Mr Syed Sadiq Albar

Co-Founder, Projek57


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biography

Syed Sadiq Albar is an entrepreneur that has been involved in several sectors of the economy. He collaborated with partners over the years in the engineering sector. This crosses from the M&E to the Seaports sector within the engineering space. In 2015, he co-founded Projek57, a Social Enterprise that focuses on all issues surrounding unity in our country. He is passionate about Malaysia and helping level the playing field for the marginalized community.

Education

Westminster University (UK): Business Services – Marketing & Retail (BA Hons), Cambridge Tutors College, Concord College, Methodist College Kuala Lumpur, Cochrane Road School (SMK), Bukit Bintang Boys School (SMK), and Sekolah Sri Petaling

Work Experience

Sokong.org – Director, Partnerships (2024 – Current)

Appointed to this role to grow the partnership base and to create greater awareness for all that sokong.org does to support impact driven organizations. Sokong.org is a crowd raising and crowd funding platform that supports charities, NGOs, and Social Enterprises.

Projek57 – Spirit of 57 Sdn Bhd – Co-Founder (2015 – Current)

A social enterprise that focuses its efforts on emphasizing the importance of unity in our country, Malaysia. That our strengths in Malaysia should not just be focused on our diversity but instead be focused on our similarities. Awarded the SEBA Social Entrepreneur of the year 2020.

Usaha Teknikal Sdn Bhd – Managing Director/Chairman (2015 – 2023)

An engineering-based company that focuses on the port sector. Looked at the strategic plans for company growth and client acquisition.

Mobile Communications Media Sdn Bhd – Managing Director (2009 – 2015)

A startup that was active in the mobile space creating applications and content.

Metro Millennium Sdn Bhd – Chief Executive Officer (2004 – 2010)

An engineering company that specializes in the M&E sector. Implemented projects all over Malaysia, Maldives, and the Middle East. Metro was also involved in property development projects.

Makmal.com – Chief Marketing Officer (2002 – 2004)

Makmal.com invests in and incubates startup investee companies to help them go to market and grow.

HATC – Marketing Manager (2001 – 2002)

Part of the team is to create a new service in telco industry.

Mahkota Technologies Sdn Bhd – Marketing Executive (2000 – 2001)

An executive in the Seaports Division selling cranes to ports and depots around Malaysia.