EMGS Made a Courtesy Visit to H.E. Bulat Sugurbayev, the Ambassador of The Republic of Kazakhstan to Malaysia

On 21st April 2021, EMGS did an engagement visit to the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Malaysia. The discussions focused on various issues of mutual interest aimed at enhancing strategic cooperation between both parties particularly on education and issues relating to the International Student Pass. His Excellency also shared the current COVID-19 situations in Kazakhstan and how its effect international travel policies between both countries. His Excellency also expressed his interest to explore and strengthened collaboration between institution from both countries particularly on Hospitality, Information Technology and Halal management field.

The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Bulat Sugurbayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Malaysia. Also, presence during the meeting are Mr. Rustem Jamankulov (Counsellor) and Mr. Kuanysh Kashabay (Second Secretary).

EMGS representatives who attended the meeting was led by Mr. Mohd Radzlan Jalaludin (EMGS CEO) along with Mr. Ramlan Abd. Aziz (Director, ISMS), Mr. Syed Mohsen Alkaff (Head, Stakeholders Management) and Mr. Raja Muhamad Fariz Bin Raja Eyuddin (Assistant Regional Marketing Manager – Central Asia).

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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.