KUALA LUMPUR, 4th March 2022 – Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) joins hands with Public and Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia to promote Malaysia as an international education hub of choice for international students despite the pandemic.

A recent EMGS event, ‘2022 Moving Forward Together’ held on 28th February 2022, gathered almost 200 representatives from 108 higher education institutions in Malaysia to promote ‘Study in Malaysia’ for the year 2022. The event showcased an overview of EMGS’ agenda and promotional activities as well as a presentation on ‘International Student Application: Latest Insights and Key Focused Market’.

EMGS Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mohd Radzlan bin Jalaludin, expressed confidence that the “well-established understanding and a strong partnership with all higher education institutions in Malaysia would further consolidate EMGS’ commitment to promoting Malaysia as a top education hub of choice for international students.” He added, “Let’s move forward together to welcome more international students to Malaysia.”

EMGS, together with higher education institutions in Malaysia, is ready to welcome a surge of international students to Malaysia in line with the government’s aspiration of transforming Malaysia into a global education hub.

Welcoming Speech by Mohd Radzlan Bin Jalaludin, CEO of EMGS

Representatives from higher education institutions interacting with EMGS CEO and Directors


4th March 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.