ANDREW JOHN BARBER
Andrew John Barber, male, a British, aged 64, is an independent non-executive director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad and was appointed to this position on 24 February 2020.
Mr. Barber is also the managing director and proprietor of Andrew Barber & Associates Sdn Bhd.
Mr. Barber started his career in British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. During his 20-year employment with the Diplomatic Service, Mr. Barber focused on security affairs, in particular in South and South East Asia and Africa. A secondment to the British Cabinet Office resulted in a period spent working on high-level security analysis and policy. After leaving government service, in 2011 Mr. Barber joined the International Federation of Spirit Producers and was its Managing Director from 2015 until 2018.
Mr. Barber holds a Master’s Degree in History from Cambridge University, United Kingdom, and is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Mr. Barber does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder nor does he have any conflict of interests with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence in the past 5 years and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2022.
He attended 4 out of the 5 board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022.