Dato’ Seri Erwan Tahir
A Malaysian Businessman and corporate figure, he was involved in businesses both local and international relating to Timber, Iron Ore and Power Industry, Rice Vermicelli and Coal Mining, Defence and Security, Fertilizer and Agro Chemical.
He is an active member of various Government and non government organisations including the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission, and the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation.
He is currently the Chairman and Director of several public listed companies such as KBB Resources Berhad, Sersol Berhad, Halex Holdings Berhad, EPE Perdana Berhad, SCH Group Berhad and Hextar Global Berhad.
Dato’ Swaminathan Mahalingam
He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University of Malaya and MBA from Murdoch University, Western Australia.
He has over 35 years of management experience in banking and finance, heavy industries and infrastructure development and has implemented numerous start-up manufacturing operations in Malaysia.
Having served as Project Director for Westports Group, one of Malaysia’s largest privatised port and transhipment facility, he is currently the owner of Mission Equities Sdn Bhd, a company involved mainly in M&A transactions and private equity investments across the education, sports and fintech sectors in Malaysia and overseas. He was previously the Group Executive Chairman and CEO of Mission NewEnergy Limited, a company he founded and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in 2006.
He graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor degree in Economics and Public Administration. He worked in Malaysia for 18 years as Senior Public Affairs Advisor on economic, business and bilateral issues.
In 1988, he migrated to Australia and has worked in various large manufacturing and heavy industry companies based in India.
He was appointed Director of Business Development of LNG Australia Ltd in 2002. He also worked in coal field acquisitions in Indonesia and Queensland. He was formerly the Director of Lanco Resources Australia Ltd (owners of Griffin Coal mine in Collie).
He is currently the Country Director India and Sri Lanka, of Global Energy Ventures Ltd and the Managing Director of Park Medical Group Pty Ltd.