Datuk Sr. Akmal bin Ahmad

Chief Executive Officer, JLand Group (JLG)

Datuk Akmal Ahmad is responsible for leading JLG’s strategy, innovation and growth, execution and service excellence of the Group’s real estate and infrastructure portfolio. His in-depth expertise on real estate ventures and operations, as well as an acumen of capital base and portfolio assets positions him with a strategic eye for the new and next on growth opportunities to catapult progressive value in the real estate and infrastructure business ecosystem. 

Within three decades of his career, Datuk Akmal has moved through leadership ranks in the nation’s leading property and real estate conglomerate, bringing about trendsetting business transformation, ideating valuation strategies for services and solutions, joint ventures, profitable acquisitions, and sustainable developments. His body of work include managing state-of-the-art property developments, township infrastructure and healthcare facilities that ushered significant economic prosperity to the Southern regions of Malaysia. 

With proven abilities in delivering strong, sustained business, commercial, customer and people outcomes, Datuk Akmal’s experience is marked by cross-functional organisational development, corporate advisory, and transformative growth. Taking a purpose-driven approach, Datuk Akmal believes innovation must be intelligent, built to scale for exponential growth, optimised for continuous improvement, and that communities, customers, investors, and nation be at the centre of it.