Syed Naqiz Shahabuddin graduated from the Australian National University, Australia and is now a Senior Partner at Messrs. Naqiz & Partners. Having practised law for more than 20 years, he has acquired indepth knowledge not only on legal intricacies but has also gained a solid knowledge-base on various industries ranging from finance, energy & power, construction, automotive, defence, information technology, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and shipping/transport.
Syed Naqiz is also a Notary Public, Trade Mark and Industrial Agent, an Arbitrator and Adjudicator with the Asian International Arbitration Centre and a Domain Name Panelist for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (“WIPO”).
Syed Naqiz sits on the boards of MMC Corporation Berhad, UOB Asset Management Berhad, UOB Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Yayasan Proton, Boustead Petroleum Sdn Bhd, the Kuala Lumpur Business Club and the Bumiputra Retailers Organisation (BRO).
He is also the major shareholder and director of Bud & Naq Holdings Sdn Bhd, which oversees the operations of several retail and wholesale brands including fashion, safety and food & beverages in Malaysia.