Profile of Directors

The Board of Directors of Wong Engineering Corporation Berhad (“WEC”) comprises an Independent Non-Executive Chairman, an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, three Executive Directors, a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and an Independent Non-Executive Director. The profile of each of the Directors of the Company is as described as follows:

Datuk Haji Muhamad Shapiae Bin Mat Ali

Independent and Non-Executive Director, Chairman


Datuk Haji Muhamad Shapiae Bin Mat Ali, Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of Director (“Board”) on 18 January 2017. Datuk has many years of working experience in property development, lorry transportation, shipping line, advertising as well as life and general insurance.

He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Mahajaya Berhad and Chairman of Havana Solaris Sdn. Bhd. which are actively involving in real estate development and construction industry. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Other than as stated, he does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Yong Loy Huat

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer / Key Senior Management


Mr Yong Loy Huat, Malaysian, male, was appointed as Group Managing Director on 16 November 2016. On 25 March 2017, Mr Yong was re-designated as the Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Yong graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in 1978 with a Diploma in Technology (Building).

Mr Yong has 40 years of professional experience in general construction and property development. As the Managing Director of Tajukon Sdn. Bhd., he has led projects for the industrial, commercial and residential markets throughout Malaysia. Amongst his notable projects is a RM100 million project involving the conversion and addition of the existing 23-storey Plaza Artium into 163 units of serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur.

He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Low Seong Chuan

Executive Director / Key Senior Management


Mr Low Seong Chuan, male, was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2016.

Mr Low graduated from Hertfordshire University with a B. Eng (Hons) in Civil Engineering.

He has been involved in the civil engineering industry for 23 years inclusive of 18 years in professional consulting environment.

He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Anstey Yong Lee Teen

Executive Director / Key Senior Management


Ms Anstey, Malaysian, female, was appointed as a Senior Manager in WEC Group in 2017 and was appointed as Executive Director on 2 January 2019.

Ms Anstey holds a Bachelor of Science from the Australian National University and a Master of Business in Risk Management from Monash University, Australia.

Ms Anstey oversees the Group’s administrative and support departments to ensure smooth running of daily operations. Prior to joining WEC, she was a Finance Analyst with Intel Malaysia for 2 years.

She does not hold any directorships in public companies and listed issuers.

Eng Teik Hiang

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr Eng Teik Hiang, Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2016.

Mr Eng graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a Diploma in Financial Accounting. He commenced his career in audit and left after 5 years as Audit Manager to work in internal audit with a listed company for 4 years. He then joined a construction company as the Finance Manager and spent the next 18 years assuming greater responsibilities and wider scope of duties before assuming his current role as Chief Operating Officer.

Mr Eng does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Lau Chia En

Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr Lau Chia En, Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2016.

Mr Lau graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1993 and obtained his Master of Science in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Wisconsin in 1995.

Mr Lau has been involved in the corporate sector for more than 25 years with at least 18 years spent in corporate finance in investment banking and stock broking environment in Malaysia. His longest stint in investment banking was with MIMB Investment Bank Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) and Aseambankers Malaysia Bhd (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). His area of expertise is mergers and acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings, reverse takeover, and general offer. His last position in a formal outfit was as Head of Corporate Finance at SJ Securities Sdn. Bhd., a securities firm in Malaysia.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of B.I.G. Industries Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is also director of Tomei Signature Sdn. Bhd. and Leyo Holdings Sdn. Bhd.. Other than as stated, he does not hold any other directorships in other public companies and listed issuers.

Board Composition

Director Audit Committee Nominating Committee Remuneration Committee
Datuk Haji Muhamad Shapiae Bin Mat Ali
(Chairman of the Board)
Member Chair Member
Yong Loy Huat
Low Seong Chuan
Anstey Yong Lee Teen
Eng Teik Hiang Member Member Member
Lau Chia En Chair Member Chair