Iswandy Ahmad is a Member of the Legislative Council of Brunei, holding the record as one of Brunei's youngest parliamentarians. He had previously worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan promoting greater contact and cooperation among alumni of sponsored exchange programs, coordinating and overseeing youth and alumni groups. He boosted the Young Southeast Asia Leaders Initiative program, a prestigious youth leadership program in Brunei.
He was awarded the ASEAN Youth Award 2009 in Myanmar and the Youth Service Award, presented by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah during National Youth Day 2010. In 2016, he was given the Pingat Indah Kerja Baik Excellent Service Medal.