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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jaafar Bin Abdul Hamid

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Zalila Binti Mohd Toon

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Ye Jhen Lim

General Manager - Strategy of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Nubly Zainuham bin Ambotang

Senior Manager, Strategy

Raziff Suhairi Bin Shaaban

Senior Manager - Finance of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Zarina Halim

Senior Manager - Corporate Affairs of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Chen Martin

Manager - Legal of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Muhammad Hafidz bin Nuruddin

Joint Company Secretary of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Seck Wah Lim

Joint Company Secretary of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Shahril Bin Kassim

62 Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Tuan Chiong Chew

57 2010 Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Kok Kai Tang

54 2009 Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Kamaruddin bin Awang

67 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Heng Nee Eng

69 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Hee Kiang Lim

66 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Biographies

Name Description

Jaafar Bin Abdul Hamid

Dato’ Jaafar Bin Abdul Hamid serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. He is the founder and principal shareholder of the Hektar Group of companies and provides leadership for the overall strategic direction of the group. Previously, he was the Managing Director of United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (“UEM”), a public-listed corporation listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. During his tenure at the helm of the UEM group of companies, he was responsible for undertaking numerous privatisation projects including the North-South Expressway (Plus), the Malaysia- Singapore Second Crossing (Linkedua), Integrated Schedule Waste Management (Kualiti Alam) and the National Sports Complex. After his UEM stint, he assumed the chairmanship of an international engineering and construction group, Costain Group PLC until 2000 and was involved in its re-listing exercise on the London Stock Exchange. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering Production from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Zalila Binti Mohd Toon

Ms. Zalila Binti Mohd Toon serves as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Zalila is responsible for the financial matters of Hektar REIT and the overall financial performance. She was instrumental in listing Hektar REIT. Her current portfolio in Hektar Asset Management includes Strategy, Finance, Legal, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs. Prior to joining the Hektar Group in 2004, she was with the UEM Group for 23 years, out of which 20 years was with the Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad. Her primary achievements include spearheading various programmes which include the issuance of private debt securities and the acquisition of Negri Sembilan Cement Industries Sdn Bhd. Subsequently, she was also involved in the reverse take-over exercise of Park May Berhad before leaving for a brief stint in UEM Environment Sdn Bhd, a holding company of Kualiti Alam Sdn Bhd. Zalila holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Nottingham. She is the Honorary Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association.

Ye Jhen Lim

Mr. Lim Ye Jhen serves as General Manager - Strategy of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Ye Jhen is responsible for Hektar REIT’s strategic planning, investor relations, business development, research and analysis. He has presented at real estate conferences and investment seminars throughout Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Middle East. He joined Hektar in 2006 to advise and facilitate the planning of the IPO of Hektar REIT. Previously, he was Assistant Vice-President of the Investment & Business Advisory division of Henry Butcher Malaysia, consulting for real estate organisations. Prior to this, he was with Global Asset Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, USA, where he was responsible for investments and working with portfolio companies in North America. He was also involved in setting up their investment fund in 2000. Previously, he worked with PwC Management Consulting Services (now part of IBM), working on behalf of various entities including publiclisted, private companies and government entities. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University, New York, USA.

Nubly Zainuham bin Ambotang

Mr. Nubly Zainuham bin Ambotang serves as Senior Manager, Strategy of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Nubly is responsible for Hektar REIT's strategic planning, investor relations, business development, research and analysis. He joined Hektar REIT in 2011. Nubly was formerly with UEM Group for 5 years where during his stint there he was involved in the formation of UEM Group's new International Business Division which was set up with the prime objective of exploring and securing new business opportunities for the Group in the Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to this he was with Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad ("CIMA") heading the Corporate Affairs department managing CIMA's investor relation, corporate finance, corporate communication and business development activities. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Hull, UK and also holds a post graduate qualification of Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Raziff Suhairi Bin Shaaban

Mr. Raziff Suhairi Bin Shaaban serves as Senior Manager - Finance of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Raziff is responsible for the finances of Hektar REIT and provides support in areas of accounting, taxation, corporate finance and treasury. He joined Hektar in 2005 and was involved in the REIT IPO listing. Previously he served in Renong Berhad (now United Engineers Malaysia Berhad) for 5 years from 1997, mainly handling the privatisation exercise of Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad. Subsequent to that, he served in Park May Berhad for 2 years as the Manager of Group Finance and Corporate Affairs. In addition to his role in operational finance, he was also involved in various corporate asset divestment programmes as well as the reverse take-over exercise of a public-listed company. In 2004, he joined TIME Engineering Berhad (TIME) as the Manager of Corporate Finance. He was involved in the issuance of the world’s first RM2.5 billion Sukuk Musyarakah Asset-Backed Securities Programme. He also initiated the refinancing exercise of TIME’s RM550 million term loan, as well as overseeing RM400 million worth of trade finance activities with regard to TIME’s project with the Ministry of Education. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Raziff also holds a Certificate of Investor Relations from the IR Society (UK).

Zarina Halim

Ms. Zarina Halim serves as Senior Manager - Corporate Affairs of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. 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. She is responsible for corporate affairs, of which legal and secretarial make up the main areas and includes regulatory compliance. She was formerly with the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (“UEM”) Group of Companies for 9 years where during the first few years in UEM, she was 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 was Head of Corporate Affairs and Business Development in Prolink Development Sdn Bhd, the UEM Group’s subsidiary responsible for the development of Malaysia’s Singapore Second Crossing (MSSC) township, Bandar Nusajaya. Her notable experience at Prolink included the implementation of corporate land sales to the value of over RM1 billion and the restructuring of Prolink’s debt obligations under Danaharta. She then moved on to head the Business Development unit at OptixLab Sdn Bhd which was mainly responsible for the sourcing and implementation of Information and communications technology related investments as well as the company’s strategic marketing initiatives. She graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance.

Chen Martin

Mr. Martin Chen serves as Manager - Legal of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Martin provides support in the areas of legal and secretarial compliance in relation to the portfolio of Hektar REIT. He was formerly in legal practice as a legal associate with the firms Jeyaratnam & Chong and subsequently Zul Rafique & Partners. While in legal practice, he was responsible for handling and providing advice in property development, sale & purchase, tenancy and lease transactions involving various types of property products (including residential, commercial and agricultural properties) in Malaysia. He also handled consumer and corporate banking documentation work from banks and financial institutions in Malaysia and provided advisory services to property developers in relation to property development projects within the Klang Valley. Martin graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree and holds a Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) from the Legal Qualifying Board, Malaysia. He was called to the Malaysian Bar as an advocate and solicitor in November 2002. Martin is currently a member of the Malaysian Corporate Counsel Association.

Muhammad Hafidz bin Nuruddin

Seck Wah Lim

Shahril Bin Kassim

Encik Shahril Bin Kassim serves as Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Shahril has had over twenty years of experience with IBM Malaysia and Mesiniaga Bhd in various capacities such as sales, marketing, management and executive education for the government sector. During the course of his career, he has also been involved in organising, designing and facilitating executive strategy development for organizations to align their business strategy with Information and Communication Technology (“ICT”). He left IBM in 1999 and was a consultant to HeiTech Padu Berhad, a local ICT solutions provider until 2003. He holds a degree in Electronics Engineering from Salford University, United Kingdom.

Tuan Chiong Chew

Dr. Chew Tuan Chiong serves as Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. 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 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).

Kok Kai Tang

Mr. Tang (Christopher) Kok Kai serves as Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. Christopher is the Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Centrepoint Commercial, the FCL division which is responsible for commercial property investment, development and management, fund and asset management. He has over 20 years of experience in asset management, investment management, marketing and operations in the real estate and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining the Fraser & Neave Group in 2001, he held senior positions with DBS Bank, DBS Land and British Petroleum. Christopher is also a director of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust and Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management (Commercial), the manager of Frasers Commercial Trust. He holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the National University of Singapore.

Kamaruddin bin Awang

Datuk Kamaruddin @ Kamaluddin bin Awang has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust, since February 15, 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He was appointed to the Board of Inch Kenneth Kajang Rubber Plc (IKKR) on 17 July 2009. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee of IKKR. In 1977 he was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, United Kingdom. In 1982, he became a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Previously he had held a number of directorships in public listed companies including as Executive Chairman of Metacorp Berhad. He has wide experience in Banking and Finance and is the Chief Executive of KYS Business School in Melaka.

Heng Nee Eng

Mr. Eng (Philip) Heng Nee serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust. 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 Executive Deputy Chairman of Hup Soon Global Corporation Limited. He is Director of several local and regional companies including NTUC Income, Chinese Development Assistance Council, OpenNet Pte Ltd., The Hour Glass, SingHealth and Commissioner of PT Adira Dinamika Multi Finance, Tbk, Indonesia. Philip is also Singapore’s Ambassador to Greece and High Commissioner to Cyprus. 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 an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Hee Kiang Lim

Mr. Lim (Michael) Hee Kiang is Independent Non-Executive Director of Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust since July 11, 2013. He has also been appointed as Company's Audit Committee. He holds a Masters of Laws with Distinction, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1973 and Bachelor of Laws with Honours, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1972. He has over 37 years experience in legal practice specializing in company and securities law including 31 years at Shearn Delamore & Co. and currently a consultant with Messrs Jeff Poon & Wong. He also hold directorship at DKSH Holdings (Malaysia) Berhad, Selangor Properties Berhad, Wawasan TKH Holdings Berhad, Paragon Union Holdings Berhad and Seloga Holdings Berhad (De-listed).