Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin bin Dato’  Seri Dr. Haji Megat Khas

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin bin Dato’ Seri Dr. Haji Megat Khas

Independent Non-Executive Chairman - Malaysian -

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin was a lawyer by profession who obtained his Honours Degree in Law from Singapore University in 1970. He started his working life in 1970 with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years and went into law practice with a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur for another two years, after which he started his own law firm which flourished.

In 1986 he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya. He then served as State Assemblyman of Kelana Jaya in Selangor for two terms (1986-1995) and as municipal councillor for two decades.

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin is active in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). He was elected as Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad (FPLC) in August 1994 and was elected as its President in October 1997. He represented this organisation to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance until 2000. He was the President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang and the Malay College Old Boys’ Association (MCOBA). He was the President of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) and currently the Honorary Patron of MICG. He is current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan and Selangor (a welfare organisation). Besides, he is the Advisor of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf; and also a trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation.

In business, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin is Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad, Omesti Berhad and MajuPerak Holdings Berhad. He also serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director of PETRONAS.

In SEG International Bhd, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin also serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees and has attended five Board meetings held during the year.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements, if any, and has no conviction of offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Tan Sri Clement Hii Chii Kok

Tan Sri Clement Hii Chii Kok

Group Managing Director - Malaysian -

On 27 August 2008, Tan Sri Clement Hii was appointed the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and re-designated as Group Managing Director in January 2009. Tan Sri Clement Hii is also a member of the Remuneration Committee, Executive Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the United Kingdom. He was conferred honorary doctorate degrees by the University of Sunderland, University of Southern Queensland and his alma mater, the University of Wolverhampton.

He was the Executive Deputy Chairman of Star Publications (M) Bhd for two years, until end of December 2010. He was also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of SYF Resources Berhad from June 2012 to April 2014. Currently, Tan Sri Clement Hii is the Executive Chairman of HCK Capital Group Bhd. He also holds positions in numerous private limited companies and charitable foundations.

Tan Sri Clement Hii attended all the five Board meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari Mohamed Kamil

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari Mohamed Kamil

Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director - Malaysian -

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari Bin Mohamed Kamil is a member of Risk Management Committee and Executive Committee of the Company.

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari is a Chartered Banker as well as a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University as well as a Diploma in Banking from University ITM.

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asian Finance Bank (AFB) for the last eight (8) years, being the first Malaysian appointed to hold that position in a Middle Eastern bank. He is currently the Group President of SEGi University & Colleges since January 2016. He has had almost thirty (30) years of experience in the financial services industry both in banking and fund management.

He is a Board member of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Investment Board member of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and a member of The Action Group Entrepreneurial Committee of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). He is also appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education as the CEO Faculty Programme Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow for Public Universities on the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM).

Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari is also the Corporate Advisor for Johor Corporation and a Board member of its subsidiary companies, Syarikat Larkin Sentral Property Sdn Bhd and QSR Brands (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd. He is also the member of the Steering Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia, involving in the transformation of the Islamic Finance Education landscape.

He is currently the Chairman of the Crescent Wealth International Advisory Board Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Crescent Funds Australia Limited.

During the year ended 31 December 2016, Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Azahari attended all the two Board meetings held, after his appointment to the Board on 24 May 2016.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Hew Moi Lan

Hew Moi Lan

Executive Director / Group Chief Executive Officer - Malaysian -

Hew Moi Lan is a member of the Risk Management Committee and Executive Committee of the Company.

She is a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. In 2005, she attained her Master of Business Degree from University of Newcastle, Australia.

Moi Lan was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Group on 27 February 2009 and assumed her responsibility as Chief Executive Officer of the Group on 1 January 2012. Prior to which, she was the Vice President of Operations and the Principal of SEGi College Kuala Lumpur, one of the core subsidiary companies of the Group.

Her tenure with the Group dates back to 1986 when she joined Systematic Business Training Centre, now known as SEGi College Kuala Lumpur. With more than 25 years of experience in the education industry, Moi Lan has brought an immense wealth of experience and knowledge into the running of the Group.

Moi Lan was a Board member for Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran (PTPK), Ministry of Human Resources from 2009 to 2015. In March 2013, Moi Lan was honoured a Leadership in Education & Training Excellence Award at the Global Leadership Awards, 2013. In June 2014, Moi Lan garnered an award for her contribution to the Human Resources Community at the Asia HRD Awards.

Moi Lan participated in all the five Board meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016 and does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

She has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. She has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements, if any, and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Nicholas Rupert Heylett Bloy

Nicholas Rupert Heylett Bloy

Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Bloy is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He holds a BA Hons degree from University College London, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.

Nicholas Bloy is one of the three founders of Navis Capital Partners (“Navis”). He is currently the Managing Partner of Navis Asia Funds. At Navis, he leads investment teams in making, monitoring and exiting investments. Nicholas Bloy sits on Navis Investment Committee and the boards and/or Executive Committees of several Navis portfolio companies, and is responsible for fundraising. He also sits on the International Advisory Council of CIMB, one of Southeast Asia’s largest banking groups.

Prior to co-founding Navis, Nicholas Bloy was a partner with The Boston Consulting Group Asia from 1989 to 1999 after spending three years with Bain & Co. in London. He does not hold any other directorship in public companies.

Nicholas Bloy is the major shareholder of the Company by virtue of his interest in Pinnacle Heritage Solutions Sdn Bhd pursuant to Section 8(4) of the Companies Act, 2016.

Nicholas Bloy attended three Board meetings during the year ended 31 December 2016.

Save as disclosed above, he does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, and has no conviction of any offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Edwin Fua Chye Jin

Edwin Fua Chye Jin

Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director - Malaysian -

Edwin Fua is a Partner and an Investment Committee member of Navis Asia Funds (“Navis”). He joined Navis in 2006 and was promoted to become a partner in 2015. In the last 10 years, he has been involved in evaluating investments across South East Asia including in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Australia.

He has investment experience that spans across the consumer, retail, manufacturing, education and the retirement sectors and he also sits on and works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of several Navis portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Navis, Edwin Fua was involved in investment research, financial analysis and auditing with JP Morgan Chase & Co. and in PricewaterhouseCoopers. Edwin Fua was raised in Malaysia and educated in Malaysia and Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University, is a qualified accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and was previously a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Edwin Fua is also the member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee, Risk Management Committee, Executive Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee of the Company. He does not hold any other directorships in public companies. He has attended all the five Board meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, and has no conviction of any offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Dato’ Amos Siew Boon Yeong

Dato’ Amos Siew Boon Yeong

Independent Non-Executive Director - Malaysian -

Aged 59, he was appointed to the Board on 2 February 2001.

Dato’ Amos Siew qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 and is currently a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.

He started his auditing career and professional training with the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand in 1978 before establishing his own practice in 1988. He is currently the managing partner of the public accounting firm Messrs. Siew Boon Yeong & Associates. He has vast experience in auditing, tax planning, corporate finance and financial planning. He was also involved in numerous assignments on mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring and liquidation. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of EcoFirst Consolidated Bhd.

He is the Chairman of both the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Dato’ Amos Siew attended all the five Board Meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than the reprimand in relation to the non-compliance of Vizione Holdings Bhd to the Main Market Listing Requirements, and traffic offences, if any.

Dato’ Goh Leng Chua

Dato’ Goh Leng Chua

Independent Non-Executive Director

Aged 68, he was appointed to the Board on 20 April 2010.

Dato’ Goh Leng Chua is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee of the Company. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1975 and thereafter in 1977, he obtained his Master of Laws. He also holds a Diploma of Environmental Management from the University of Auckland, New Zealand specialising in Environmental Law and Policy, Resource Management Policy and Strategy and Waste Management.

Dato’ Goh started his professional career as Legal Practitioner in 1976 and became the Councillor of KMC/MBKS in 1981. He is the Business Advisor in GLC Capital Sdn Bhd and Agritech (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a research and development company in the adoption of hybrid rice seed production in Sarawak. He also sits as a Board Member of Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM), which is an agency under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. He does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

He has extensive experience in various areas of practice including estate planning, asset based financing, commercial law, natural resources and utilities and housing project development/management.

Dato’ Goh attended all the five Board Meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements and has no convictions for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Tan Sri Clement Hii Chii Kok

Tan Sri Clement Hii Chii Kok

Group Managing Director

On 27 August 2008, Tan Sri Clement Hii was appointed the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and re-designated as Group Managing Director in January 2009. Tan Sri Clement Hii is also a member of the Remuneration Committee, Executive Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the United Kingdom. He was conferred honorary doctorate degrees by the University of Sunderland, University of Southern Queensland and his alma mater, the University of Wolverhampton.

He was the Executive Deputy Chairman of Star Publications (M) Bhd for two years, until end of December 2010. He was also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of SYF Resources Berhad from June 2012 to April 2014. Currently, Tan Sri Clement Hii is the Executive Chairman of HCK Capital Group Bhd. He also holds positions in numerous private limited companies and charitable foundations.

Tan Sri Clement Hii attended all the five Board meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Daniel Teng Wai Chong

Daniel Teng Wai Chong

Group Senior Executive Director

Daniel Teng has over 30 years of working experience in the Information Technology (IT), Telecommunications and public sectors where he has a strong track record for strategy execution at senior leadership level.

In the IT and Telecoms sectors, he led and developed teams in corporate and consumer sales, international and domestic wholesale, product management and business development.

In the public sector, he contributed to the establishment of Malaysia's principal hub tax incentive to attract more multinational companies to locate their regional headquarters and create high value jobs in Malaysia.

He graduated with a Diploma in Commerce from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in 1984 and completed his MBA from the University of East Asia in 1992.  He attended the Mt Eliza Business School Strategic Leadership Program in 2001 and the Harvard Business School ASEAN Senior Management Development Program in 2007.

Hew Moi Lan

Hew Moi Lan

Executive Director/Group CEO

Hew Moi Lan is a member of the Risk Management Committee and Executive Committee of the Company.

She is a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. In 2005, she attained her Master of Business Degree from University of Newcastle, Australia.

Moi Lan was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Group on 27 February 2009 and assumed her responsibility as Chief Executive Officer of the Group on 1 January 2012. Prior to which, she was the Vice President of Operations and the Principal of SEGi College Kuala Lumpur, one of the core subsidiary companies of the Group.

Her tenure with the Group dates back to 1986 when she joined Systematic Business Training Centre, now known as SEGi College Kuala Lumpur. With more than 25 years of experience in the education industry, Moi Lan has brought an immense wealth of experience and knowledge into the running of the Group.

Moi Lan was a Board member for Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran (PTPK), Ministry of Human Resources from 2009 to 2015. In March 2013, Moi Lan was honoured a Leadership in Education & Training Excellence Award at the Global Leadership Awards, 2013. In June 2014, Moi Lan garnered an award for her contribution to the Human Resources Community at the Asia HRD Awards.

Moi Lan participated in all the five Board meetings held during the year ended 31 December 2016 and does not hold any other directorships in public companies.

She has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. She has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements, if any, and has no conviction for offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Cheryl Chong Poh Yee

Cheryl Chong Poh Yee

Group Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl Chong joined the Group in 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of accountancy, financial services and corporate services. She assumed the position as Chief Financial Officer of the Group in 1st July 2014.

Prior to joining the Group, Cheryl worked for a main board public listed company in Malaysia as the Financial Controller and in one of the top international accounting firms. She is a Certified Public Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Certified Financial Planner. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (International Business) from University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Cheryl Chong does not hold any directorship in public companies and listed issuers. She has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. She has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a ccnflict of interest with the Company, other than those disclosed in the accompanying financial statements, if any, and has no conviction of offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Dr. Lisa Tan Saw Poh

Dr. Lisa Tan Saw Poh

Chief Executive Officer, SEGi Group of Colleges

Dr. Lisa Tan holds a DBA from University of South Australia and MBA from the University of Bath, UK. She also has a Diploma in Education from National University of Singapore and B.Sc (Hons) from the University of London.

Dr. Lisa has worked with the Singapore Ministry of Education and private institutions of higher learning for more than twenty (20) years and has vast experience in the field of education and management. Her experience also stretches to governmental bodies in Malaysia, China, Philippines, Vietnam and Ghana, Africa.

Dr. Doris Pamela Alexius

Dr. Doris Pamela Alexius

Senior Vice President

Dr. Doris Alexius is a doctorate graduate from University of Newcastle, Australia, MBA, International Business, RMIT, Australia and BSc Zoology, India. Her doctoral research was entitled “Corporate Social Responsibility in Relation to Firm Size and Ownership”.

Dr. Alexius is passionate about teaching and learning and went on to complete the USQ, Australia, PG Certificate in Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education. In her capacity as Senior Vice President, Academic she is responsible for the University wide policy and strategy related to Examinations and Quality Assurance. Dr. Alexius drives the academic strategy and overall academic performance of the University. She is also responsible for developing a performance culture that promotes teaching excellence and improving retention rate. Dr. Alexius has 30 years of experience as a tertiary educator.

Sri Jaiandran A/L Munusamy

Sri Jaiandran A/L Munusamy

Principal, SEGi College Kuala Lumpur

Raised in Taiping, Perak and studied in S.M King Edward VII, Sri brings with him vast experience through his work. Sri has a strong background in Engineering, General Management, and Strategy & Planning, having worked with global universities from Australia, USA, and UK. Sri Jaiandran has a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Sri started as a lecturer at PRIME College before becoming Program Leader, Head of Faculty, Head of Academic-Operation, and Deputy Principal of SEGi College Subang Jaya. During his tenure at SEGi College Subang Jaya, Sri worked extensively in redesigning and in the implementation of trending undergraduate academic programmes, resulting in improved academic quality.

Cheah Teong Keat

Cheah Teong Keat

Principal, SEGi College Penang

T.K. Cheah was formerly in the IT and manufacturing industry before his foray into the education line. Since then, he has been involved in lecturing, training and human capital development.

Some of his initiatives include setting up and running a human capital development business for a renowned education group and heading an educational institution which focuses on working adults and post graduate courses.

His previous appointments include Senior Director of Post Graduate Studies for the INTI Education Group and Chief Operating Officer of MIM-INTI Management Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from RMIT University, and an MBA specialising in Information Technology Management from Maastricht School of Management. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration from University Utara Malaysia.

Norman Chu Su Jiun

Norman Chu Su Jiun

Principal, SEGi College Kota Damansara

Mr. Chu holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University, USA. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Business Administration with Universiti Utara Malaysia.

Norman has 4 years of industry experience as a Civil Engineer in both the USA and Malaysia before joining SEGi in 2005 as a lecturer for Civil Engineering programme. He then became the Head of the School of the Built Environment, Deputy Registrar and then Registrar before assuming his current position in July 2013. He is an Associate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) and a Graduate Member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

Doreen D’orville

Doreen D’orville

Principal, SEGi College Sarawak

Doreen D’orville holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland and a BA in Business Administration from a UK university. She is also a certified trainer and has conducted training for several multinational companies. She has over twenty years of experience in education in areas of administration, teaching and management and believes in bringing out the best in students.

YAM Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail

YAM Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail

Chancellor

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Anwar Jamalulail commenced his career with Malaysia Airlines Berhad (formerly known as Malaysian Airline System Berhad) in 1975 as a Financial Accountant, before moving on to hold senior positions in various companies.

His last position was as Group Managing Director of Amanah Capital Partners Berhad. He is the former Chairman of the Lembaga Tabung Haji Investment Panel. Tan Sri Syed Anwar was also the former Chairman of Media Prima Berhad, MRCB Berhad, DRB-Hicom Berhad, EON Bank Berhad, Uni Asia Life Assurance Berhad, Uni Asia General Insurance Berhad and the Executive Chairman of Realmild (M) Sdb Bhd and Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd. He was also formerly an independent director of Maxis Communications Berhad and Bangkok Bank Berhad.

Currently, Tan Sri Syed Anwar is the Chairman of Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad, Nestle (M) Berhad, Lembaga Zakat Selangor, and Malakoff Corporation Berhad.

Tan Sri Syed Anwar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, having qualified in 1974. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Practising Accountant (Australia).

Dato’ Pahamin A Rajab

Dato’ Pahamin A Rajab

Chairman of Academic Council

Dato’ Pahamin A Rajab, an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya holds several tertiary qualifications. He obtained the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History majoring in International Relations from the University of Malaya in 1970; the Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration majoring in Economic Development from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America in 1978; a Law Degree with Honours from the University of London in 1990; and a postgraduate Diploma in Syariah Law and Practice from the International Islamic University, Malaysia in 1994.

In 2006, he was conferred the Honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) by University of Newscastle, and in 2011, Honorary Doctorate by the University of Greenwich. Dato’ Pahamin has worked in several ministries and government agencies in Malaysia over a 30-year period. He is recognised internationally as an expert in intellectual property laws by the World Intellectual Property Organisation and in Year 2000, was awarded the prestigious Cyber Champion International Award by Business Software Alliance in Washington. He is a trustee of the Perdana Global Peace Foundation as well as Mahathir Chair of Global Peace at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He is also a Honorary Rotarian of the Rotary Club of Greater Kuala Lumpur.

Professor Dr. Patrick Kee Peng Kong

Professor Dr. Patrick Kee Peng Kong

Vice Chancellor

Professor Dr. Patrick Kee obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial with 1st Class Honours) in 1984 and earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

He has more than 25 years of experience working in both academic and senior management positions with the manufacturing industry and institutions of higher learning in Australia and Malaysia. He has received numerous awards and grants for his research and has published his findings in reputable technical publications, journals and reports locally and internationally. He has also presented numerous technical papers and keynotes papers at local and international conferences.

He is the external reviewer and examiner for international journals for advanced manufacturing technology and higher degree research theses for universities in Australian and the UK. He was awarded the ”Promising Entrepreneur” by the Asia Pacific Young Entrepreneurs Organization in 1998 for his contribution in pioneering and setting up a successful school with almost a thousand students within a private college in Malaysia.

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs & Dean, Faculty of Optometry & Vision Sc

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin obtained his optometric qualification in 1984 from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and later earned a PhD in Clinical Optometry in 1993 from City, University of London.

Prof. Azrin began his academic career at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1985, and progressed through the ranks in a period that spanned 20 years. Prof. Azrin was the first ever appointed Professor of Optometry in Malaysia and he is also credited as the first Dean of an Optometry school in the country.

Prof. Azrin is on the Malaysian Optical Council and various professional committees that deal with opto-political matters. He also sits on some special committees of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education, on educational issues at large.

Brigadier General (R.) Professor Dato’ Dr Hj. Shohaimi Abdullah

Brigadier General (R.) Professor Dato’ Dr Hj. Shohaimi Abdullah

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Innovation, & Quality Assurance

Brigadier General Professor Dato’ Dr Hj Shohaimi bin Hj Abdullah was commissioned into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (“EME”) Corps of the Malaysian Army after completing his Army Cadetship in 1982.

Professor Shohaimi was the first Army officer to be a sponsored PhD graduate in 2000 after obtaining his Master’s Degree from Cranfield University, United Kingdom in 1996. Prof Shohaimi has held various senior posts in the Malaysian Army namely the Commandant of the Institute of Army Engineering, the Director of Army Equipment and Procurement, the Director of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps and the Head of Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Group of the Army.

Professor Shohaimi started serving at the National Defense University Malaysia (UPNM) in 2008 as its senior lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering, and later obtained his Professorship in 2012. He was later appointed to be the Assistant Vice Chancellor to lead the UPNM Institute of Executive Studies (NIEED) in 2011. In the year 2012, UPNM undertook a collaboration with the International College of Automotive (ICAM) and Prof Shohaimi was appointed as the Chief Executive to guide ICAM to embrace its new role as a University. ICAM was upgraded to a full university status and renamed DRB Hicom University of Automotive on December 2014. Prof Shohaimi and his team completed their mission in ICAM and returned to UPNM to head the Centre for Postgraduate Studies at the end of 2014 as its Dean.

Professor Shohaimi is an active member of the International Ballistic Society. He has conducted several researches in the ballistic field and has published a fair amount of papers in the field of ballistic and defense sciences. He is also an active member of the Chartered Institute if Logistic and Transport (CILT) and was appointed a Chartered Member in 2014.

In 2016, Prof Shohaimi was appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Innovation & Quality Assurance at SEGi University, where he is responsible for the University’s Research, Innovation and Management Centre (RIMC).

Professor Dr. Samiah Yasmin Abdul Kadir

Professor Dr. Samiah Yasmin Abdul Kadir

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Professor Dr. Samiah Yasmin obtained her Medical Doctor degree (M.D.) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1991. She pursued her interest in Primary Medical Care and obtained a Masters in Family Medicine, also, from her alma mater university, UKM, in 1998.

Prof. Yasmin has been in medical education for more than 25 years and was heavily involved in the development of the Faculty of Medicine, SEGi University since 2010. Prior to joining SEGi, Professor Yasmin was the Head for the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UKM. Her strong background in medical education has placed her to serve as panel in accreditation of medically related programmes with Malaysia Qualifying Agency (MQA). She is also involved in academic and research committees besides supervising Masters' students in medical and health related fields. As a medical doctor, she was involved in leading several medical missions in east Asia as well as being involved in establishing and managing several healthcare facilities in Malaysia.

Associate Professor Datuk Dr Khairiyah Binti Abd Muttalib

Associate Professor Datuk Dr Khairiyah Binti Abd Muttalib

Dean, Faculty of Dentistry

Datuk Dr Khairiyah became Dean of Faculty of Dentistry (FOD) SEGi University on 1 September 2016. She has a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Bristol) and a postgraduate DPHDent (Sydney) and is a registered Dental Public Health Specialist. She was formerly the Principal Director of Oral Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH).

Her former role includes being Registrar of the Malaysian Dental Council (2012-2015); Chair of the Joint Technical Committee on Accreditation of Dental Degree Programme; Chair of the Executive Committee for the National Oral Health Plan 2011-2020 and member of the National Conjoint Committee for Postgraduate Dental Education.

She has been involved in 7 national oral health surveys which include being a national co-ordinator, principal investigator of various studies and an author/co-author of national survey reports, WHO and MOH documents, programme guidelines and other documents on oral healthcare in Malaysia. She continues to serve as a member of the Dental Public Health Specialist Subcommittee, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, is a member of the MDC, SEGi FOD Representative on the National Oral Health Research Initiative (NOHRI) Committee, and Advisory Committee Member for the National Health & Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2017: School based Oral Health Survey. She has received three Federal awards from the DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Agong - AMN, KMN and Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN). At profession level, she was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia (FAMM) and Distinguished Fellow of Asia under the International College of Dentist (FICD).

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs & Dean, Faculty of Optometry & Vision Sc

Professor Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin obtained his optometric qualification in 1984 from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and later earned a PhD in Clinical Optometry in 1993 from City, University of London.

Prof. Azrin began his academic career at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1985, and progressed through the ranks in a period that spanned 20 years. Prof. Azrin was the first ever appointed Professor of Optometry in Malaysia and he is also credited as the first Dean of an Optometry school in the country.

Prof. Azrin is on the Malaysian Optical Council and various professional committees that deal with opto-political matters. He also sits on some special committees of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education, on educational issues at large.

Associate Professor Dr. Tey Kim Kuan

Associate Professor Dr. Tey Kim Kuan

Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy

Associate Professor Dr Tey obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1991 from University of Bradford and her Doctor of Philosophy from The University of London. She carries more than 20 years experience in her belt as a pharmacist, with various disciplines including hospital, community and industrial pharmacy both in UK and Malaysia.

Prior to SEGi, she was attached to International Medical University, holding the positions of Head of Department and Programme Coordinator.

She was a member of the Joint Technical Committee for the Pharmacy Board Malaysia, appointed by the Ministry of Health; and the panel auditor for Community Pharmacy appointed by Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society.

Associate Professor Dr. Tey is a member of numerous professional bodies and committees. She has conducted and supervised multidisciplinary research in various aspects of pharmacy practice and pharmacy education. From time to time, she is often invited as a speaker and knowledge partner at both local and international conferences.

Professor Dr Mogana Dhamotharan

Professor Dr Mogana Dhamotharan

Professor, Faculty of Education

Professor Dr Mogana Dhamotharan joined the Faculty of Education, SEGi University on 15 February 2012. She was with the Wawasan Open University as Dean of the School of Foundation and Liberal Studies from September 2008 to February 2011.

Since 2011 she was Dean of the School of Education, Languages and Communications, Wawasan Open University. She was also Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, University of Brunei Darussalam.

Professor Dr Mogana was a tutor with University of Malaya from 1977-1980, a lecturer from May 1982 and Associate Professor from 1995-2005. She has worked part-time and full-time as lecturer in the Language Centre, ITM. As the Commonwealth of Learning Consultant to the Open University of Sri Lanka from January-March 2004 on the Master of Arts in Teacher Education (MATE) Programme, she earned a Visiting Fellowship from the institution. With that, she spent six months in Vancouver, Canada working in the area of Distance Learning. She has served on numerous Committees and Boards whilst at the University of Malaya and received Awards of Merit for Performance and Service.

She received the Overseas Research Student (ORS) Award by the Council of Vice Chancellors and College Principals (CVCP) United Kingdom in the final year of her doctoral studies in Glasgow University, Scotland, UK.

Her publications include co-authored books, preschool books, refereed contributions in books, refereed articles in international journals, refereed articles in local journals, other peer refereed publications, reports, and contributions in newspapers and magazines. She has presented papers and conducted workshops at International, Regional and Local Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. Her research interests include: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Pedagogy, and Distance Learning.

Dr. Sugumaran Selladurai

Dr. Sugumaran Selladurai

Dean, Faculty of Business, Accountancy & Management

Dr. Sugumaran attained his Doctorate in Business Administration from University Utara Malaysia and Master in Business Administration major in Marketing Management from University of Wales, U.K and Bachelor of Accountancy from University of Boltan, U.K.

He has more than 22 years of experience in the education industry, which includes regulatory, product development and management. He plays a pivotal role in transforming the largest Faculty of Business, Accounting and Management into the most profitable unit in SEGi University & Colleges. Apart from his leadership role at the faculty, he is also involved in research and development, focusing in the fields of Strategic Planning, Corporate Social Reporting and Active Teaching and Learning. His research articles have been published in Journal of International Business and Economics (SCOPUS).

Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Firdaus Low Abdullah

Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Firdaus Low Abdullah

Dean, Communication & Creative Design, SEGi University

Professor Dr. Firdaus holds a PhD in Organisational Communications, a Masters of Science in Corporate Communications from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), a Masters in Economic and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with honours specialising in Economic Development & Planning from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

He started his career in 1991 as the Assistant Director in the Rectors Office IIUM. In 1995, he joined Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) in the Corporate Sales Division. In 1997, he was assigned to Multimedia University (MMU) Malacca, a subsidiary Company of TM as the Director of Marketing Communication. He was a key member of MMU rebranding team, and was also key in developing MMU’s corporate identity. From 1999 – 2012, Firdaus moved to Group Corporate Communications Division TM as the Assistant General Manager.

He has vast experience in internal and external communications, event and exhibition management (local & international), public relations, corporate & creative multimedia publications, media & social media management, Corporate Responsibility Strategy & Management and Stakeholder Management. In 2012, he was promoted to head Multimedia College Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMU as the Chief Executive Officer / General Manager before assuming his current position as the Dean, Faculty of Communication & Creative Design on 4 February 2015.

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap Peng Lok

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap Peng Lok

Dean of Graduate School of Business and Centre for Continuing Education

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap Peng Lok holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of South Australia, a Master in Business Administration from the University of Hull and a Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours from the University of Bolton. He is a member of the Chartered of Institute of Marketing, Fellow (Academic) member of the Association of International Accountants, FAA accreditation panel member of Finance Accreditation Agency, and Certification and CPD board member of Malaysian Financial Planning Council.

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap is the Chief Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Business, Humanities and Education, Head of Social Science Cluster, Project Deputy Director of QS World Ranking Steering Committe, ISO Management Review Committee, Deputy Environment and Quality Management Representive, member of the Research Board and Senate of SEGi University. He has been appointed as an Auditor for Malaysia Research Assessment by the Ministry of Higher Education.

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap has more than 20 years of work experience as a practitioner, educator and reseacher, having graduated a number of PhDs and Masters students with indexed published works in fields as diverse as Accountancy, Financial Planning, Franchising and Internationalisation, Banking and Finance, Marketing Management, Transaction Cost Economics and Entrepreneurship and have been attached to a number of local as well as multinational companies. Having previously holding senior positions in multinational and public listed organisations, his roles was creating wealth, running the day-to-day operations, developing franchising projects and sponsorships.

Professor Dr. Stanley Yap is the Visiting Professor of Sultan Idris Education University and was the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Business, Management and Social Sciences, Quest International University Perak before assuming his current role as the Dean of Graduate School of Business and Centre for Continuing Education.

Wong Chee Kong

Wong Chee Kong

Registrar, SEGi University

Wong Chee Kong currently holds the portfolio of the Registrar in SEGi University. He first joined SEGi University in 2010 as the Head of the School of Information Technology.

His 18 years of work experience in the education industry spans across diverse areas of teaching, training, education management and administration.

He obtained his undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from the University of Lincoln, UK.

Lydia Foong Yoke Yean

Lydia Foong Yoke Yean

Head, Faculty of Education, SEGi University

Lydia Foong has been involved in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) for over 20 years, both locally and in the UK. She holds a St Nicholas Montessori Diploma (UK), Certificate in Montessori Primary Education, BEd (Hons) from University of Greenwich, Master in Educational Management from University of Malaya, and is currently a PhD candidate.

She has played a key role in the strategy, facilitation and development of various programmes and ECCE advocacy initiatives and holds memberships to numerous associations. Today, she spearheads the NKEA project for Early Child Care and Education Training initiatives as part of the Economic Transformation Programme under the Prime Minister’s Department.

Dr. Mahadevan Supramaniam

Dr. Mahadevan Supramaniam

Director, Research Innovation Management Committee & Institute of Graduate Schoo

Dr. Mahadevan serves as Director, Research and Innovation Management Centre & Institute of Graduate Studies of SEGi University. He provides leadership in developing a strategic R&D Blueprint for high impact research, drawing his expertise in R&D strategy, policy, funding and governance to deliver high quality research and in parallel, heading the postgraduate by research programmes at SEGi University.

He has many years of experience in both the academia and industry. Prior to joining SEGi University in 2015, Dr. Mahadevan has held multiple portfolios including Head of R&D at Taylor’s University, Head of Research Commercialisation at Taylor’s Consultancy Sdn Bhd, a commercial arm of Taylor’s University, R&D Engineer at Xyratex, United Kingdom and Software Engineer at ON Semiconductor (formerly known as Motorola).

Dr. Mahadevan’s expertise lies in R&D development and policies, Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Process Management and Integrated Technologies for industries. He has shared most of his experiences on his expertise through public talks and has written many papers and books which has been published all over the world. Dr. Mahadevan holds a DBA from the Twintech International University College of Technology Malaysia and a Master’s Degree from University Malaya.

Associate Professor Dr. Vinothini A/P Appanaidu

Associate Professor Dr. Vinothini A/P Appanaidu

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine, SEGi University

Associate Professor Dr. Vinothini started teaching the first batch of medical students in SEGi University in 2011. She was later promoted as the Head of Clinical Sciences and was actively involved in the setting up of the clinical campus.

She is currently the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. She obtained her Bachelor in Medicine from University of Malaya and later, her Master of Medicine from the same University. She has more than twenty (20) years of experience in the medical field. Her areas of expertise include Family Medicine, Primary Care Gastroenterology, Health Education and Diabetes Mellitus. For more than 15 years she has taught undergraduates and postgraduates both in public and private universities and had published numerous journal articles in the medical field.

Professor Dr. Mohamad Raili Bin Suhaili

Professor Dr. Mohamad Raili Bin Suhaili

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Sibu Campus

Professor Dr. Mohamad Raili is a graduate of Universiti Malaya (MBBS and MPH). He is a Public Health Specialist who has served with the Ministry of Health for 26 years in different states and in various capacities.

He dedicated a huge part of his career with the Ministry of Health in management and in the control and prevention of vector borne diseases. He worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) as a consultant, on a part-time basis, in many countries in Africa, Asia and South America, from 2002 – 2012. His areas of consultancy were in Social Mobilisation, COMBI, Programme Evaluation and Outbreak Management. His academic career started with his appointment as a Professor in Public Health in UNIMAS in 2007 where he managed the Postgraduate Programme (MPH and DrPH) besides conducting classes for undergraduates. He has supervised several postgraduate students (for Masters and Doctoral) and served as an examiner as well. He left UNIMAS to join SEGI in May 2014. His area of expertise and interest include management (general and programme-specific), outbreak management, health informatics, COMBI, HSR and GIS. He has published papers on dengue, legionella, leptospirosis, tobacco control and other topics.

Dr. Chia Chee Ming

Dr. Chia Chee Ming

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and The Built Environment, SEGi University

Dr. Chia Chee Ming started his career at SEGi University and has been lecturing since 2009, specialised in Applied Mechanics. He is now holding the position of Dean at the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, as well as the Chief Editor for SEGi Review: Engineering & Technological Advances.

Dr. Chia obtained both his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree (1st Class Honours) and PhD from the prestigious University of Sheffield in 2004 and 2008, respectively. His PhD study was funded by Rolls Royce and Dr. Chia was awarded the Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS) throughout his postgraduate study. Academics aside, he was appointed as Chairman (2015 & 2016) of ‘Elshaddai Refugee Learning Centre’, a non-profit NGO in collaboration with UNHCR to provide schooling opportunities for refugee children in Klang. As a committee member of ‘Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled (Klang Centre)’, he is also in charge of curriculum development for the disabled since 2015.

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