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Dato’ Hisham bin Othman

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

Malaysian, 56

Dato’ Hisham Othman is currently the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hektar Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. He was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 May 2016.

Dato’ Hisham has over 30 years of working experience in various industries. He has held many senior positions in the Renong / UEM Group and in the DRB-Hicom Group. He has led many companies in various industries in his capacity as Chief Executive Officer and/or Chief Operating Officer including automotive and real estate. In the real estate sector, he has been involved in the areas of property development, asset management and construction.

Dato’ Hisham holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from University of Western Australia and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University Putra Malaysia. He also holds a Senior Management Certificate from INSEAD of France.

He is a Qualified Risk Director and a member of the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (“IERP”) based in the UK. He possesses a Capital Markets Services Representatives’ License for REITs’ as a Licensed Director for the asset management company of Hektar REIT to carry on regulated activities specified under the Capital Markets and Services Act (“CMSA”).

Dato’ Hisham is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (“MICG”) and Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).

Dato’ Hisham is the Vice Chairman of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association (“MRMA”), an organisation aimed at representing the collective interests of the Malaysian real estate investment trusts sector and acts as a platform for the Malaysian REIT managers to engage with the regulatory bodies in proposing changes to the industry to promote its growth.

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Zarina Halim

Executive Director & Chief Corporate Officer

Malaysian, 46

Zarina has been with the Hektar Group of Companies since 2002 and was part of the management team responsible for the listing of Hektar REIT on Bursa Malaysia in December 2006. As Chief Corporate Officer, she is responsible for the overall Corporate affairs of the Company of which Legal, Secretarial and Human Resource make up the main areas and provides support in the areas of Finance. She is the designated Compliance Officer under the Capital Market Services Licence (CMSL) granted to REIT Managers. She was formerly with the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (“UEM”) Group of Companies for 9 years where she was initially involved in project management at Faber Hotels Holdings which culminated in the conversion of a series of Faber owned properties under the “Merlin” brand name to “Sheraton”. She then became Head of Corporate Affairs and Business Development in Prolink Development Sdn Bhd, the UEM Group’s subsidiary responsible for the development of Nusajaya. Her notable experience at Prolink included the implementation of corporate land sales to the value of over RM1 billion and the successful restructuring of Prolink’s debt obligations under Danaharta. She then moved on to head the Business Development unit at OptixLab Sdn Bhd and was mainly responsible for strategic marketing and sourcing and implementation of ICT related investments.

Zarina holds two Honours degrees in separate disciplines. She graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance and also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London. She has completed the Women Directors’ programme under the National Institute of Empowerment for Women prior to her appointment as Executive Director on 1 February 2018 and is a member of the Malaysian Corporate Counsel Association.

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Dr Chew Tuan Chiong

Non-Executive Director

Singaporean, 61

Dr Chew is Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust. Previously, Dr Chew was the Chief Executive of Science Centre Singapore, a government statutory board, from 1995 to 2009. He has also been an Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore, and a Research Scientist with Daimler Benz in Germany and British Gas PLC in the UK, and an Adjunct Professor with the Singapore Management University. Dr Chew is presently also a Director of CityNet Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd, the manager of Netlink Trust.

Dr Chew is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore. A former government scholar, Dr Chew holds a doctorate from University of Cambridge, an M Eng from the National University of Singapore, and a B Eng (1st Class Hons) from Monash University. Dr Chew has been awarded the Sugden Award by the Combustion Institute (UK) and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Singapore).

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Tay Hwee Pio

Non-Executive Director

Singaporean, 50

Hwee Pio is the Financial Controller of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust (“FCT”). She is responsible for the financial, taxation, treasury and compliance functions of FCT. She has over 20 years of financial experience in the real estate industry.

Prior to joining FCT, Hwee Pio was based in Shanghai for 10 years, of which she was the financial controller for Frasers Centrepoint Limited’s (“FCL”) business operations in China since year 2006. Before joining FCL, Hwee Pio held financial positions at Keppel Land and Guocoland. She started her career as an external auditor with KPMG.

Hwee Pio is a Singapore Chartered Accountant (CA) with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and she is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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Mahusni bin Hasnan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian, 54

Mahusni holds a degree in Accounting & Finance and an MBA in Finance from University of Hull, England. He has more than 25 years of working experience in wide ranging fields notably in corporate finance including M&As and IPOs; investment analysis including cross border issues; corporate taxation and planning, business operations and management in several industries.

He was the CEO of Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd and CEO of JP Logistics Sdn Bhd – two wholly owned subsidiaries of Johor Port Berhad which in-turn a wholly owned subsidiary of MMC Bhd.

Prior to joining the MMC Group of companies, he was the CFO for Scomi Engineering’s India operations responsible for Scomi’s oil & gas business and rail project in Mumbai. He was also in- charge of Scomi’s production chemical business as Senior General Manager before being promoted to the India operation office.

His other past working experiences amongst others include being the Group General Manager for Terengganu Incorporated and First Vice President of Affin Merchant Bank Berhad. In 2005, he was appointed by the High Court as the co-Chairman for a Court Convened Meeting pursuant to a restructuring exercise of a PN17 Main Board company.

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Philip Eng Heng Nee

Independent Non-Executive Director

Singaporean, 72

Philip was appointed Independent Chairman of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd in April 2009 and has been a Board member since April 2006. He is Non-Executive Chairman of mDR Limited and was appointed on the Board of Frasers Centrepoint Limited in October 2013. He also holds other directorships in several local and regional companies. Philip is also Singapore Non-Resident High Commissioner to Canada. He spent 23 years with the Jardine Cycle & Carriage Group before retiring in February 2005 as Group Managing Director.

Philip graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Singapore.

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Rahanawati Ali Dawam

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian, 66

Rahanawati binti Ali Dawam, is a senior partner of Abu Talib Shahrom. She heads the Corporate Practice Group of the firm. She advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, cross border transactions, private equity deals, corporate finance related works as well as debt capital market. The clients are mainly public listed companies (PLCs) and government linked companies (GLCs). She also heads the Corporate Secretarial Division and has acted as company secretary of several PLCs and GLCs. She advises their board of directors, on inter alia, the corporate governance practices and compliance with the Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and other relevant statutory requirements.

She presently sits on the board of Rhone Ma Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad, as an independent nonexecutive director. She is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the company.

Prior to joining practice, she served a public listed company (a conglomerate that owned inter alia, a property development and public transportation companies) as Group Legal Advisor and a member of the senior management team.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, Certificate of Legal Practice and Master of Laws from University of Malaya.

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Alex Chia Soon Ren

Alternate Director to Dr Chew Tuan Chiong

Singaporean, 51

Alex is currently Head, Investment of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, which manages Frasers Centrepoint Trust listed in Singapore. Alex has over 9 years of business development experience in serviced residence industry covering the Pan Asia market. He also has more than 6 years of retail experience in areas of operations and project planning.

Alex holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from National University of Singapore and an MBA from University of Hull, United Kingdom.

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