Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Meet our professional management team.

Board Of Directors

Dato' Lawrence Teo

Executive Chairman

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Josh Hunt

Non-Executive Director

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Derrick De Souza

Non-Executive Director

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Shah Muhammad Ali

Chief Executive Officer

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Dato' Ong Chong Yi

Chief Commercial Officer

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Alex Marzuki

Business Development & Strategy

Isharizat Ibrahim


Aisya Fauzi

Marketing & Communications

  • Dato’ Lawrence Teo

    Executive Chairman

    Dato’ Teo Chee Hong is a man of determination who has overcome many hurdles in his entrepreneurial journey. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, paired with sharp business acumen, his perseverance has put iSYNERGY Group on the international market. From a small Malaysian-grown company established in the year 2008, to now being listed on one of the world’s top 20 listed exchange group, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: IS3) since March 2017.

    Despite his significant presence in the industry, having been featured on national and international media outlets, and accomplishing many successes, Dato actively aspires to attain greater achievements. He envisions that the company will revolutionize the modern market through its cutting-edge technologies, and he consistently seeks to forge strategic alliances with other industry players.

    Socially, Dato’ Teo is an avid golfer and a member of various prestigious clubs, namely TPC Kuala Lumpur (aka. KLGCC), Tropicana Golf & Country Club and Royal Selangor Club. “Golf is a game of confidence,” and it has not just been a means of exercise for Dato’, but golfing also helps to sharpen his mind to remain focused on his ambitions.

    Dato’ Teo holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Technology, Malaysia. Despite pursuing a different route, he possesses excellent leadership and management skills, bearing witness to his triumphs. 

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    Top Nominee for Emerging Entrepreneur Category of EY Entrepreneur of The Year™ (EOY) Malaysia Awards 2014.

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    Top 10 in Junior Chamber International (JCI) Creative Young Entrepreneur Award 2014.

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    Winner of Global Leadership Awards 2014: Master Class Entrepreneur of the Year.

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    Winner of Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award in Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award (APEA) 2013.

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    Winner ASEAN Outstanding Business Award (AOBA) 2013: Master Class Award – Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Josh Hunt

    Non-Executive Director

    Josh has almost 20 years of experience in law, advising corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and managing fundraising transactions, focusing on larger private and mid-cap listed entities with projects throughout Australia and other international markets. He also advises on resources, technology, and the emerging areas of Fintech, cryptocurrencies, and distributed ledger financial technologies.

    Josh has been a member of the Western Australian working group and the advisory board for the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) since 2017.

    Josh has extensive experience in all aspects of mining and energy project acquisitions and disposals, including the drafting and negotiation of acquisition documents, conducting due diligence on resource assets, and general mining legislation compliance throughout Australia, Africa, as well as emerging markets.

    In addition, Josh provides stock exchange and listing rule compliance advice, capital markets, corporate and strategic advice, general securities advice, and commercial law advice.

  • Derrick De Souza

    Non-Executive Director

    Derrick De Souza has over 17 years of experience consulting businesses in various capacities, from corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, valuations, and strategic planning, to accounting, taxation, auditing, and financial advisory. His experience spans across prominent markets in Singapore, Malaysia, London, Korea, Hong Kong, and Australia, advising businesses on inbound Australian investments as well as outbound off-shore business investments for Australian companies.

    Between the year 2006 to the year 2013, Derrick held the position of a Managing Partner in a mid-tier Accounting practice in Sydney. He currently holds a non-executive director position at Timah Resources Limited (ASX code: TML), Actcelerate Investment Group Ltd (NSX code: AIG), and several private companies in Australia. Derrick is a Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Tax Agents Board and also holds a New South Wales Real Estate Licence.

    Derrick De Souza has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore (1976) and has successfully completed the Executive Development Year program run jointly by the Institute of Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators, and the University of New South Wales (1989).

    He completed a Post Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) endorsed by the financial planning and wealth management industry in Australia, and a 2-year postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment at the Securities Institute of Australia accredited by the Australian financial industry. Derrick is an associate member of CPA Australia.

  • Shah Muhammad Ali

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mohammad Ali Shah brings with him a decade of experience in senior management roles, along with a strong track record of driving growth and creating impact for organisations.

    Prior to coming on board as the CEO, he was the Director of Product and Innovation and was successful in positioning a publicly listed company as a thought leader in the digital supply chain space and SaaS cloud-based system industry. He also served as the Head of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy (IDE) at the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), where he initiated and led impact programs for local and foreign tech champions, as well as contributed to policy development with the Central Bank of Malaysia and the World Bank Group.

    Shah’s appointment as CEO of I Synergy Group Limited marks the start of a new era for the company, as he brings with him a wealth of experience in driving strategic partnerships and creating impact. He is a thought leader in digital advocacy, ecosystem development, and impact creation, and has a proven ability to cultivate solid and effective partnerships with the public and private sectors. Additionally, he is a Distinguished Industry Fellow at the Institute of Sustainable Growth and Urban Development at the University Utara Malaysia.

  • Dato’ Ong Chong Yi

    Chief Business Officer

    Dato’ Ong Chong Yi holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International and Strategic Studies from the University of Malaya. He was a civil servant and a diplomat, then transitioned to being a professional leader with proven year-after-year success in achieving business goals.

    He has a wealth of experience in managing large-scale industrial real estate projects and think tank organisations, which necessitate in-depth knowledge of market trends, stakeholders’ demands, and strategic business planning to achieve competitiveness at a rapid pace. Dato’ Ong is also known as a reputable key opinion leader in bilateral and regional economic initiatives involving China and Malaysia.