67 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Member of Risk Management Committee
Dato’ Ir. Lim Siang Chai, was appointed on 29 May 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman and was re-designated as an Executive Chairman and Managing Director on 31 July 2015. Subsequently, he was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 4 October 2017. On 26 March 2021, he has been re-designated as an Executive Chairman of the Company, and re-designated as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 20 October 2021.
Dato’ Ir. Lim is a Chartered Engineer (C. Eng) registered with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom and Professional Engineer (P. Eng) registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM) and Institute of Engineering and Technology of United Kingdom (MIET). Dato’ Ir. Lim also holds a Master in Business Administration from Deakin University, Australia. He is an Honorary Fellow of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisation and a member of the Malaysia Institute of Management (MIM). He had also undergone many technical and management training in Japan.
Dato’ Ir. Lim had also served the Malaysian Government in various capacities as follows:
2010-2013 Deputy Minister of Finance
2006-2008 Deputy Minister of Tourism
2003-2006 Deputy Minister of Information
1999-2003 Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport
1995-2008 Member of Parliament (Petaling Jaya South)
Dato’ Ir. Lim is actively involved in various NGOs and has held various key positions such as Adviser to the Federation of Malaysia Chinese Clans and Guilds Youth Association, Lim Clan Association of Malaysia, Gerakan Belia Bersatu Malaysia, Business and Commerce Association of Petaling District, Association of Hawkers and Small Traders of Petaling Jaya.
Dato’ Ir. Lim currently is also the Non-Independent Director of Jiankun International Berhad.