Lee Yoke Khai
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Lee Yoke Khai (Malaysian, aged 65, Male) was appointed to the Board on 15 March 2019. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia. Mr Lee started his career with Price Waterhouse Melbourne, Australia as an Audit Assistant in 1978 and joined Price Waterhouse Malaysia (currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers PLT) (“PwC”) in 1981. He was an Audit Partner of PwC from 1991 until his retirement in 2018.
During his tenure with PwC, he was the partner responsible for the East Malaysian practice, and involved in the listing of various companies on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He was the Risk Management Partner in 2006 until 2012, responsible for the overall risk management strategy for the firm. In 2012, he was elected to the Oversight Board with oversight over the management of the firm and served until 2016.
Mr Lee was also the Leader of Technology group and Emerging Markets group during his career with PwC. In 1999, he was appointed Leader of the Global Risk Management unit for Malaysia and lead a number of significant assignments in risk management and internal audit for large corporations.
Mr Lee has extensive experience within the audit profession covering a wide range of industrial and commercial operations in Malaysia and Australia. He was Engagement Leader on large multinational corporations in various sectors including plantations, upstream and downstream oil and gas, information technology, construction and property development, manufacturing and services industries. In addition, he has experience in investigations, share valuations and due diligence.
He previously also served as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad until his resignation on 30 September 2022.