Board of Directors
Lim Een Hong
Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

Mr Lim Een Hong, male, aged 51, a Malaysian, is the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director of the Company. Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 18 March 2010 and was redesignated as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 18 September 2017.

Before coming full time into the Education industry in 2008, Mr Lim was a lawyer by profession and had been practicing continuously since 1992, as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Mr Lim was a partner in the legal practice of Messrs Eugene Tan & Co before he set up his own firm. Mr Lim was the founder and managing partner of Messrs EH Lim, Lee & Partners, which was set up in 1998. Mr Lim had since ceased legal practice to commit his career in Education.

Since his debut into the Education industry Mr Lim has worked tirelessly to, what he termed as, institutionalizing K12 education. Since joining the board, Mr Lim has worked diligently to promote his ideals in public or quasi-public Education sector. At his initiative, the EHB Group is now working very closely with various multinational companies such as Microsoft, Acer and various MOEs in the Southeast Asia region. Mr Lim has also endeavoured to corroborate with other players in the industry to see a better growth in the qualitative aspects in the industry.

Besides the Malaysian market, Mr Lim also actively collaborates with his counterparts in Singapore, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam in seeking to establish regional market presence and to introduce various education programs and services to these countries in the region.
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Dr. MohdAriff Bin Araff, male, aged 73, a Malaysian, is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dato' Ariff was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2008 and was redesignated as Chairman of the Audit Committee on 15 September 2017.

Dato' Ariff holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from University of Brighton in United Kingdom, MIEM (Malaysia), P.Eng., MIEE, C. Eng. (United Kingdom), MIEEE (USA), SMP (Harvard), AMP (INSEAD), and DSNS, SPTJ.

Dato' Ariff has extensive experience in Electric Utility Engineering and Management. Dato' Ariff has worked in various capacities in Generation, Transmission and Distribution Divisions of TenagaNasional, the biggest electric utility in Malaysia. In the 32 years he has worked with TenagaNasional, Dato' Ariff has completed many varied assignments in areas of Generation and Transmission Projects, Generation Operation, Utility Planning, Transmission and Distribution Management, IT Applications in Distribution Corporate Management, Research and Development and Commercialization of Research Products.

Retired from TNB in April 2000 as Managing Director/CEO of TNB Research, Dato' Ariff was reappointed as an Advisor to TNB Research on contract basis for two years and thereafter was appointed as a Director to the Board of TNB Research Sdn. Bhd. from 1997 until to date. Dato' Ariff is a member of ASEAN Working Group on Utility Standards as well as the Working Group on Research, Development and Engineering. Internationally, Dato' Ariff is a registered UNIDO Expert on Energy Audit and Energy Conservation and UNCTAD Expert on Power Generation and Transmission Equipments.

In 1998, Dato' Ariff was appointed as a Board Member of Malaysia Energy Centre (PusatTenaga Malaysia- PTM) until to date. Using his vast experiences in Power Engineering and Management, Dato' Ariff helped to steer PTM to become a premier Power Research Institute. Dato' Ariff was appointed Chairman of MIMOS Berhad, a premier government-owned R&D establishment for ICT since October 2000 until 30th December 2004. In 2002 while as Chairman of MIMOS, Dato' Ariff was conferred the prestigious award SPTJ.

Dato' Ariff is Co-Chairman of Doble International Engineering Committee (USA) for Transformers. Dato’ Ariff was once the President of TNB Senior Officers Association (a Trade Union) and currently holds several positions as Advisor/Chairman/Board Member of private corporations and banking institutions.
Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Wee Hoe Soon @ Gooi Hoe Soon, male, aged 57, a Malaysian, is the Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dato' Gooiwas appointed to the Board on 15 September 2017 and was redesignated as Chairman of the Company on 18 September 2017.

Dato' Gooi is a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Dato' Gooi has more than 35 years of experience in the fields of accounting and corporate finance and was Finance Director of several private and public listed companies.

Dato' Gooihad been instrumental in the successful implementation of several corporate exercises which included merger and acquisition and corporate debt restructuring exercises undertaken by public listed companies.

In 1999, Dato' Gooi was appointed to the Board of Avenue Capital Resources Berhad as a Non-Executive Director, as its Group Managing Director in 2001 and subsequently as its Deputy Chairman in 2004, a position that he held until 2006. Dato' Gooi was also the CEO/Executive Director-Dealing of Avenue Securities SdnBhd and also an Independent Non-Executive Director of POS Malaysia Berhad from 2007 to 2013. In 2008,Dato’Gooi was appointed to the Board of EON Bank Berhad and was subsequently appointed Chairman of the Board in 2009, a position that he held until May 2012. Dato' Gooi was the Chairman of EON Bank Berhad from 2010 till the vesting of the whole of the Bank’s business to Hong Leong Bank Berhad on 1 July 2011.

Currently, Dato' Gooi is a Director of AIA Bhd andYinson Holdings Berhad. Dato' Gooi is also a Director/Chairman of Perusahaan SadurTimah Malaysia (Perstima) Berhad and Director/Co-Chairman of HupSeng Industries Berhad.
Executive Director

Mr Baldesh Singh, male, aged 48, a Malaysian, is an Executive Director of the Company,andwas appointed to the Board on 6 September 2017.

Baldesh who is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants started his career in investment banking with Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1992. He then moved on to Melewar Equities SdnBhd as VP Corporate Finance and assumed various roles within the Group culminating as Group Financial Controller of Tajo Berhad in 2001.

In 2002, Mr Baldesh joined The Works Partnership, a regional consulting and training services provider specialising in coaching and leadership development with offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur. He assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer, while at The Works Partnership.

Subsequently, he moved to Kencana Petroleum Berhad in 2011 to facilitate the SapuraKencana merger exercise. Following the completion of the merger in 2012, he assumed the position as VP in the office of the Executive Vice Chairman, for SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad.
Executive Director

Mr Liew Chee Keong, male, aged 54, a Malaysian, is the Executive Director of the Company. Mr Liew was appointed to the Board on 6 September 2017. Mr Liew holds a Master in Business Administration.

Mr Liew started his career with Vismart Sdn Bhd as a Sales Coordinator in 1989. Mr Liew moved on to DAT Technology Sdn Bhd, a computer hardware trading company as Sales Manager. In August 1995, Mr Liew was attached to a Singapore based computer firm, KT Technology (Australia) Pte Ltd and was thereafter transferred to KT Technology (GB) Pty Ltd, England to oversee the Eastern Europe operation. During this period, Mr Liew has gathered vast exposure and experience by overlooking branches in Romania, Hungary and Russia.

In 1998, Mr Liew decided to settle down in Malaysia. Mr Liew was then attached to a few companies in Malaysia such as Time Technology Sdn Bhd, Time Communication Sdn Bhd and Dynabook Computer Centre (M) Sdn Bhd before deciding to start his own family business, Piano Junction in September 2005 dealing with restoration and sales of pianos.

In 2006, Mr Liew took up the position of CEO in Masters Systems Academy Sdn Bhd while maintain his family business. In 2007, he joined the pioneer team to initiate a management buyout within the Dynabook group of companies which eventually led to the reverse take-over of Litespeed Education Technologies Berhad (now known as Eduspec Holdings Berhad).
Independent Non-Executive Director

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir Shah Bin Raja Mustapha, male, aged 54, a Malaysian, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dato' Raja Munir was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2017.

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir graduated with a Diploma in Business Management at Peterborough Regional College, United Kingdom.

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir started his career as an Operation Executive in Wagon Engineering Sdn Bhd from 1985 to 1987. Dato' Raja Munir resigned in 1987 to join Bumi Kekal Bekal Sdn Bhd as Branch Manager and subsequently left in 1988. Prof. Dato' Raja Munir is also a Director and shareholder in several other private and public listed company in Malaysia.

In the course of his career, Prof. Dato' Raja Munir obtained a Diploma in Business Management from Peterborough Regional College, United Kingdom and thereafter, served as a Director in SP Maju Sdn Bhd from 1992 to 1998 where Prof. Dato' Raja Munir oversees the business operation, finance and management functions of the said company.

In 1997, Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was elected to head the Tanjong UMNO Youth Division and was subsequently appointed as the State UMNO Youth Information Chief until his tenure ended in 2004. Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was appointed as a City Councilor in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2004. During his tenure as a Councilor in Penang Island Municipal Council ("MPPP"), Prof. Dato' Raja Munir served as Chairman and Committee Member in various standing committees overseeing legislatives and policy matters within the jurisdiction of MPPP.

In 2008, Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was elected as Deputy Head of the UMNO Tanjong Division, a position he held until early 2014.

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir is currently a Director of MyEG Services Berhad and sits on the board of several private limited companies.

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was awarded Pingat Jasa Masyarakat (“PJM”), Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (“PJK”), Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (“PKT”) and Darjah Johan Negeri (“DJN”) by His Excellency TYT Governor of Penang in 1995, 1997, 2002 and 2005 respectively.

In 2010, Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was awarded with Pingat Pangkuan Negara (“PPN”) by DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Agong.

In 2011, Prof. Dato' Raja Munir was conferred the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang ("DIMP") which carries the title “Dato” by the DYMM Sultan of Pahang.

Prof. Dato' Raja Munir Shah was appointed as an Adjuct Professor by University Utara Malaysia (UUM) School of Computing in November 2017 for his contribution in the IT Industry.
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