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Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique is an Entrepreneur and Businessman. Born in Kuala Lumpur in 1954, Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique completed his education in Kuala Lumpur prior to joining the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) in 1973. He began his career as a Commissioned Officer and Fighter Pilot and retired in 1985 with the rank of Major (Air).

Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique ventured into Business in 1986 through the Seri Meraga Group of companies. Throughout his more than 25 years of business experience, Tan Sri Zulhasnan bin Rafique has been involved in various industries including Aviation (AIROD), Civil / Building Construction, Industrial Petroleum and Gas Trading; and Property Investment and Development. He has also served on the board of Malaysian public listed companies, including Island & Peninsular (I&P) Berhad (property development).

Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique Political career commenced in 1999, where he contested and was elected as Member of Parliament in Wangsa Maju in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. He was elected for another two terms in 2004 to 2013, as the Member of Parliament for Setiawangsa Parliamentary constituency; also in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique also served in the Malaysian Cabinet for 5 years; as Deputy Federal Territories (FT) Minister and then FT Minister (2004-2009).

Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique was also appointed as the Chancellor of the Geomatika University College Malaysia, where he served from 2014 to 2018.

Tan Sri (Dr) Zulhasnan bin Rafique was then appointed as the Malaysian Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary with Ministerial status to the United States of America from 2017 to 2018.

Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Terence Tan Koon Ping has more than 25 years of experience in areas of auditing, accounting, corporate finance and business operation in various industries locally and internationally. He was appointed as the Group Finance Director of KNM Group Berhad on 11 March 2013 and assumed the position of Group Finance Director/Group Chief Financial Officer on 26 March 2013. He is also the Joint Managing Director of BORSIG Group in Germany as well as the Chairman of FBM Group in Italy. Subsequently on 9 July 2020, he was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of the Company.

Group General Counsel/Executive Director
Flavio Porro is a registered lawyer and has more than 22 years of experience as a senior corporate lawyer essentially in the oil & gas, renewables and power production sectors focusing on challenging merger and acquisition projects, international bids, compliance and dispute resolution. Prior to his employment with KNM Group Berhad, he was the General Counsel of ERG Supply & Trading and a Senior Counsel in major energy corporations such as ENI Group, Snam S.p.A., ERG Power and Gas S.p.a. and Saipem in Italy and in France.

Independent Non-Executive Director
Lim Mun Kee started his career with KPMG PLT in 1989. He has more than 30 years of valuable experiences gained through his working career in various fields including auditing, financial, corporate and management level.

Independent Non-Executive Director
Mohd Irwan Bin Mohd Mubarak is a Consummate senior executive, change agent and entrepreneur with over 24 years of cross functional experience across litigation, case briefing, corporate law, contractual / compliance management, company laws, drafting legal notices, contract negotiations, and licensing operations. Recognized for promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning, a commitment to quality by upgrading and implementing appropriate systems of policies, internal controls, standards, and procedures.

Independent Non-Executive Director
Safia Binti Ahmad Jahidi began her career as Legal Assistant at Messrs Balendran Chong from 2009 until 2016. She possesses vast experience in diverse legal matters across a broad spectrum of law mainly in Civil Litigation, Corporate, Conveyancing and Arbitration. Currently, she is the Managing Partner of Messrs Nik Safia & Co.

Independent Non-Executive Director
Upon graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the National University of Singapore in 1985, Mr Ho began his career as a banking executive. With over 30 years of experience in the financial services and capital market industry, he has been actively involved in numerous corporate financial exercises, including IPOs, debt restructuring, strategic planning, financial management reviews and successfully resuscitated various private and public-listed entities.

His latest two assignments were in 2018 where he was appointed as the Commercial Director of Atrium Reit Bhd. During this engagement, he oversaw and was instrumental to the successful acquisition of a new industrial property valued at RM180 million on a sale and leaseback basis with an MNC with a net yield of 8.5% p. a. Upon completion of this engagement in Feb 2019, he left to join Artwright Holdings Bhd to undertake another corporate exercise which ended in Jan 2020.

He is currently the Managing Director of Tesoro Capital Sdn Bhd.