Board of Directors

> ZAINUL RAHIM BIN MOHD ZAIN

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chair

 

> DR KENNETH GERARD PEREIRA

Managing Director

 

> YBHG DATO’ SRI ROUSHAN ARUMUGAM

Non-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

 

> ZAIDAH BINTI IBRAHIM

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

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

Other Public Companies:

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

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

  • 45 years of experience in the oil & gas exploration and production (E&P) industry
  • Chair, Cenergi SEA Berhad
  • 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):

  • 35 years of experience in the oil & gas industry (both in services and E&P)
  • Founded Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad in 2010 and was appointed to the Board in September 2010 as Managing Director.
  • Managing Director, Interlink Petroleum Ltd, an oil and gas E&P company listed on the BSE (formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange)
  • Chief Operating Officer, Sapura Crest 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

Non-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
  • Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee

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

Other Public Companies:

  • Director, Pneumacare Ltd
  • Director, South Pickenham Estate Company Ltd

PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Director, Sri Inderajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Oakhouse Partners

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

  • 24 years of 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, University of Oxford, 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
2 December 2022

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):

  • 39 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 Public Companies:

  • Chair, Manulife Investment Management (M) Berhad
  • Chair, Pacific & Orient Insurance Co Bhd
  • Director, Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Director, Pacific & Orient Properties Limited
  • Director, Kuala Lumpur Business Club

OTHER PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

  • Member, Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Berhad
  • Director, Sage 3 Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Director, FWU Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Director, L’Oreal Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Sri Communications Sdn Bhd

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

  • More than 34 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 14 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
  • 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, My Creative 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
2 December 2022

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

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

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEE:

  • Member, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Remuneration Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:

Listed Entity:

  • Director, PGS ASA
  • Director, Affin Bank Berhad

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):

  • 36 years of experience in the oil and gas E&P industry
  • Distinguished Achievements Award, Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2022
  • 2019 Female Executive of the Year, Asia Pacific Energy Assembly
  • Vice President, Exploration, Upstream, PETRONAS
  • Vice President, Exploration Malaysia, PETRONAS
  • Senior General Manager, Exploration Malaysia, PETRONAS
  • Exploration Portfolio and Planning Manager for Asia Pacific region for Shell
  • Held various technical and managerial roles for Shell in Malaysia, United Kingdom, Brazil, United States of America and Latin America
  • Director, PETRONAS Management Training Sdn Bhd
  • Director, PETRONAS Gas Berhad
  • Director of PETRONAS E&P Overseas Ventures Sdn Bhd and various
    PETRONAS Carigali Overseas’ private limited companies

ZAIDAH BINTI IBRAHIM

Independent Non-Executive Director

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD

1 January 2023

DATE OF LAST RE-ELECTION

Not Applicable

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S):

  • B.Eng in Electrical & Electronics Engineering of University of Wales, Institute of Science & Technology, United Kingdom (First Class Honours), University of Wales, Institute of Science & Technology, United Kingdom
  • Global Leader Forum, Executive Education of Columbia University in the City of New York
  • New Leader Program, Executive Education of Thunderbird School of Global Management

MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD COMMITTEE:

  • Member, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Remuneration Committee

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S) IN OTHER COMPANIES:

Listed Entity: Nil
Other Public Companies: Nil

OTHER PRESENT APPOINTMENT(S):

Nil

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

  • 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Has extensive leadership and diverse exposure to ExxonMobil global businesses in North America, Europe, West Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific
  • Served numerous technical and managerial roles in Canada, United States of America, Australia, and Malaysia
  • Director, Imperial Oil Resources and Production Manager, Imperial Upstream, Imperial Oil Limited, Calgary, Canada
  • Imperial Upstream Transition/Management of Change Manager, Imperial Oil Ltd, Calgary, Canada
  • Imperial Oil Ltd representative in the Alberta Executive Committee of Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
  • Planning & Business Analysis Manager, ExxonMobil Global Production Company, Houston, United States of America.
  • Global Operations Resource Manager, ExxonMobil Global Production Company, Houston, United States of America
  • Operations Manager, ExxonMobil Canada Ltd, Halifax & St John’s, Canada
  • Production Technical Manager, Esso Australia Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
  • Operations Technical Subsurface Manager, Esso Australia Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
  • Special Projects & Operations Manager, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Operations Technical Manager, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Asset Manager, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Engineering Supervisor in multiple disciplines (Facilities Surveillance, Quality Control, Operations Analysis), ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia