Chief Operating Officer
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Ann graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 1995 and obtained her Certificate of Legal Practice in 1997 after taking a gap year. She holds a Masters in Law Degree from the National University of Malaysia (2000).
Ann started her career as an academician teaching on the University of Manchester, Oxford Brookes University, University of London and University of Tasmania law programs on a variety of subjects and had also taught on the Malaysian Certificate of Legal Practice course. She had acted as visiting lecturer on the University of London program for a private college in Hong Kong and Singapore and had also spent a year teaching law at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Ann ended her career in academia after 15 years, stepping down as Head of School and Dean for the School of Law at KDU University College, Malaysia. She is honored to have spent more than a decade contributing to the well-being and future of her law students.
Ann was then admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2011.
She joined the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) in November 2011, now known as the Asian International Arbitration Centre, as Deputy Head of Legal Services, heading the construction adjudication department in its pioneering efforts establishing itself as the sole adjudication authority in Malaysia as charged by the Malaysian Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA). Ann was also instrumental in the setting up of the examination processes and conduct for the KLRCA Adjudication Training program. She was then promoted to lead the marketing endeavors of the KLRCA both on the domestic and international front as Head of Business Development. She finds her years at the KLRCA to be enriching and character building.
Ann was headhunted to join Mulia Property Development Sdn. Bhd. in 2015, an Indonesian property development company, as Senior Legal Manager to head its legal department. She advises on construction, corporate and commercial matters. The Mulia group is the developer and owner of the iconic one hundred and six story tower – the Exchange 106, built on the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) development in Malaysia.
Ann recently joined Messrs. Mah Weng Kwai & Associates in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer whilst maintaining her portfolio at Mulia Property Development Sdn. Bhd.
Career to date
2018 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, Mah Weng Kwai & Associates (current)
2015 SENIOR LEGAL MANAGER, Mulia Property Development Sdn. Bhd. (current)
2013 HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, KLRCA
2011 DEPUTY HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES, KLRCA
2007 HEAD OF SCHOOL & DEAN, SCHOOL OF LAW, KDU University College
2002 PROGRAMME LEADER & LECTURER, KDU University College
1999 DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF LEGAL STUDIES & LECTURER, ATC College
1996 COURSE COORDINATOR & LECTURER, ATC College
2006 Candidate, Doctor in Philosophy (Ph.D), University of Tasmania, Australia – via a Full Scholarship granted by the
University [currently inactive]
2006 Certificate, Foundations of Teaching and Learning, Sessional Staff/Tutors Program,
University of Tasmania, Australia
2000 Masters in Law (LLM), National University of Malaysia
1997 Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP), Legal Profession Qualifying Board Malaysia
1995 Bachelor of Laws (LLB (Hons)), University of London, United Kingdom