Board of Directors

 

Datuk Ahmad Bin Abu Bakar
Chairman

A Malaysian, age 63 and appointed as a Director in October 2014.

Datuk Ahmad was appointed as Group Managing Director of UDA on 16 March 2012. Prior to the appointment, Datuk Ahmad served as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) in Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Senior Executive Director in Naim Cendera Holdings Berhad. He graduated from the Emille Woolf College of Accountancy (UK) and is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Datuk Ahmad served as Chief Executive Officer in PT Wapoga Mutiara Industries from 1999 until 2001. In addition, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Sri Damansara Co. Ltd. from 1997 to 1999.

 

 

Peter Edwin Hadsley-Chaplin
Director

A British citizen, age 60, and appointed a director in 1991.

Mr. Peter Edwin Hadsley-Chaplin is the Chairman of M.P.Evans Group PLC, which owns plantation and property interests in Malaysia and plantation interests in Indonesia. He is also holding directorship in number of its subsidiaries.

 

 

Tn Haji Lukman Bin Abu Bakar
Director

A Malaysian, age 58, and appointed a director on 27 January 2014.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Hons) from the University Teknologi Malaysia in 1982 and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (Housing, Building and Planning) from Institute for Housing Studies, Rotterdam, Holland in 1985.
He joined Johor Corporation in 1982 and held various positions within Johor Corporation and its Group of Companies. In 1992 he joined Pasir Gudang Municipal Council and on 1 July 2008 he was appointed as its first President until 31 August 2009 when the Council was handed over to the administration of the State Government of Johor. He was then promoted as a Senior Vice President in Johor Corp. Currently he is the Managing Director of Johor Land Berhad, post held since 1 January 2010 and the Chief Executive of Property Division of Johor Corporation since 1 January 2011.

 

 

Owen David Wilkinson
Director

A Malaysian, age 59, and appointed a Director in 1999.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
He joined Golden Hope Plantations in 1982 until 1985. In 1985, he was based in Kuala Lumpur in the travel and retail business. From 1994 to 1999 he was involved in property development in Kuala Lumpur and Pangkor before joining Bertam Holdings PLC in 1999. He manages the Groups plantations and properties in Malaysia.

 

 

Ir. Samrulzaman Bin Katchu Mohideen
Director

A Malaysian, Age 47 and appointed as Director in 2018.

MBA (USM), Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons.) (UTM),
Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) (BEM),
Member Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (M.I.E.M).

He joined IJM Corporation Berhad in Kuala Lumpur in 1994 as Site Engineer, Island Peninsular Bhd., Penang in 1995 as Project Engineer and JKP Sdn Bhd, Penang in 2001 as Senior Manager.
Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of JKP Sdn Bhd, post held since May 2017

 

 

Kevin Khoo Aik Kooi
Company Secretary / Alternate Director to Peter Edwin Hadsley-Chaplin

A Malaysian, Aged 50, and appointed an alternate director to Peter Edwin Hadsley-Chaplin in 2001.

He is an advisor to M.P.Evans Group.

 

 

Tristan Robert Julian Price
Director / Alternate Director to Owen David Wilkinson

A British citizen, age 51, and appointed as an alternate director to Owen David Wilkinson in 2016.

Mr. Tristan Price is a UK Chartered Accountant and is the Chief Executive of M.P Evans Group PLC.

 

 

Tn Haji Mohd Razif Bin Ab Rahim
Director / Alternate Director to Tn Haji Lukman Bin Abu Bakar

A Malaysian, age 56, and appointed as a director on 27 January 2014.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science majoring in Civil Engineering from the University Of Missouri, USA in 1984.  He commenced his career at Johor Corporation and later holds several posts within Johor Land Berhad.
Currently he is the Vice President (Planning & Project Development) of Johor Land Berhad responsible for the planning and implementation of project development.