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UNITED OVERSEAS AUSTRALIA LTD

(A.C.N. 009 245 890)
REGISTERED OFFICE
Suite B1, 661 Newcastle Street
Leederville WA 6007
Australia

Tel: +618 9217 9800
Fax: +618 9217 9899
Email: ir.uoal@uoa.com.my

SHARE REGISTRY

Advanced Share Registry Services Ltd
110 Stirling Highway
Nedlands, Perth
Western Australia 6009

Tel: +618 9389 8033
Fax: +618 9262 3723

Directors’ Profile

Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim (Managing Director)

Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim, Malaysian, male, aged 81, is responsible for the overall group management and strategy development. He has over 37 years of experience in the construction and property development industries, both in Malaysia and Singapore. He played a key role as Project Advisor to the Harapan group of companies where he was instrumental in overseeing the successful construction of three internationally-rated hotels in Singapore, namely Hotel Meridien, Glass Hotel and Changi Meridien Hotel, valued in excess of SGD866.0 million, during the 1970s and 1980s.

In 1987, Mr. Kong co-founded United Overseas Australia Ltd (“UOA” or “Parent Group”) and spearheaded our Parent Group’s rapid growth in Malaysia. Over the last 32 years, our Parent Group together with other Group members have successfully completed numerous residential, industrial and commercial developments in various parts of Kuala Lumpur. He has in the past served in various capacities in several public-listed companies both in Malaysia and Singapore which included Raleigh Bhd, Town and City Properties Ltd and Tuan Sing Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Kong graduated with an Associateship in Civil Engineering from Perth Technical College (now known as Curtin University) in 1964 and is a member of the Chartered Engineers of Australia.

He has no convictions for any offences, and there is no sanction or penalty imposed on him by any regulatory bodies over the past 5 years or any conflict of interest with the Company.

May Chee Kong, Alternate Director for Mr. Kong on United Overseas Australia Ltd Board and Sze Choon Kong, Alternate Director for Mr. Kong on UOA Development Bhd Board and Executive Director of UOA REIT, are both children of Mr. Kong.

Kong Sze Hou, Head of the Group Hospitality Division and Investment Officer for the Group’s Vietnam operations is a child of Mr. Kong.

Mr. Kong is a Director of:
UOA Development Bhd Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Listed

Pak Lim Kong (Executive Director)

Pak Lim Kong, Malaysian, male, aged 69, oversees the planning and design of the Group’s commercial and residential projects and is also responsible for the identification and negotiation of all new land acquisitions.

Mr. Kong has over 42 years of experience in the construction, mining and property development industries in both Malaysia and Australia. He has worked extensively in various capacities in Australia, among them as Project Engineer in Davis Wemco in charge of mining design, construction and material handling and as a Director of Ferro Engineering Pty Ltd responsible for structural and mechanical fabrication of oil & gas and mining equipment.

He co-founded United Overseas Australia Ltd with Mr. Chong Soon Kong and has played an integral part in spearheading the Group’s rapid growth.

Mr. Kong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree with Honours from University of Western Australia in 1975. He is a member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia and the Association of Professional Engineers Malaysia.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences, and there is no sanction or penalty imposed on him by any regulatory bodies over the past 5 years.

Stephanie Kong Pei Zen, Alternate Director for Pak Lim Kong on UOA Development Bhd Board is a daughter of Mr. Kong.

Mr. Kong is a Director of:
UOA Development Bhd Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Listed

 Terence Teo Chee Seng (Independent Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Chee Seng Teo, Singaporean, male, aged 67, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences, and there is no sanction or penalty imposed on him by any regulatory bodies over the past 5 years.

Mr. Teo is a Director of:
Lasseters International Holdings Limited
Envictus International Holdings Limited
Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd
UOA Development Bhd
SGX-ST Listed
SGX-ST Listed
SGX-ST Listed
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Listed

May Chee Kong (Alternate Director to Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim)

May Chee Kong, Singaporean, female, aged 44, is the Alternate Director for Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim.

May Chee Kong is the daughter of Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim.


Stuart Alexander Third (Independent Director)

Stuart Alexander Third, male, aged 51, is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. He is a director of Winduss & Associates Pty Ltd Chartered Accountants. He has been involved in professional public practice for over 25 years providing business and taxation advice to clients in various industries. Mr. Third has experience in corporate governance, company secretarial, management and restructuring matters. He currently is on the Board of, and company secretary of, ASX listed Advanced Share Registry Ltd and has previously served as company secretary of other ASX listed companies. He also works within the accounting profession as a facilitator for the Chartered Accountants Program.

Mr. Third graduated from University of Tasmania in year 1993 with a Bachelor of Business and from University of New South Wales in year 2001 with a Master of Taxation as well as having completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance in year 2014. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Chartered Tax Adviser and an Associate of both the Governance Institute of Australia and The Chartered Governance Institute.

Mr. Third does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences and there is no sanction or penalty imposed on him by any regulatory authority over the past 5 years.