Muhamad Umar Swift is a businessperson who has been at the head of 5 different companies and presently occupies the position of CEO & Non-Independent Executive Director at Bursa Malaysia Bhd. Mr. Swift is also Member of Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Member of CPA Australia Ltd., Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Member of Taxation Institute of Australia, Associate Member at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Member-Corporate Governance Council at Securities Commission of Malaysia, Member of Malaysian Financial Planning Council and Member of UN Global Compact Network Malaysia and on the board of 7 other companies.
In his past career Muhamad Umar Swift was CEO, Group Managing Director & Director at MAA Group Bhd., Chief Executive Officer for Gas Malaysia Bhd., Head-Enterprise Financial Services Group at Malayan Banking Bhd., Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Assurance Alliance Bhd., Manager-Corporate Banking at Bank of Singapore (Australia) Ltd. and EVP & Head-Enterprise Financial Services Group at Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Bhd.
He received an undergraduate degree from Monash University.