Syed Haizam Jamalullail is currently Managing Partner of Tuas Capital Partners, a private equity and venture capital investment group and Managing Director of The Hive Southeast Asia, a Co-Creation and Seed Fund. He was previously Investment Director of KFM Advisory Sdn. Bhd. (formerly KAF Fund Management Sdn. Bhd.). 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 and Srivijaya Sdn. Bhd., the owner of the Cold Stone Creamery F&B franchise for Malaysia. He is a Director of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and was a Non-Executive Director of Vizione Holdings Berhad, an integrated construction corporation.
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 is currently on the Board of Trustees for Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor, established by HRH Sultan of Selangor in 2000 to help youth who are not academically inclined but have hidden skills and talents which can be nurtured and also of the Selangor Youth Community (SAY), a non-profit entity that strives to foster interest and increase participation of Selangor Youth through community-based initiatives. He was also the Vice-President of the Malaysia-America Foundation, a non-profit, non-political and non-partisan organization dedicated to the development of people-to-people relations between Malaysia and the United States.
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. He received the Darjah Kebesaran Setia Mahkota Selangor (S.M.S.) in 2014 and the Darjah Kebesaran Dato' Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (D.S.I.S.) in 2019 from HRH Sultan Selangor.