Dr. Sahar Effendi Bin Hj. Daud joined KIB on 3 November 2014 as the Head of Compliance. He started his career in 1997 with an international affiliated accounting firm before joining the Securities Commission in 2001. Whilst with the SC, he was attached to the Trust and Investment Management Department for about 2 years prior to joining the Investigation Department until his departure from the SC in October 2014. During his tenure with the Investigation Department, he was exposed to numerous high profile cases in various areas involving insider trading, market manipulation, illegal investment schemes, corporate fraud and forensic accounting as well as money laundering related offences.
Dr. Sahar, a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Universiti Putra Malaysia, MBA (Management and Finance) and Doctor of Business Administration (Accounting: Financial Disclosure, Corporate Governance and Performance Measurement); both from Universiti Utara Malaysia. Dr. Sahar is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE), Malaysian Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (MACFE) as well as the Certified Financial Investigator Alumni (CFIA).
Dr. Sahar is the designated person responsible for compliance matters for the Fund.