Chairman, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Wong Kok Seong was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 April 2015 and was later appointed as the Chairman of the Board on 19 May 2015. He was identified as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 May 2015. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Open University, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and also a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
Having spent 15 years in the United Kingdom, Mr. Wong has gained extensive exposure with a United Kingdom accounting firm, Appleby & Wood, where he was an audit partner from 1999 to 2005. His experience extended to multinational companies where he was appointed as Finance Director for several UK-based companies. During his tenure there, he was responsible for the preparation of business plans, budgets and organisational financial statements, due diligence, accounting & taxation, management, project financing and implementation.
On his return to Malaysia in 2006 and upon obtaining his audit license, he joined an audit firm Messrs. Hasnan THL Wong & Partners, and is currently its Managing Partner. He is also made a partner in another audit firm in Malaysia. Over the last few years, he has extensively been involved in a wide range of businesses, such as cross border trading, manufacturing and property development. His experience includes accounting & taxation, due diligence, management consultancy, project financing and implementation.