The Board of Director

 

 

 

Christopher Koh Swee Kiat

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

 

Mr Christopher Koh Swee Kiat graduated from the University of Malaya in 1992 and was called to the High Court of Malaya as an Advocate and Solicitor in March 1993. He also holds an ACCA postgraduate diploma in Accounting and Finance.

He was previously attached with the Corporate Department of an established law firm. Thereafter, he joined TA Securities Berhad as Assistant Manager in November 1995. He was appointed the Head of Legal Affairs Department in November 1995. He has negotiated and prepared the legal documentation for the various overseas ventures of the company including a bank and stockbroking companies in various countries. He was also the Company Secretary of The Chase Manhattan (M) Berhad (now known as JP Morgan Chase).

In 2001, he was the Vice President for MasterCard International in its Asia Pacific regional office in Singapore. He joined Messrs Chris Koh & Chew (formerly known as GH Tee & Co), Advocates & Solicitor in October 2001. He was appointed to the Board of TA Enterprise Berhad as Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 May 2006, a position he holds to-date.

He specialises in corporate, commercial and finance matters including merger and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate finance, listing of companies, private equity acquisition and matters relating to aviation laws. Now also an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, his scope of responsibilities includes extending legal advice and assisting in the acquisition of business interests on behalf of the Company.

He also sits on the Boards of TA Global Berhad, a public listed company and TA Investment Management Berhad, a public company which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TA Enterprise Berhad.

He is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He also sits on the investment committee of Mizuho ASEAN Investment Fund LLP.