Group Managing Director & Deputy Chairman
Dato’ Amir Firdaus Abdullah
Dato’ Amir brings more than 30 years of experience in hospital administration. Most recently, he headed VPS Healthcare – a multinational healthcare group that oversees 125 medical centres and 23 hospitals across the Middle East, India and Europe.
Dato’ Amir was also the COO and VP of DaVita Kidney Care (South East Asia), Group COO of Pantai Holdings, Regional CEO of Gleneagles Hospitals, Director of Parkway Pantai Hospitals and CEO of Pantai Hospital.
He founded Aurelius Healthcare in 2019 with the purpose of building a special healthcare platform to focus on core tertiary private healthcare and transform healthcare delivery in an equitable fashion for patients and healthcare staff.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Seri (Dr) Mohamed Azahari Kamil
Dato’ Seri Azahari is a chartered banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers as well as a chartered professional in Islamic finance. He has had a distinguished career in the financial services and educational sectors, helming senior management posts in various private and public organisations including Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad, Permodalan Nasional Berhad Group, Amanah Raya Group, Asia Finance Bank Berhad, and currently as an Independent Director for SEGI International Bhd. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Western Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Central Michigan University. He was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Management (Hon.D.MGT) by Univeristy Sultan Zainal Abidin in 2019. His academic qualifications include executive leadership programmes at Harvard, Wharton, Berkeley, USA, and Cambridge, UK.
Edwin is a partner of Navis based in Malaysia and an Investment Committee member. He joined Navis in 2006 and he is focused on deal origination and transactions in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
He has been involved in evaluating investment across Southeast Asia, spanned across the consumer, retail, medical, manufacturing, education and the retirement sectors. He also sits on and works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of several Navis portfolio companies in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Prior to joining Navis, Edwin was involved in investment research, financial analysis and auditing in JP Morgan and PwC.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University, a qualified accountant with the Malaysia Institute of Account- ants and, a Chartered Financial Analyst charter- holder from 2009 to 2013.
Jeremy John Sammy
Jeremy is a Senior Investment Director for Navis, and based in the Kuala Lumpur office. Prior to joining Navis in 2008, Jeremy was an Associate Consultant at ZJ Advisory where he worked on origination, execution, and advisory in the Malaysian debt capital markets. Before ZJ, he has also worked with Accenture and Texas Instruments.
Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the Monash University.