Datuk Ali Kadir

Financial Advisor and Strategist

Datuk Ali Kadir

Datuk Ali is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (“ICAEW”), member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also currently Honorary Advisor to ICAEW KL City Chapter, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (UK) and the Malaysian Institute of Directors.

Datuk Ali is currently the Chairman of Jobstreet Corporation Berhad, Privasia Technology Berhad, and Enra Group Bhd.  He is a board member of Glomac Berhad, Citibank Malaysia, Labuan FSA and Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas).

Datuk Ali was the Chairman of the Securities Commission Malaysia from 1 March 1999 until 29 February 2004. He initiated the Capital Market Masterplan, chaired the Capital Market Advisory Council and he was a member of the National Economic Consultative Council II, the Foreign Investment Committee, the Oversight Committee of National Asset Management Company (Danaharta) and the Finance Committee on Corporate Governance. On the international front, he was a member of the Exco of IOSCO, Chairman of IOSCO’s Asia Pacific Region Committee, Chairman of the Islamic Capital Market Working Group and trustee of AAOIFI and Force of Nature Aid Foundation, and also Advisor to the Sri Lanka Securities & Exchange Commission.

Prior to his appointment to the Securities Commission, he was the Executive Chairman and Partner of Ernst & Young and its related firms. He was also the former President of the MICPA, chairing both its Executive Committee and Insolvency Practices Committee and co-chairing the Company Law Forum. He was appointed an Adjunct Professor in the Accounting and Business Faculty, University of Malaya (2008 till 2011) and was then appointed to the Advisory Board of the same Faculty. Datuk Ali also chaired the Financial Reporting Foundation from July 2009 to June 2015.

In 2012, he was bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Institute of Charted Accountants in England & Wales – KL City Chapter, and the President’s Award by the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.