• Monday , 24 April 2017

Board of Directors

Tan Sri A K Nathan

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Tan Sri A K Nathan is the Executive Chairman and Group Managing Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 12 August 2004.

Tan Sri A K Nathan is the founder of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He developed the company from a modest structural steel erection specialist in Malaysia into one of the world’s leading integrated structural steel turnkey contractors. Under Tan Sri’s leadership, the Eversendai Group has successfully completed the structural steel work for many high-profile global projects namely, Tower 2 of the Petronas and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia; the Burj Al Arab, Dubai Mall, Ski Dubai and Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE; Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and the New Doha International Airport in Doha, Qatar.

Tan Sri has also been instrumental in establishing steel fabrication facilities in Rawang, Dubai, Sharjah, Doha and Trichy with a combined annual capacity of over 150,000 tonnes. Today, Eversendai employs over 10,000 staff in 11 countries and operates out of 7 offices.

Tan Sri has won several notable industry awards which pay tribute to his contributions to the construction industry such as the Golden Construction Award 2008 from the Trade Leaders Club in Madrid, Spain, the Malaysian Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 from Ernst & Young as well as CEO of the Year Award in 2008 by CIDB. Tan Sri is also a prolific speaker and is often invited to deliver speeches at various seminars, forums, universities and conferences.

Mohammad Nizar Bin Idris

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Encik Mohammad Nizar bin Idris is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 1 June 2010.

He obtained his Bachelor in Law (Honours) Degree from the University of Singapore in 1967. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and attended the Advance Management Programme by Harvard University, Boston in 1994.

He started his career in the Judicial and Legal Service of the Government. He was the Senior Federal Counsel responsible for tax and treasury matters. Thereafter, he left the government service to join the private sector. He joined Royal Dutch Shell (“Shell”) working in Malaysia, the Netherlands and in the UK. During his last posting in Shell in London, he was the Head of the Legal Division responsible for Shell’s investment, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions worldwide.

Before retiring from Shell, he returned to Malaysia to assume the position of Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of the Shell Companies in Malaysia. He was also the Chairman of Shell Chemicals (TKSB). After his retirement, he was appointed as a director on the board of several companies.

Currently, he is the Chairman of Fitters Diversified Bhd, Bechtel Bina Malaysia Sdn Bhd, CDC Management Sdn Bhd and CDC Consulting Sdn Bhd. He also sits on the board of Rotary MEC (M) Sdn Bhd and is an independent non-executive director of Pacific & Orient Insurance Co Bhd.

Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa

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Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 31 March 2011.

He obtained his Bachelor in Social Science Degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1974 and a Certificate in Diplomacy from the University of Oxford in 1977. He also obtained a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies, from the University of Lancaster in 1986.

Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa began his career in the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1974. He was appointed as High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan in October 1994. In November 1996, he became the first Malaysian Ambassador to Bosnia Herzegovina, resident in Sarajevo. He was posted back to New York as Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in May 1998. From September 1999 to March 2003, Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa assumed the post of Malaysian Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. He returned to New York and served as Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations from March 2003 to August 2005. He served as Deputy Secretary General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia before being appointed as Secretary General. Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa served as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia from 8 January 2006 to 2 September 2010.

He retired after serving for more than 36 years with for the Malaysian government. He was Advisor at the Chief Minister’s Department, Sarawak from November 2010 to December 2013. He was appointed as Chief Executive of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia on 1 January 2014 and Chairman and Director of Tropicana Corporation Berhad on 25 April 2014. With more than 36 years of working experience at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia, Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa gained vast experience in administration, management, diplomacy and international relations.

Datuk Ng Seing Liong PJN.JP

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Datuk Ng Seing Liong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 18 June 2010.

He holds a Diploma in Commerce from Tunku Abdul Rahman College. He is the Senior Partner of S. L. Ng & Associates. He is a Chartered Accountant, approved Company Auditor and Liquidator. He is, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK, Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators UK, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Fellow Member of the Institute of Co-operative and Management Auditors Malaysia and Fellow Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Audit, Receivership, Liquidation and Corporate Advisory Services. He was the President of the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia from 2006 to June 2010. He is also the Managing Director of Kota Kelang Development Sdn Bhd and Director of CIDB. He is a member of the MIA Insolvency Committee and Council Member of Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (IPAM).

Nadarajan Rohan Raj

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Mr Nadarajan Rohan Raj is an Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s Structural Steel and Construction division. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 12 August 2004.

He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and has obtained his Master of Business Administration post graduate degree from London Business School, UK. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK. He has over 20 years’ experience in the structural steel industry spanning across the Middle East, India and South-East Asia.

He was with Kvaerner Construction (formerly known as Trafalgar House) of the UK for a period of 12 years where he was seconded to Cleveland Bridge’s structural steel division in the Middle East, Malaysia and India. He was responsible for the successful tendering, negotiation and execution of several major projects and was involved in the expansion of their steel fabrication facilities, in Dubai, UAE and Seremban, Malaysia. His last position in Cleveland Bridge was as Managing Director of their Indian operations and Director of their Malaysian operations. Prior to joining Eversendai Corporation Berhad, he was with the Sembawang Group, Singapore for about a year where he was in charge of the commercial management related to the engineering and construction of an offshore gas processing facility.

Narla Srinivasa Rao

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Mr Narla Srinivasa Rao is an Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Group’s Structural Steel and Construction division. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 26 May 2010. He graduated in 1987 with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and he recently awarded the Post Graduate Diploma of Business Administration from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom.

He started his career at Century Construction Pvt Ltd, India as a junior engineer where he gained valuable experience in fabrication and erection of structural steelwork and in hydro and coal fired power plant construction.

He joined the Group in 1993 as a site engineer and held various positions in the Group before being appointed to his current position. He has played a major role in the successful execution of several major landmark projects for the Group.

S. Sunthara Moorthy S. Subramaniam

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Mr Sunthara Moorthy S. Subramaniam is the Executive Director, Corporate Affairs of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 7 October 2011.

He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has completed the Harvard Business School Senior Management Development Program and has over 25 years of experience, mainly in general management, business development, corporate finance, accounts and audit.

He began his career in the field of accounting, audit practice and offshore trust in various firms in London, UK prior to joining Faber Group Berhad (“FGB”) in 1995, where he served for 16 years. He most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Faber Facilities Sdn Bhd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FGB, while serving concurrently as the Director of Corporate Services of FGB. Prior to that, he served in a few key positions and the last as the Chief Financial Officer of FGB.

Narishnath Nathan

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Mr Narishnath Nathan is an Executive Director of Eversendai Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Eversendai Corporation Berhad on 26 May 2010.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Information Technology (Honours) Degree from Coventry University, United Kingdom. He first joined EV Dubai in 2004 and was subsequently posted to EV Qatar in 2006 as its General Manager. His responsibilities as General Manager of EV Qatar included the setting up of Eversendai Corporation Berhad’s fabrication facility and managing of several major projects. During his tenure, he was also instrumental in securing several large contracts for the Group.

He subsequently returned to EV Dubai in 2008 as its Deputy Commercial Director and held the post until 2009. Thereafter, he was promoted to the position of Country Head/ Executive Director of the Indian operations which represented 4 divisions i.e. Infrastructure, Engineering, Power and Fabrication.

Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer for the Group’s Oil & Gas operations. He is the son of Tan Sri A K Nathan, the Executive Chairman and Group Managing Director.