Board Of Directors
HO WEI LIH
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ho Wei Lih, Malaysian aged 41, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 31 March 2022. On 19 May 2022, she was appointed as the Chairperson of Nomination Committee, and a member of Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee.She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor does she have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has no convictions for any offences (other than traffic offences, if any) over the past 10 years.
Wei Lih holds a first-class honours degree in law (LL.B.) from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and a master’s degree in law (LL.M.), from the University College London, United Kingdom, specialising in commercial and corporate law. She was called to the Bar of England & Wales by the Middle Temple in 2006 and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2007.
Wei Lih started her legal career with Shearn Delamore & Co., advising on resolution of corporate and commercial disputes from 2006 to 2010, prior to joining Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2011. From March to November 2016, she was seconded to the Hong Kong office of Slaughter & May, a leading international law firm. Wei Lih is currently a Partner and Head of the China Practice Group of Rahmat Lim & Partners, an associate firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore.
Wei Lih possesses knowledge and experience in the legal, compliance and regulatory areas. Her areas of practice include public and private mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, general commercial contracts, and corporate advisory work. She represents private equity funds and multinational corporations as lead counsel for cross-border corporate transactions spanning the ASEAN region. Her advisory roles cover investments, privatisations, acquisitions and divestitures across a wide range of industries for both local and overseas clients. She also advises on private placements, joint ventures, distressed mergers and acquisitions ("M&As”), and corporate restructuring transactions. Well regarded for her experience, Wei Lih is recommended for corporate/M&A work by legal publications, such as Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000.