Amran Idris, 38 years old, is the founder and the Executive Director of 3F Resources Sdn Bhd (‘3F’), a fast growing ICT company based in Kuala Lumpur. He has been holding his directorship since February 2005 and is currently the Director in charge of a few key departments under the Company, namely Professional & Software Services Department, Project Management & Quality Services Department and Finance Department.
During his 8 years of leading 3F, together with his other partner and 3F founder, Amran has led 3F to many successes including being recognized as one of the 100 SME Fast Moving Companies in Malaysia 2011 by SME Magazine. One of 3F biggest on-going projects is the development and maintenance of revenue collection system for Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (‘LHDNM’). This system, which was fully developed in-house by 3F, is used by LHDNM to collect revenue for the Government of Malaysia in excess of RM3 billion annually.
Prior to establishing 3F, he was appointed as the Executive Director of Swift Applications Sdn Bhd (‘Swift’), a mobile application and IT system integration company. Under his leadership, Swift was awarded and successfully implemented a mobile community project for one of the biggest telco in Malaysia for all public universities and colleges in the country.
Amran started his career with the auditing firm KPMG. In nearly 4 years of working at KPMG, he gained valuable experience in statutory audit and financial due diligence exercise of public listed companies and private limited companies with concentration mainly in Financial Services Industry and Oil & Gas (downstream). All of these exposures gave Amran the necessary business understanding and helped him to stand in good stead for his subsequent endeavors. He is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Outside his professional career, Amran is active in social events and activities that benefit the local community. He has served as an exco member for his University Alumni for four years, a current member of Dewan Perniagaan Melayu Malaysia and a member of the Malay College Old Boys Association.