Tan Sri Ir. Kunasingam A/L V.Sittampalam, a Malaysian male, aged 68, is the co-founder of the Company. He was appointed to our Board as Executive Director on 17 April 2015 prior to his re-designation as Executive Vice Chairman of the Company on 13 February 2018. He is currently the Acting Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
He graduated from the University of Sheffield, UK in 1977 with a Bachelor of Engineering and obtained his Masters in Engineering at the same university in 1979. He is a Fellow with the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, a member of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, UK, and Institution of Engineers, Australia. In October 2020, he become the first Malaysian to be elected as International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK.
Tan Sri Ir. Kuna has accumulated over 41 years of experience within the engineering and project management services market. He started his career in 1980 as a Civil Engineer in C. H. Teoh & Partnership and was attached to the company up to 1981. He co-founded HSS Consult Partnership in 1984 which thereafter incorporated into HSS Consult Sdn Bhd in 1985. HSS Consult Sdn Bhd was principally involved in the provision of engineering design and project management services, but has since been struck off. During his tenure in HSS Consult Sdn Bhd, he was mainly involved in the design and project implementation of various infrastructure and construction projects. In 1988, he cofounded HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd, an engineering consultancy company registered under the Registration of Engineers Act 1967, and in 2001, he co-founded HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd.
Other than the Company, he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Perak Corporation Berhad. Tan Sri Ir. Kuna is a major shareholder of the Company.
He has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regard to convictions for offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past 5 years.