Chief Executive Officer, Cekap Technical Services Sdn. Bhd. and Chairman, Koperasi Tenaga & Petroleum
Spanning 40 years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, in Malaysia and internationally.
Began working career in 1979, after graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from the City Universtity, London, UK, as a graduate engineer in the Production Department of PETRONAS, obtaining his first exposure to the Oil & Gas industry.
Later joined other companies as engineer and progressed into management positions, largely involved in engineering, construction and project management projects.
Gained exposure and accumulated extensive experience in various aspects of technical, operational, administration, projects, contractual, business development (including international business) and senior management.
And now as an entrepreneur, he is the Executive Chairman and founder partner of Cekap Technical Services Sdn Bhd, a niche business providing integrated project management and specialist technical services since 1994, celebrating more than 25 years of successful operations in Malaysia and internationally including Middle East, South Korea, Japan and ASEAN region. He is also the Chief Executive Officer and founder partner of SEAMOG Group Sdn Bhd, an integrated engineering services company providing EPCC and multi-discipline projects services. Other roles and responsibilities include as an Independent and Non-Executive Chairman of Ni Hsin Resources Bhd, a leading stainless steel products manufacturer exporting to South Korea and Japan, the Chairman and founder member of the Koperasi Tenaga dan Petroliam Bhd, a community driven initiative to empower the energy sector community through entrepreneurship and business, and he is an independent director of Bank Rakyat.
As an advocate for the interest of the industry, in particular the SMEs and local Malaysian players, he has actively served in various agencies and bodies as council member, advisor, trustee and office-bearer to champion the interests of the service providers in the Malaysian oil & gas industry, including promoting Malaysia as a regional hub for oil & gas services.
In particular, he was the founder member and past President of the Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council, or MOGSC, the leading business platform for the Malaysian oil & gas services sector since 2003, and he is an Advisory Panel Member with the Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation or MPRC since 2012.
Others include his role as a past Vice President and council member of the Institute of Materials Malaysia or IMM, past Vice President and exco member of the Malaysian Oil & Gas Engineering Council or MOGEC, and founder of the biennial Malaysia Oil & Gas Services Exhibition and Conference or MOGSEC held since 2012, which uniquely showcases the capabilities of Malaysian players.