Imran Devindran Bin Abdullah
• Independent Non-Executive Director
• Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
• Member of Investment Committee
Imran Devindran Bin Abdullah (“Imran Devindran”) was appointed to the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Kenanga Investors Berhad (“KIB”) as an Independent Non-Executive Director (“INED”) on 1 June 2015. He is also the Chairman of its Audit & Risk Committee and a member of its Investment Committee.
He is also currently an INED of I-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KIB.
He is currently a Senior Associate of BH Lawrence & Co, Advocates and Solicitors in Damansara, Petaling Jaya. He has accumulated over thirty (30) years of experience in civil litigation, with a portfolio that includes expertise in insurance, civil litigation and banking from his tenure as a legal assistant with some of the most established firms in Kuala Lumpur.
Imran Devindran holds an Honours Bachelor of Law (1988) from the University of Buckingham, England and a Certificate of Legal Practice from the University of Malaya. He acquired his formative education in Malaysia, before progressing with his secondary schooling in Singapore and acquiring his A-Levels at Raffles Junior College, Singapore. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an advocate and solicitor in August 1990 after successfully completing his chambering with Messrs. Rashid & Lee in Kuala Lumpur.
lmran Devindran has represented major corporations such as Pan Global Insurance Berhad, Royal Insurance (M) Berhad, Malayan British Assurance, United Oriental Assurance Berhad (now known as Tune Insurance Berhad), Nusantara Worldwide Insurance (M) Sdn Bhd, Progressive Insurance Sdn Bhd and People's Insurance Sdn Bhd in settlement negotiation, claims consultancy and developing strategies for litigation. lmran Devindran was also active in the North Johor Affairs Committee, from 2003 until 2008. In that capacity, he brought his superb communication skills and vigilant analytical approach to execute his responsibilities mediating and resolving complaints received by the Johor Bar, overseeing the welfare of lawyers and nurturing closer relations between the lawyers and the North Johor judiciary by organizing social interaction activities.