Tan Sri 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 Judicial Commissioner of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak and left the judicial service on 27 October 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science of University of London, United Kingdom.
Dato' Sri Ramli has served in various departments of the Royal Malaysian Police for 38 years, including as Officer in Charge of Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (“CID”), Deputy Director of Bukit Aman CID, Sabah Police Commissioner, Pahang Chief Police Officer and Director of Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department with the rank of Commissioner of Police. He is now the senior partner in his own legal firm, Ramli Yusuff & Co and Executive Chairman of Ramli Security Sdn Bhd. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from International Islamic University and a Master of Laws from University College of London.
Mr Peter Chin has more than 35 years of professional experience in the areas of audit and business advisory services and was a Partner of Ernst & Young from 1997 until his retirement in June 2015. He has served as the Partner-in-charge of a number of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, as well as private and quasi-government corporations, which include industries such as manufacturing, plantation, banking, construction, transportation, hotel, hospital, education, stockbroking, unit trust and government agencies. He is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mrs Pardianawati is a senior hotelier with more than 25 years’ experience in resorts and business hotels with strong experience in operations and human resources and achievements in international service standards focusing on total guest satisfaction and profit generation.