(Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman)

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin was a lawyer by profession who obtained his Honours Degree in Law from Singapore University in 1970. He started his working life 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 for another two years, after which he started his own law firm which flourished. In 1986 he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya. He then served as State Assemblyman of Kelana Jaya in Selangor for two terms (1986-1995) and as municipal councillor for two decades. 

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin is active in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). He was elected as Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad (FPLC) in August 1994 and was elected as its President in October 1997. He represented this organisation to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance until 2000. He was the President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang and the Malay College Old Boys’ Association (MCOBA). He was the President of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) and currently the Honorary Patron of MICG. He was member of the Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). He is the current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan and Selangor (a welfare organisation). In addition, he is the Advisor of the Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf (TSMCG); and also a trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation.  

Currently, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin is Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad, and MajuPerak Holdings Berhad. He is also a Director of QNET (M) Sdn Bhd.

He also served as a Non-Executive Independent Director of PETRONAS from April 2010 until April 2017. He was also a long time Chairman of Omesti Berhad and Tradewinds Corporation Berhad.

In SEG International Bhd, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin also serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees.

(Group Managing Director)

On 27 August 2008, Tan Sri Clement Hii was appointed the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and re-designated as Group Managing Director in January 2009. Tan Sri Clement Hii is also a member of the Remuneration Committee, Executive Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee of the Company.

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

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

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari Bin Mohamed Kamil is a member of Risk Management Committee and Executive Committee of the Company.

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari 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.

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari 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 also the member of the Steering Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia, involving in the transformation of the Islamic Finance Education landscape.

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari is also the Corporate Advisor for Johor Corporation and a Board member of its subsidiary companies, Syarikat Larkin Sentral Property Sdn Bhd and QSR Brands (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd. He is also the member of the Steering Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia, involving in the transformation of the Islamic Finance Education landscape.

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari is board member of Johor Corporation’s subsidiary companies and Larkin Sentral Property Bhd. He is currently the Managing Director of QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd.

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

(Non-Independent Non-Executive Director)

Nicholas Bloy is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He holds a BA Hons degree from University College London, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.

Nicholas Bloy 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 Bloy 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 Bloy was a partner with The Boston Consulting Group Asia from 1989 to 1999 after spending three years with Bain & Co. in London. He does not hold any other directorship in public companies. 

Nicholas Bloy is the major shareholder of the Company by virtue of his interest in Pinnacle Heritage Solutions Sdn Bhd pursuant to Section 8(4) of the Companies Act, 2016.

(Non-Independent Non-Executive Director)

Edwin Fua 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 10 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, Edwin Fua was involved in investment research, financial analysis and auditing with JP Morgan Chase & Co. and in PricewaterhouseCoopers. Edwin 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 was previously a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Edwin Fua is the Chairman of Sustainability Committee, and also the member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee, Risk Management Committee, Executive Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee of the Company. He does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Datuk Hew Lee Lam Sang was engaged in various types of audits, including investigative and special audits for various clients in different industries. He was seconded to KPMG in Edinburgh for two years from 1991 to 1993 to specialise in the oil & gas and insurance industry. Datuk Hew Lee was the head of consulting practice in KPMG Malaysia before he was elected to manage the whole advisory practice in Malaysia until his retirement from practice at the end of 2015.

His experience in Advisory includes internal and external auditing, initial public offerings, review of financial forecast and projections, corporate governance advisory, forensic investigations, IT project management, general consulting, corporate restructuring, share valuation and sustainability advisory.

He holds directorships in Parkwood Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Amalgamated Industrial Steel Berhad) and TIL Enviro Limited.

He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Following her admission as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 1993, Ms. Tong practiced in Auckland, New Zealand in the areas of conveyancing and commercial law until her return to Malaysia in late 1998. After her call to the Peninsular Malaysian Bar in 1999, Ms. Tong practiced in Raja Darryl & Loh predominantly in the areas of corporate and commercial law, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). She joined another firm in September 2002 where she worked in the areas of ICT, commercial laws and corporate finance. Ms. Tong returned to Raja Darryl & Loh in June 2005 as a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Department.

Ms. Tong practices in the areas of technology, media and communications (TMT) and data protection. She works with a wide range of clients across these areas of practice, advising on commercial and corporate issues and drafting and negotiating IT, telecommunications and e-commerce contracts (including consumer protection issues).

Ms. Tong’s experience includes reviewing, structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions and agreements relating to inter alia, software development, software licensing, provision of hardware, service level agreements, maintenance/support services, cloud services such as Software-as-a-Service/Infrastructure-as-a-Service, and also distribution and reseller agreements. She is familiar with procurement, collaboration and outsourcing agreements, as well as e-commerce agreements and online marketplace agreements, website/portal terms and conditions, mobile application terms and conditions and privacy policies.

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Chang Tuck Chee @ Philip Chang is a corporate consultant, drawing from more than 30 years experience in key management positions in the stockbroking and investment banking sectors. He has also studied and worked abroad at different stages of his life.

In 1987, he began as an Executive in Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad and was promoted Manager before moving on in 1991. He joined the TA Group of Companies in 1991 as a Senior Manager and later became a General Manager where he worked until 1998. In 1999, he joined AmSecurities Sdn Bhd as the Executive Director until September 2004.

In October 2004, he re-joined TA Group of Companies and assumed the position as the Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad, a position he held until 31 March 2006. In 2009, he established P Chang & Associates Sdn Bhd.

In 2013, he was appointed as an Alternate Director of Chan Chim Mooi Sdn Bhd and subsequently became a Director of the company. He later co-founded and was appointed as a Director of Flextrusion Sdn Bhd in 2016. Currently he is the chairman of a non-profit organisation, Interserve Fellowship Berhad and also the independent director of another non-profit charity, TA Foundation.

He is a member of the Nomination Committee and the Audit Committee of the Company.

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Chong Ying Choy is the Managing Partner of Y.C.Chong & Co. (AF 0636). He has over 40 years’ experience in auditing with exposure to wide range of clients in various industries including manufacturing, property development, construction and management, transportation, stockbroking and commodity trading, investment holding and trading, leasing, factoring and hire purchase, trading, insurance, hotels and travel agents. He also has extensive experience in taxation and financial advisory.

From 1980 to 1988, he was attached with a firm of public accountants, Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamad (now known as Ernst & Young PLT). He has conducted various in-house training courses for Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamad audit staff on topics covering auditing and lectured part time in Financial Accounting for the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants Examination.

Mr. Chong was an Independent Non-Executive Director of CN Asia Corporation Berhad from 1997 to 2018 and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director from 2018 to 2020. Currently, he is an independent director in the position of Chairman of VGX Limited, a listed entity on the National Stock Exchange of Australia since 2016.
He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

(Non-Independent Executive Director)

Cheryl Chong Poh Yee joined the Group in 2000 as Financial Controller and was later re-designated as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2014. In 2022, she was promoted to Managing Director, Corporate Affairs and Alliances, overseeing various corporate departments in the Group. She has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of accountancy, financial and corporate services.

Prior to joining the Group, Cheryl Chong worked for a main board public listed company in Malaysia as Financial Controller and in one of the top international accounting firms. She is a Certified Public Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (International Business) from University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

She does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

(Non-Independent Executive Director)

Ms. Stella Lau was appointed as Managing Director, University and Colleges in 2022. She has almost three decades of rich experience in industry, academics and management.

She holds a B.A. (Management Science and Marketing) and started her early career in the general insurance industry, training and leading the marketing teams and agencies for Sabah and Sarawak for the first seven years of her career. She then joined the higher education industry, firstly as a lecturer for a business school in Sarawak, and then joined SEGi College Sarawak in 1999. From a lecturer, she was promoted to leadership roles as Academic Programmes Manager, Head of Academic Programmes, and College Principal. She relocated to West Malaysia in 2011 and was the Chief Operating Officer for SEGi, then Chief Operating Officer for Taylors College in 2014, managing its academic programmes and operations. In 2016 she joined MAHSA University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services and Academic Affairs) and Group Senior Director (Academic Quality). Her scope of responsibilities included strategic leadership and management of the academic faculties for the university and colleges. In 2020, she rejoined SEGi Group of Colleges as Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the four colleges in the group.

She does not hold any other directorships in public companies.