EMGS to Collaborate with Malaysia Zhejiang International Investment Association

EMGS team made a visit to Malaysia Zhejiang International Investment Association on 16 June 2020. The meeting was attended by Ms. Helen Liu (EMGS China Special Division General Manager) and Ms. Eeling Chong (EMGS Regional Marketing Executive) accompanied by with Mr. Wang Zurong (President of Malaysia Zhejiang International Investment Association) and other relevant personnel. The meeting had discussed on the full-time study matters, education cooperation and exchange such as winter camp, summer camp, skills training, language training, cultural exchange and education investments.

The goal of the discussion was to encourage current workforce from Zhejiang, China who is currently affected by the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia, to further improve their studies in Malaysia. This initiative would provide them with opportunities to elevate their skillsets in the relevant industry. EMGS would be able to assist and establish linkage between these workforce and education institutions.

The main objective is to assist and provide the workforce with more convenient ways for further education in order to improve their relevant skillsets, through the close collaboration with EMGS. Both parties have also discussed about the possibility of a more long-term collaboration pipeline in future even after the pandemic.

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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.