Tan Sri Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon


Dr. Ghauth graduated from the University of London in 1979 with a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (First Class Honours) and obtained his Doctorate Degree in 1982. From 1982 to 1996, he served in the University of Malaya as lecturer, head of department, Dean of Engineering Faculty and his last assignment, as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Development. From 1996 to 2007, he served as the Founder President and CEO of the MultiMedia University, Malaysia. After a short stint as CEO of Unity College International, he was appointed the Vice Chancellor/CEO of University Malaya where he served from 2008 till 2013.

He is a Chartered Engineer of both UK and Australia, and has more than 33 years of working experience as an engineer, lecturer and educationist. Dr. Ghauth is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Chartered Engineers, UK
  • Fellow of Institution of Electrical Engineers UK
  • Chartered Professional Engineer, Australia
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Australia

  • Dr. Ghauth has authored numerous publications in journal, proceedings and technical reports throughout his working career and had served in innumerable committees in the local, institutional, national and international levels.

    Dr. Ghauth continues to serve as resource to few educational institutions and sits on the board of few private companies where he shares his experience and expertise.

    Ir Ling Liong Lai

    Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

    Ir. Ling graduated from the University of Malaya in 1985 with a Degree in Electrical Engineering (Honours). He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers of Malaysia, and has more than 28 years of experience in the building and engineering industry. Ir. Ling is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the ASEAN Engineer Register
  • Member of the Institution of Corrosion Engineers, UK
  • Member of NACE International, USA
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysia

  • Ir. Ling started his career as an electrical engineer in few engineering consultancy practices. He has experience designing and managing projects ranging from residential, commercial (offices, hotels, complexes), industrial (infrastructure, manufacturing facilities, industrial parks), institutional (library, hospitals, schools, mosque) and special projects (theme parks, convention centres, oil & gas facilities). He was appointed the technical director of a large multidisciplinary consulting practice and was in charge of leading and developing the team.

    Ir. Ling started his private consultancy practice in 2000 and has serviced clients in mainly medical and commercial projects. He also provides services in construction management through managing medical and industrial projects.

    Ir. Ling started the corrosion protection business in 2007 and founded CP Coatings Sdn Bhd. He has successfully carried out projects in many port and jetty facilities including the government jetties of the Navy and Customs. He is instrumental in managing the pile rehabilitation project for the LPG and LNG jetties of the Bintulu Port in Sarawak, one of the largest undertakings of its kind.

    Ir. Ling has a particular interest in building new facilities using innovative approaches and he had successfully completed factory fitted packaged substations, skid-based facilities and now he is working on containerized waste water treatment facilities.

    Dr Tan Kui Chin

    Executive Director

    Dr. Tan graduated from the University of Malaya in 1988 with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours. She obtained her post graduate Diploma in Education, DipEd in 1991 and then embarked on her teaching career in a secondary school where she developed a particular interest in psychology and counselling. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Education (Counselling) in 2003 and Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD in Counselling) in 2013 from the University of Malaya.

    Dr. Tan is a registered, licensed counsellor (KA, PA) and certified Supervisor of the Board of Counsellor, Malaysia, and is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Certified Expressive Therapist, Expressive Therapies Institute, Australia
  • Certified Trainer, Human Resources Development.

  • Dr. Tan carries out numerous training programmes in human capital development where she help develop individuals, teams, families and corporate bodies to have healthy and effective teams and teamwork.

    Dr. Tan is instrumental in building the Human Resource development programme in the organization.




    Technical Advisor - Corrosion Protection

    Mr. Cooper graduated from the Iowa State University in 1978 with a Degree in Science major in Mechanical Engineering.

    Mr. Cooper started his career with Caterpillar, Inc, in the USA as an undergraduate trainee and moved his way through the company hands-on programs in manufacturing, design and research, and then as a Computing Engineer where he developed computer software and hardware systems to meet Test and Research needs. After 12 years with Caterpillar, he spent another 6 years with Pacific Resources, Inc and Management Technologies, Inc, both US companies carrying out business in China with trading activities, managing offices, and developing suppliers of manufacturing equipment to projects setting upgrading plants in China.

    Mr. Cooper then served as the General Manager for Central Plastics Company where they manufacture and market anti-corrosion products for the oil, gas and water industries in China as well as in Asia. He managed the plant setup in China and oversees the production and the marketing of these products. In 2010, he carried out a management buyout of the anti-corrosion unit of Central Plastics Company and renamed it Central Products (Tianjin) Co. Ltd, through his wholly owned USA LLC company which act as the holding company for the WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Entity). Today the company manufactures modified bitumen tapes, petrolatum tapes and wharf piling protection systems.

    Currently, Mr. Cooper is the Managing Director of Central Products (Tianjin) Co. Ltd, where they manufacture and market their 3 main anti-corrosion protection product lines, namely POLYcoat, STAC, and SPLASHpro systems. For the China markets as well as the ASEAN, North America and other countries. MR. Cooper is very experienced in the manufacturing of these corrosion protection products and the installations of the products in many challenging applications.

    Recently, he led the team to fabricate and install the corrosion protection jacketing system for the wind generator support base set offshore of Nantong, China.

    Mr. Cooper is also leading the team to carry out research and development of new products and applications in house and with several Cooperative Technical Research Centres in China.


    Technical Advisor – Marine & Port Services

    Mr. Bo graduated from the University of Malaya in 1981 with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Economics) with Honours. He also obtained his post graduate diploma in education, DipEd from the same University in 1982.

    Mr. Bo started his career as an Administrative Officer with Bintulu Port Authority and later served as the Senior Assistant Traffic Manager until 1990. From 1991, he moved to Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd and served as the Research and Development Manager until 1995. He served as the General Cargo Operations Manager (1996 to 2003), Marketing and Business Development Manager (2004-2007) and his last position with Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd was a Container Operations Manager (2008 to 2011).

    While in Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd, he was offered a scholarship to do his Master Degree in Science in Port Management & Harbour Administration where he graduated with Distinction from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Upon his mandatory retirement Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd in 2011, he served as the Operations Director of Harbour-Link Logistics Sdn Bhd.

    Mr. Bo is also instrumental in helping CP Coatings Sdn Bhd secure the Bintulu Port rehabilitation project of the LNG and LPG jetties and he has been involved with the project from 2012 to 2015.

    Mr. Bo is very experienced and has extensive knowledge in port operations and logistics. His key focus is in the provision of corrosion protection and related port services to the ports in Bintulu, Samalaju and in East Malaysia