Datuk Kevin K. How was appointed as an Independent Director on 1 July 2000. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee of SSB. He was also a member of the Investment Committee of SSB from 1 July 2000 until his resignation on 20 June 2015. He had served as Partner-in-charge of Ernst & Young Tawau office, Sandakan office, Kota Kinabalu office and Sarawak offices. He was the Partner in-charge of Ernst & Young offices in Sabah and Federal Territory of Labuan from 1996 until his retirement at the end of 2003.
He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
Datuk Kevin K. How also sits as a director of Sabah Development Bank Bhd, M3nergy Bhd, Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd, Sarawak Cable Bhd, Saham Sabah Global Ltd and SSB Investment Sdn Bhd.