Meeting with Japanese Student Association Malaysia (JSAM)

EMGS had a fruitful engagement with the Japanese Student Association Malaysia (JSAM) on 29th of September 2020. The purpose of the meeting was mainly to invite EMGS to become one of the key speakers for their first-ever Introduction to Study in Malaysia Virtual Fair and to discuss related issues for the new and existing Japanese students. The meeting was also joined by JSAM members virtually from Japan.

The meeting was attended by the following JSAM members: Kerii Fujiyama (President, Sunway University), Atari Shimase (Vice President, UOW KDU University), Yoshitaka Osaki (Study Abroad Supporter, Monash University), Hina Saito (Study Abroad Supporter / Life Supporter, Universiti Putra Malaysia), Aoi Kuwabara (Event Manager/Carrier Magazine/SNS Management, EMS Language Centre), Aina Heshiki (SNS Management, HELP University), Serii Fujiyama (Study Abroad Supporter, Sunway College), Yuta Shimomura (SNS Management, UOW KDU University), Ami Kikuchi (HELP University), Riko Nishiyama (HELP University), Teruaki Tokunaga (HELP University) and Shohei Nakamura (Reporter from MTown Magazine).

The meeting was chaired by Mr. Mohd Radzlan Jalaludin (EMGS CEO) accompanied by EMGS representatives: Mr. Ramlan Abd Aziz (EMGS Director, International Student Management Services), Ms. Esther Low (EMGS Director, Marketing and Communications), Mr. Rohayudin Bin Abdul Rashid (EMGS Senior Manager, International Student Management Services), Mr. Mohd Farha Bin Md Ishak (EMGS Manager, International Student Management Services), Pn. Norfarahida Sufinas Shuib (EMGS, Secretary to Director, International Student Management Services), Syed Mohsen Bin Syed Abu Bakar Alkaff (EMGS, Special Officer to CEO) and Ms Fatina Najwa Binti Shahrom (EMGS Regional Manager, Marketing and Communications).

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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.