Malaysia Tatler Society - - THE 300 LIST -

Dato’ Am­biga Sreenevasan

A key fig­ure in terms of hu­man rights ac­tivism, Dato’ Am­biga, the lawyer and for­mer pres­i­dent of the Malaysian Bar Coun­cil is fu­elled by tire­less ef­forts and a de­sire for jus­tice. This out­spo­ken in­di­vid­ual is also a re­cip­i­ent of France’s Che­va­lier de la Lé­gion d’Hon­neur award.

Syed Haizam Hishamud­din Pu­tra Ja­malul­lail

As the found­ing prin­ci­pal of Tuas Cap­i­tal Part­ners, Syed Haizam over­sees a pri­vate eq­uity in­vest­ment group aside from be­ing a trustee of Yayasan Raja Muda Se­lan­gor, which is in­volved with the Se­lan­gor Youth Com­mu­nity that con­cen­trates on marginalised youth.

Frank Sto­cek

The gen­eral man­ager of Man­darin Ori­en­tal KL has over­seen a com­plete over­haul of rooms and suite ren­o­va­tions in 2018, and con­sid­ers it a year of sig­nif­i­cant rev­enue growth. He strives to im­part work-life bal­ance, plus finds mo­ti­va­tion in the growth of his team. The fam­ily man en­joys a strong bond with his son, Ryan.

Tan Sri Syed Mohd Yu­sof Syed Nasir

He is the chair­man of Venus As­sets, whose in­vest­ments in the lo­cal busi­ness sphere have re­sulted in se­cur­ing in­ter­na­tional chains like Hard Rock Cafe and Nobu into Malaysia. Last year his com­pany saw to the open­ing of the pres­ti­gious Four Sea­sons Place in the KL Golden Tri­an­gle.

Dato’ Su­fian Ma­jid

The af­fa­ble group CEO of Pan­zana En­ter­prise man­i­fests sus­tain­able en­ergy in the form of hy­dro plants. When free, he trav­els to see his daugh­ters Aissa and Raisa, who live abroad, or plays a round of golf. Dato’ Su­fian is also a tal­ented singer and host, with wife Datin Alissa Fitri by his side.

An­thony Tan

The founder and CEO of Grab has con­quered most of the ride-hail­ing mar­ket in South­east Asia, hav­ing ag­gres­sively ex­panded to neigh­bour­ing coun­tries. Through Grab, the in­no­va­tor has rev­o­lu­tionised e-wal­let trans­ac­tions, and in­te­grated a food de­liv­ery ser­vice, GrabFood, into the model.

Datin Su­liana Sham­sud­din

The ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the Ke­lan­tan Foun­da­tion For The Dis­abled has made it her per­sonal mis­sion to as­sist the needy and give them a mean­ing­ful life. Her or­gan­i­sa­tion of­fers re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion ser­vices to ap­prox­i­mately 3,300 reg­is­tered clients free of charge.

Tan Boon Lee

As the deputy chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of IGB, he is very much in­volved in the com­pany’s de­vel­op­ment of Jo­hor Bahru’s new mega­mall. He brought to­gether his pas­sion for cook­ing and food in a char­ity en­deav­our— Cook For A Cause. His love of gas­tron­omy has him trav­el­ling the globe seek­ing good food.

“If ev­ery­one is mov­ing for­ward to­gether, then suc­cess takes care of it­self.” —Henry Ford

Christo­pher Tan

This busi­ness savvy, car en­thu­si­ast spends his time run­ning the Nis­san and In­finiti car brands un­der his fam­ily busi­ness Tan Chong Mo­tor Hold­ings, act­ing as head of the mo­tor divi­sion. He is also a lov­ing fa­ther and takes joy when his chil­dren share an in­ter­est in his au­to­mo­tive pas­sions.

Dato’ Dick­son Tan

As the deputy group CEO of Trop­i­cana Cor­po­ra­tion, work­ing in the fam­ily busi­ness since 2005, Dato’ Dick­son serves on the board of Trop­i­cana Golf & Coun­try Re­sort as well as nu­mer­ous lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional busi­nesses that span in­vest­ment hold­ings, ser­vices, me­dia, leisure and re­tail.

Chry­seis Tan

This shrewd en­tre­pre­neur is the CEO of Ber­jaya Times Square and ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Ber­jaya As­sets. Mar­ried to SM Faliq SM Nasimud­din, she also has a num­ber of suc­cess­ful in­vest­ments in and out­side of the coun­try, like La Juice­ria and the mo­bile-first shop­ping app and plat­form Goxip.

Dil­lon Tan

Although he has re­signed his post as ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Trop­i­cana Cor­po­ra­tion in mid2018, Dil­lon still holds a num­ber of di­rec­tor­ships at nu­mer­ous other busi­nesses, like Taraf Per­mata, In­tan Re­cre­ation and Ger­me­wah Jaya. Mar­ried to Pham My Anh, he spends his time trav­el­ling to Viet­nam of­ten.

Dato’ Colin Tan

A strong be­liever in ed­u­ca­tion, Dato’ Colin the man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Hat­ten Group of com­pa­nies re­cently launched the pri­mary school HATO Academy. Un­der his lead­er­ship, the busi­ness grew to have of­fices in seven ma­jor cities. Their prop­erty divi­sion also got listed on the Sin­ga­pore Ex­change.

Dion Tan

The group man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Trop­i­cana Cor­po­ra­tion, this en­ter­pris­ing in­di­vid­ual did a stint with global man­age­ment and tech­nol­ogy con­sult­ing firm Ac­cen­ture be­fore join­ing the fam­ily busi­ness as a strat­egy con­sul­tant with vast ex­pe­ri­ence in the fields of telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions, me­dia and prop­erty.

Tan Sri Danny Tan

This well-re­spected busi­ness­man has re­tired and left the reins of Trop­i­cana Cor­po­ra­tion to his chil­dren. With that be­ing said, he con­tin­ues to be one of Malaysia’s wealth­i­est in­di­vid­u­als. Pre­fer­ring to keep a low pro­file, the hus­band of Puan Sri Ivy is now fo­cused on spend­ing qual­ity time with his fam­ily.

El­iz­a­beth Tan

Premium shop­ping des­ti­na­tion The Gar­dens Mall’s di­rec­tor of leas­ing, El­iz­a­beth is the daugh­ter of busi­ness mag­nate Datuk Seri Robert Tan. As a de­voted mother of two, she in­stils her strong fam­ily val­ues to her chil­dren. This foodie is also known to be a lover of Pe­nang’s le­gendary food cul­ture.

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