Board of Directors
Mr Lim Een Hong
MR LIM EEN HONG
Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

Mr Lim Een Hong, male, aged 52, a Malaysian, is the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director of the Company. Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 18 March 2010 and was redesignated as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 18 September 2017.


Before coming full time into the Education industry in 2008, Mr Lim was a lawyer by profession and had been practicing continuously since 1992, as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Mr Lim was a partner in the legal practice of Messrs Eugene Tan & Co before he set up his own firm. Mr Lim was the founder and managing partner of Messrs EH Lim, Lee & Partners, which was set up in 1998. Mr Lim had since ceased legal practice to commit his career in Education.


Since his debut into the Education industry Mr Lim has worked tirelessly to, what he termed as, institutionalizing K12 education. Since joining the board, Mr Lim has worked diligently to promote his ideals in public or quasi-public Education sector. At his initiative, the EHB Group is now working very closely with various multinational companies such as Microsoft, Acer and various MOEs in the Southeast Asia region. Mr Lim has also endeavoured to corroborate with other players in the industry to see a better growth in the qualitative aspects in the industry.


Besides the Malaysian market, Mr Lim also actively collaborates with his counterparts in Singapore, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam in seeking to establish regional market presence and to introduce various education programs and services to these countries in the region.


Mr Lim attended all the 13 Board meetings held during the financial year ended 28 February 2019.


He has no directorship in any other public listed company. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. He has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

DATO' DR MOHD ARIFF BIN ARAFF
DATO’ DR MOHD ARIFF BIN ARAFF
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Dr. Mohd Ariff Bin Araff, male, aged 74, a Malaysian, is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dato’ Ariff was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2008. Dato’ Ariff was redesignated as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee on 15 September 2017. Dato’ Ariff is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a Member of the Remuneration Committee.


Dato’ Ariff holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from University of Brighton in United Kingdom, MIEM (Malaysia), P.Eng., MIEE, C. Eng. (United Kingdom), MIEEE (USA), SMP (Harvard), AMP (INSEAD), and DSNS, SPTJ.


Dato’ Ariff has extensive experience in Electric Utility Engineering and Management. Dato’ Ariff has worked in various capacities in Generation, Transmission and Distribution Divisions of Tenaga Nasional, the biggest electric utility in Malaysia. In the 32 years he has worked with Tenaga Nasional, Dato’ Ariff has completed many varied assignments in areas of Generation and Transmission Projects, Generation Operation, Utility Planning, Transmission and Distribution Management, IT Applications in Distribution Corporate Management, Research and Development and Commercialization of Research Products.

Retired from TNB in April 2000 as Managing Director/CEO of TNB Research, Dato’ Ariff was reappointed as an Advisor to TNB Research on contract basis for two years and thereafter was appointed as a Director to the Board of TNB Research Sdn. Bhd. from 1997 until to date. Dato’ Ariff is a member of ASEAN Working Group on Utility Standards as well as the Working Group on Research, Development and Engineering. Internationally, Dato’ Ariff is a registered UNIDO Expert on Energy Audit and Energy Conservation and UNCTAD Expert on Power Generation and Transmission Equipments.


In 1998, Dato’ Ariff was appointed as a Board Member of Malaysia Energy Centre (Pusat Tenaga Malaysia- PTM) until to date. Using his vast experiences in Power Engineering and Management, Dato’ Ariff helped to steer PTM to become a premier Power Research Institute. Dato’ Ariff was appointed Chairman of MIMOS Berhad, a premier government-owned R&D establishment for ICT since October 2000 until 30th December 2004. In 2002 while as Chairman of MIMOS, Dato’ Ariff was conferred the prestigious award SPTJ.


Dato’ Ariff is Co-Chairman of Doble International Engineering Committee (USA) for Transformers. Dato’ Ariff was once the President of TNB Senior Officers Association (a Trade Union) and currently holds several positions as Advisor/Chairman/Board Member of private corporations and banking institutions.

Dato’ Ariff attended 12 out of the 13 Board meetings held during the financial year ended 28 February 2019.


Dato’ Ariff has no directorship in any other public listed company. Dato’ Ariff has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. Dato’ Ariff has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Dato' Raja Munir Shah Bin Raja Mustapha
DATO’ RAJA MUNIR SHAH BIN RAJA MUSTAPHA
Independent Non-Executive Director

Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir Shah Bin Raja Mustapha, male, aged 56, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dato’ Raja Munir was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2017. Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir was redesignated as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 28 August 2018. Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir is also a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee.

Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir graduated with a Diploma in Business Management at Peterborough Regional College, United Kingdom.


Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir started his career as an Operation Executive in Wagon Engineering Sdn Bhd from 1985 to 1987. Dato’ Raja Munir resigned in 1987 to join Bumi Kekal Bekal Sdn Bhd as Branch Manager and subsequently left in 1988. In the course of his career, Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir obtained a Diploma in Business Management from Peterborough Regional College, United Kingdom and thereafter, served as a Director in SP Maju Sdn Bhd from 1992 to 1998 where Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir oversees the business operation, finance and management functions of the said company.


Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir was appointed as a City Councilor in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2004. During his tenure as a Councilor in Penang Island Municiple Council (“MPPP’), Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir served as Chairman and Committee Member in various standing committees overseeing legislatives and policy matters within the jurisdiction of MPPP.

Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir was awarded Pingat Jasa Masyarakat (“PJM”), Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (“PJK”), Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (“PKT”) and Darjah Johan Negeri (“DJN”) by His Excellency TYT Goveror of Penang in 1995, 1997, 2002 and 2005 respectively. In 2010, Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir was awarded with Pingat Pangkuan Negara (“PPN”) by DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Agong. In 2011, Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir was conferred the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (“DIMP”) which carries the title “Dato” by the DYMM Sultan of Pahang. Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir Shah was appointed as an Adjuct Professor by University Utara Malaysia (UUM) School of Computing in November 2017 for his contribution in the IT Industry.


Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir attended 11 out of the 12 Board meetings held during his tenure in the financial year ended 28 February 2019.


Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir sits in the Board of Directors of several private limited companies. Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. Prof. Dato’ Raja Munir has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr Lim Thian Loong
MR LIM THIAN LOONG
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Lim Thian Loong, male, aged 55, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 9 July 2018. He was also appointed as a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee on 9 July 2018.

Mr Lim is an accountant by profession and graduated with The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) from London. He is a member of the CIMA, Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA), Malaysian Institution of Accountants (MIA) and the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM).

Mr Lim has his own firm and has been practising as a sole practitioner since 2002. He has over 15 years of experience in accounting, auditing and taxation.


Mr Lim attended 6 out of the 6 Board meetings held during his tenure in the financial year ended 28 February 2019.


He also sits on the Boards of Grand Central Enterprises Berhad, Sanbumi Holdings Berhad and Hotel Grand Central Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore.


He has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company, and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. He has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr Su Keong Siong
MR SU KEONG SIONG
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Su Keong Siong, male, aged 53, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Su was appointed to the Board on 29 March 2019.

Mr Su is a lawyer by profession and graduated with a Degree in Law (LLB Hons) from University of Wolverhampton. He obtained the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) from University Malaya in 1993 and admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1994.


Mr Su started his career with C K Leong & Co., Advocates & Solicitors in Ipoh from 1994 to 2018. He is currently attached with Messrs Jaswant & Loh, Advocates & Solicitors in Ipoh.


He is a Member and Central Executive Committee Member of Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition since 2008. He was elected to the Perak State Assembly for the constituency of Pasir Panji, Perak between 2004 to 2008 (first term) and 2008 to 2013 (second term). He was in the Perak State Executive Committee Member (Exco) for Higher Education and Communications from 2008 to 2009. He won the Ipoh Timor Parliamentary seat in 2013 and had served as the Member of Parliament for Ipoh Timor, Perak from 2013 to 2018. He also won the Kampar Parliamentary seat and is currently serving as the Member of Parliament for Kampar, Perak. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Lembaga Kenaf Tembaga Negara (LKTN) from 2018 to 2020.


Mr Su did not attend any Board meetings held during the financial year ended 28 February 2019 as he was appointed as Director of the Company on 29 March 2019.


Mr Su sits in the Board of Directors of Lembaga Kenaf dan Tembakau Negara. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. He has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.


Mr Chang Lih Kang
MR CHANG LIH KANG
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Chang Lih Kang, male, aged 39, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Chang was appointed to the Board on 13 May 2019.

Mr Chang obtained his Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering in 2004 from Putra University of Malaysia (UPM) and subsequently a Master in Public Administration in 2015 from the National University of Singapore.


Mr Chang is currently a Member of Parliament for the Tanjong Malim federal constituency, the Secretary of the Backbenchers Council and also the Parliamentary Select Committee in Defense and Home Affairs.


He was the Perak State Legislative Assemblyman for two terms from 2008 to 2018. He was a Member of the Public Accounts Committee from August 2013 to April 2018 and a Member of the Privileges Committee from August 2008 to May 2013.


Mr Chang did not attend any Board meetings held during the financial year ended 28 February 2019 as he was appointed as Director of the Company on 13 May 2019.


He has no directorship in any other public listed company. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. He has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.


Dato'-Lee Chin Chong
DATO’ LEE CHIN CHONG
Executive Director

Dato’ Lee Chin Chong, male, aged 48, a Malaysian, is the Executive Director of the Company. Dato’ Lee was appointed to the Board on 13 May 2019.

Dato’ Lee holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, specialising in Online Business Management and Marketing from the European University of Ireland, Ireland in 2003.


Dato’ Lee is the owner and director of Lee Trading Company with more than 25 years of working experience in trading. The achievements of Dato’ Lee includes securing distributorship with Esso and Shell for lubricant products. Lee Trading Company is also the distributor of wire rods for Southern Steel Berhad.


Dato’ Lee was the Managing Director for Meng Chew Hin Teow Chew Seafood and Hotpot Restaurant between 2012 to 2014. Dato’ Lee has significant project management experience and is an expertise in business development, negotiation, marketing and possesses good management skills in meeting company goals.


Beyond the business sphere, Dato’ Lee is also an active member of the Malaysia Xiang Lian Youth Association Fund, a charitable entity dedicated to youth education and the Malaysian Chinese Traders Association.


Dato’ Lee did not attend any Board meetings held during the financial year ended 28 February 2019 as Dato’ Lee was appointed as Director of the Company on 13 May 2019.


Dato’ Lee has no directorship in any other public listed company. Dato’ Lee has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company and his directorship in the Company does not give rise to any conflict of interest situation. Dato’ Lee has not convicted any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offence, if any) or imposed with any public sanctions or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.


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