Senior Management

NURASLINA ZAINAL ABIDIN

Group Chief Executive Officer

Date of Appointment:
• 8 September 2021 – Group Chief Executive Officer
• 1 July 2021 – Chief Transformation Officer

Qualification :
BSc.(Hons) in Food and Science Technology, University of Science Malaysia

Working Experience :
Nuraslina brings with her over 17 years of experience in successful transformation and optimisation of business performance for major corporate organisations and conglomerates. Her penchant for strategic and analytical thinking enables her to navigate complex situations in identifying opportunities for major service recoveries and propel company-wide changes to improve their performances and turned them into top-notch industry players. As a certified Six Sigma and Lean Sigma guru, she has earned herself numerous quality provider certifications i.e. American Society for Quality (ASQ), and International Association of Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) respectively as well as a certified Lead Assessor for ISO 9001, 14001, and 1800; HACCP and HALAL Assessor/ Implementer.

The latest venture was the acquisition of Innovation Associates Consulting Sdn Bhd in 2018. She led the company’s transformation, which involves turning around national project implementation, cost rationalization, resource optimization, and rebuilding organizational competencies and skillsets.
As an entrepreneur and technopreneur, she has received numerous accolades in recognition of her contributions and is one of the sought-after speakers on local and international speaking platforms – making her the formidable industry influencer globally and regionally. Known for her strategic visionary and transformational leadership in business change, growth, and performance improvement, she is also the Founder and Group Managing Director of Genaxis, one of the leading transformation entities in the country.

She is also recognized for her philanthropic activities, and in 2020 she was named as a Member of the Quadran Foundation Evangelist, a Swiss-based corporation with a main focus to develop Quadrans technology, support research and share blockchain knowledge around the world.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies :
NIL

SAFUAN BIN YUSOF

Group Chief Operating Officer

Date of Appointment
15 November 2021 – Group Chief Operating Officer

Qualification
BEng (Hons) in Information System Engineering from Surrey University, United Kingdom
MPhil of Computer Speech and Language Processing from Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Working Experience
Safuan is the Top level ICT professional with a combination of 30 years of experience in managing large companies in their digitalization and implementation of ICT products and services. He has extensive knowledge of business processes, data management, and technology in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Manufacturing, Logistics, Government, Consulting, and Automotive. His passion is to bring values and improvement to the quality of life through technology and innovations.

Having commenced his career as a Software Programmer at DEC Ltd (UK), the second-largest ICT company in the world at that time, he subsequently returned to Malaysia to assume the role of Analyst Programmer in Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd. This marked the start of his tenure in ICT Management with other well-known companies, including Sapura Digital Sdn Bhd, EON Berhad, KLB Berhad, MISC Berhad, British American Tobacco (M) Berhad, and DHL (Cyberjaya).

He has vast experience in ERP systems and manufacturing systems project implementation at the largest Petrochemical company in South East Asia, Titan Chemical Bhd, and the largest tobacco manufacturer BAT(M) Bhd.

He served as Chief Information Officer of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) for 10 years and has implemented various programs and blueprints to develop ICT infrastructure and promote IT businesses to the region.

He then joined iA Consulting Sdn Bhd in August 2018 as Chief Digital Officer. He was responsible for Digital solutions to customers, project delivery, and innovative product development. iAC was offering Solutions in ERP (SAP and Vienna Advantage), Big Data Analytics for smartcity and enterprise, and new AI tools such as RPA, Chatbot, and Image Processing.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies:
NIL

DR. NAS TAMIMI BIN IBRAHIM

Chief Technology Officer

Date of Appointment:
4 April 2017 – Chief Technology Officer

Qualification:
• BSc. in Computer Science (First Class Honours) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
• Doctorate in Management Information Systems from University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Working Experience:
Dr. Nas Tamimi Bin Ibrahim started his career in 1986 as Analyst Programmer and later promoted to Systems Administrator at Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Bhd (MISC) before joining Telekom Malaysia (TM) in 1990. In TM, he was appointed as Senior Systems Analyst and later promoted to Systems Manager in charge of the implementation of Corporate Information Data Warehouse and Executive Information Systems (EIS) before pursuing his Doctorate study in 1994.
Upon completion of his Doctorate study in 1997, he was appointed as Head of Consultancy and Customer Solution where he was primarily responsible for providing total customer solution and consultancy services for major customers of TM. He has successfully managed and implemented several customer solutions.

In 1999, he was appointed as the Project Director of TM subsidiary namely Telekom Smart School Sdn Bhd (TSS), where he was responsible delivering Smart School Integrated Solution for MSC Flagship Application for the Ministry of Education. He was later promoted to be the Chief Executive Officer of TSS from 2003 until 2007.

After serving TM/TSS for about 18 years, in January 2008, he left TM/TSS and joined a Joint Venture company as Project Director cum Chief Operating Officer (COO) responsible for securing and rolling out of e-Tanah project. In June 2009, he again moved on and worked for iLaunch Sdn Bhd as Project Director cum COO mainly responsible for e-Tanah pilot project recovery and operations in Penang.

He joined Theta Edge Berhad in 2012 as Senior General Manager – Special Projects. He is now heading the Solution Delivery division mainly responsible in delivering the IT projects undertaken by the Group.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies:
NIL

KAREN YAP PIK LI

Chief Financial Officer

Date of Appointment:
1 January 2010 – Chief Financial Officer

Qualification:
• Diploma in Commerce (Management Accounting) from Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman
• Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK,
(CIMA) (ACMA)
• Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) from the Association of
International Certified Professional Accountants
• Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Working Experience:
Karen Yap Pik Li began her career with the Finance Department of formerly Lityan Holdings Berhad on 1 September 1995 as an Accounts Executive and in the ensuing years, held various positions including General Manager of Corporate Services. She has more than 26 years of experience and involvement in the accounting, finance, procurement, businesses, project operations and the corporate exercises and restructuring undertaken by the Group to date.

She is responsible for the financial management of the Group’s business and operations and overseeing the corporate functions and shared services of the Group.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies:
NIL