Directors & Senior Management

Board of Directors

REWI HAMID BUGO B.Sc., M.Com

Non‑Executive Chairman 

Rewi Hamid Bugo has been a Non-executive Director of General Capital Limited since 13 June 2017 and was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors following the acquisition of Corporate Holdings Limited in August 2018. Mr Bugo is a graduate of the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and a Master of Commerce in Business Administration. He has business experience in several sectors including oil and gas, property development, insurance broking and travel and tourism.

Mr Bugo sits on the Board of several private companies in Malaysia and New Zealand and is Vice Chairman of the Sarawak Chapter of the Malaysia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce.

BRENT DOUGLAS KING, BCom, CA, CMA

Managing Director

Brent Douglas King has been the Managing Director of General Capital Limited and its subsidiaries since 3 August 2018. Prior to that date, Mr King was a nonexecutive Director since 30 September 2011. He was also the founder and Managing Director of the Dorchester Group of Companies for seventeen (17) years until he resigned in 2005. He holds a number of public and private directorships. He has more than twenty-five (25) years’ experience in financial, investment banking, underwriting, capital raising and accounting areas and has assisted a number of public and private companies.

HUEI MIN LIM, LLB (Hons), MNZM, MInstD

Non-executive Independent Director

Huei Min Lim (also known as Lyn Lim) is a Non-Executive Director of General Capital Limited and has been since 21 December 2011. Lyn Lim is also on the boards of the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board and Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited. She is also a trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

Lyn has also served on the boards of Auckland University of Technology (AUT), the New Zealand Shareholders’ Association, Public Trust, the New Zealand China Trade Association, the Hong Kong and New Zealand Business Association, was the Chair of the New Zealand Chinese Youth Trust and held the positions of Trustee, Deputy Chair and Chair of Foundation North. She has been a member of ANZ Private Bank External Advisory Board and has served as a council member of the Auckland District Law Society Inc. In 2017, Lyn was appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to New Zealand-Asia relations and governance. Lyn is a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, a member of the New Zealand Law Society and a member and Vice Chair of the Women in Business Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association.

GRAEME IAIN BROWN, BCom.

Independent Director

Graeme Iain Brown is a graduate of the University of Otago where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce. He has over 20 years’ experience in the Malaysian plantation industry. He has been the Managing Director of Keresa Plantations Sdn. Bhd. since 1997. Keresa Plantations is one of just a few RSP0 certified plantations in Sarawak. Graeme also founded Keresa Mill Sdn. Bhd. in 2005, which has been a pioneer in the successful implementation of advanced milling technologies for FFB processing. Graeme was also a co-founder in 2007 and joint Chief Executive Officer of Asian Plantations Limited, which was sold to a Malaysian corporation for RM1.2 billion in 2015.

Graeme has been an Executive Director of Sarawakiana Realty Sdn. Bhd., a property company, since 1996, and Malesiana Tropicals Sdn. Bhd., a tissue culture company, since 2000 as well as being a Director of several private companies, including Rajang Wood Sdn. Bhd., a plantation holding company, since 1996.

SIMON JOHN McARLEY LLB(Hons)

Non-Executive Director

Simon John McArley graduated from Victoria University, Wellington in 1984 with an LLB (Hons). Simon is a lawyer by training who specialises in corporate
governance and risk.

After almost 20 years in private practice with Kensington Swan, specialising in banking and securities law, Simon took up regulatory positions with NZX as acting Head of Regulation and the (then) Securities Commission as acting
Director Primary Markets. Simon went on to join the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as General Manager Capital Markets and Corporate Fraud in 2011 where he had responsibility for the successful investigation and prosecution of finance sector fraud uncovered by the GFC. After 12 months as acting Director of the SFO, Simon left the SFO in late 2013 and has since been consulting with government and private sector entities on governance and risk management issues. Simon has also held governance positions with commercial and not for profit entities. Simon is a member of the New Zealand Law Society. Simon is also a keen sailor and has extensive coastal and blue water experience.

Senior Management

JONATHAN CLARK BCom, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) since 2013. He has over 9 years post-university working experience, including several years working on statutory external audit engagements for a chartered accounting firm and other accounting and finance roles for listed and unlisted companies.