Datuk Zakaria bin Abdul Hamid started his career with the Malaysian Civil Service in 1969 and retired as Director General of the Prime Minister’s Department in early 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Chinese Studies from the University of Malaya, Malaysia and is also a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies, London, United Kingdom.
Mr Mark Wee has been managing companies involved in the development of commercial projects as well as numbers forecast operations in Sarawak since the early 1980s. He was appointed a Director of Matrix International Berhad (now known as Berjaya Assets Berhad) in 2001, a position he held until 2005. He is currently the Executive Chairman and major shareholder of WHT Capital Sdn Bhd, an investment management and holding company.
Mr Robin Tan has extensive experience of more than 12 years in capital markets in particular as Director/Head of Research and Business Development in various securities and investment banking houses including Rashid Hussain Berhad, Kay Hian James Capel and Phileo Peregrine Securities. He is presently involved in corporate advisory and private investments. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree from Deakin University, Australia.
Dato’ Abdul Malek bin Abdul Hamid had been with the Malaysian Police Force until his last appointment as the Deputy Director of Logistics, Bukit Aman, Police Headquarters in 2003. He was then seconded from the police force to the Prime Minister’s Department as Head of Logistics at the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency until his retirement in 2004. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Mr Bernard Chong Lip Tau has more than 35 years’ experience in audit and finance, including as Senior Auditor in Sarawak Shell Berhad, Accountant in UMW Toyota Sdn Bhd, Finance Manager/Company Secretary/General Manager in PDZ Holdings Berhad, Senior Consultant for Corporate Recovery in Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Chief Financial Officer in Zalpoint Corporation Sdn Bhd. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Durham University, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mr John Ko Wai Seng began his career as a Legal Assistant in Messrs Battenberg & Talma, Kuching in 1975. He was made a partner of Messrs Battenberg & Talma, Kuching in 1985 and left in 2009 when he was appointed Judical Commissioner of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak and left the judicial service on 27 October 2012.