Key Management Team
CHONG KIM SOONG
Chief Financial Officer
Chong Kim Soong, aged 39, is our CFO. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also holds Advanced Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College.
Mr Chong has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting and finance profession. He started his career with various international accounting firms, before joining public listed companies in senior finance roles. Prior to joining Samaiden Group Berhad as the Chief Financial Officer, he was the Senior Finance Manager of AYER Holdings Berhad (“AYER”). In AYER, he was responsible for the financial affairs of the group. He had also assumed the role as the Head of Risk to oversee the risk management and compliance matters of AYER group.
MOHD MAKHZUMI BIN GHAZALI
Mohd Makhzumi Bin Ghazali, aged 34, is our Project Manager. Mohd Makhzumi Bin Ghazali graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). In 2015, he obtained a Master of Science in Energy Systems Engineering from University of South Wales, United Kingdom.
His career started in 2011 when he joined Strec Sdn Bhd, a company involved in environmental and waste management consultancy services as an Environmental Engineer where he was involved in the monthly environmental monitoring works. In 2012, he joined Falcon Conquest Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the construction of RE plants mainly solar PV systems, as a Project Engineer where he was managing and supervising on the implementation of certain projects. Read More
Subsequently in 2013, he left the company to pursue his master’s degree. Upon completion of his master’s degree, in August 2015, he joined Samaiden as Assistant Manager where he was initially involved in the EPCC works for solar PV system projects. He was subsequently promoted to the position of our Project Manager in January 2019 where he is responsible in managing projects until completion.
Since his involvement in Samaiden, his responsibilities have expanded to cover supervision and on-site monitoring works for solar PV power plant projects. He also oversees our Group’s RE and environmental consulting projects.
IR. KANG CHING YEW
Ir. Kang Ching Yew, aged 31, is our Technical Manager. Ir Kang Ching Yew graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) from Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. He was elected as a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia in 2017 and is a registered Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering by the Board of Engineers Malaysia since 2017. He holds a Certificate of Competency for Grid-Connected PV Systems Design by SEDA issued in 2019. His career started in 2012 when he joined Kuasa Nusajaya Sdn Bhd, a company which operates 720 MW combined cycle gas turbine and 440 MW open cycle gas turbine power plants in Melaka, as a Trainee Engineer where he performed trainee engineering functions and subsequently in the same year, he was promoted as an Electrical Engineer where he was involved in performing electrical maintenance of combined cycle gas turbine and open cycle gas turbine power plants. Read More
In 2017, he joined TTE Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd, a company specialising in design and build construction, of clean room systems and electrical supply system, as a Design Engineer where he was mainly involved in electrical engineering design for commercial buildings. In 2018, he joined Kejuruteraan Asastera Bhd, an engineering company, as an Assistant Technical Manager for a period of three months where he was involved in the electrical design for commercial and residential buildings before he joined Samaiden in the same year.
He has been with our Group since August 2018 and his main responsibilities are in the supervision and on-site monitoring of EPCC works for solar PV system projects.