Officer in August 2004.

In his capacity as Chief Operating Officer of TBP, he was responsible to ensure that the construction and commissioning of Malakoff’s first coal-fired power plant was on schedule and within budget. On completion of the Tanjung Bin Power Plant project, he was transferred to assume the position of Vice President, Business Development. He was redesignated to Senior Vice President of Group Planning & Strategy Division in 2015 where he was responsible for the business development and project development for the Group to meet the growth targets in line with the mission and vision of the Group. Effective December 2017, he is appointed as Senior Vice President, Operations & Project Management Services in order to strengthen the Operations and Project Management Services division.

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