Ivory Properties Group Berhad

Board of Directors

Dato' Low Eng Hock

Group Chief Executive Officer

Dato' Low Eng Hock, a Malaysian, is the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is also a Member of the Remuneration Committee. He has been instrumental in the growth, success and development of the Group. Dato’ Low is mainly responsible for the overall strategic business direction of the Group. In 1985, he obtained his Bachelor Degree in Engineering with Distinction from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Upon graduation, he joined Low Theon & Sons Sendirian Berhad and was put in charge of several large-scale infrastructure projects.

In 1991, he began his career as a property developer via his involvement in the Penang Gold Coast mixed development adjacent to Queensbay Mall in Persiaran Bayan Indah. In 1999, he established Ivory Associates Sdn Bhd, the first company in the Group. Since then, under his progressive vision, pragmatic approach and proven leadership, the Group has become one of the leading property developers in Penang. He is also a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia.

Dato’ Haji Malik bin Abul Kassim

Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Haji Abdul Malik bin Abul Kassim, a Malaysian, is the Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. He graduated in Public Administration from the School of Administration and Law of University Mara Institute of Technology in 1976. He was a member of Penang state legislative assembly and the Penang state executive councillor for Religious Affairs and, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs between March 2008 and May 2018. Dato’ Malik was the Chairman of the Penang International Halal Hub Development Sdn. Bhd., Halal Development Corporation (“HDC”) and Malaysia Pineapple Industry Board. He is presently the Deputy Chairman of HDC and holds business advisory positions in companies involve in housing development, construction, trading and international business.

Dato’ Malik has over 40 years of experience in various levels of business management and diverse industries that include events, chemical, housing development, construction materials, electrical engineering, food packing, electronics, and international real estates and hospitality, both locally and abroad. He was the Yang Di Pertua Majlis Agama Islam Negeri Pulau Pinang for term 2018/2019. Dato’ Malik also sat on the Board of PBA Holdings Bhd, Penang Development Corporation, Invest-in-Penang Berhad and Penang Global Tourism between March 2008 and May 2018.

Ooi Choi Kiat

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ooi Choi Kiat, a Malaysian, is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. He is a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. . He graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Housing, Building and Planning from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. He has extensive experience in infrastructure projects including highway and bridge construction, earthworks, waterworks and telecommunications facilities mainly in the Klang Valley.

His career started in 1983 when he took up the position of Project Manager with Unisoon Development (M) Sdn Bhd. In 1989, he left and established Mawar Abadi (M) Sdn Bhd, a building contractor company and was its Managing Director since 1990.

Low Wei Shane

Executive Director

Low Wei Shane, a Malaysian, is the Development Director of our Company. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day development process of the Group’s projects, which includes town planning, feasibility studies and land acquisition. He has also gained work experiences in town planning from his attachment with our company between 2011 and 2016.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Planning (Hons) degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2015. He went on to obtain his Master of Property and Development degree from the same university in the following year. In 2018, he graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW Business School and London Business School.

Tan Soo Mooi

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Soo Mooi, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. She started her career as an Auditor from year 1992 to 1994 where she gained her audit experience in auditing of clients of different type of industries ranging in trading, manufacturing and stockbroking. She then switched her career path to commercial industries by joining subsidiary companies of public listed companies as an Accountant from year 1994 to 1998.

She subsequently joined a multinational company from year 1998 to 2017 where she first started as Deputy Finance Manager and promoted as Group Financial Controller thereafter. She also sat on the Board of group of companies in Malaysia and Thailand since year 2011. Her job responsibilities in the commercial industries were mainly in the areas of accounting, finance, taxation, internal control, corporate governance, purchasing and administration.

Dato’ Abu Bakar Bin Hassan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Abu Bakar bin Hassan, a Malaysian, is the Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. He started his career in the public sector in 1979 until his retirement in 2015. Having amassed more than 30 years of valued experience in land administration and development, management of local government, and private and public sectors housing developments, Dato' Abu Bakar is also an expert in land laws.

Planning and implementation of development projects, administration and development of lands and districts, budgets and financial planning, management of local governments, management and development of housing sectors and land developments are among his fields of expertise. He was also actively involved in examination of plans submitted by developers for planning approval and ensure that each application was in compliant with the planning guidelines.

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