Virtual Engagement Meeting with Bulgarian Higher Learning Institute

EMGS has honoured the invitation from Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Bulgaria for an engagement meeting on 25th May 2021. The meeting gave an opportunity to discuss on collaboration and to strengthen the relationship between higher education institutions from both countries.

EMGS will discuss further with Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia for future collaboration between Bulgarian Higher Learning Institute and Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria on ways to enhance this strategic cooperation.

EMGS would like to thank Mr. Peter Kouroumbashev, the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Bulgaria, for the engagement meeting invitation with his representatives; Ms. Vanya Manikateva, the Head of Chancery of Honorary Consulate of Malaysia in Bulgaria, Mr. Angel Apostolov, the Chief Expert, International Cooperation Directorate, Ministry of Education and Science, and Prof. Maria Stoicheva, the Deputy Rector of Sofia University.

EMGS representatives who attended the meeting was Mr. Mohd Radzlan bin Jalaludin, the CEO of EMGS accompanied by representatives from Marketing, Branding and Digital Division.

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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.