Anton Syazi Dato' Ahmad Sebi

Group Executive Deputy Chair

Mr Anton Syazi Dato’ Ahmad Sebi was appointed to the Board on 27 February 2017 and was subsequently redesignated as Executive Deputy Chair on 1 September 2017.

Anton graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He has a Master of Arts in Finance and holds an Investment Management Certificate awarded by the UK Society of Investment Professionals.

Anton is also Group Executive Director of Captii Limited (“Captii”), a 58.3%-owned subsidiary of Advance Synergy Berhad and Chair of Captii Ventures Pte Ltd and Postpay Sdn Bhd, both Captii subsidiaries. He has been a member of the Captii Board since 22 June 2006 and was previously Group Chief Executive Officer of Captii from 10 August 2010 to 31 August 2017 and Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer from December 2005 to 9 August 2010.

Anton is Chair of Paydee Sdn Bhd and Qurex Sdn Bhd, the fintech subsidiaries of the Group and sits on the Board of various other subsidiary and joint venture companies of the Group. He has also been a Non-Executive Director of SJ Securities Sdn Bhd since 20 September 2005 and a Director of SJ Capital Berhad, a non-listed public company since 2 March 2020.

Prior to joining Advance Synergy Berhad in June 2001, Anton was with the South East Asia Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse First Boston.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Advance Synergy Berhad, nor has he any conflict of interest with Advance Synergy Berhad, except that his father, Dato’ Ahmad Sebi, is the Group Chair and substantial shareholder of Advance Synergy Berhad. Anton is a director of Bright Existence Sdn Bhd and Suasana Dinamik Sdn Bhd, substantial shareholders of Advance Synergy Berhad. His father, Dato’ Ahmad Sebi, is also a substantial shareholder and director of Bright Existence Sdn Bhd and Suasana Dinamik Sdn Bhd. His sister, Sasya, is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Advance Synergy Berhad. Anton has had no convictions for any offences within the past 5 years and no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.