President Message July 2012


Following election of Council Members on 30th June 2012 during Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) 58th Annual General Meeting  and the election of office bearers on 13th July 2012 the following are the office bearers for MBAM for the term July 2012-June 2014:

Mr Matthew Tee
Bina Puri Sdn. Bhd.

Immediate Past President
Mr Kwan Foh Kwai
Sunway Construction Sdn. Bhd.

Deputy  President
Mr Aziz Tan Sri Bahaman
Norwest Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

Vice Presidents
Dato’ Ir. Low Keng Kok
Fajarbaru Builders Sdn. Bhd.

Dato’ Ir. Tan Gim Foo
IJM Corporation Bhd.

Dato’ Sri Sufri Haji Mohd Zin
Trans Resources Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Foo Chek Lee
Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Thomas Samuel
Bauer (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Ir.  Chuan Yeong Ming
Paramount Engineering and Construction Sdn. Bhd

Mr Eric Lai Wee Meng
Techjaya Builders Sdn. Bhd.

Council Members
Mr Mohd Jafri Idris
Ahmad Zaki Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Tony Tan Lay Taut
Al-Ambia Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Eric Yong Shang Ming
Crest Builders Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Ubull Din Om
Gamuda Berhad

Mr Lau Yew Mun
Ireka Corporation Bhd.

Mr Kenneth Liew Kiam Woon
LFE Engineering Bhd.

Mr Ng Kit Heng
Motibina Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Dennis Tan Soo Huang
Ocned Water Technology Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Oliver Wee Hiang Chyn
Pasukhas Sdn. Bhd.

Dato’ A.K. Nathan
Shin Eversendai  Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Steven Shee Boo Cheong
Sunway Construction Sdn. Bhd.

Mohd Razin bin Ghazali
UEM Construction Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Ong Ka Thiam
WCT Berhad


First of all, I am honoured to be elected the President of MBAM for the term June 2012-2014. MBAM has many past presidents who were dynamic, unquestionably hands on and constructive and had led the Association to a level of recognition beyond doubt. In fact, MBAM Immediate Past President has set a high standard for the Association and I take this as a positive challenge to help me serve MBAM members and the construction industry.My immediate responsibility as the President is to enhance the level of services to be rendered to our members and to the industry in general. I will continue to promote the Association as the Prime Mover and the Recognized Voice of the Malaysian construction industry.

As MBAM President I have a bigger canvas to cover in terms of the scope of my responsibilities since the impact of any decision-making will have far more  relevance and reach. I am very fortunate in this respect to have on board a team which is hands-on, dedicated, willing to work as a united team and well experienced in the construction industry. With the help of my fellow Council Members and also by leveraging on the knowledge from previous MBAM office bearers, the task of overseeing to the needs of the Association is made more manageable. Through their experience as well as the fact that we have common interests and concerns that relate to the construction industry, issues affecting members can be attended to and hopefully resolved to our member’s satisfaction. MBAM will continue to strengthen effective ties with other relevant Government authorities, allied professional institutions and trade associations including constructive and beneficial partnerships with Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and the Building Industry Presidents Council (BIPC) to jointly address common affairs and concerns in this industry. We also want to continue to emphasize the Association as the Prime Mover and the Recognized Voice of the Malaysian Construction Industry.


Matthew Tee

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