Our Team

Organisation Structure of Borneo Waste Industries

* The Operations Manager leads the operations team, illustrated in the following chart.

Management Profile

Raven Sockanathan

Chief Executive Officer

  • Mr. Raven Sockanathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,USA and a Bachelor of Arts In Theology from St Paul's Theological College Malaysia
  • He started his career in Hanifiah Raslan & Mohamad's audit department and thereafter transitioned into Corporate Finance with Bumiputera Merchant Bankers Bhd.
  • He has held various executive directorships locally and internationally in areas of trade finance & counter trade, water utility privatisation, loyalty programs, healthcare, oil & gas, and renewable energy.
  • He was a two term former president of the Malaysian Association of the Philippines and a committee member of the Royal Selangor Golf Club for four years.

Chandrasekhar Arun

Project Director

  • Mr. Arun was a Class 1 Marine Chief Engineer.
  • His career commenced as a seagoing marine engineer with Neptune Orient Lines, Singapore and thereafter he took on a Technical Ship Management role.
  • Mr. Arun has held various senior management roles in Maju Group, MBF Holdings Berhad, and Muar Ban Lee Group.
  • His 28 years of project management experience spans multiple countries, multiple project types and project budgets in excess of RM200 mil.
  • Mr Arun is the owner of Trunk Busters Sdn Bhd which manufactures patented Pulveriser machines.

Sitharthan Maran

Administrative & Finance Manager

  • Mr. Sitharthan holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom.
  • He has more than 10 years of experience in accounting, finance, taxation, secretarial and human resource management.
  • Mr. Sitharthan is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.

Hj Idris bin Alli

Corporate Relations Director

  • En. Hj Idris holds an Executive Diploma in Engineering Business Management and a Certificate in Accounting from the London Chamber of Commerce.
  • He began his career as an Accounts & Administrative Manager in Progressive Insurance Bhd, subsequently moving to Takaful Nasional Bhd where he served as the branch manager.
  • He later progressed as the Assistant Vice P resident in Maybank Group Etiqa Insurance Bhd, where he was responsible for the annual production budget as well as business development of various business channels.
  • He is currently a member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.
  • At present, En. Hj Idris holds directorships in several private companies.

Christopher B. Charles

Financial Planner

  • Mr. Christopher holds a Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology MARA Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • He has more than 20 years of experience in accounting , finance and consultancy. He held several management roles in Orient Integrated Sdn. Bhd., RG Gas & Chemical (M) Sdn. Bhd., and Well Green Energy Sdn. Bhd. prior to joining Borneo Waste Industries.
  • Mr. Christopher is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.

Mohd. Rahezzuan Shah

Site Supervisor

  • En. Rahezzuan holds a Malaysian Certificate of Education and has gained over 25 years of working experience in Marketing Management and Administration.
  • He started his career at a young age as a Marketing Officer at a bus assembly company, Lenhouto Coach Manufacturer Sdn. Bhd. 
  • He has also served in a vehicle plan and assembly technical engineering company as well as heavy Machinery Marketing in Berestu Corp (M) Sdn Bhd as Factory Manager and Sales Executive.
  • Before joining BWI, he served as a Procurement Executive and Management Executive at Jawala Plantation Industries Sdn Bhd, a public listed company based in Sabah.