Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Geh Sim Whye
Stephen Geh Sim Whye, a Malaysian aged 67, was appointed to the Board on 12 December 2022. He is also Chairman of Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.


Mr. Stephen qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 and was admitted as a Member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants in 1985, which later changed its name to the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


In 1987, he was admitted into the Malaysian Institute of Accountants as a Public Accountant. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Taxation.


He is an Accountant by profession. He started his career in the inventory control department from 1976 to 1977 and as an articled clerk in a local firm in Kuala Lumpur in 1978 before he pursued his career in accountancy by sitting for the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants examination.


From 1984 to 2005, he was attached to Com-Sec Sdn Bhd, a Management Consultant Company, as a General Manager, Tax Advisor and Company Secretary.


He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Alliance Financial Group Berhad (formerly known as Malaysian Plantations Berhad) from May 2004 to August 2016.


Since 2005, he has been acting as a Director of GSW
Consultants Sdn. Bhd., a company set up by him.