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Board of Directors


Executive Chairman cum CEO, Labuan IBFC Inc.

Chairman, Association of Labuan Trust Companies
Executive Chairman, Noblehouse International Trust Ltd.

Chairman, Labuan International Insurance Association
Managing Director and Principal Officer, Asia Reinsurance Brokers (Labuan) Ltd.

Chairman, Labuan Investment Bank Group
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IBH Investment Bank Limited

Chairman, Association of Labuan Banks
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Maybank International Labuan

Datuk Iskandar Mohd Nuli

Executive Chairman cum CEO, Labuan IBFC Inc.
Datuk Iskandar is the Deputy Director General of Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA). He is currently serving in a new leadership role as the Executive Chairman of Labuan IBFC Inc. for a two-year term effective 1 February 2022.

He commenced his career in Bank Negara Malaysia and was seconded to Labuan FSA in 1996. Cumulatively, Datuk Iskandar has over 30 years of experience serving in financial services regulatory and supervisory agencies.

He brings to his new role a wealth of related knowledge and experience and will lead a dedicated and professional team in Labuan IBFC Inc. that will be focused on driving strategic business initiatives to further develop Labuan IBFC.

The appointment of Datuk Iskandar reflects the continuous commitment of Labuan FSA and the Government to position Labuan IBFC as a thriving business and financial centre under the next phase of its development.

Datuk Chin Chee Kee

Chairman, Association of Labuan Trust Companies
Executive Chairman, Noblehouse International Trust Ltd.
Datuk Chin Chee Kee is currently the Executive Chairman of Noblehouse International Trust Ltd. And Managing Partner of CK Chin PLT, Chartered Accountants.

He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, CA (M), a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, - (FCCA), a Fellow of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (FCTIM), an Associate Fellow of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (Associate Fellow AICB), a member of the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) and a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

He is also the Chairman of the Association of Labuan Trust Companies and a director of Labuan IBFC Inc. Sdn Bhd. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace by the Governor of Sabah on September 16, 1997.

He also practices as an approved company auditor and an approved tax agent in the accounting firm of CK Chin PLT in Malaysia since 1987.

He has 35 years of experience in cross border tax planning and has been involved in the offshore trust industry and corporate secretarial work for the past 30 years.

Gerald Roy Suresh Sharma

Chairman, Labuan International Insurance Association
Managing Director and Principal Officer, Asia Reinsurance Brokers (Labuan) Ltd.
G Roy S Sharma is the Principal Officer and Managing Director of an international reinsurance company based in Kuala Lumpur office. Other than being the country manager for Malaysia he is also responsible for developing and assisting their clients in Asia in certain specialized areas of insurance. His specialized areas include among others Political, Project & Credit Risk Insurance, Professional Indemnity, Management Liability Insurance, Financial Lines Insurance, Casualty Insurance, Extended Warranty Insurance and Affinity & Niche Solutions.
 
He read law in the City of London and was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor. He started his career in the insurance industry in 1994 as an Insurance Broker and joined Antah Sedgwick Chartered Insurance Brokers, thereafter he joined, Aon Risk Services Malaysia and Aon Risk Services Singapore. In April 2006 Roy then joined Arthur J Gallagher Asia (L) Bhd a reinsurance broker that was rebranded as Asia Reinsurance Brokers (Labuan) Ltd in 2008 after a management buy out and was its MD since 2007.

Roy is a sought after speaker in his area of specialization. He has presented a variety of papers in many conferences and conducted many training seminars for insurance companies and insurance buyers around the region.

Roy is also the President Commissioner of PT ARB Indonesia and a Board member of ARB’s parent company. Roy is the current Chairman of the Labuan International Insurance Association.

Dato’ Howard Choo

Chairman, Labuan Investment Bank Group
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IBH Investment Bank Limited
Dato’ Howard Choo is a financial services expert with over 35 years of experience in local and international banking. He is the former Executive Director of DBS Thai Danu Bank Thailand and MD, DBS Bank Singapore. Ex Vice-Chairman Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce and former Member of Executive Decision Panel, Bank of Thailand. He was an Adviser to University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in International Business. He was Adviser to Persatuan Usahawan Muda Malaysia (PUMM) and Former Council member of MCA SME Development Bureau. He has been active with BNM since the 1990s in human resource knowledge enhancement activities.

An MBA (University of Wales and Manchester Business School) and a Fellow Member of Institute of Public Accountants, Australia (FIPA), Dato’ Howard Choo was also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS). He was also a trainer for South East Asia Central Bank Training Centre (SEACEN) and author of several books on Banking and Finance. He was a tutor for Wawasan Open University in International Financial Management and Corporate Finance. Currently, he assumes the role of Education Committee Member of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Implementation Task Force Member of Asian Banking School (ABS), Council member of the AICB and Chairman of the Board of Examiners. He is also the current Chairman of Labuan Investment Banks Group (LIBG). He is also a Fellow Chartered Banker and a professionally Certified AML/CFT person. He is also the examiner for Advance Corporate Finance for ICIA. He held the office of former President, Malaysia-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce.

Nor Rashidi Mohammad

Chairman, Association of Labuan Banks
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Maybank International Labuan
Appointed the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Maybank International Labuan on July 1st 2021. A seasoned banker with almost 28 years of experience. Diverse banking background from retail to global and wealth of experience in international banking and strategic management.

He is a registered Chartered Accountant with Malaysia Institute of Accountant, Malaysia. He graduated with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern University, Malaysia and a Degree in Accountancy from University Malaya. In addition, he also holds the Certified Credit Professional Certification awarded by the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).
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