Board of Directors

> ZAINUL RAHIM BIN MOHD ZAIN

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chair

 

> DR KENNETH GERARD PEREIRA

Managing Director

 

> YBHG DATO’ SRI ROUSHAN ARUMUGAM

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

> THOMAS MICHAEL TAYLOR

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

 

> YBHG DATO’ DR ZAHA RINA ZAHARI

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

> EMELIANA DALLAN RICE-OXLEY

Independent Non-Executive Director

ZAINUL RAHIM BIN MOHD ZAIN

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chair

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
14 December 2010

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
14 December 2021

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):
B.Eng majoring in Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia, Australia

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEES:

  • Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Remuneration Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:
Listed Entity: Nil

Other Public Companies:

  • Chair, Cenergi SEA Berhad
  • Non-Executive Director, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad
  • Chair, Malaysian Dutch Business Council

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • 44 years of experience in the oil & gas exploration and production (E&P) industry
  • Director, redT Energy Plc
  • Director, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad
  • Director, UKM Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Adviser, Sime Darby Energy & Utilities Division
  • Chairman, Shell companies in Egypt
  • Managing Director, Shell Egypt N.V
  • Deputy Chairman, Shell Malaysia

DR KENNETH GERARD PEREIRA

Managing Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
13 September 2010

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
2 December 2020

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Doctorate in Business Administration, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Cranfield University, United Kingdom
  • B.Sc (Honours) in Engineering, Bath University, United Kingdom

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:
Listed Entity: Nil
Other Public Companies: Nil

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • 34 years of experience in the oil & gas industry (both in services and E&P)
  • Managing Director, Interlink Petroleum Ltd, an oil & gas E&P company listed on the BSE (formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO), SapuraCrest Petroleum Berhad (now part of Sapura Energy Berhad Group)
  • Vice President, Energy Sector Projects of Sapura Energy Sdn Bhd
  • Various positions at Sapura Group of companies
  • Previously worked for Schlumberger Overseas (as a Field Engineer in North Africa, Asia and Europe)

YBHG DATO’ SRI ROUSHAN ARUMUGAM

Independent Non-Executive Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
25 July 2011

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
2 December 2020

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • MBA, Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
  • MA in Law, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • MA in English Language and Literature, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, United Kingdom

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEES:

  • Chair, Remuneration Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:
Listed Entity: Nil
Other Public Companies: Nil

PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Director, Littleton Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Director, Sri Inderajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Pneumacare Ltd
  • Director, South Pickenham Estate Company Ltd
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Oakhouse Partners

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • 23 years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Investment Banker, Nomura Advisory Services, Malaysia
  • Investment Banker, Deutsche Bank, London, United Kingdom
  • Analyst, Emerging Markets Equity Research, Caspian Securities Ltd, London, United Kingdom
  • Consultant, Price Waterhouse, London, United Kingdom
  • Domus Fellow, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, United Kingdom
  • Trustee, East West Trust, St. Catherine’s College, United Kingdom

THOMAS MICHAEL TAYLOR

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
1 August 2016

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
4 December 2019

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • MA, Engineering, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEE:

  • Chair, Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Remuneration Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:
Listed Entity: Nil
Other Public Companies: Nil

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • 38 years of oil and gas industry experience
  • Finance Director, Sakhalin Energy Investment Company
  • Finance Director, Shell Malaysia
  • Finance Director, Brunei Shell Petroleum
  • Held board memberships in oil and gas companies, in all sectors of the industry in Malaysia, Brunei, Russia, Hungary and France

YBHG DATO’ DR ZAHA RINA ZAHARI

Independent Non-Executive Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
15 September 2017

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
2 December 2020

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Hull University, United Kingdom focusing on capital markets research and specialising in derivatives
  • MBA, Hull University, United Kingdom
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Global Leadership Development Programme, International Centre Leadership in Finance (ICLIF)

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEE:

  • Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:
Listed Entities:

  • Chair, Manulife Holdings Berhad
  • Director, Pacific & Orient Berhad
  • Director, IGB Berhad
  • Director, Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad

OTHER PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Member, Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Berhad
  • Chair, Manulife Investment Management (M) Berhad
  • Chair, Pacific & Orient Insurance Co Bhd
  • Director, Sage 3 Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Director, FWU Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Director, L’Oreal Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Sri Communications Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Pacific & Orient Properties Limited
  • Director, Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • More than 33 years of experience in financial (including Islamic), commodities and securities industry and the developing of the Malaysian Financial Market, M&A in insurance and Takaful companies
  • More than 12 years of experience as an Independent Board member of listed financial institutions as well as companies in the oil and gas and property industries
  • Licensed by Securities Commission of Malaysia for corporate advisory services
  • Chief Executive Officer, RHB Securities Bhd
  • COO, Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange
  • Head of Exchanges, KLSE, MESDAQ, MDEX, Labuan Offshore Financial Exchange
  • Consultant, Financial Technologies Middle East based in Bahrain (BFX)
  • SV President, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Singapore
  • Member, Global Board of Adviser for XBRL Board Member, Commodity and Monetary Exchange of Malaysia
  • Director, Hong Leong Industries Berhad
  • Director, Tanah Makmur Bhd
  • Director, MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Zurich Insurance Malaysia Bhd
  • Director, MIMB Investment Bank Bhd
  • Director, EON Capital Bhd
  • Director, EON Bank Bhd
  • Director, MAA Takaful Bhd
  • Director, Malaysian Assurance Alliance Bhd
  • Director, MAA Holdings Bhd
  • Director, MAA International Assurance Ltd
  • Board Member, Trustee for Malaysia AIDS Foundation
  • Market Participants Committee (MPC) of Bursa Malaysia Bhd

EMELIANA DALLAN RICE-OXLEY

Independent Non-Executive Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
5 October 2022

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION
Not Applicable

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Advanced Management Programme, Harvard Business School, United States of America
  • Professional Certification in Decision Quality and Risk Management, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
  • B.Sc in Geology, University of South Carolina, United States of America

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:

Listed Entity: Nil
Other Public Companies: Nil

OTHER PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Member, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Business Advisory Board
  • Advisory Board member, Women’s Global Leadership Conference, Houston, Texas, United States of America

WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR PAST DIRECTORSHIP(S) AND/OR
APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Experience of more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry
  • Distinguished Achievements Award (Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2022)
  • 2020 Global Influencers 275 List (Women’s Energy Council)
  • 2019 Female Executive of the Year, Asia Pacific Energy Assembly
  • Led PETRONAS international exploration growth strategy with key entries into selective, prolific basins in the Americas and West Africa
  • Led PETRONAS strategy to accelerate monetisation of the gas-rich resources in East Malaysia
  • Served in numerous technical and managerial roles in Malaysia, the United Kingdom Central North Sea, Brazil, United States of America and Latin America for Shell
  • Exploration Portfolio and Planning Manager for Asia Pacific region for Shell
  • Director, PETRONAS Management Training Sdn Bhd
  • Director, PETRONAS Gas Berhad
  • Vice President, Exploration, Upstream, PETRONAS
  • Member, PETRONAS Upstream Leadership Team
  • Member, PETRONAS Upstream People Development Council
  • Champion, PETRONAS Leading Women Network
  • Director of various PETRONAS Carigali Overseas’ private limited companies
  • Director, PETRONAS E&P Overseas Ventures Sdn Bhd
  • Vice President, Exploration Malaysia, PETRONAS
  • Senior General Manager, Exploration Malaysia, PETRONAS