WHO WE ARE
Board of Directors
Tun Jeanne Binti Abdullah
Tun Jeanne Binti Abdullah was appointed as a Director of the Company on 1st December 2017. The Honourable Tun Jeanne Binti Abdullah is the wife to the Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. The Honourable Tun Jeanne Binti Abdullah is the Chancellor of Open University Malaysia, Chairman of Landscape Malaysia and Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre, Executive Chairman of Sekretariat Malaysia Prihatin and Patron of the Malaysian Paralympic Council.
She recently received an honorary degree from University Malaysia Kelantan for Sustainability Science and from University of Nottingham for her outstanding advocacy in conservation.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri Bin Hj Mohd Zin
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri Bin Hj Mohd Zin is the founder of the TRC Group of Companies. He was appointed as the Managing Director of TRC Synergy Berhad on 29 March 2002. He held the position of Executive Chairman of the Company before being re-designated as Managing Director. He is also the Managing Director of the Group’s subsidiary Companies.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri graduated from the MARA Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Diploma in Business Studies. He began his career with Standard Chartered Bank before joining Bank Bumiputera Malaysia Berhad in 1982 as an International Banking Division Officer. He then went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Jurisprudence at Universiti Malaya and he has since obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Law and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2014.
In August 2009, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri was selected as a winner of the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award organised by Enterprise Asia. He achieved a great personal milestone when he was honoured as CEO of the Year by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) that same year. Read More
CIDB also named him as Winner of Contractor of the Year at their Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards 2011.
Presently, he is an Industry Committee Member at Politeknik Ungku Umar, Ipoh for 2018 to 2020. He is also the CEO Faculty and he serves on the Industry Advisory Council (IAG) at the Politeknik Education Department for the years 2017 to 2019 and in March 2017, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri was appointed as the Industry Panel Advisor to the Polytechnic Civil Engineering Technology degree programme by the Ministry of Higher Education. Additionally, he is a Trustee of Yayasan TRC.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri has been a Council Member of the Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) since 2004. He was elected as the Deputy President of MBAM for the period of 2018 to 2020. Furthermore, in relation to MBAM, he is the Chairman of the International Affairs Committee, a member of the Education and Special Institution Committee, and a Director of MBAM Onebuild Sdn Bhd. He is also a member of the Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australia (REAAA) and the Corporate Advisor to Persatuan Kontraktor-Kontraktor Melayu Malaysia (Cawangan Wilayah Persekutuan).
Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad
Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 29 March 2002. He started his career in Trans Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the TRC Group, in 1994 when he was designated as a Senior Contracts Executive prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2009 until 2019.
Dato’ Abdul Aziz received his early education at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) and later furthered his studies in England where he graduated from Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham in 1983. He is a Quantity Surveyor by profession and is a member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia. His career began in 1982 with the position of Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Rider Hunt & Partners, England. He later joined Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) Kuala Lumpur in 1983 as a Quantity Surveyor where he administered the contractual aspects of projects under their purview before going on to make his contribution to TRC’s success.
He is a member to the Board of Trustee of Yayasan Ulul Albab and Yayasan TRC.
Dato’ Richard Khoo Teng San
Dato’ Richard Khoo Teng San was appointed as Chief Operating Officer on 1 January 2009. He joined the Group as a Project Coordinator on 13 December 1991. Prior to joining the Group, he started his career in 1989 when he joined W.A. Fairhurst & Partners Limited, United Kingdom as a Design Engineer for the years 1989 to 1991.
Throughout his career in the Group, he has been entrusted to assume important positions such as Project Coordinator, Region Manager (East Malaysia), and Chief Project Coordinator for various mega projects undertaken by the Group.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom in 1989.
Admiral (Retired) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman Hj Ahmad Badaruddin
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Admiral (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman was appointed as a Director of the Company on 25 April 2019. He obtained his MBA from the University of Strathclyde Business School, Scotland and his MA in Defense Studies and International Relations from the National University of Malaysia. He completed the Executive Program in Business Management at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, USA. He is also a Distinguished Graduate in Political Warfare of the Fu Hshing Kang College, Republic of China as well as the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
He has served King and country for 42 years and has held numerous positions in the Nay and Joint Services including that of the Chief of Staff of the Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters and the Joint Force Commander of the Malaysian Armed Forces. His career was at its peak when he assumed command of the 16th Royal Malaysian Navy as its Chief on 18 November 2015.
Dato’ Ir. Abdullah Bin Abd Rahman
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Ir. Abdullah Bin Abd Rahman was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director on 1st June 2018.
He graduated from the University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom with a Degree in Civil & Structural Engineering and has gone on to qualify as a Certified Professional Engineer registered with the Malaysian Board of Engineers since 2006.
He began his career with the Malaysian Public Works Department as a Project Engineer in 1979. His illustrious 36-year career there saw him involved at different stages in various projects implemented by the Department from being a Section Head, Resident Engineer, District Engineer, Deputy Director to then being a Director for the Department at several states. He retired from the Public Works Department in 2015 and his last position there was as Director at the Road Facility Maintenance Branch. Read More
Dato’ Ir. Abdullah has many accolades and awards to his name due to his distinguished service at the Public Works Department and these include state and national-level awards. He is currently serving his second two-year term as Vice President for the Malaysian Asset and Project Management Association.
Dato’ Ar. Nur Haizi Binti Abdul Hai
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Ar. Nur Haizi Binti Abdul Hai was appointed as a Director of the Company on 1st July 2015. She graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1978 with a Degree in Architecture. After graduation, she joined the Public Works Department, Malaysia and entrusted to hold various posts starting with a Design Architect in 1978. She retired from the Public Works Department in 2012 after 34 years of service and her last position was Deputy Director General III.
While in the Public Works Department, she was involved at various stages as a designer/architect, Project Manager, Project Director in various high profile and mega projects implemented by the Department some of which have become National Landmarks locally and overseas.
In September 2017, she was honored to receive “The Construction Leading Lady Award” at the Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards 2017 (MCIEA) by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).
DATO’ SR. ABDULL MANAF BIN HJ HASHIM
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf Bin Hj Hashim was appointed as a Director of the Company on 1 st April 2021. Currently he is the chairman of the Whistleblowing Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.
He is a qualified Consultant Quantity Surveyor by profession with a Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Technology Malaysia. He has more than 38 years of professional experience in Quantity Surveying and Contract Management. He served as a Director in the Quantity Surveyor Division of the Drainage & Irrigation Department Malaysia (JPS) from 2001 to 2004 before joining Public Works Department (JKR) as a Senior Director of the Quantity Surveyor Division. Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf was the Deputy Director General of JKR from 2012 to 2016.
Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf also holds several positions in professional bodies. He was the President of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia for the term 2006-2017. He was the President of The Royal Institute Surveyors Malaysia in 2012 and is still a Fellow of the institution since 2006. Read More
Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf received numerous awards and recognition such as Tokoh Alumni Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2009), Kesatria Mangku Negara (2007) and Darjah Indera Mahkota (DIMP)(2006).
Fadzilah Binti Mohd Salleh
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Fadzilah Binti Mohd Salleh was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director on 1st June 2018.
She graduated from the International Islamic University, Malaysia in 1996 with a Bachelor of Accounting and has since qualified as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
She began her career with Kumpulan Naga where she was involved in audit and taxation amongst other business advisory work. She served the firm for 22 years at a managerial level before going on to operate her own audit firm, F M Salleh & Co. (Chartered Accountants), as a Practitioner.
Siti Sarlina Binti Abdul Rahman
Alternate Director to Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad
Siti Sarlina Binti Abdul Rahman was a Deputy Chief Executive Officer from 1 July 2015 before being redesignated as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Trans Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd, the construction arm of TRC Group in June 2019. She was appointed as the Alternate Director to Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad on 28 November 2016. She joined the Group as a Quality Assurance Manager in 2002 and since 2005, she has been directly involved in various projects undertaken by the Group and has assumed key positions such as Project Head and General Manager.
She started her career as Sales Engineer in an IT company in 1994 before moving to Airod Sdn Bhd as Planning Engineer in 1995. In 1996,she joined Pesaka Gammon Sdn Bhd as Site Planning and QC Engineer. In 1997, she worked as a QA Engineer at Putra Perdana Construction Sdn Bhd until 2002.
She is a Diploma holder in Applied Science from Kolej Persediaan Pengajian MARA, Subang Jaya and a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1993, and also holds a Master Degree in Human Resource Management from Open University Malaysia (OUM).