Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin bin Dato’ Seri Dr. Haji Megat Khas
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Tan Sri Megat received his Honours Degree in Law from the University of Singapore. He started off his career in 1970 with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years and went into law practice with a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur, after which he started his own law firm.

In 1986, he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya. He was State Assemblyman of Kelana Jaya in 1986 till 1995. He was also a Municipal Councilor in Majlis Perbandaran Petaling Jaya and Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya for 20 years. He had a stint as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of The Selangor State Assembly and a director of PKPS (Selangor Agricultural Development Corporation) and SIC (Selangor Industrial Corporation).

Currently, Tan Sri Megat is also the Chairman of Formis Resources Berhad, MajuPerak Holdings Berhad and Asian Pac Holdings Berhad. He was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of PETRONAS in 2010 and is the Chairman of the Board Committee on Governance and Risk (BGRC).

Tan Sri Clement Hii Chii Kok
Group Managing Director

Graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the United Kingdom, he was conferred the honorary doctorate degrees by the University of Sunderland, the University of Southern Queensland and his alma mater, the University of Wolverhampton.

Tan Sri Clement Hii was formerly a senior journalist holding positions in several newspapers, including Chief Editor of Borneo’s leading English daily, The Borneo Post. He also served in senior positions with management firms.

He was the Executive Deputy Chairman of Star Publications (M) Bhd for two years, which ended in December 2010. He was also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of SYF Resources Berhad from June 2012 to April 2014. Currently, Tan Sri is the Executive Chairman of HCK Capital Group Berhad, a public listed company involved in diversified businesses. He also holds positions in numerous private limited companies and charitable foundations.

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Mohamed Kamil
Executive Director / Group President

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil is a Chartered Banker as well as a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University as well as a Diploma in Banking from University ITM.

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asian Finance Bank (AFB) for the last eight (8) years, being the first Malaysian appointed to hold that position in a Middle Eastern bank. He is currently the Group President of SEGi University & Colleges since January 2016. He has had almost thirty (30) years of experience in the financial services industry both in banking and fund management.

He is a Board member of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Investment Board member of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and a member of The Action Group Entrepreneurial Committee of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). He is also appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education as the CEO Faculty Programme Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow for Public Universities on the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM).

He is currently the Chairman of the Crescent Wealth International Advisory Board Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Crescent Funds Australia Limited.

Hew Moi Lan
Executive Director / Group Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Hew is a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. In 2005, she attained her Master of Business Degree from University of Newcastle, Australia.

Her tenure with the Group dates back to 1986 when she joined Systematic Business Training Centre, now known as SEGi College Kuala Lumpur. With more than 25 years of experience in the education industry, Ms. Hew has brought an immense wealth of experience and knowledge into running of the Group. In March 2013, Ms. Hew was honoured a Leadership in Education & Training Excellence Award at the Global Leadership Awards.

Nicholas Rupert Heylett Bloy
Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director

Nicholas is one of the three founders of Navis Capital Partners (“Navis”). He is currently the Managing Partner of Navis Asia Funds. At Navis, he leads investment teams in making, monitoring and exiting investments. Nicholas sits on Navis Investment Committee and the boards and/or Executive Committees of several Navis portfolio companies, and is responsible for fundraising. He also sits on the International Advisory Council of CIMB, one of Southeast Asia’s largest banking groups.

Prior to co-founding Navis, Nicholas was a partner with The Boston Consulting Group Asia from 1989 to 1999 after spending three years with Bain & Co. in London.

He holds a BA Hons degree from University College London, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.

Edwin Fua Chye Jin
Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director

Edwin Fua, aged 35, was appointed to the Board on 26 February 2015. He is a Partner and an Investment Committee member of Navis Asia Funds (“Navis”). He joined Navis in 2006 and was promoted to become a partner in 2015. In the last 9 years, he has been involved in evaluating investments across South East Asia including in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Australia. He has investment experience that spans across the consumer, retail, manufacturing, education and the retirement sectors and he also sits on and works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of several Navis portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Navis, Mr. Fua was involved in investment research, financial analysis and auditing with JP Morgan Chase & Co. and in PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr Fua was raised in Malaysia and educated in Malaysia and Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University, is a qualified accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Mr Fua is also the member of the Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. He does not hold any other directorships in public companies. He has attended a Board meeting held during the year ended 31 December 2014 as invitee. Other than that, he has not attended any Board meetings held during last year as he was appointed to the Board on 26 February 2015.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, and has no conviction of any offences within the past ten years other than traffic offences, if any.

Dato’ Amos Siew Boon Yeong
Independent Non-Executive Director

He qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 and is currently a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia.

He started his auditing career and professional training with the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand in 1978 before establishing his own practice in 1988. He is currently the sole practitioner of the public accounting firm Messrs. Siew Boon Yeong & Associates. He has vast experience in auditing, tax planning, corporate finance and financial planning. He was also involved in numerous assignments on mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring and liquidation. He is also a Director of EcoFirst Consolidated Bhd.

Goh Leng Chua
Independent Non-Executive Director

He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1975 and thereafter in 1977, he obtained his Master of Laws. He also holds a Diploma of Environmental Management from the University of Auckland, New Zealand specialising in Environmental Law and Policy, Resource Management Policy and Strategy and Waste Management.

Leng Chua started his professional career as a legal practitioner in 1976 and became the Councillor of KMC/MBKS in 1981. He is the Business Advisor in GLC Capital Sdn Bhd and Agritech (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a research and development company in the adoption of hybrid rice seed production in Sarawak. He does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

He has extensive experience in various areas of practice including estate planning, asset based financing, commercial law, natural resources and utilities and real estate.