Datuk Prof. Dr Paul Chan is the co-founder, Vice-Chancellor and President of HELP University. He has an extensive academic background. He holds a Bachelor and a Master’s Degree in Economics (University of Malaya), Masters of Arts (McMaster University), PhD (Australian National University), Honorary Doctrin De Letters (D.Litt.) (Oxford Brookes) and Honorary Doctor of Business (Charles Sturt University). He is driven by a strong desire to make tertiary education readily available to Malaysians, which led him and his wife, Datin Low Kam Yoke, to start HELP in 1986. Since then, HELP has grown into a large-scale education business operating locally and overseas. For his contribution to education, Datuk Prof. Dr Paul Chan was awarded the Panglima Jasa Negara (P. J. N). He is also a member of the ANU College of Business & Economics Alumni Hall of Fame. As an entrepreneur, he has been involved in different roles in the corporate sector. He has been director of public companies and has founded and managed several private enterprises. In December 2011, he represented HELP to receive the 2011 Forbes Award for the top 200 Asia Pacific companies below US$ 1 billion. He is also a recipient of the Education Innovation Award given by the World Education Congress (2012). Datuk Prof. Dr Paul Chan is a member of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Australia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). In addition, he is also appointed by the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange to be a member of the Study Abroad Training Centers Quality Assurance Counselling Panel. He is also an advisor to several educational institutions in China, US and Australia.