Board of Directors

Mulpha International Berhad Board of Directors

Lee Seng Huang
Non-Independent Executive Chairman
Male • Malaysian • Aged 47
Mr Lee was educated at the University of Sydney in Australia and has wide ranging financial services and real estate investment experience in the Asian region.

Mr Lee is the Executive Chairman of Mulpha International Bhd. (“the Company”) (a Malaysian listed conglomerate with operations in Malaysia, Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand), as well as the Chairman of Mulpha Australia Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He was previously the Non-Executive Chairman (resigned in November 2019) of Aveo Group Limited (“AVEO”), a company which was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange until it was privatised and delisted in December 2019. Mr Lee is also the Group Executive Chairman of Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, a leading alternative investment company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr Lee was appointed to the Board as Executive Chairman on 15 December 2003.

Mr Lee has no directorships in other listed issuers or non-listed public companies in Malaysia.

Lee Eng Leong
Non-Independent Executive Director
Male • Malaysian • Aged 54

Mr Lee is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He attained his INSEAD Global Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2018.

Mr Lee was formerly the Group Chief Financial Officer of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad from 4 January 2010 to 2 October 2012. Prior to joining Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad, he was the Chief Financial Officer for Microsoft, a major global company where he oversaw their finance operations covering the Asia region. For over 20 years, he has held various leadership roles in management positions within both local companies and multi-national companies in Asia. Prior to Mr Lee’s appointment as Executive Director of the Company, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer since 3 October 2012.

Mr Lee was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 3 July 2017.

Mr Lee’s directorships in other listed issuers in Malaysia are Mudajaya Group Berhad and Thriven Global Berhad. His directorship in non-listed public company in Malaysia is Mudajaya Corporation Berhad.

Chew Hoy Ping
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Male • Malaysian • Aged 64

Mr Chew is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr Chew had a professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) starting in 1976 and spanning 30 years, including 15 years as a partner of the firm. Whilst at PwC, he was engaged in a diverse range of professional work encompassing auditing, corporate finance and business recovery services. He held leadership roles in PwC in various capacities including the chair of its financial advisory services for the Asia Pacific region, as well as in risk, governance and management functions. Mr Chew also had work secondment experiences with PwC Houston, Texas (1982-1984) and with Bank Negara Malaysia (1986-1988).

Mr Chew was appointed to the Board on 16 May 2007 and he also serves as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee as well as a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr Chew was redesignated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 7 June 2018. In his capacity as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, he also has a role as a Director of Mulpha Australia Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.

Mr Chew is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Berhad and Mudajaya Group Berhad where he is the Chair of their respective Audit Committees. He also sits on the Board of GE-Shen Corporation Berhad where he is a member of its Audit Committee. He has no directorships in non-listed public companies in Malaysia.

Loong Caesar
Independent Non-Executive Director
Male • Malaysian • Aged 62

Mr Loong was trained at Raffles Institution, Singapore, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University. He was admitted as a Barrister of the Middle Temple, London in 1983 and as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1985. In 1994, he was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Mr Loong is a Senior Advocate and Solicitor practising at Raslan Loong, Shen & Eow, a medium sized law firm that handles corporate, commercial, banking, finance and property work, amongst others. He is a corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience in all areas of corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, capital markets, securities, listings, public offerings, corporate banking, structured finance, power and corporate restructuring. He is a Director and Exco member of the Malaysia-Australia Business Council (MABC), and was a former Director and Exco member of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Mr Loong was appointed to the Board on 13 July 2011 and he also serves as Chairman of the Nomination Committee as well as a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Loong has no directorships in other listed issuers in Malaysia. His directorships in non-listed public companies in Malaysia are Edunity Foundation, Yayasan KCT and Badan Warisan Malaysia.

Geoffrey Earl Grady
Independent Non-Executive Director
Male • Australian • Aged 62

Mr Grady graduated from Queensland University with degrees in Commerce and Law (Hons) and is a Chartered Accountant. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Mr Grady is the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Easycare Technology, an Australian assisted-living technology platform. Previously, he was the Executive Director and CEO of AVEO, one of Australia’s largest retirement and aged care operators and its most innovative and expansive operator, from July 2013 to November 2019. In November 2019, AVEO was sold to Brookfield Property Group for AUD 2 billion introducing large institutional capital into the sector for the first time. From 2009, he was AVEO’s Chief Operating Officer and on becoming its CEO, he transformed AVEO from being an integrated property developer to a dedicated retirement and aged care operation. Before joining AVEO, Mr Grady was the CEO of the Mulpha Sanctuary Cove Group of companies following the sale of the resort to the Mulpha Australia Limited Group in 2002. Prior to this, he was a partner in the corporate recovery practice at KPMG Brisbane.

Mr Grady was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 April 2020. He also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and Nomination Committee.

Mr Grady has no directorships in other listed issuers or non-listed public companies in Malaysia.