About Us

Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi Bin Haji Ali

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

 

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Mohamed Apandi Bin Ali was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Jiankun on 22 December... 2020. He has over 46 years of experience in the legal field, which accumulated from the Judicial and Legal Services, private practice, the Judiciary, and as the Attorney General of Malaysia.

He graduated from the University of London in 1972 with a Bachelor of Laws. Thereafter he has obtained his Bar-at-Law from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London in 1973. He was awarded the Certificate of Legal Drafting from the Institute of Advance Legal Studies, London in 1981.

Upon graduation, he started his career in 1973 as a magistrate at the Magistrates’ Court, Kuala Terengganu. Subsequently, he was appointed as director of the Legal Aid Bureau in Kota Bharu, Kelantan in 1975. He later held the position of Deputy Public Prosecutor for the state of Kelantan and Terengganu from 1977 to 1980. He was appointed as the legal adviser to the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 1980 before setting up his own firm in 1982. He was then invited to join Malaysian Judiciary in 2003, starting off as Judicial Commissioner in Kuantan High Court, before being confirmed as a judge in 2004. He was then posted to the Criminal Division of High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 2007.

In 2010, he was elevated as a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Putrajaya and then as a Judge of the Federal Court in 2013. He was appointed as the Ninth Attorney General of Malaysia from 2015 until 2018. He is now back to legal practice in his own firm.

He is not a director of any other public companies. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any

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Dato' Ir Lim Siang Chai

Deputy Executive Chairman

 

Dato’ Ir Lim Siang Chai was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2013 as Executive Chairman and redesignated as Deputy Executive ... Chairman on 22 December 2020.

Dato’ Ir Lim is a Chartered Engineer (C Eng) registered with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom and Professional Engineer (P Eng) registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM), Institute of Engineering and Technology of United Kingdom (MIET), an Honorary Fellow of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisation, and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, Australia and had undergone many technical and management training in Japan.

Dato' Ir Lim had also served the Malaysian Government in various capacities as follows:

  • 2010 - 2013 Deputy Minister of Finance

  • 2006 - 2008 Deputy Minister of Tourism

  • 2003 - 2006 Deputy Minister of Information

  • 1999 - 2003 Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport

  • 1995 - 2008 Member of Parliament (Petaling Jaya South)

Dato’ Ir Lim was the Past President of the Electrical and Electronic Association, Past President of the Subang National Golf Club and Chairman of the Ping Pong Association of Petaling District.

Dato’ Ir Lim is actively involved in various NGOs and has held various key positions, like Adviser to The Federation of Malaysia Chinese Clans and Guilds Youth Association, the Lim Clan Association of Malaysia, Gerakan Belia Bersatu Malaysia, the Business and Commerce Association of Petaling District, as well as the Association of Hawkers and Small Traders of Petaling Jaya.

Apart from the Company, Dato’ Ir Lim also the Executive Chairman of Advance Information Marketing Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

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Mr Edwin Silvester Das

Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

 

Edwin Silvester Das was appointed as Executive Director on 21 December 2020 and later as Chief Executive Officer... on 3 February 2021.

Edwin graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, USA. He had a long and distinguished banking and corporate career for more than 35 years both in Malaysia and abroad.

Edwin started his banking career in 1985 and worked in the USA, Europe, Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia in Operational Banking, Corporate Recovery, Corporate Banking & Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Restructuring, Human Resource and Management. He was also the Financial and Banking Industry Expert for Oracle Corporation USA.

Edwin held the position as CEO/MD with an international public listed company engaged in infrastructure projects in India, his role was to oversee all the project financing for the Group which included engineering, finance, working with the local government authorities and the overall day to day functions.

Edwin was later appointed as a Board of Director to two International Commercial Banks in North Sudan (Khartoum) and South Sudan (Juba) where he was instrumental to turn-around the banks.

From November 2016 - January 2018, Edwin was the Executive Director to MQ Technology Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad.

From August 2017- January 2019, he was the Executive Director of APFT Berhad, a company engaged in aviation, he made waves by bringing back this company to the black with zero-gearing and new businesses within a span of 15 months.

In March 2019, Das was appointed as Non-Executive Director of INIX Technologies Holdings Berhad, a company engaged in technology, manufacturing and investments. Edwin also sits as the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Edwin is also a fellow of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

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Datuk Tan Choon Hwa

Executive Director

 

Datuk Seri Tan Choon Hwa was appointed as Executive Director on 21 December 2020....

Datuk Seri Tan is a businessman with twenty (20) years of experience in various industries such as timber, mining, hotel resort, housing, land development and finance investment holding. He is the Executive Chairman of TCH Resources Group and also holds directorship in Wazlian Group, the Vice President of TA PAY Group as well as IBG Group.

He also holds other chairmanships in several associations, President of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (Kelantan Branch), Vice President of Malaysia-Guangzhou Investment Association, and Advisor to Hongkong Chamber of Commerce and ASEAN Chamber of Commerce (Thailand).

Currently, Datuk Seri Tan sits on the Board of Ni Hsin Resources Berhad as Independent Non-Executive Director, CN Asia Corporation Berhad as Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, Inix Technologies Holdings Berhad as Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman and Metronic Global Berhad as Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman. He also acts as the advisor of Gunung Capital Berhad and Vice Chairman of Gunung Resources Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gunung Capital Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

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Encik Azmi Bin Osman

Independent and Non-Executive Director

 

Encik Azmi Bin Osman was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 December 2020....

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from University of Humberside, Hull, United Kingdom. He is a member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants, Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Member of Mongolian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He started his career as a Team Leader and Country Director in 2000 with KPMG Kuala Lumpur and he was the Audit Partner of Tentsver Orgil Audit LLC from 2006 till 2009. He was the Managing Partner and Shareholder of CNM Audit LLC from 2010 till 2014. He left CNM Audit LLC and joined Asian Metal Exploration Consultancy Sdn Bhd as the Chief Financial Officer till 2016. From 2016 till 2017, he was the Financial Adviser of Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad.

He is currently the Managing Partner of ABO Consultancy Sdn Bhd, Advisor of Crowe Horwath Mongolia TMZ LLC and Managing Partner of Wall Bridge Consulting LLC.

He also sits on the Board of SMTrack Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

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Dato’ Saiful Nizam Bin Mohd Yusoff, D.I.M.P

Independent and Non-Executive Director

 

Dato’ Saiful Nizam Bin Mohd Yusoff, D.I.M.P was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 April 2021....

He holds a Degree in Material Engineering (Hons.) from University Science of Malaysia. He began his career as Project Executive in oil & gas industry since 1994. After spending two years in Miri, Sarawak, he joined Projass Engineering Sdn Bhd as a Project Manager from 1997 to 2000. He worked as Project Manager in Javel Engineering Sdn Bhd from 2000 until 2003 before he setting up his own business entity. He currently is the Managing Director of Menara Rezeki Group since year 2003 until present.

He is not a director of any other public companies. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has had no convictions for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

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