Syed Ahmad Taufik Albar
Syed Ahmad Taufik Albar is currently attached to the Group Managing Director’s Office at RHB Banking Group, starting 1 Nov 2016.
Taufik has over 20 years working experience in a wide range of industries, both in Malaysia and overseas. Prior to joining RHB, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of UEM Group.
From 2009 to 2013, Taufik held various positions with Axiata Group Berhad. He began with an assignment at their Corporate Centre and later moved to Celcom as their Corporate Controller and subsequently became the CFO of Smart Axiata, Cambodia. Prior to Axiata, Taufik spent 12 years in Shell, holding various finance positions in Malaysia, Australia, and in his final posting was based at the Shell headquarters in Netherlands as Explorations & Production (E&P) Investor Relations Coordinator.
Taufik holds a Master in Economics and a Bachelor in Accounting, both from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Married and a proud dad of two boys, Taufik counts as his achievements the role he played as a co-author of the guide to the parliamentary debate format used for the Royal Malaysian Intervarsity Debating Championship.