Management Commitee

Dr. Rezal Khairi Bin Ahmad

Career History

Dr. Rezal Khairi Ahmad was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in February 2013. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of NanoMalaysia since June 2012.

As NanoMalaysia’s first employee, he crafted the company structure, developed business model and corporate positioning strategy relative to like-minded government agencies and relevant industries. Between August 2012 and February 2013, Dr. Rezal also served as Acting Under Secretary of National Nanotechnology Directorate, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). From June 2012 to May 2014, he came under secondment from Khazanah Nasional, an investment arm of the Government of Malaysia. Prior to that, he was a Manager at GEMS Sdn. Bhd. and Business Development Manager in a local ICT private company from 2000 to 2001.

Personal Background

Leading a balanced life, he plays basketball and undergoes strength training regularly. He is also a fan of the arts of self-defence particularly Wing Chun, a branch of Chinese Kung Fu and Kendo, a modern Japanese swordsmanship. He enjoys playing bass guitar in his spare time.

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Nanotechnology, University College London, United Kingdom
  • Master of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Electronic/Electrical Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom