Iris Capital Partners is founded by a team of venture lending pioneers with an extensive experience and strong reputation in the finance industry
DATO' WAN KAMARUZAMAN WAN AHMAD
Dato’ Wan Kamaruzaman serves as an investment committee member at Employees Provident Fund (EPF). Prior to joining EPF, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) between 2013 and 2018, serving one of the largest Malaysian public services pension fund with the total AUM of over RM140 billion. After leaving KWAP, he served as a director of Nomura Islamic Asset Management Malaysia.
He started his career with Malayan Banking Berhad in 1981, in the Treasury Department. This role saw two overseas postings - in Hamburg, Germany as Chief Dealer and in London, United Kingdom as Treasury Manager. After leaving Maybank in 1994, he served as CEO and Director within the Affin Group until 2005. He then briefly served Kemuncak Facilities Management Sdn Bhd and Izoma (M) Sdn Bhd, both as Executive Director of Finance until 2007.
Dato’ Wan Kamaruzaman holds a Bachelor of Economics in Analytical Economics (Hons) from the University of Malaya.
We are privileged to be able to partner with one of Asia's leading asset managers Hanwha Asset Management,
They boast among the best global VC GP networks in South Korea with various funds and interests across Europe, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, and the US. To date, their funds have had a hand in discovering and nurturing unicorns such as yanolja, Grab, zynergen, and N26 to name a few.
Kimo extensive experience in corporate venture capital and managing pension funds predominantly in the Southeast Asia region. Kimo has executed investment deals across industries in AI, fintech, and advertising.He started his career as an investment manager at Hanwha Life Co. Ltd in 2013. He was then promoted as the Principal for Hanwha Growth Fund under the Hanwha Asset Management Co.
He holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and is now a candidate for an Master of Business Administration at the University of Oxford.