Dato’ Sri Ir. Hj. Ismail Bin Md.Salleh, a Malaysian male, aged 62, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 6 July 2018. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of Audit and Risk Management Committee.
He graduated from University of Technology Mara, Malaysia with B.Sc in Civil Engineering in 1981. He obtained his Master of Science in Highway Engineering from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom in 1994. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia, a Fellow with Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Council Member of Road Engineering of Malaysia, President of Intelligent Transport System Association of Malaysia and Council Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Malaysia Branch).
Dato’ Sri Ir. Hj. Ismail has accumulated over 36 years of working experience in the government sector and was principally responsible for planning, construction, operation and monitoring of all privatized highways such as North-South Expressway, Penang Bridge and KL-Karak Highway.
He started his career in Malaysian Highway Authority (“MHA”) in 1981 as a Civil Engineer, then move on as a Project Supervisor for the Lebuhraya Senai-Johor Bahru and in 1990, he was promoted as the Northern Region Director, and in 1995 he served as the Southern Region Director till 1997. In 1997, he served as the Director of Monitoring for all privatized toll highways and in 2006, he was promoted as Deputy Director General of Development. In 2009, he was promoted again as the Director General of MHA, a post he held until his retirement in June 2018. Other than the Company, he is not a Director of any other public company or listed issuer.
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.