Independent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 46, was appointed to the Board on 7 November 2018.

Ling Hee Keat holds a law degree from University of Bristol and an Utter Barrister degree from BPP Law School. He also has a professional law qualification from Honorable Lincoln’s Inn.

He started his career at HLG Securities, the stockbroking arm of the Hong Leong Group of companies before being appointed as an Executive Director of United Traders Securities where he headed the Research and Corporate Finance divisions from 1997 to 2003. In 1999, he was also appointed to the Board of SHH Resources Holdings Berhad, a furniture manufacturer listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia as a Non-Executive Director. In May 2015, he was re-designated as the Executive Deputy Chairman of that company, a position he held till December 2016.

Mr. Ling is currently a Senior Associate at Leong Partnership, Advocates and Solicitors. He is a Certified Mediator with the Malaysian Bar Association.