Independent Non-Executive Chairman

(aged 44, Malaysian)
Appointed: 1 January 2019

YAM Tengku Baderul Zaman Ibni Sultan Mahmud was appointed to the Board on 30 July 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director and re-designated as Chairman on 1 January 2019.

YAM Tengku holds a Degree in Business Administration from American University, United Kingdom. After completing his higher education in England, YAM Tengku began his career with the Berjaya Group, a diversified conglomerate listed on Bursa Malaysia and since then has been in several other listed companies including a construction company and a company supplying industrial chemicals to the oil & gas industry. Currently a director of Borneo Seaoffshore Sdn Bhd, s substantial shareholder of HRB and several other private companies.

Managing Director

(aged 44, Malaysian)
Appointed: 30 July 2018

Sunildeep Singh Dhaliwal was appointed to the Board on 30 July 2018 as Managing Director.

Sunil holds a Bachelor of Laws from University of Wales in Swansea, United Kingdom.

In 2008, Sunil and two other shareholders founded Borneo Seaoffshore Sdn Bhd in Sabah, Borneo with the vision of becoming an integrated Oil & Gas Service provider. It took them three years to have a good grasp of the industry. In 2011, an application for Petronas license was made.

Sunil drove the business commencing with the provision of offshore support vessels in 2010. The company grew rapidly reaching a turnover of close to RM100 million by 2014.

Having invested in the Provision of Offshore Maintenance Services via Borneo Seaoffshore Engineering (“BSOE”) in 2006, Sunil was successfully established his Group’s indisputable reputation for their strong drive and attention to detail. Thus, in 2018, BSOE was able to secure service contracts up to a value over of RM300 million over the next few years.

Following the Group’s success in Borneo, Sunil ventured to West Malaysia with the vision to expand in the Asia Pacific region.

In 2018, Sunil saw the immense potential that Handal had to offer and started investing in Handal shares via Borneo Seaoffshore Sdn Bhd which emerged as a substantial shareholder in July 2018.
Sunil was subsequently invited to join the Board as Group Managing Director on 31st of July 2018.

Executive Vice Chairman

(aged 52, Malaysian)
Appointed: 7 May 2009

Encik Mallek Rizal bin Mohsin was appointed to the Board on 7 May 2009 as Group Chief Executive Officer and re-designated as Executive Vice Chairman on 30 July 2018.

Mallek holds a Bachelor of Management Studies Degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants New Zealand (ICANZ). He has extensive working experience at major corporations prior to joining Handal.

Mallek’s past experience includes being an Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly known as Price Waterhouse), Assistant Manager of Corporate Finance at Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad, Corporate Services Manager for MTD ACPI Engineering Berhad (formerly known as ACP Industries Berhad), Special Assistant Corporate Finance of the President’s Office for Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad and Chief Financial Officer for Putera Capital Berhad.

Mallek Rizal bin Mohsin was appointed Executive Director of Handal Energy Bhd in 2009. During his tenure, Handal was elevated from an agent to a full-fledged Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Malek was also instrumental in turning Handal from a private company into a public-listed company.

Malek served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Handal before being appointed Executive Vice Chairman of the Group in 2018. He continues to oversee Handal’s growth as a strong local Bumiputera company that can provide world-class services in the energy industry.

Group Advisor and Executive Director

(aged 55, American)
Appointed: 7 May 2009

Mr Joel Emanuel Heaney was appointed to the Board on 7 May 2009 as Executive Director.

Joel completed his education in Marrero, Lousiana in 1981. In 1984, he founded Kennedy Services, a company engaged in the business related to synthetic materials. At the same time, he completed his courses and obtained certification in live design and Dale Carnegie’s Business Dynamics.

In 1986, Joel sold Kennedy Services and ventured into offshore crane in the oil and gas industry. Subsequently, he joined Applied Hydraulics Systems Inc., the manufacturer of Nautilus Offshore Crane product line. In 1994, he joined Weatherford International Ltd, the manufacturer of American Aero Crane product line, leading its international operations. In 1995, he joined Handal Engineering and successfully guided the company into offshore crane manufacturing and service industry.

He has more than 30 years working experience in the offshore crane industry and a successful track record in the industry. Joel’s invaluable technical expertise is essential to Handal’s growth and development in the region.

Independent Non-Executive Director

(aged 60, Malaysian)
Appointed: 19 December 2016

Dato’ Mohammad Medan bin Abdullah was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2016 as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato Mohammad Medan Abdullah was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad Group on 1 March 2017, bringing together with him a vast experience of more than 30 years in the Oil & Gas industry.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from University of Malaya in 1982 and an Advanced Management Programme from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in year 2007.
His career started in 1982 as a trainee Legal Officer in PETRONAS. He later served as a Legal Officer for five years at PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. before his appointment as the Legal Adviser for Baram Delta Operations in 1988.

Over the years, he has held numerous critical positions in PETRONAS and PETRONAS Carigali Group of Companies from 1990 until 2007. With his outstanding performance, in 2007, Dato Mohammad Medan was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia LNG Group of Companies which comprises Malaysia LNG Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia LNG Dua Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn. Bhd. and Asean LNG Trading Company Ltd. (Altco).

Simultaneously, Dato Mohammad Medan was also appointed as the Chairman and Board Member of a UK-registered company, PETGAS UK Ltd., which primary responsibility covers trading of LNG and gas in the UK and European markets.

Prior to helming Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad Group, he served as the Managing Director and President (Asia Pacific) of Gazprom Marketing & Trading Pte Ltd (Singapore) where he was entrusted with the role of leading strategic business growth for Gazprom, a gas giant in the Asia Pacific region.

Independent Non-Executive Director

(aged 63, Malaysian)
Appointed: 28 November 2018

Mior Mokhtar Bin Mior Abu Bakar was appointed to the Board on 28 November 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Encik Mior holds an Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (“ACCA”). He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Encik Mior has 29 years’ experience with the Petronas Group of Companies in areas of financial management, commercial, internal audit & risk management and supply chain management. After leaving Petronas, his posts include being appointed as the Deputy General Manager of PT Radiant Bukit Barisan in Jakarta, Indonesia and was also the Vice President Commercial of Trans Thai-Malaysia (Thailand) Pte Ltd (TTM), a jointventure between Petronas and Petroleum Authority of Thailand. He is currently the Director of Business Development at Cargomind Sdn Bhd, a company providing logistical support to the oil and gas industry in Malaysia.

Independent Non-Executive Director

(aged 42, Malaysian)
Appointed: 30 July 2018

Miss Jacqueline Fong Yean Yee was appointed to the Board on 30 July 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Miss Jacqueline holds a Master of Finance Degree from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and Bachelor of Laws from University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

She has extensive working experience in Utama Merchant Bank Berhad in the Corporate Banking Department upon graduation where she was involved in corporate banking, corporate recovery & debt restructuring, and debt capital markets. Subsequently, she joined Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad, now known as CIMB Investment Bank Berhad. She served the bank for 14 years in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Jakarta where she was assigned to the Investment Banking Division and driving the origination of debt and equity capital market transactions for multilateral development agencies, government, quasi-government and private sector corporates. She left CIMB in 2015 as Director, Investment Banking.

Independent Non-Executive Director

(aged 51, Malaysian)
Appointed: 15 August 2018

Terry Biusing was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Terry holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison USA.

He has vast experience and track record within the Malaysian and International oil and gas industry. He is currently attached with Wood Group Mustang, a part of Wood PLC, a multinational energy services company, which is headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland and listed on the London Stock Exchange. He is the head for project and operations management for particular projects.

He has approximately 26 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, which includes him holding various senior positions during his stints with notable industry players, namely Royal Dutch Shell and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd. He has also been attached with Cenviro Special Builders, an integrated environmental solutions provider, heading its project management and operational excellence processes.