Dato’ Richard Ong Guan Seng

Dato’ Richard Ong Guan Seng, aged 78, was appointed a Council Member of Tan Sri Tan Foundation in 2009. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

He became a Partner of Peat Marwick (now KPMG) Malaysia in 1971 and was appointed Deputy Senior Partner in 1989 until he retired in 1993. In 1996 he was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) by the Sultan of Perak and was awarded the Darjah Paduka Mahkota Perak (Dato’) in 1999.

He served as President of the Rotary Club of Ipoh in 1983/84, President of the Ipoh Swimming Club (1992/95) and is presently one of the four Trustees of the Royal Ipoh Club.

He is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Hexza Corporation Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia, and is also a Director of a few private limited companies.

His involvement with community service work was as President of the Perak Association for Intellectually Disabled from 1998 to 2002 and currently serving as an Advisor to the Association.