FOO LEE KHEAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
Foo Lee Khean was appointed to the Board as a Director on 18 May 2016.
He is a SC licensed Investment Representative and a Director of Strategic Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd., a company specialising in corporate finance.
He holds various directorships in other companies namely as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Systech Berhad since 2011, Independent Non-Executive Director of Kumpulan Jetson Berhad since 2010 and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Kumpulan Jetson Berhad since 2013 He also serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director where he is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Employees Share Option Scheme Committee in SYF Resources Berhad.
He is Independent Non-Executive Director of SMIS Corporation Berhad since 2007 and serves as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
He has 29 years of working experience in the accounting and finance sector, starting with Coopers & Lybrand Malaysia in 1987 under the restructuring and recovery department, before leaving as Senior Associate in 1989 to join PriceWaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”), Singapore, also in the restructuring and recovery department. He left PwC in 1990 to join Arthur Andersen, Singapore before being transferred to Arthur Andersen, Malaysia in 1992 in the corporate recovery and corporate finance division.
Whilst in Arthur Andersen, Malaysia, his responsibilities include handling forensic audit, general receivership, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate finance activities such as initial public offerings, fund-raising exercises and debt restructuring. Upon Arthur Andersen’s merger with Ernst & Young in 2002, he was appointed as the Director of Corporate Finance before leaving in 2005 to join Strategic Capital Advisory Sdn. Bhd.
Foo Lee Khean is a fellow member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants as well as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom