Datuk Dr Tan Kim Heung
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, age 57, Male
Datuk Dr Tan Kim Heung was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2013. He is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee as well a member of the Audit Committee, and Governance, Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Datuk Dr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (“MBBS”) (London) (Honours) from The Middlesex and University College Hospital Medical School, London in 1986 and received his Member of the Royal College of Physicians (“MRCP”) (United Kingdom) in 1989. In 1995, he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine/Cardiology (“MD”) from the University of London. He became a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (“FACC”) in 1997, Member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia (“AM”) in 1999, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (“FRCP”) (London) in 2001.
Datuk Dr Tan is a Consultant Cardiologist at Cardiac Vascular Sentral (Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia. He was previously a Consultant Cardiologist at Sunway Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya and a Professor of Medicine and Head of Cardiology at the University Malaya Medical Centre (“UMMC”) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He held this position for seven (7) years since 1997, having previously served as a Cardiologist at Guy’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Datuk Dr Tan is a recipient of numerous outstanding academic awards and prizes with vast experience in various interventional cardiac procedures. He is author or co-author of more than 100 published papers/articles/abstracts in peer reviewed journals and has contributed chapters to several books. He is frequently invited to lecture and to participate as an expert faculty in international and national conferences/seminars/courses. He is also a fellow or member of numerous professional organisations and advisory boards.