Independent Non-Executive Director

Puan Rahana Binti Abdul Rashid was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2023. She was appointed as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of Audit and Risk Management Committee, and Nomination Committee on 1 June 2023. She was redesignated as Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee effective from 1 March 2024.

Puan Rahana completed her studies with a Bachelor of Science (Economic and Finance) in 1983 from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America and continued her studies to receive a Master in Business Administration from the same university in 1984.

Puan Rahana began her career as a Trainee Officer in the Corporate Services Department at Raleigh Berhad, which was then known as Inter-Pacific Industrial Group Berhad and is now known as Berjaya Corporation Berhad. In 1985, Puan Rahana transitioned into investment banking and joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad, which has since been renamed Maybank Investment Bank Berhad. During her tenure, she contributed to various financial projects and gained valuable insights into investment banking operations. Puan Rahana’s exceptional skills and dedication helped her establish a strong reputation within the organization.

In 1996, Puan Rahana joined Puncak Niaga (M) Sdn Bhd as the General Manager of Corporate Finance. In this role, she was responsible for spearheading corporate finance initiatives and played a pivotal role in developing financial strategies for the organization.

After leaving Puncak Niaga (M) Sdn Bhd, Puan Rahana took a break from the corporate sector and engaged in consultancy assignments for various entrepreneurs. This period allowed her to broaden her professional horizons and gain exposure to diverse industries and business models. Puan Rahana’s consultancy work demonstrated her versatility and adaptability in providing financial guidance and support.

In 2014, Puan Rahana embarked on an international venture and assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer at ORO Financecorp Ltd, a licensed microfinance corporation based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Upon returning to Malaysia, Puan Rahana joined Tass Teck (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a specialized IT company, as a Finance Consultant in July 2016. Recognizing her exceptional skills and contributions, she was subsequently promoted to the position of Director of Finance in March 2017, a role she continues to hold until July 2020.

Since 2021, Puan Rahana has assumed the role of Advisor at DreamEdge Sdn Bhd. As an Advisor, she brings her wealth of experience and financial acumen to provide valuable insights and guidance to the company’s management team. Puan Rahana leverages her expertise in finance and corporate affairs to contribute to strategic decision-making processes, offer financial advice, and assist in developing effective financial strategies that drive business growth.

Puan Rahana is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of WCT Holdings Berhad. She is a member of the Audit Committee as well as the Board Risk and Sustainability Committee of WCT Holdings Berhad.