Board of Directors

Syed Zafilen Syed Alwee

Chairman of the Board and Independent Non-Executive Director

Syed Zafilen Syed Alwee (“Syed Zafilen”) was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director (“INED”) of Kenanga Investors Berhad (“KIB”) on 12 May 2008. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of KIB on 5 October 2021. Syed Zafilen is also a member of KIB’s Audit and Risk Committee, as well as Investment Committee.​

He also serves as an INED on the Board of i-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of KIB.

He holds a Diploma of Business Administration from Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

He has spent his career managing various sectors of operations of companies such as sales, marketing, technical, management, finance in local listed companies as well as multinationals including Patimas Computers Berhad, Lityan Holdings Berhad, Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad, Lucent Technologies International (Brunei) Ltd, Motorola Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mobil Malaysia Sdn Bhd, as well as having ownership of two (2) other companies. His current engagement is investing and turning around Small and Medium Enterprise (“SME”) companies in multiple area of business.