KUALA LUMPUR, 29th May 2022 – In collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE) and Education Malaysia London (EML), Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) organised the Study in Malaysia Global Alumni Dinner with the presence of Malaysia’s Minister of Higher Education, YB Datuk Seri Dr. Noraini Ahmad in London, the United Kingdom.


The dinner gathered the Study in Malaysia Alumni, who have studied in Malaysia either in full-time tertiary or mobility or exchange programmes. The prestigious alumni dinner serves the purpose to encourage, foster, and promote close relationships between the alumni and delegates from Malaysia. 


Also present at the dinner were Datin Maizatul Akmam Alawi (Chairman of EMGS), Mr. Mohd Radzlan Bin Jalaludin (Chief Executive Officer of EMGS) and the delegation from Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and the representatives from the Malaysian universities.


The Minister of Higher Education Malaysia, YB Datuk Seri Dr. Noraini Ahmad shared in her speech to all alumni that despite the different levels of study and types of higher education institutions, she believed that all alumni who are present at the dinner have spent a reasonable amount of time in Malaysia and experienced how beautiful Malaysia is which has so many exciting places to explore.


Chief Executive Officer of EMGS, Mr. Mohd Radzlan bin Jalaludin in his speech highlighted that alumni play a vital role that contributes in many ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Malaysia and the country of origin of our alumni. “EMGS is committed to building a good partnership and maintaining networks with our alumni. With the multiple roles they contributed to the society today, they will be a perfect role model to our current students to achieve the same success as they did. They are also the living proof that Malaysia offers a world-class education and indeed our higher education institutions have produced successful alumni,” he added.


The dinner was a fruitful function that provided the opportunity to create a bond, maintain a good relationship, and share experiences as well as success stories between all alumni and other delegates from Malaysia. EMGS aims to keep a strong relationship with all alumni who have studied in Malaysia from around the world.


29th MAY 2022

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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.