Syed Umar bin Abdul Rahman Alhadad

Executive Director (“ED”) / Acting Chief Executive Officer

Syed Umar bin Abdul Rahman Alhadad was appointed as an Executive Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer of i-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd (“i-VCAP”) on 19 February 2021.

Prior to joining i-VCAP, Umar Alhadad was Head of Strategic Planning and Risk at Kenanga Investors Berhad (“KIB”). His role revolves around the strategic setting and implementation of key initiatives whilst overseeing the risk management of the company. During his four (4) year period with KIB, Umar Alhadad had led various corporate exercises which include among others merger and acquisition, licence applications and council admission. He was also involved in steering the digital transformation of KIB.

Umar Alhadad was formerly from KIB’s parent Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“KIBB”), where he spent a cumulative six (6) years with Group Corporate Planning and Group Transformation.

Prior to KIBB, Umar was in the media and advertising sector at Spafax, a WPP Group company where he spearheaded the Malaysian outfit. This was preceded by his employment experience on the rollout and support for digital surveillance system for retail bank branches at Ramtronics Technology Sdn Bhd.

Umar Alhadad is a graduate of Multimedia University, Malaysia in B.Eng (Hons) Electronics Majoring in Telecommunications and a Certified Financial Planner. He holds a Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) from the Securities Commission Malaysia for fund management.