HSS Engineering

Board Of Directors

Dato' Mohd Zakhir Siddiqy Bin Sidek

Dato' Mohd Zakhir Siddiqy Bin Sidek, 49

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato' Mohd Zakhir Siddiqy Bin Sidek a Malaysian male, aged 49, is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 17 April 2015. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He graduated from Kings College, University of London, UK with a Bachelor of Law in 1989. He was admitted as an associate to The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1993 and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato' Mohd Zakhir has accumulated over twenty seven (27) years of working experience and has been involved in various industries. He started his career in 1989 with KPMG Peat Marwick in London working in audit, tax and corporate advisory, and was attached to the fi rm until 1993. He had served as the Vice President for Turnaround Managers Inc (M) Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur from 1994 to 1995 where he was responsible for corporate advisory and restructuring.

Between 1995 and 1999, he has held senior positions in various public and private companies. Among the public companies, he acted as Managing Director in Renong Berhad, Non-Executive Director in United Engineers (M) Berhad, Director in Crest Petroleum Berhad, Director in Southern Steel Berhad, Executive Vice Chairman in Park May Berhad and Director in KLOFFE Berhad. During that time, he also held directorship in various private limited companies including Cyberview Sdn Bhd, Prolink Sdn Bhd, PUTRA Sdn Bhd, Marak Unggul Sdn Bhd, Renong Solutions Sdn Bhd and Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd.

In the year 2000, he ventured out to start United Flagship Sdn Bhd where he is a director and shareholder to the present day. United Flagship Sdn Bhd is an investment company with subsidiaries in property development, construction, and information technology.

Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company.

He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Dato' Sri Ir. Kunasingam A/L V. Sittampalam

Dato' Sri Ir. Kunasingam A/L V. Sittampalam, 63

Executive Director

Dato' Sri Ir. Kuna Sittampalam, a Malaysian male, aged 63, is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed on 17 April 2015.

He graduated from the University of Sheffi eld, UK in 1977 with a Bachelor of Engineering and obtained his Masters in Engineering at the same university in 1979. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia; a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia; a member of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia; Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation UK, and Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Dato' Sri Ir. Kuna has accumulated over thirty seven (37) years of experience within the engineering and project management services market. He started his career in 1980 as a Civil Engineer in C. H. Teoh & Partnership and was attached to the company up to 1981. He co-founded HSS Consult Partnership in 1984 which thereafter incorporated into HSS Consult Sdn Bhd in 1985. HSS Consult Sdn Bhd was principally involved in the provision of engineering design and project management services, but has since been struck off. During his tenure in HSS Consult Sdn Bhd, he was mainly involved in the design and project implementation of various infrastructure and construction projects. In 1988, he co-founded HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd, an engineering consultancy company registered under the Registration of Engineers Act 1967, and in 2001, he co-founded HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd.

Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company.

Dato' Sri Ir. Kuna is a major shareholder of the Company. He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan A/L Balasubramaniam

Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan A/L Balasubramaniam, 54

Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan A/L Balasubramaniam, a Malaysian male, aged 54, is currently the Executive Director/ Chief Executive Offi cer of the Group. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 17 April 2015. He was a member of the Remuneration Committee but resigned on 1 August 2016.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology of Roorkee, India in 1987. He obtained his Masters in Engineering majoring in Highway/Transportation from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 1989.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia ("IEM"); a Principal Interviewer for Corporate Membership applicants to IEM; a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia ("BEM") and has been on BEM's Scale of Fees Committee from 2013 till 2016.

Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highway and Transportation UK, and a Council Member of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia.

Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan has accumulated over thirty (30) years' experience in the engineering and project management consultancy industry. He started his career with Minconsult Sdn Bhd ("Minconsult") as an Assistant Engineer in 1987 for the Sabah Rural Trunk Road project. He left Minconsult in 1988 to pursue a Master's degree and re-joined Minconsult as a Highway Engineer in 1989.

He joined HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd in October 1989 as a Highway Engineer and became an Associate in 1994 and also the Head of Highways. In 1996, he was promoted to Associate Director in HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd in charge of all highway and railway/transit projects. In 2001, he was transferred from HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd to HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd as Chief Operating Offi cer and was promoted to Chief Executive Offi cer in 2011. On 22 September 2015, he was appointed to the Board of HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd. On 18 January 2017, he was appointed as Director of HSS BIM Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company.

He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Dato' Ir. Khairudin Bin Sidek

Dato' Ir. Khairudin Bin Sidek, 66

Executive Director

Dato' Ir. Khairudin Bin Sidek, a Malaysian male, aged 66, is our Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 17 April 2015.

He graduated from the Brighton Polytechnic, UK with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1974.

He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, and a Steam Engineer Grade II. He is also a member of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia.

Dato' Ir. Khairudin has accumulated over forty three (43) years' experience in the fi eld of mechanical and electrical engineering. He started his career in 1974 as a Pupil Engineer in Tenaga Nasional Berhad (formerly known as Lembaga Letrik Negara), Port Dickson and was subsequently promoted to Shift Engineer in 1978. He left Tenaga Nasional Berhad in 1980. From 1980 to 1987, he was attached to Jurutera Konsultant (SEA) Sdn Bhd as a shareholder and director with the title of Mechanical Engineering Partner where he was the registered consultant for mechanical and electrical and civil and structural engineering projects. Between 1988 and 1990, he was attached with Hyco Worldwide (M) Sdn Bhd, which is principally involved in the oil-water emulsion technology for application in combustion of fuel used in power generation as its Managing Director. In 1991, he became the Regional Manager in South East Asia for Wahlco Environment Systems Incorporated and was attached to the company up to 1993. In 1991, he also became the principal partner for Perunding IMS, which provides mechanical and electrical consultancy services. He left Perunding IMS to join HSS Mekanikal & Elektrikal Sdn Bhd in 2011.

Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company.

He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Mohan A/L Ramalingam

Mohan A/L Ramalingam, 68

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohan A/L Ramalingam, a Malaysian male, aged 68, is our Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 17 April 2015. He is the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

He graduated from Leicester Polytechnic, UK with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1972 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from Harvard University, USA in 1983.

Mr. Mohan started his career as an Engineer in Monsanto Electronics Sdn Bhd in 1973 where he rose to become Manufacturing Manager and was responsible for four (4) production departments. In 1978, he joined P A Consulting Services Sdn Bhd, an international management consulting fi rm and was responsible for the operation and supervision of a range of consultancy assignments. From 1984 to 1988, he acted as Managing Director for Mewah Holdings Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company and was responsible for troubleshooting poor performing divisions while evaluating new investment opportunities.

In 1989, he joined MRY Associates Sdn Bhd ("MRY"), an investment holding company, as a Managing Director and has held that position ever since. He is responsible for the research and development activities as well as identifying market trends and niches to be developed. MRY's investee companies include JobStreet.com Bhd, BFM Radio and Agrinos A.S. He acted as an Independent Director in Oriental Capital Assurance from 2010 to 2012.

Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company.

He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Foo Lee Khean

Foo Lee Khean, 53

Independent Non-Executive Director

Foo Lee Khean, a Malaysian male, aged 53, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 17 April 2015. He is the chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He completed his professional examinations from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK in 1987. He is a Fellow Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.

He commenced his career with Coopers & Lybrand Malaysia in 1987 in the Restructuring and Recovery Department before leaving as a Senior Associate in 1989 to join Price Waterhouse, Singapore, in a similar department. He left Price Waterhouse in 1990 to join Arthur Andersen, Singapore in the Corporate Recovery Services Department before assuming his career in Arthur Andersen, Malaysia in 1992 in the Corporate Recovery and Corporate Finance Division. He was the Director - Corporate Finance of Ernst & Young in 2002 following the merger of Arthur Andersen with Ernst & Young in the same year before leaving in 2005 and has since been a Capital Markets Services Representative License holder and a director of Strategic Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd, which is licensed by the Securities Commission Malaysia under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 to undertake investment advisory and corporate fi nance.

Presently he is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Systech Berhad, Kumpulan Jetson Berhad, SMIS Corporation Berhad and KIP REIT Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of KIP Real Estate Investment Trust.

He has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.

He attended all four (4) Board meetings of the Company held during the fi nancial year 2016.

Ir. Sharifah Azlina Bt Raja Kamal Pasmah

Ir. Sharifah Azlina Bt Raja Kamal Pasmah, 50

Alternate Director to Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan A/L Balasubramaniam / Chief Operating Officer

Ir. Sharifah Azlina Bt Raja Kamal Pasmah, a Malaysian female, aged 50. She was appointed as the alternate director to Dato' Ir. Nitchiananthan A/L Balasubramaniam on 17 April 2015. She is also our Chief Operating Offi cer.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Christian Brothers University, Memphis, USA in 1990 and subsequently, completed her Master of Business Administration at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK in 2012. She is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia ("IEM"); Principal Interviewer for IEM's professional applicants; a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia; an Associate Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia; a member of the Intelligent Transport System of Malaysia and a member of Project Management Institute (Malaysia Chapter).

Puan Ir. Sharifah Azlina has over twenty seven (27) years of experience within the engineering and project management services market, particularly in road and highway designs. She started her career in 1990 with the Memphis City Council in USA as an undergraduate trainee where she was involved in the redesign of an existing road intersection in the city of Memphis. Upon her return to Malaysia in the same year, she joined Dolomite Properties Sdn Bhd for a short stint before joining Minconsult Sdn Bhd as a Graduate Engineer. She left Minconsult Sdn Bhd in 1991 to join HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd as an Engineer and rose through the ranks to become Chief Engineer (Highway). She was transferred from HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd to HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd in 2002 as Chief Engineer (Highway), and again rose through the ranks to become our Chief Operating Offi cer in 2011. On 1 January 2017, she was appointed as Director of HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd and BIM Global Ventures Sdn Bhd.

Other than the Company, she is not a Director of any other public company.

She has no confl ict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. She maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffi c offences, if any) within the past 5 years.