Meet The Team

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Chief Executive Officer

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Izmir has over 15 years experience in building and growing companies in the digital media and technology space. Serving as the CEO of Crewstone International since 2011, Izmir has consulted a number of multinational corporations including BOSCH, SAMSUNG, St. Jude Medical Medical, POSCO steel, to secure financing, incentives and investment from the Malaysian government and other institutional investors.

Izmir successfully divested a digital media asset that garnered over 3 billion views worldwide that he founded in 2009. Izmir managed to raise a multi series funding round including a pre ipo financing from a Hong Kong private equity firm.

Izmir's current role focuses on evaluating deal flows from the South East Asian region for investment from Crewstone's funds under managmement.

Izmir's other roles include:

Investment Committee Member & Board Advisor, Crewstone Bradbury Penjana Fund LP, Labuan (Private Government Partnership)

Vice President Mergers and Acquisitions, Mulk Oil & Gas Synergy (Petroleum Industry Services),

National Committee Member of (Digitisation) SME Association Malaysia,

Chairman & Board Member, Revotrend Solutions (largest  document storage accredited by the National Archives of Malaysia (Arkib Negara) & the Ministry of Finance, that offers turnkey solution for SECURED information management,

Board member and director of Monumental Studios (Media investment holding company)

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Founder & Chairperson

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Datuk Wira Jalilah Baba has over 45 years experience in leadership roles at various government and private entities. Some of the key highlights of her past and present roles include serving in government linked organizations and public listed companies in various industries.

Government Linked Organizations:

Malaysian Investment Development Authority – Director General (CEO)

Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA) – International Advisory Panel

PEMUDAH Task Force, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia – Committee Member

e-Payment Committee, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia –  Joint-Chairperson

MAIWIP Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan - Board Member Investment Commitee

Public Listed Companies:

RHB Capital – Board Member

QL Resources Berhad – Independent Non-Executive Director

Sapura Industrial Berhad - Board Member

Industry Groups: 

Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MICCI) – President 

SME Association of Malaysia – Board Member and Advisor

Yayasan Pesara Kerajaan Malaysia - Board Member

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Executive Director

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Zam has over 19 years experience in the insurance, steel, Co-working and oil & gas industries
working in the United Kingdom and Malaysia.

He had held positions in Grimme Butcher Jones Ltd,
Melewar Industrial Group Berhad, Rosegate Insurance Brokers Sdn. Bhd, CommonGround and Ice

Zam served as the CEO of Rosegate from in year 2011 until 30 th November2019 where he was the
key person overseeing the development of new major accounts, marketing, structuring complex risk
placements and servicing of key accounts as well as developing the reinsurance market portfolio.

He joined the board of Ice Petroleum Ventures as an Independent Director in 0ctober 2019. On the
1 st of December 2019, he was elected as Group Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer. His
tasks and responsibilities at Ice Petroleum are to spearhead and oversee the various business
departments as well as overseeing corporate exercise and financing matters for the company.