Khairul Azwan bin Dato’ Harun was the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBUDR) & YBU Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (YBUH) and is the current Chairman of YBUH. He was born in Perak in 1976. He started his career as an accountant in 1999 with Ernst and Young and held senior positions in Business Assurance and Corporate Recovery divisions.
In 2004, he joined Perak State Government and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBUDR) , a state charity foundation from 2010 until 2011. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer of Management and Leadership at PETRONAS University of Technology (UTP). He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom in 1999 and received his Master’s Degree in Strategic Management from Open University Malaysia in 2007.