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

ZAINUL RAHIM BIN MOHD ZAIN

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chair

Date Appointed to the Board
14 December 2010

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: Nil

Present Appointment(s):

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

Work Experience and/or Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s):

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

DR KENNETH GERARD PEREIRA

Managing Director

Date Appointed to the Board
Founder of Hibiscus, appointed to the Board on 13 September 2010

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):

  • 32 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 Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
  • Chief Operating Officer, 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

Academic/Professional Qualification(s):

  • MBA, Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, London
  • MA, Law, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • MA, 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):

  • Investment Banker, Nomura Advisory Services, Malaysia
  • Investment Banker, Deutsche Bank, London
  • Analyst, Emerging Markets Equity Research, Caspian Securities Ltd, London
  • Consultant, Price Waterhouse, London
  • Domus Fellow, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University
  • Trustee, East West Trust, St. Catherine’s College

THOMAS MICHAEL TAYLOR

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed to the Board
1 August 2016

Academic/Professional Qualification(s):

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

Membership on the Board Committees:

  • 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):

  • 32 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

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 Committees:

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

Present Directorship(s) in other companies:
Listed Entity:

  • Chair, Manulife Holdings Berhad
  • Director, Pacific & Orient Berhad
  • Director, IGB Berhad

Other Present Appointment(s):

  • Chair, Pacific & Orient Insurance Co Bhd
  • Chair, Manulife Investment Management (M) Berhad
  • Member, The 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
  • Director, Pacific & Orient Properties Limited
  • Director, Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad

Work Experience and/or Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s):

  • 28 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
  • Licensed by Securities Commission of Malaysia for corporate advisory services
  • CEO, 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 Coutts, Singapore
  • Member, Global Board of Advisor 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 Investment 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), Bursa Malaysia Bhd