Ir. Dr. Syed Mohamad Hamzah Al-Junid Syed Abdul Rahman has been on board since May 2015 as the Group CEO. Prior to that he sat as one of the Board of Directors of Universiti Malaysia Pahang and was the former Managing Director of AJ Infinite (M) Sdn Bhd and Chief Executive Officer of Casemix Solutions Sdn Bhd. He obtained his Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering from the Universiti Malaysia Pahang and subsequently completed his MBA Essential from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Known for his appetite for continuous professional development, in 2020, he completed his Ph.D. in Health Economics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. To add to his already established resume, he is also a corporate member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Certified Professional Engineer by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), and Certified Professional Technologist by Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT). He had previously been trained in a leadership programme from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership, University of Cambridge, and the Oxford Said Business School, University of Oxford. He also completed his training in Digital Disruption: Digital Transformation Strategies from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in line with the company's focus to embrace the technology and moving for digitalisation in business transformation.
She brings over 20 years of various corporate management experience and prior to joining UMPH Group, she joined MEHB as the Group Chief Executive Officer. Datin Rubaiha was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of UEM premier A-Levels College and Foundation. She was also responsible for the education business portfolio of UEM Group Berhad. Overall, she has led various management functions in Corporate Finance and Investment to Corporate Planning and Business Monitoring within this wholly owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. Her career charter started with Renong Group Berhad under a special Management Trainee programme. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Banking and Finance from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia.
Azman Ridwan holds an MBA from International Business School, University Technology of Malaysia specializing in Strategic Management and a Degree in Chemical Engineering from University Technology of Malaysia. Azman has been known as a seasoned professional with more than 15 years in Facilities, Project & Property Management. His expertise is in driving brand growth, maximizing operational excellence, delivering financial and investment performance. He has various working experiences with local and international organizations specializing in Facilities, Project & Property Management. He also has a vast experience in the consultation roles as a Consultant (Facilities & Maintenance Management) and Renewable Energy sector and held General Manager Project position in IRM Group Berhad before focusing back to the facilities & property sector.
Aida Husna Ruslan read law at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB(Hons)) in 2008. She completed her pupillage Messrs Radzi Abdullah and was admitted to practice as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in January 2010. She has 8 years experience in SHE commenced her legal practice in a law firm known as Messrs Mohd Razak Associates since May 2010 where her portfolio involves general litigation, banking, bankruptcy insolvency, contract law, family and matrimonial, harta pusaka and land law disputes. She has appeared as counsel in the Magistrate and Sessions Court in hearings, and has assisted in High Court hearings.
Abdul Fauzi Japar is the holder of Bachelor in Arts (Hons.) in Accounting from University of Liverpool, England. Before joining UMP Holdings, he served under multiple wings of international companies such as Lee & Raman Accounting Firm based in Brunei Darussalam, Maguire & Co. Firm and Al-Maktoum Foundation Ltd based in Republic of Ireland as well as Pasdec Holdings Berhad in Pahang, Malaysia. With almost 23 years of experience in accounting and financial management, he then took another leap to join UMP Holdings as the Manager of Corporate Finance & Investment.
Bringing with her 18 years career span between Finance and HR in Intel, where she obtained LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt, and subsequently Shell, with proven success in project management for major implementations/transitions on shared service centers and Merger & Acquisition. She is highly passionate in people, bringing in her experiences in Transition & Change Management, Organizational Learning & Development, Talent Development & Management, Leadership Excellence and various other strategic HR programs and initiatives. Also a Japanese speaker, she holds a Bachelor of Humanity in Information Management System from Hirosaki University, Japan.
Adlan Ma’arup possessed a solid 13 years’ experience in various Human Resource discipline – Industrial Relations, Employee Engagement, Compensation and Benefits, Payroll, Recruitment and Corporate Social Responsibility in multiple industries namely retailing with 7-Eleven (M) Sdn. Bhd., FSI with CIMB Group and Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ, MNC with Advance Micro Devices (AMD) Global Services Sdn Bhd and telecommunication with TIME dotcom Bhd. He graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) in Human Resource Management and was also holds a Diploma in Business Studies from Kolej Poly-Tech MARA (KPTM) Bangi.
Sa’udin Sulong has experience for about 21 years in chemical engineering and manufacturing. Previously, he was a Senior Technical Engineer at Kaneka Electec Sdn Bhd for Polyamide Plant. Before that he was an Executive at Nippon Pigment (M) Sdn Bhd, which produces plastic material colouring using Extrusion. He graduated from UTM with a degree in Chemical Engineering (Polymer) in 2000. He also holds a Diploma of Polymer Technology from UiTM and rubber processing from Rubber Research Malaysia (RRIM).
Prior joining UMP Technology Sdn Bhd in 1 November 2019, Nizam Rashid was mandated to lead the Commercialisation initiative under UMP’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020. His portfolio includes to plan, execute and monitor the development of innovation ecosystem in the university which involves establishment of policies, strategic business development and start-up nurturing. As a skilled Technology Transfer Professional, he possessed a vast experience in evaluation of more than 70 commercialisation projects ranging from start-up to companies at growth stage. He was a researcher in the field of Assisted Reproduction Technology in Universiti Malaya (UM) and an Associate in Technology Ventures Division, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). Nizam Rashid currently pursuing his PhD in Project Management at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Prior to that, he obtained his Master degree in Biotechnology and Bachelor degree from Universiti Malaya.
Alif Falatin Abdul Latif holds Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering and a member of Boards of Engineers Malaysia. His expertise is in Manufacturing and Construction. He has various working experiences more than 10 years with government and private organizations specializing in M&E and C&S Facilities, Project & Property Management.
Muhammad Syaiful Safwan bin Nordin holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Universiti Malaysia Pahang. He has more than 5 years industrial experience specifically in Building Information Modelling (BIM). Previously, he was working as a Site Coordinator at Rekpasifik Sdn. Bhd. He managed a few mega projects under the collaboration with Ministry of Rural Development and UDA Central during the attachment. He then further his career in the field of BIM as a BIM Modeller with Industry Centre of Excellence (ICoE) Construction, a centre for graduate employability established by the Ministry of Education. He has been certified as a Master Trainer for CIDB Module BIM Concept & Theory, Fundamental Modelling Architecture & Structure, and BIM Coordinator. He has vast experiences in delivering awareness talk and training to numerous active construction industry players such as Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR), Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), UEM Sunrise Sdn Bhd, Panasonic Homes (M) Sdn Bhd and many more.