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. She was then re-designated as Chairman of the Company on 27th February 2018. The Honourable Tun Jeanne is the wife of the Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.
Tun Jeanne is the Chancellor of the Open University Malaysia as well as the Chairman of Landscape Malaysia and Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre, the Executive Chairman of Sekretariat Malaysia Prihatin, and Patron of the Malaysian Paralympic Council.
She received an honourary degree in Sustainability Science from Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and another honourary degree from the University of Nottingham for her outstanding advocacy for conservation. She is also the patron of the Sustainability Committee.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri Bin Hj Mohd Zin
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Sufri Bin Hj Mhd 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 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 University of Malaya (UM) and he has since obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Law and National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2014.
In August 2009, Tan 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. CIDB also named him as Winner of Contractor of the Year at their Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards 2011. Read More
Tan Sri Sufri has been actively involved as a Council Member of the Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) since 2004. Since 2022, Tan Sri Sufri is the Immediate Past President of MBAM, a Board Member of the International Federation of Asian & Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA), the Chairman of the Finance Committee, IFAWPCA, the Chairman of Awards & Constitution Committee, a Board Member of the MBAM Education Fund Board of Management and Board Advisory of CLAB. He was elected as the President of MBAM for the period of 2020 to 2022. Throughout his involvement in MBAM, he was the Chairman of the International Affairs Committee, the Chairman of the Education and Special Institutions Committee, the ASEAN Constructors’ Federation (ACF) Council Member and a Director of MBAM Onebuild Sdn Bhd. Tan Sri Sufri also represented MBAM as the Board of Director in the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) and Construction Labour Exchange Berhad (CLAB) from 2020 to 2022 during his presidential term. During this time, he became PEMUDAH Member for Private Sector and The Special Task Force to Facilitate Business. Additionally, he is the Corporate Advisor of Persatuan Kontraktor Infrastruktur & Pengurusan Fasiliti Bumiputera (PKIPFB).
Tan Sri Sufri was appointed as the Industry Panel Advisor to the Polytechnic Civil Engineering Technology degree programme by the Ministry of Higher Education in March 2017. Since 2017, he became the CEO Faculty at the Polytechnic Education Department and Community College. From 2018, he serves as the Chairman of Industry Advisory Council (IAC) under the nomination of Polytechnic Ungku Umar, Ipoh.
Presently, he is a Trustee of Yayasan TRC and Whistleblowing Committee member. He is also a Trustee of World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation (WiEF).
He is also a member of the Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australia (REAAA) and the Corporate Advisor to Persatuan Kontraktor Melayu Malaysia (PKMM) (Federal Territory Branch).
Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad
Deputy Group Managing Director
Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 29th March 2002. He was then re-designated as Deputy Group Managing Director of the Company on 15th June 2021. 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 in 2009 until 2019.
Dato’ Abdul Aziz received his early education at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar 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 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 towards TRC’s success.
He is a Member of the Sustainability Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Ulul Albab and Yayasan TRC.
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 a Director of the Company on 25th February 2020. He has been with TRC Group since 1991 when he joined the Group as a Project Coordinator on 13th December 1991. In 2009 Dato Richard was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Trans Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the TRC Group.
Prior to joining TRC 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 TRC Group, he assumed 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.
Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Kamarulzaman was appointed as a Director of the Company on 25th April 2019. Currently he is the chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
He graduated from the University of Strathclyde Business School, Scotland in 1999 with a Master Business Administration. He also obtained a Master of Arts in Defense Studies and International Relations from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2003. He later the Executive Program in Business Management at Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, USA. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the Fu Hshing Kang College, Republic of China in Political Warfare as well as the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.
Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Kamarulzaman also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston USA in 2019.
He has served King and country for 42 years and has held numerous positions in the Navy 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. He achieved a peak in his career as he assumed command of the 16th Royal Malaysian Navy Chief on 18th November 2015 before he effectively retired on 30th March 2019
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. Currently he is the chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
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 in 2006.
He began his career with the Malaysian Public Works Department as a Project Engineer in 1979. His illustrious 37-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 in several states. He retired from the Public Works Department in 2015 and his last position there was Director at the Road Facility Maintenance Branch.
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 third two-year term as Vice President of the Malaysian Asset and Project Management Association (MAPMA).
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 1st April 2021. Currently he is the Chairman of the Whistleblowing Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.
He is a qualified Consultant Quantity Surveyor by profession with a Bachelor’s 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 started his career in Jabatan Kerja Raya Malaysia (JKR) and moved up the ranks. His last position was Deputy Director General of JKR Malaysia from 2012 to 2016. He has also served as a Director in the Quantity Surveyor Division of the Drainage & Irrigation Department Malaysia (DID) from 2001 to 2004.
Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf held several positions in professional bodies. He was the President of the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM) from 2006 to 2017. He was the President of The Royal Institute Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) in 2012 and is still a Fellow of RISM since 2006.
Dato’ Sr. Abdull Manaf was bestowed the Kesatria Mangku Negara (2007) and Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (2006). He has received numerous awards and recognitions such as Tokoh Alumni Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2009).
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. Currently she is the Chairman of the Sustainability Committee. She is also a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
She received an early education from Sekolah Seri Puteri Kuala Lumpur and has graduated from the International Islamic University, Malaysia in 1996 with a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons). She is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
She began her career with Kumpulan Naga where she was involved in audit, accounting, taxation, and company secretarial work amongst other business advisory work. She has more than 15 years of experience in audit firms starting from the internship and assistant levels until the managerial level before going on to operate her own practice, FMSalleh & Co (Chartered Accountants). She is also a managing partner of Fadzilah&Co, a financial management firm.
Siti Sarlina Binti Abdul Rahman
Alternate Director to Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad
Siti Sarlina Binti Abdul Rahman is currently a Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Trans Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd, a construction arm to TRC Synergy Berhad. She is also a CEO of Yayasan TRC a philanthropic arm to the Group. She was appointed as the Alternate Director to Dato’ Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamad on 28th November 2016. She is currently a member of the Sustainability Committee.
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.
Her career began in an IT company in 1994 where she was a Sales Engineer. She then moved to Airod Sdn Bhd as a Planning Engineer in 1995. She joined Pesaka Gammon in 1996 as a Site Planning and Quality Control Engineer. In 1997, she worked as a Quality Assurance Engineer at Putra Perdana Construction Sdn Bhd until 2002.
She holds an American Associate Degree in Applied Science from Kolej Persediaan Pengajian Mara, Subang Jaya and a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, United States. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Open University Malaysia.