Board of Directors

YEOH CHONG KEAT

CHAIRMAN/INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Yeoh Chong Keat was appointed to our Board on 1 August 2016. He graduated with a Foundation Course in Accountancy from City of Birmingham Polytechnic, United Kingdom in 1978. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1982 and subsequently became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1993. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1990, a Fellow of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia since 1997, and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2001.

He began his career in 1978 as Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers), United Kingdom. In 1983, he left PricewaterhouseCoopers and joined Messrs Deloitte KassimChan as Audit Supervisor and subsequently became the Tax Manager in 1984 until 1987. During his tenure with these two (2) audit firms, he was involved in the areas of audit, tax management and consulting services.

He accumulated his wealth of experience from being an Accountant, Audit Supervisor, Tax Manager and a consultant. He is now the President cum Chief Executive Officer of Archer Corporate Services Sdn Bhd, a company providing corporate secretarial and corporate advisory services.

DATO’ PHUM ANG KIA

GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dato’ Phum Ang Kia is our Group Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed to our Board on 9 April 1997. He is responsible for our Group's overall business development, which includes setting our Group's direction, formulating corporate development plan and driving our business growth. In addition, he is also involved in overseeing the daily on-site operations and contracts and operations related matters. He has approximately 40 years of working experience in the construction industry.

Dato’ Phum has been the driving force of Soon Kim Trading & Engineering which was subsequently incorporated as a private limited company in 1990 under the name of   Pembinaan Sin Soon Kim Sdn Bhd where he was a co-founder and subsequently changed its name to Advancecon Infra in 2010 which mainly involved in civil engineering services, construction of main drains, road works, sewerage systems and hiring services of heavy machinery and equipment.  

He subsequently together with Lim Swee Chai, incorporated Advancecon Sdn Bhd in 1993 to expand the construction business. In 2010, Advancecon Group was established pursuant to an internal reorganization exercise undertaken and he is currently our Group Chief Executive Officer.

 

 

LIM SWEE CHAI

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer

Lim Swee Chai is the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and was appointed to the  Board on 9 April 1997. Having approximately 35 years of working experience in the construction industry, he is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic  management, strategic corporate planning and oversee contracts and operations related matters. He graduated with a Diploma in Technology (Building) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in 1981.

With his accumulated vast experience in project management and procurement operations, he joined Teguh Kaya Sdn Bhd, a construction company as Contracts Manager from 1985 until 1993 where he was responsible for the overall contract management functions for several housing development projects in Klang Valley.

He left Teguh Kaya Sdn Bhd in 1993 and co-founded Advancecon Sdn Bhd with Dato’ Phum where he was mainly responsible for the overall contract management functions and managing office operations for the construction projects undertaken.

IR. YEO AN THAI

Executive Director

Ir. Yeo An Thai is the Chief Operating Officer of Advancecon Infra Sdn Bhd and was appointed to the Board on 1 August 2016. With approximately 19 years of working experience in the construction industry, he is responsible for the overall operations of the Group which include decision making on corporate affairs and managing site technical operational activities of the Group.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1997 and subsequently obtained a Master of Engineering Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2015.  He is a registered Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute, United States since 2009, a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia since 2013. In 2014, he registered as a Green Building Index Facilitator with Green Building Index, Malaysia. 

He began his career as Site Engineer in Gamuda Berhad in 1997 and was promoted to be the Section Head before he left Gamuda Berahd. He then joined Advancecon Sdn Bhd as Site Manager in 2001 where he was responsible for day-to-day on site operations of all the construction projects. In 2010, Advancecon Group was established pursuant to an internal reorganization exercise undertaken whereby he assumed the role as General Manager of Project Management before he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2015.

 

TUNG KAI HUNG, PETER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tung Kai Hung, Peter is also the General Manager of Contracts for Advancecon Infra Sdn Bhd . He was appointed to our Board on 1 August 2016. He is responsible for the overall contract management functions, where he leads and oversees the operations of submission of tenders and to prepare cost estimates including selection of our subcontractors and suppliers for all our construction projects. He has approximately 30 years of working experience in the construction industry. He graduated with a Diploma in Technology (Building) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia in 1986.

In 1999, he joined Advancecon Sdn Bhd as Senior Contracts Executive where he was responsible for the overall contract management functions which include the preparation of tender and contract documents, project costing for tender submission and the management of project operations. In 2010, Advancecon Group was established pursuant to an internal reorganization exercise undertaken whereby he assumed the role of General Manager of Contracts since then.

MOHD ZAKY BIN OTHMAN

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mohd Zaky bin Othman is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 August 2016. He graduated with Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from California State University Fresno, United States in 1984 and subsequently obtained a Master of Science in Finance (Corporate Finance) from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, United States in 1992.

He began his career as an Accounts Executive in 1985  and was working overseas for 10 years.

In 1995, he returned to Malaysia and joined Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad ("KTMB") where he spent approximately 18 years before his retirement in 2013. During his tenure with KTMB, he served in various positions within the KTMB group of companies including Manager in Property department of KTMB, Senior Manager of KTMB Carpark Sdn Bhd and General Manager of KTM Distribution Sdn Bhd and subsequently Chief Excecutive Officer of KTM Distribution Sdn Bhd and Chief Financial Officer of KTMB.

He has accumulated experience in respective field for more than 30 years from different countries and companies.

 

FATHI RIDZUAN BIN AHMAD FAUZI

Independent Non-Executive Director

Fathi Ridzuan bin Ahmad Fauzi is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 August 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Financial Analysis from University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom in 1989.

He began his career in 1989 where he worked in various accounting and finance capacities. He has accumulated vast experience in financial, administrative, legal, information technology, risk management and stockbroking operations.