Admiral (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman Bin Hj Ahmad Badaruddin obtained his Master in Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of Strathclyde Business School, Scotland and Master of Arts in Defense Studies and International Relations from the National University of Malaysia. He completed the Executive Program in Business Management at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, United States of America. He is also a Distinguished Graduate in Political Warfare of the Fu Hshing Kang College, Republic of China as well as the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America.
He has served the King and Country for 42 years and has held numerous positions in the navy and joint services including that of the Chief of Staff of the Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters and the Joint Force Commander of the Malaysian Armed Forces. He has achieved a peak in his career when he assumed command of the 16th Royal Malaysian Navy as Chief on 18 November 2015.
He is also a Director of OCR Group Berhad, TRC Synergy Berhad and Bousted Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad.
He was appointed to the Board of Directors of T7 Global Berhad on 15 April 2019.