YM Syed Haizam Hishamuddin Putra Jamalullail
Syed Haizam Jamalullail is currently an Investment Director of KFM Advisory Sdn. Bhd. (formerly KAF Fund Management Sdn. Bhd.) and a Principal of Tuas Capital Partners, a private equity investment group. He is also a Director of a few private companies including Segi Value Holdings Sdn. Bhd., the operator of a wholesale hypermarket chain under the brand name, “Segi Fresh,” throughout Selangor and the Greater Klang Valley. Apart from that, Syed Haizam is currently the Vice-President of the Malaysia-America Foundation, a non- profit, non-political and non-partisan organisation dedicated to the development of people-to-people relations between Malaysia and the United States.
Syed Haizam has previously spent 3 years in the investment industry primarily working for F&C Investments in London as a Governance and Sustainable Investment Analyst covering the ASEAN Region. Roles involved in-depth ESG (environmental, social and governance) and financial analysis on public companies and their sectors for F&C’s sustainable equity and debt investment funds and the engagement of multinational companies in relation to ESG issues. He was also a key member in setting up F&C’s first Shari’a fund. Syed Haizam was also attached for a year in Naqiz & Partners, a corporate and commercial legal firm in Kuala Lumpur.
Syed Haizam holds a Bachelor and Master of Arts (Honours) in Human Sciences from Somerville College, the University of Oxford. He also completed the Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of London and will be completing the CIMA Certificate in Islamic Finance. Syed Haizam received the Darjah Kebesaran Setia Mahkota Selangor (S.M.S.) from DYMM Sultan Selangor in 2014.