Board Of Directors

Tan Sri Dato' Hari N. Govindasamy

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
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Tan Sri Dato' Hari was appointed Chairman of the Board on 29 September 2011. He has been a Non-Executive Director of IEV Group Sdn. Bhd. since 2004.

Tan Sri Dato' Hari is a businessman by profession and is currently the Director and Deputy Chairman of Emrail Sdn. Bhd., a construction company specialising in railway engineering and infrastructure. He also holds non-executive directorships on the Board of several other private limited companies in Malaysia and is a member of the Institute and Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

Tan Sri Dato' Hari has served on the Board of Lembaga Lebuhraya Malaysia (The Malaysian Highway Authority) and public listed companies that include Tenaga Nasional Berhad, SP Setia Berhad and Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad.

Tan Sri Dato' Hari obtained a Bachelor Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Northumbria, England in 1977.

Christopher Nghia Do

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Christopher Nghia Do is the Group's founder, President and CEO and was appointed to the Board on 26 July 2011.

Christopher Nghia Do established the business in 1987 to commercialise his invention, the "ocean-powered" Marine Growth Control ("MGC") technology. With more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, he is responsible for the overall business performance, growth strategy and corporate planning of the Group.

Christopher Nghia Do spearheaded the management and transformation of the Group through its 30 years in the oil and gas industry into an integrated energy provider with upstream, midstream and downstream activities. During this era of low oil price norm, he is leading the transformation of the Group and building an Asset Integrity Management business, offering disruptive technologies that create value to customers, especially in the brownfield market segment globally.

Christopher Nghia Do is the founder and chairman of the Sunshine Scholarship Foundation in Vietnam, with a mission to help eradicate poverty through education by providing scholarships to students from challenging backgrounds until their tertiary graduation.

Christopher Nghia Do graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1984 with a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours).

Ng Weng Sui Harry

Lead Independent Director
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Harry ng was appointed to the Board on 26 July 2011.

Harry Ng is the Lead Independent Director, the Chairman of the Audit Committee, the Risk Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and the remuneration Committee. Harry Ng is currently the Executive Director of HLM (International) Corporate Services Pte. Ltd., which provides corporate services and business consulting. He has more than 30 years of experience in accountancy, audit and finance.

He is also the independent director and chairman of the audit committee of a number of listed companies in SGX-ST.

Harry Ng is a Fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He obtained a Master of Business Administration (General Business Administration) from the University of Hull, UK.

Kesavan Nair

Independent Director
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Kesavan nair was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director on 29 september 2011.

Kesavan is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee.

Kesavan Nair is a practising Advocate & Solicitor with Bayfront law LLC. He is also Independent Director of Kitchen Culture Holdings ltd., Arion Entertainment Singapore Limited, HG Metal Manufacturing Ltd. and Artivision Technologies Limited. He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore, the Singapore Academy of Law, the Honourable Society of The Middle Temple, the Singapore Institute of Arbitration, the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme and the Association of Criminal Lawyers in Singapore. He graduated from the University College Wales, Aberystwyth with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 1988.

Joanne Rose Bruce

Independent Director
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Joanne Rose Bruce was formerly our Executive Director for Corporate Affairs and Compliance since 29 september 2011 responsible for the Group's corporate finance, compliance and legal matters, including corporate negotiations, overseeing the secretarial matters and assisted in establishment of branch offices and subsidiaries.

She held the executive position until 24 June 2015 and was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on the same date. On 1 March 2019, Joanne Rose Bruce has been re-designated as our Independent Non-Executive Director.

Prior to joining the Group, Joanne Rose Bruce was the Dean of the New South Wales College of Natural therapies. Joanne Rose Bruce graduated with a Diploma in naturopathy and a Diploma of Botanic Medicine from the new South Wales College of natural therapies, australia in 1985.