Recently, Anwar Ibrahim introduced up knowledge privateness issues of Malaysians utilizing the MySejahtera app, which was not too long ago acquired by MySJ Sdn Bhd, a private limited company. Most notable of those issues had been that MySJ Sdn Bhd has ties to Entomo (previously referred to as KPISoft), who developed the app.

Naturally, we had been curious as to who MySJ Sdn Bhd are, however as an alternative of simply Googling their firm data, we determined to go a step additional and buy their SSM (Companies Commission of Malaysia) report to see who had been a few of the individuals in cost.

And listed here are the names we discovered on their checklist of administrators:

1) Tan Sri Shahril Shamsuddin

Area of experience: Oil and Gas

Affiliation: Sapura Energy

Image from: Astro Awani

Possibly probably the most high-profile director on the checklist, Tan Sri Shahril Shamsuddin was one of the two names mentioned by Anwar Ibrahim in his damning allegations, suggesting that Shahril was somebody with ‘political and business connections to parties in the ruling coalition government’ due to his standing as former CEO of Sapura Energy. But regardless of giving up his CEO place, he stays a shareholder of the corporate, owning an indirect stake of 12.94% (2.07 billion shares).

For context, Sapura Energy is a GLC (government-linked firm) that suffered the largest-ever lack of any Malaysian GLC in historical past final 12 months (RM8.9 billion), and whose relevance to the information/software technology field was ‘questionable’, according to Anwar.

Other than that, Tan Sri Shahril himself has fairly the spectacular résumé, guiding Sapura Energy to quite a few accolades and incomes some for himself within the course of, together with the 2007 Legion d’Honneur from France and the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

2) Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Najmuddin Bin Dato’ Seri Dr. Haji Megat Khas

Area of experience: Various (together with Law and Politics)

Affiliation: Sime Darby Plantation

Image from: MZR Global Sdn Bhd./MCOBA

The second of the names instantly talked about by Anwar in his allegations, Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Najmuddin discovered himself on Anwar’s radar because of his excessive rank in UMNO beforehand, and now BERSATU. Incidentally, Megat can be the Chairman of Sime Darby Plantation, one other GLC.

With an Honours Degree in Law from Singapore University, Megat appears to have been born for leadership, having been Kelana Jaya State Assemblyman for two terms (1986-1995), President of the Malay College Old Boys’ Association, and municipal Councillor for each MBPJ and MPSJ for a total of 20 years.

3) Raveendren A/L Ramamoothie

Area of experience: Performance Management

Affiliation: Entomo

Image from: KPISoft/The Rakyat Post

Described by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as ‘a serial entrepreneur’ who based KPISoft in 2008 with 4 companions, Ravee was CEO of E-Pedas (the IT subsidiary of Safeguards Securicor), earlier than turning into Managing Director of Southeast Asian boutique efficiency administration consulting agency named AN International.

The Entomo web site describes him as having had ‘deep research in the subject of performance management for the past two decades’, whereas his LinkedIn describes him because the President, CEO, and founder of Entomo.

It’s additionally price noting that KPISoft/Entomo is a Singapore-based company, and Ravee is listed as being based in Singapore.

4) Anuar bin Rozhan

Area of experience: Human Resources, Strategy Implementation

Affiliation: Human Capital Institute SEA and Pacific Sdn Bhd

Image from: Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) Facebook web page

If that title could appear acquainted to you, it’s as a result of *shock shock*; Entomo co-founder Anuar is definitely the brother of former Astro CEO Rohana Rozhan, who was not too long ago called up by the MACC to assist in investigations regarding 1MDB.

He has 35 years of expertise in numerous fields within the UK, Australia, and Malaysia, together with Telecommunications, Oil and Gas, and Automotive industries, however his specialty seems to be in consultancy and HR, particularly in his function as CEO and Managing Partner of Human Capital Management Institute.

5) Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Area of experience: Property Development, Entrepreneurship

Affiliation: EcoWorld Development Group Berhad

Image from: Low Yen Yeing/EdgeProp.my

Beginning as a banker in 1981, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin would enterprise into property, founding his personal firm and later turning into CEO and President of SP Setia, who went on to spearhead the RM40 billion Battersea Power Station project in London in 2012 under Liew’s leadership.  He left SP Setia in 2014, joining EcoWorld as a non-independent and non-executive director, earlier than climbing to the place of govt chairman.

Liew has gained quite a few accolades because of his work in property growth, entrepreneurship, management and philanthropy, together with UK-Malaysia Business Personality of the Year 2018, awarded by the British Chamber of Commerce.

6) Datuk Heah Kok Boon

Area of experience: Audit, Corporate Finance, Corporate Investment

Affiliation: EcoWorld Development Group Berhad

Image from: EcoWorld

Alongside Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew, Datuk Heah Kok Boon additionally serves on the EcoWorld Board of Directors as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. Starting out in auditing at worldwide accounting agency KPMG, after which in company finance in Aseambankers Malaysia Sdn Bhd (now Maybank Investment Bank Berhad).

Like Liew, Heah later additionally joined SP Setia, constructing himself an illustrious profession for himself there as Head of Corporate Affairs. He resigned in 2013 to hitch EcoWorld, and is at the moment specializing in his executive role at the company.

It’s probably not clear why MySJ was given the app, and individuals are asking questions

Anwar isn’t the one politician elevating query marks about MySJ’s function within the app takeover; UMNO’s Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (Tok Mat) additionally had his doubts as to why MySJ, a non-public entity, was appointed by means of direct negotiation, rather than through an open tender exercise, whereby any get together might submit a proposal to provide their companies:

“Let’s not forget that this app was initially developed as a corporate social responsibility to deal with a contagious pandemic.” – Tok Mat

Because because it stands, though KKM has mentioned the quantity being negotiated between the federal government and MySJ is much, much lower than RM300 million, what that cash is getting used for, and the way it will assist Malaysians, are essential points that also need to be correctly addressed.