Management team


Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad

President / Chief Executive Officer

Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad was appointed as the President / CEO of Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB) on 1 November 2016.

He brings with him over 30 years of experience and has an extensive background in engineering, construction and property development. His role as the President / CEO include overseeing the strategic planning and development of the catalytic projects in Iskandar Malaysia, as well as forming collaborative efforts with federal and state agencies, global partners and other key players.


Akmal Ahmad

Chief Operating Officer

CEO, Iskandar Development Management Services

Akmal joined IIB in 2007 and now holds two hats as the Chief  Operating Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad as well as the CEO of Iskandar Development Management Services. He brings with him over 20 years of quantity surveying, cost & contract management and project management experience.


Soh Choo Sen

Chief Financial Officer 

Soh joined IIB in 2008. Bringing with him over 25 years of vast experience in finance across multiple industries in Malaysia and Singapore. A Chartered Accountant, he is now the Chief Financial Officer after being the  Executive Vice President in Iskandar Investment Berhad for over 3 years.


Adrian Chia Ku Tang

Chief Investment Officer 

Adrian joined IIB in 2011 as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning & Business Development. A specialist in Corporate Finance, Investment Advisory, Strategic and Financial Management, Adrian has approximately 28 years of experience, mostly at senior management in corporate finance, private equity, financial analysis, strategic planning and investments.


John Ng Yan Chuan

Executive Vice President, Strategic Marketing

John joined IIB in 2008 as Senior Vice President of Business Development. With 24 strong years of experience in real estate development, he is now the Executive Vice President of Strategic Marketing and also serves as a Director of IIB subsidiary Medini Land Sdn Bhd.


Joanne Jacinta Oei

Managing Director, EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd 

Joanne began her career in the Legal Department of IIB in 2007 and is currently the Managing Director of EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Her expertise in corporate & commercial law, technology as well as onshore & offshore taxation law is a significant contribution to the Company.


Mohd Nordin Jamaludin

Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretarial & Human Capital

A hands-on practitioner in legal and company secretarial, Nordin has over 20 years of experience in diverse industries. An excellent motivator and skilled at managing talents effectively, his current portfolio is as the Executive Vice President of Corporate Secretarial & Human Capital.


Mohd Azmi bin Hitam

Executive Vice President, PCA, Quality Management and Compliance

Azmi holds the position of the Executive Vice President of PCA, Quality Management and Compliance. His role among others ensures there is complete governance and transparency in the internal processes for procurement and contract awards. He joined IIB in 2007.


Mohd Azarull Ahadi Abdullah

Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Internal Audit Department

Azarull joined IIB in January 2011. Before stepping up to his current position, Azarull has accumulated over 12 years of working experience in Strategic Management, Business Development, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Business Continuity Management and Internal Audit Services.