Milly Leong Soek Yee

Technical Director

As the Technical Director of Ratings, Milly is responsible for the development of MARC’s rating methodology, besides providing advice and interpretative guidance on rating methodology matters. She is also primarily responsible for developing new rating offerings, identifying and promulgating best practices within MARC’s rating function, and providing technical support for MARC’s affiliate rating agencies.

Milly has close to two decades of experience in the credit rating industry, spanning a wide array of industries and financing instruments. Milly was MARC’s Chief Rating Officer from 2007 through 2012. She is a certified CPA and holds accounting and MBA degrees from Monash University and Deakin University respectively.

Mohd Izazee Ismail

Senior Vice President

Izazee is the Senior Vice President of Ratings. Izazee has more than 23 years of experience in the risk analysis of financial institutions, Islamic finance, ratings, debt securities and corporate banking. Prior to joining MARC, he was the General Manager of the Insurance, Risk Assessment and Monitoring division of Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia where he was responsible for the analysis and monitoring of member institutions’ risk levels as well as the premium and levy collection function. He has also held managerial roles at RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as RHB Investment Bank Berhad) and Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad. Izazee holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

David Lee

Vice President

Toll Road Infrastructure
Independent Power Producer
Project Finance

David is the Vice President of Ratings responsible for infrastructure and project finance ratings, which cover the power, petrochemical infrastructure, utilities, ports and toll roads sectors and also oversees the structured finance division. David has previously served as a financial analyst and project consultant for banks. He holds engineering degrees from the National University of Singapore.

Sharidan Salleh

Vice President

Banking & Insurance
Oil & Gas

Sharidan is the Vice President of Ratings. He has 13 years of working experience in the local financial services industry in the areas of credit, investment research and private equity investment. Sharidan has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Lim Hui Boon

Vice President

Solar Power Projects
Steel & Other Commodities

Lim Hui Boon possesses more than two decades of experience in both equity research and credit rating. She started her career in Kim Eng Securities Ptd Ltd. She left to join Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad (RAM) where she spent nearly 15 years in credit rating before moving on to business development. Prior to joining MARC, she was attached to Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad. Hui Boon holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Malaya.

Taufiq Kamal

Assistant Vice President

Water-Related Projects

Taufiq is the Assistant Vice President of Ratings responsible for ratings in the property, automotive and services sectors. He also oversees a rating portfolio of debt issuances by Malaysian conglomerates. Taufiq holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from University of the West of England.