Syed Mohsen Alkaff
Head of Stakeholder Management

Syed Mohsen Alkaff is the Head of Stakeholder Management of Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). 

He graduated from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with Bachelor of Mathematical Science. He also did a minor in Financial Mathematics for a year.

Prior to joining EMGS, Mohsen was one of the co-founders of a Singapore-based fintech company, Ethis Crowd Sdn. Bhd. until 2016. Then, due to his vast experience in international relations issues while serving as member of Youth Parliament, he was offered to join ICON Centre for Global Affairs, a private think tank based in Kuala Lumpur as Senior Analyst for Asia & Middle East. His outstanding career diversified when he joined an event & conference management company, Myseminars Sdn. Bhd. as Business Development Assistant Manager.

Syed Mohsen Alkaff has worked closely with the Chief Executive Officer in managing both internal & external business as well as oversee the future development of EMGS’s international expansion program, with the plan to establish regional headquarters globally.

Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.