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Hamdan Abdul Majeed

Think City
Executive Director

Hamdan Abdul Majeed is a Director at Khazanah Nasional Berhad (KNB), the investment arm of the Malaysian government. He leads KNB’s regional office in the northern region of Malaysia with the mandate to seek out strategic investment opportunities to catalyze growth and development in that region. 

Prior to joining Khazanah, he was an Investment Analyst with HSBC Securities and then a founding member and director of Bumiwerks Capital Management, where he was involved extensively in debt capital markets advisory specialising in structured finance, project finance and advisory.

He also serves as Executive Director of Think City, an urban regeneration outfit providing urban policy thinking, implementing and managing urban solutions in Malaysia. Hamdan is also actively involved in the Sustainable Penang Initiative and hopes to make his native city more liveable and sustainable.

Hamdan has an interest in the development of civil society in Malaysia, the political economy of Third World and Islamic Economics. He holds a degree in Economics and Management from University of London.

In 2012, he was awarded the Eisenhower fellowship as a young leader for his work on urban development and leadership on cities. In 2014, he was recognized by World Cities Summit as a young leader on urban development and city transformation.