Captain Koh Chen Tien

Captain Koh Chen Tien is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the global oil & gas, offshore and marine industry in the Middle East and Asia. He is the Chairman of Makamin Offshore Saudi Ltd, a growing offshore and marine services player in Saudi Arabia and he is also a director in several oil and gas services companies in Middle East and Asia. He also serves as the Executive Director of Sheikh Rakadh Group, a multi-interest group involved in oil & gas, aviation, real estate, manpower businesses in UAE.

He previously served as the Executive Director of UMW Oil and Gas Berhad, a major oilfield services company on Bursa Malaysia, responsible for its international joint ventures and operations. He also serves in a government capacity as the Market Linker of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), whose objective is to increase participation of Malaysian oil and gas companies in GCC.

Captain Koh is a citizen of Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering degree from Hartfield University, United Kingdom

Jeffery Lau

Jeffery Lau brings over 10 years of business and professional experience across the energy, offshore and marine sectors, where he specializes on business strategy, growth, market entry, new ventures and investments.

Mr. Lau is a member of the founding management team of Makamin Offshore Saudi Ltd, a Middle East offshore and marine services company, where he is responsible for company’s strategy development, corporate finance and business development functions.

Mr. Lau has also worked in investment banking industry in United Arab Emirates and South East Asia, where he was involved in a number of M&A and Capital Markets transactions across the Energy, Oil & Gas, Marine, Telecommunication and Healthcare sectors.

Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Melbourne, Australia.