AZUAR ZAINUDDIN is an Entrepreneur, Trainer and Writer. Azuar brings with him over 10 years of branding and marketing experience honed at prominent companies such as Leo Burnett and Mandarin Oriental. He has also taught Design and Mass Communication programs at higher learning institutions such as Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University.
Azuar now serves as a Business Advisory & Coaching Network Affiliate (BEACON) for the Centre for Entrepreneur Development and Research (CEDAR) where he provides coaching and marketing for entrepreneurs and professionals.
His areas of expertise include Brand Strategy, Copywriting, Digital Marketing Strategies, Analytics and Communications Design.
Azuar holds a BA in Design from Curtin University and GradCert in Writing from Swinburne University. He is a Certified Trainer with the Human Resources Development Fund. He is a regular contributor to the ASEAN Community of Entrepreneur magazine and the BizPulse newsletter.
AZURA IBRAHIM is the Founder and CEO for Andaman Empire Sdn Bhd, a company which operates few major businesses: Hotel/Hospitality, Restaurants (F&B), Medical Clinics and Business Training & Coaching. With a BBA (hons) from International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) and also with more than 15 years of entrepreneurship experience, she has done most of Strategic Planning, Budgeting, SOP, HR Training and Operation Management in her career life.
Her forte in business training and coaching are Strategic Management, Financial Management and Creative Thinking. She was appointed as Biskaunselor for Institut Keusahawanan Negara (INSKEN) in 2016. Most recently, she is also one of the BeACON Affiliates for CEDAR team, Mentor at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) Stargazers Programme, Coaching team at state level for TERAJU SUPERB Programme and Chefpreneur Superb Halal Programme. Apart from the programmes by the agencies, she is also involved in skill training programmes in Sabah rural areas.
Ir. Mohd Adib Noh is a project management consultant and the principal of XPROJECT MANAGEMENT. To-date, XPROJECT which started business in 2003 had trained more than 500 professionals in various government agencies, consulting firms and contractors in project management. He was the project director of RM110m hospital project which completed in July, 2013. He teaches as well as he practises. In 2012, he was engaged by CIDB to be on the Working Group for Green Technology in Construction Industry and to review the Construction Industry Master Plan.
Ir. Mohd Adib graduated in 1976 from Sheffield University, England with a Bachelor in Civil Engineering. He started his career in Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) and worked as a District Engineer for Kelantan Barat and Kedah Utara from 1978-1981.
During his service in JKR, his special interest is in water supply and when he resigned from JKR, he started a company called InterWater Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, majoring in pipe supplies and water quality monitoring and control. To grow his business, he became a partner in an engineering consulting firm involving in the design of a few housing projects and water supply projects. Prior to be in business on his own, he worked for one year in Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad, a Government Linked-Company (GLC) involving in property development in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur.
In the mid 80’s, he joined a public listed company called TDM Berhad and became its CEO in 1998. During his corporate days, he was involved in a few corporate exercises like buying and selling companies, turn around management, injection of company into a listed vehicle and corporate restructuring and corporate finance. With more than 30 years of working experience, he was well exposed to the construction industry and was involved in many construction projects and various management aspects (turn around management, corporate takeover, listing of companies on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) in the corporate world.
Despite his busy commitment to his business venture, he remains an active member of Malaysia Water Association (MWA) and was was holding a Vice-President post of MWA for two terms in mid 90s.
Darwis Asrul Hadistarted his career in auditing and accounting attached to a well-established audit firm Kiat & Associates in 2000 to complete a practising experience as an auditor and to be a professional chartered accountant. He holds a Master of Business Administration MBA-Ohio education from Universiti Teknologi MARA. He also acted as a Government Officer (PTD) for 3 years before deciding to continue a career as professional consultant and business coaching. Now attach to (Institut Keusahawanan Negara - INSKEN) and (Centre for Entrepreneur Development and Research - CEDAR) as Professional Business Coach.
He experienced in various industries for more than 10 years providing a meaningful experience, especially in the field of marketing research, tracking strategy and financial management. He was conferred a member of the exalted order of the crown of Kedah (AMK) and a public service star (BKM) of his involvement in Malay and Chinese business chamber, Thailand business chamber. He participating in a number of indigenous companies as an advisor, coordinator and coach for business development, including construction management in IBS (Industrial Building System - prefabricated house completed within 21 days). Still own the company involved on general trading and cattle and buffaloes importer.
He interprets problem and solution in different view. Own the business and the process of running the business is greatly different. The business is actually involving the process to create a legacy, where the progress is called as management.
Hajah Fatimah Hj Abdul Hamid is the founder and Managing Director of Rosfaniaga Services Sdn Bhd, manufacturer of Sarawak Fish Based Product and as Sinar Intelek Manager for Entrepreneur Incubator Programme. She earned her Master Education, majoring in Guidance and Counseling from University of Malaya. Career experience as a teacher and lecturer.
Her involvement in business was built upon her strong character and total commitment. Previous work exposures, numerous courses and training in business skill and how to run business successfully, enriched her as a whole. Actively involved in entrepreneurship programme held by MID, MATRADE, KPDNKK, KKM, SME Corp, Jabatan Ketua Menteri, Jabatan Perikanan Laut Sarawak, Jabatan Belia &Sukan, LKIM, MARDI, JAIS, JAKIM, Institut Keusahawanan Belia, MPC, SEDC, INSKEN, CEDAR, MEDEC, MARA, SIRIM, PPKS, INSKEP, NIOSH, PNS, PUNB & HDC. Participate in ‘Train the Trainer’ with HRDF, NIOSH, Richwork, TERAJU and INSKEN
A member of Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak (DUBS), Vice Chairman for DEWANITA(DUBS), Persatuan Bumiputera Melayu Sarawak (PBMS) and Persatuan Usahawan Wanita Sarawak. (SARANITA)
Guess speaker for MITI, MATRADE, SME Corp, Jabatan Ketua Menteri, Jabatan Perikanan Wilayah III Miri, JAIS, LKIM and Pustaka Negeri Sarawak. A business facilitator in LEAN Transformation Programme with MPC. Recently a Business Counselor for INSKEN and BEACON Affiliates for CEDAR Team.
Hussaini Zaini has a colorful career, starting with five years in business coaching in VA Partners & Action Coach International followed by ten illustrious years in the Commercial Sector, Halal, banking assuming positions in various capacities such as Group Consultant, Head of Legal and recovery, manager, Halal Coordinator, Consultant and senior positions in Corporate Development, Quality Management and Human Resource.
His obtained his Master in Applied Entrepreneurship from the University Institute Technology Mara (UiTM), London Law Bachelor (LLB) form University of London, Bachelor of Multimedia and Communications from Open University Malaysia and successfully spearhead the Organization Development process of the companies he handled. Latest he had obtained Advance Executive Program in Management from Cranfield University, UK.
He has handles diverse key functions such as Strategic Planning Coordinator, Project Manager, Budgetory Controller, Quality Management representative for ISO QMS, Secretariat for Quality Improvement Process and TQM, Secretariat for Joint Consultative Committee young entrepreneur SME – UiTM (among entrepreneur) and leading roles as executive coach for management teams and Internal Coordinator for public listing exercise.
Istab Mohamad, 47 years old is a self made entrepreneur and the founder cum Managing Director of Kembara Hijrah Resources Sdn Bhd (KHRSB). He brings more than 13 years entrepreneurial experiences both in the government and private sectors in three businesses cores which are in Engineering Technicality, supply and services and financing management. During his working tenure in KHRSB, he had been involved and exposed in various specialities in business ranging from strategic planning, procurement, budgeting, standing procedures, human resources and operations management.
In 2016, Istab was selected by Institut Keusahawan Negara (INSKEN) as business coach/consultant for its outreach programme to help and assists the Small Medium Industries (SME) entrepreneur in Malaysia. He is also chosen by Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak (MIED) as business coach to develop Sarawak’s entrepreneurs. Both business coaching activities are currently still running for both INSKENS and MIED. In business coaching, Mr Istab forte are in the scope of Strategic Management, Creative Thinking and Business Pitching.
Lily Sabrina Md Saberi is currently the Managing Director of TMSB Training & Consultancy Sdn Bhd, a training provider registered with Ministry of Finance (MOF). She acted as the principal trainer for the company specializing in leadership & management, productivity, communication, finance and entrepreneurship.
Her vast experience spanned more than 10 years in the areas of training, sales and marketing, product development as well as team development in corporate and public sector. She had also an opportunity to serve as Pegawai Tadbir dan Diplomatik at Jabatan Perdana Menteri (JPM).
As a passionate and motivated entrepreneurship trainer and coach, she is committed in conducting nationwide trainings and workshops for government agencies and active in upscaling SMEs. Among her remarkable achievement was coaching multiple businesses until they emerged as main winners in the recently concluded Rural Business Challenge (RBC 2016) conducted by Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah.
Mohd Azad Jasmi is a man with high passion in strategic management, corporate strategy, entrepreneurship issues, international business cases as well as deep interest in automotive, motorsports and health workout. Being a qualified Performance Driving instructor and active rally driver, he has been engaged as the test driver cum motoring journalist.
Before running his own business outfits mainly a college, trading, development & construction company as well as automotive entities, he held many positions in Product Planning, Strategic Branding, Corporate Strategy since 1999 at various automotive companies ie Proton, KIA, NAZA, Chevrolet, General Motors, DRB-HICOM and his last post was the Managing Director of Kleemann Asia Pacific, a distributor of Premium Mercedes Tuner based in Copenhagen, and overseeing the Asia Pacific markets.
He is passionate, optimistic and dedicated plain kampong boy who takes up responsibilities with utmost enthusiasm and complete his tasks and research and projects in time. He has a great amount of perseverance to achieve his goal. He is optimistic and always execute planned-approach in things he does and that is what driving him towards his success.
He loves teaching and being with people, especially the students. He has a fair share of fruitful experience working with amazing staff and lecturers in universities and colleges. He does selectively read books mostly on international businesses and entrepreneurship, motorsports and self-development. His interests and forte in training and coaching are Business Development, Corporate Strategy, Branding, Product Planning, Automotive, Strategic Marketing and Consumer & Organizational Behavior.
Zamri Aminuddin is the author of few sales motivation books namely Mengapa Gagal Menjual, Mengajar Jurujual Menari, Nota Jualan Nota kejayaan and Take 5! (Ingatan Untuk Jurujual). Currently, he is the General Manager of Charisma Training & Consultancy (M) Sdn Bhd and has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and sales in the service industry.
Zamri Aminuddin is a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and Certified Sales Trainer from the Sales and Marketing International Institute (SMI), Australia and also a certified HRDF trainer from the Pembangunan Sumber Mannusia Berhad (PSMB)
Graduated from MARA Institute of Technology (ITM) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in Accountancy, he served as an accounting lecturer in few public and private higher institutions before engaging in sales and marketing.
He is actively involves in giving sales seminars, trainings and motivations to entrepreneurs in various government agencies.
Nablan Yusoffis currently Prinsiple Consultant of The International Islamic Research Academy. Starting with 13 year in Production, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing and assuming Position in varius capasity start with Production Operator, Line Leader Supervisor,Superintendent, Assistance Manager, Manager, Senior Manager and Group manufacturing Manager. He is also well rounded with 17 experiance as Entrepreneurship in various sector such Clothing, Mineralbio Cosmetics, Training, coaching, Consulting as well as Fasilitating in National Occupational Skill Standard Development for Ministri of Human Resources, Goverment of Malaysia.
He is obtained his MBA with open University, BBA (Hons), Diploma in Rubber and Plastics Technology from Mara Institute Of Technology, Diploma in Natural Rubber Processing from Rubber Research Institute Malaysia, Diploma in Machanical Engineering from Federal Institute og Technology and Latest he hed obtain Advance Diploma Skill Malaysia in Vocational Training Managerment from Department of Skill Development Ministri of Human Resources Malaysia
He also experiances in handling the Special Project in area of Manufacturing System Development, Operational System Development, Quality System Development, Rubber and latex product development, Production and manufacturing Performance Improvement, Process and Troubleshooting system development
Norlukmal Mat Ghani holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from UTM Johor Bahru. He is currently a motivator and fulltime Business Coach where he provides coaching and mentoring for entrepreneurs and professionals.
Norlukmal is a founder of SpeedOFIS99 Group providing training, consulting, mentoring and coaching services in company organization management and leadership for entrepreneurs. Previously he was a Managing Director and shareholder in subsidiary company under Johor Corporation JCORP Group with more than 20 years experiences in various field such as administration, management of corporate business, marketing and branding. He is also an authorized agent of MYIPO for the East Coast.
He is now appointed as BisKaunselor for INSKEN, coach and mentor for entrepreneur program under Yayasan Pembangunan Usahawan Terengganu, and also an affiliate for Business Advisory Coaching And Network (BeACON) with Centre For Entrepreneur Development and Reasearch (CEDAR).
Ritakamal Sadiman is a ‘Serial Entrepreneur’, Business Coach and Mentor with a career history spanning 40 years beginning in 1977 and is currently running his own company, e2B Consulting Sdn Bhd and having interest in a number of companies. His current portfolio includes companies in Training,Animation, Bio-Technology, Printing, fashion, Services and Engineering.
For more than 30 years, he has always been a strong voice in the local ICT industry and had served in various Technical Evaluation Committees for various Grant Schemes also served as a Judge in the local and international APICTA and MIBPC awards. In addition to his present work and social engagements, he has also been active in various speaking engagements in various seminars and workshops.
His current passion is sharing his experiences in the form of conducting training and running various developmental programmes for entrepreneurs and would be entrepreneurs. He was appointed as Master Coach under CRADLE Coach and Grow Programme (CGP) for 2013 and subsequently, was conducting entrepreneur training and developmental programs for MDeC, MOSTI, MITI,Govermental Agencies and Institutions of Higher Learning. He is currently the Chief Coach (2014 – present) for the TERAJU SUPERB Program, Coaching and Managing a Team of Coaches to coach semi-final and final participants for the TERAJU SUPERB Programme.
In 2015, he was appointed by Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) as a member of TPM’s coaching and mentoring team and at about the same time SMECORP appointed him as one of the 68 SMECORP Expert Advisory Panel (SEAP) members. In 2016, he was appointed as a Trainer and Bizkaunselor for Institut Keusahawanan Negara (INSKEN) and is currently also part of the growing CEDAR team.
Rostam Effendi Sardiman was born in October, 1961. Started working in 1984 as a programmer. More than 30 years working experience in ICT related industries. As a bumiputra entrepreneur pioneering in importing, assembly, distribution, and branding of Personal Computers in the 80’s. Specialised in IT networking solutions for 8 years. 3 years in supervising and monitoring Telecommunication Infrastructure growth in Wilayah Persekutuan. 2 years in installing antennae and microwave system for Telecommunication industry. 1 year in high risk parameter security surveillance system for RMAF. Currently, in the training and education related industry.
He was trained in selling and marketing techniques in his early days. Later he was trained in presentation skills and human relationship to assist in his work requirement in sales and marketing. He then was hands on trained in management skills and business acumens to manage and run a department and later companies.
The companies he was attached to were, Solsis Sdn Bhd, ALMR Sdn Bhd, Micro Mart Sdn Bhd, Alurtenaga Sdn Bhd, Wilayah Persekutuan Infrastructure Sdn Bhd, Satang Hi-tech Solutions Sdn Bhd, Blu Wireless Sdn Bhd, Technology Innovation Resources Sdn Bhd, Gati Petrochem E & A Sdn Bhd, and e2B Consulting Sdn Bhd.
He had his primary education in MNTPS Telok Datok, Banting. Followed by his secondary education in Sekolah Menengah Sains Selangor, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. He managed to further his studies in Northern Illinois University, USA. He majored in Computer Sciences and Economics, minored in Marketing. He completed until his senior year only.
With his experience in ICT, Telecommunication Infrastructure and Security Surveillance industry; and all the knowledge and skills he has accumulated, he wants to impart it to the younger working and career generation to become a ready, resourceful and effective working force or entrepreneurs.
Salahuddin Deraman or better known as BizCoach Din Deraman is a Master Trainer and Business Coaching at Akademi Minda Usahawan Sdn.Bhd.
He holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Started training since 2007. Having working experience in various industries over 10 years and experience managing own business over 20 years.
His major subject are 3’K’, namely Entrepreneurship Program, Communication and Leadership . He also conducting Personal and Business Coaching
Suriya Mansor has experience in Finance, Customer Service, Human Resources and Entrepreneur Development. She started her career with Mobil Oil (M) Sdn Bhd for 6 years as a Finance Officer. After that she has spent 3 years in Indah Water Konsortium (IWK), in customer service division.
Later, she joined UNITAR 1999 as Finance and Human Resource Assistant Manager. She involved in budgeting, taking care of full spectrum of Human Resource Department. She also involved in strategic decision making in Human Resource new projects initiatives.
Upon completion her MBA, she joined SME Bank from 2010 to 2016 as the Head of Human Resource Development and as the Vice President of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB), encompassing the complete spectrum of Human Resources including engaging various Heads of Human Resources from the banking industry. She was a pivotal figure spearheading the Human Resources Networking Group which is the working group of the banking industry focusing on key Human Capital issues relevant to the banking industry.
Throughout her tenure ship with SME Bank, she has also acted as Project Manager in a few Bank’s new initiatives such as Mind Set Change (InMind), Brand internalization (BRAIN) , Credit Culture (SWIFT) and Banking new Business Model. On top of that, she has also develop and customize credit module known as Applied Credit Professional (ACP). As a recognition of her active involvement in finance industry, she was appointed as Deputy Secretariat at the Association of Development Finance Institution of Malaysia (ADFIM) from 2011 to 2017.
She gained her Human Capital grounding with Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (Unirazak), SME Bank Sdn Bhd and Bank Pembangunan with over 20 years of experience, managing the complete portfolio of Human Resources. During her tenure, her job scope includes human resource management, compensation, industrial relations and human resource development. Attended various international leadership training such as Leadership - GRID International (LGS), Applied Leadership Program – Australia Institute of Management and Leadership DDI.
Suriya holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University Tun Abdul Razak (Unirazak). She is a Atcen Academy`s Certified Trainer and her areas of expertise include Motivation, Leadership, Customer Service, Coaching & Mentoring, Team Synergy, Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurship development.
Suriya’s ambition is to share her knowledge and personal experience for the benefit of her learners, thereby achieving her own self-fulfilment in developing and transforming people’s talents. In her spare time, she reads, listens to classical music and enjoys travel.
Sh Zuraidah Sy Ibrahim has 20 years of experience. She is an associate with CEDAR and delivers business training and coaching to small and medium size enterprises especially in the areas of process, governance and talent management. Aside from her professional experience in manufacturing, automotive, construction, medical equipment, semiconductor electronics, and industrial gases and chemicals industries; Zuraidah has consulted clients in government, banking, port operations, agriculture, pest control, library services and oil and gas.
Zuraidah has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, USA and is presently also managing BC Consult and Turbine Masters (M) Sdn Bhd. She is a certified trainer registered with Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF).
Syed Mohd Nazeri Syed Kuning or known as Syed Al-Bismit graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (B.Acct) from Universiti Utara Malaysia. He started the career as an Account Executive in the local and multinational private companies for 3 years before joining the Statutory Body of the Government organization as an Accountant for 7 years. He has been a full-time entrepreneur for almost 7 years with the position of Managing Director of Petaminda Holding Sdn Bhd. He is now 38 years old with almost 17 years of experience.
Mr Syed Al-Bismit has extensive experience in accounting with the private and public sector for almost 10 years during the period of service and he is also a Chartered Accountant; now registered as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also a Certified Trainer under the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). At the same time, he is a Islamic Certified Financial Planner under the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM). He has also been certified as "Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Basic Practitioner" (NFNLP USA). He has trained many of the organization's staff consisting of government and private employees as well as entrepreneurs where more than 80 agencies have now with more than eight thousand participants.
For his entrepreneurial program, he actively enters entrepreneurship courses under the Institut Keusahawanan Negara (INSKEN) where he is one of the Biskaunselor of INSKEN as well as Trainers appointed by INSKEN to operate the program to Malaysian entrepreneurs. He also appointed as Mentor for Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd. Latest, he was recently appointed by TEKUN as one of the Trainers to conduct the Entrepreneurship Course for 2017. In addition he also actively doing the consultation and coaching to the entrepreneur in area of Business Financial Management and others as well.
Yusainy Yusop holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Utara Malaysia. His first Degree in Human Sciences (Organizational Communication) was from International Islamic University Malaysia. He also has a certificate in Corporate Secretarial Practice awarded by Yayasan Pelajaran MARA. He is also a trainer recognized by the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF).
He has experience working as administrator in 2 institutions which are International Islamic University Malaysia and a state-owned institution, Terengganu Advanced Technical Institute. In both institutions he held various positions such as Administrative Officer, Manager for Student Affairs Department, Human Resources Manager and Senior Manager for Corporate Affairs. He was also a senior training officer in Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad. He was also had been appointed as Industrial Court Panel Member (Representing Employers) (2006) and a Committee Member for Malaysian Employer Federation (East Coast Chapter, 2005-2006). In 2009, he ventured into training, consultancy and F&B businesses.
He has a vast experience in Training & Consultancy especially in the area of F&B, Food Processing, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. He has been involved in consultancy projects for the government in the areas of entrepreneur development and poverty eradication including such programmes as Azam 1 Malaysia, “Program Peningkatan Pendapatan Golongan Miskin Melalui Perniagaan” (with Terengganu State Government), Program Usahawan Belia Tani (UBT) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, and Projek Kelompok Pengeluaran Makanan (with Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malaysia, Kemaman District). He has also been involved in F&B business since 2009 and was one of the founders for Tastebuds® Coffee Café and food kiosk business concept brands - My Best and Dapnyee.
He is currently a Senior Trainer & Consultant for DSH Capital Solutions. He is a BisKaunselor for INSKEN, an Industrial Advisory Committee member for National Agricultural Training Council (NATC) as well as a member of the Business Advisory & Coaching Network Affiliate appointed by the Center for Entrepreneur Development and Research (CEDAR).
Encik Yusainy is also a coach for Superb organized by Teraju and High Performance Cooperative (Hi-Per) organized by the Malaysian Cooperative Commission ,Teraju and INSKEN. He is also involved in the Young Agropreneur Programme (UBT), Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry as Supervising Officer.
Amrahi Buang is the current President of Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS), the recognized national professional body for pharmacists in Malaysia. He is a member of the Malaysian Pharmacy Board, Malaysian Poisons Board, National Antimicrobial Resistance Committee and National Tobacco Control Committee. He also sits in the technical committee under the National Medicines Policy.
He has served 35 years at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Kuala Lumpur as it’s Chief Pharmacist and Deputy Director Professional. As the Deputy Management Representative, he has been actively involved in quality management system and helped UMMC to be the first hospital in the country to be certified hospital-wide under MS 9001 – Quality Management System in 2002. This was sustained for five cycles until he retired from UMMC in 2015. He was also one of the main pillars in UMMC for hospital accreditation under the Malaysian Society for Quality in Healthcare (MSQH) in 2012. UMMC is the first teaching hospital to be accredited by MSQH in Malaysia.
Amrahi’s contribution in the field of hospital pharmacy practice in Malaysia is immense. He has brought it’s level to a world class status in terms of a fully computerized hospital pharmacy, a hospital-based sterile complex for production of parenteral nutrition and reconstitution of cytotoxics and an innovative community pharmacy outlet.
In the field on halal pharmaceuticals, Amrahi is a subject matter expert. He pioneered this field in UMMC since 1998 and is now a member of the technical committee and working committees of MS 2424:2012 – Halal Pharmaceuticals standard, the only global halal standards for pharmaceuticals. He is also in the technical and working committee for Halal Medical Devices standard, also the first in the world. He is a certified halal trainer.
Amrahi has carried a lot of training in the fields of quality, quality management, auditing, risk management and medication safety in UMMC. Currently, he is the trainer for training of preceptors for provisionally registered pharmacist under the Malaysian Pharmacy Board for private hospitals. He has sat in many Board of Studies and curriculum review committees for several universities in Malaysia for pharmacy graduate programmes, the latest being in International Islamic University of Malaysia
Amrahi has done a business coaching on Halal Centric Customer Service for CCM-Halal Pharmapreneur for nine participating community pharmacists since August 2017.
Haji Mohamad Fuad Ariff is a Performance and Business Coach. He is the Founder for FOCUS Group that consist of Meta FOCUS Aspirations Consultant Sdn. Bhd. , FOCUS CENTRIC, FOCUS AL SAFF TRADING, FOCUS meta Design and FOCUS TopClean Management And Services SB. He has 16 years solid on going hands-on experience in managing various businesses and during his tenure with many companies he has over 15 years vast hands on experienced especially in the operation management, ISO Internal Auditor, production, logistic and safety fields and holds several managerial post in multinational MNC companies such as in Colour Compound Inabata Japan, Nestle Foods ( M ) Sdn. Bhd. and Ciba Specialty Chemical ( M ) SB.
During his engagement with various companies he has been undergoing various technical and management training of 4 months attachment in Japan – Koriyama factory, training attachment and seminars in India, Australia, Thailand, Singapore and New Zealand. Due to his passionate desire to become an entrepreneur, in year 2000 he has resigned from Ciba Specialty Chemicals ( M ) Sdn. Bhd. as Manufacturing Manager , and has been involved in various businesses especially in hospitality industry and currently in soft skills training industries .
His specialization are on the Entrepreneurship modules, Corporate training such as Team Building and Leadership modules and Youth training module that involved training for in door and outdoor activities as well as coaching. Meta Coach Master Trainer Haji Mohamad Fuad also has been appointed as a consultant for Perbadanan Pembangunan Kampong Bahru – PPKB to identify and groom the young talent of bumiputra entrepreneurship and conducting a series of business coaching for young entrepreneurs .
He is also a book writer – Fikir Zikir : Tips Usahawan Cemerlang and Terbang Ke Puncak : Pelengkap Ilmu Perlatihan.
In training, some of his clients that can be named are Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Selangor - PKPS, Perbadanan Kemajuan Wilayah Kedah- KEDA, Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Labuan- MAIWP, DST Group – Brunei, Kementrian Pembangunan Usahawan Brunei, Universiti Malaya- UM, Institut Kemahiran MARA – IKM KL, Institut Latihan Perindustrian Kuala Lumpur - ILPKL, Universiti Utara Malaysia- UUM, Sek. Men Bukit Jelutong -SMKBJ, Wood Industry Skills And Development Education Center- WISDEC, Maktab Kerjasama Malaysia MKM, Yayasan Bank Rakyat, Shapadu Coperation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah – UMS, Maktab Perguruan Teknnik Cheras KL, Kolej Darul Hikmah, Masjid Putra Jaya, Jati Beringgin Sdn. Bhd., Kolej professional MARA Melaka, Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah – PSAS, Politerknik Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah – PSAAS, Sek. Agama Men Tinggi Hishamuddin – SAMHIS, Asrama Semai Bakti – FELDA KL, Pusat Usahawan Siswazah Malaysia – PUSMAL, KTMB, KEJORA, FELCRA, KETENGAH, KEDA, PKNK, AIM, Politeknik Ungku Omar, Tenaga Nasional Berhad ( TNB ), BERNAS, JKR, RTC and many more.
Engr Hj Mohd Prasad Hanif began a 15 year career with unwavering determination and stoic resolve to succeed; spanning both engineering and management in various industries including manufacturing, consultancy, investment, entrepreneurship and human capital development.
Mohd Prasad completed his early education in the Royal Military College and was selected to further his studies under Petronas Scholarship. He graduated with a double degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, United States. He also completed a minor in Economics from the same university. His postgraduate work includes a Masters in Business Administration from University Malaya and a Diploma in Syariah from the same university. He also has a Diploma in International Arbitration and Mediation.
His career in engineering began in Bosnia Herzegovina as a Project Engineer under the flagship of UNHCR to build and equip the Rakovica Refugee Camp as well as the adult education centres located in Zenica and Sarajevo. His engineering career continued in the Semiconductor industry where he was a lead engineer in LSI Logic, Oregon, United States of America. In this industry, he became team lead and led a team of engineers in system and process improvements resulting in cost savings more than RM10 million annually. He was also among the few lead engineers in introducing nanotechnology in Malaysia and started up the first 90nm production line in the country. After his stint in the Semiconductor Industry, he served as a consultant engineer to TNB where he led and successfully completed a Subsea Cable Laying Project from Kapar Power Station to Pulau Ketam worth RM65 million. He completed the project within deadline, without safety incidents and with cost saving.
As a Regional Investment and Strategic Projects Manager, Mohd Prasad managed a total fund of RM16 million and has started up businesses in India (Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai), Sri Lanka (Colombo) and the Philippines (Manila).
The passion for entrepreneur development and poverty eradication was ignited in his stint in East Coast Economic Region Development Council where he managed over 40 staffs including trainers and coaches for poverty eradication and entrepreneur development programs across the east coast. He was responsible for more than 12,000 participants with a budget of approximately RM300 million. He also spearheaded programs such as ECER-TERAS, ECER-Teraju, and DanaMudahCara. He has conducted business and entrepreneur development research and studies with University Malaysia Kelantan, University Malaysia Pahang, University Malaysia Terengganu, University Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA), and KPMG.
Munaver Ahmad Nazir Ahmad has been in the Community Pharmacy Practice for 20 years. He is one of the Community Pharmacists involved in the recently revised Community Pharmacy PRP Logbook, May 2017, and is the speaker for the Training of Preceptors to the Principal and Master Preceptor in the Community Pharmacy sector. He is the Managing Director of Salphy Pharmacy Sdn. Bhd, a Community Pharmacy focusing on Halal-Centric practice, pharmaceutical care, medication safety and patient safety. He is also the CEO of Pharmagene Sdn Bhd, a pharmaceutical company focusing on nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. He is the Chairman of the Selangor Muslim Pharmacists Cooperative Pte. Ltd. (2016-2018). He is also one of the pioneer Community Pharmacists to be involved in the CCM, MPC, CEDAR, SME Bank “Halal Pharmapreneur Accelerator Programme 2017”. He is actively involved with many community outreach programs and public lectures in various higher institutions, and currently is the CEDAR (Centre of Development and Research), SME Bank Business Specialist, a member of the Taylor’s University School of Pharmacy Postgraduate Program Advisory Panel, member of the National Advisory Board for the Faculty of Pharmacy, Lincoln University College BPharm (Hons) Program, external lecturer of Pharmacy Management of Universiti Malaya.
Hasri Saidin has more than 15 years working experience in a corporate world, specialising in corporate and finance. He has also been an entreprenuer since 2010. His company is a specialist in mechnical & electrical engineering services, facility management and corporate support. Later in 2017, he has established an entreprenuership program called BulletProof Your Business, which focuses on building sustainable business community.
Hasri is the former student of the Royal Military College. He is also the alumni member of Universiti Teknologi Mara; in particular the Faculty (School) of Accountancy. He has relevant training certifications in Facilitation and in Train The Creator.
Hasri has conducted various knowledge sharing, business workshops, trainings, coaching and mentoring sessions. Under his purview, many small companies from various industries have been assisted especially in corporate and financial matters. He has also been invited to be the panel speaker and mentor for various programs by the public and private organisations.
Hasri enjoys sharing his challenging but exciting enterprenuership journey with everyone, especially new and small entrepreneurs. He is a truly humble and cool gentleman who loves so much spending time peacefully with his family members and friends.
Tn Hj Mohamed Azlan Mokhtar Hj Mohamed Azlan holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) an has been working for various Commercial Banks & Development Financial Institutions for the past 34 years. He has a bastion of knowledge & vast experiences in Credit Analytical skills for need based as well as merit based lending i.e Qualitative & Quantitative analysis, financing structuring & monitoring, recovery & rehabilitation and security documentation. He is also conversant with Risk Management Framework, balance sheet & cash flow lending as well as program lending schemes under BNM.
Previously, attached to Strategic Management Division as Assistant Vice President, Head of Islamic Banking Department with SME Bank (M) Bhd. – the full-fledged National Islamic Financial Provider which operates in accordance with the Shari’ah Governance Framework and New Economic Transformation Program
Coach Hasril Noordin Hasril bin Noordin is certified Business Coach graduated in 2008 from University Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCED). He led the Muslim Coach Association of Malaysia as President and also a SEAP Expert of SMECORP. SMECORP assigned him to Bahrain in October 2013 until April 2014. In the 6 months stint he was given the task to develop Bahraini entrepreneurs on various knowledge. His posting is at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & International and the payroll is under Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah.
Currently he assisted SMECORP on export knowledge under Galakan Export Bumiputera and on trade immersion & facilitation. He is also involved in Best Exporter Program sponsored by Teraju and managed by SME Bank as a Trade Facilitator. He is also Business Coach with Business Advisory & Coaching Network (BEACON) at Centre For Entrepreneurship Development And Research Sdn Bhd (CEDAR), SME Bank
Recently he was appointed as Vice President, Economics of Malaysia Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MBECC). MBECC is collaboration between Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & International and Asian Strategic Leadership Institute (ASLI).
Coach Shukri Rifaie has over 30 years experience in the Malaysian branding and advertising
industry. A Mass Communication graduate; major in Advertising from ITM (UiTM).
Started his career with J Walter Thompson and later moved to McCann-Erickson
advertising where he built his career in over a period of 12 years there. He joined
Bates at the end of 2001 as Director of Client service and was promoted to CEO just
a year later.
His main contribution at Bates was to rebuild the agency post SARs, Iraq War crisis
and the WPP UK takeover in 2003. As a result of the takeover, Bates had to re-align
and surrender half of its international portfolio to its sister agencies. Within three
years of his leadership there, Bates has won a list of new businesses that include,
Levi Strauss Malaysia, Dockers Khakis, F&N Sarsi, Parkson Corporation, Honda
Malaysia, Sepang F1 Circuit, Ministry of Health’s “Tak Nak”, HIV & Aedes campaign,
BenQ Marketing Services and Johor Trading (Secret Garden).
Over the course of his career, he has also worked on and been a part of the success
of Malaysia’s most respected brands and corporations, including Malaysia Airlines,
Tourism Malaysia, Coca-Cola, Nokia, 100PLUS, Shell, Nestle, Unilever, Mamee,
Gillette, Opel and Hotlink from Maxis.
In 2007, he joined Publicis Groupe Malaysia as a CEO and was responsible for its
wholly owned subsidiaries like Adsell Advertising, Publicis Dialog (PR/Events/CRM &
activation agency) & Publicis CGS (a specialized packaging design agency). Publicis
key clients were Citibank, Hewlett Packard, L’Oreal – Garnier, Nestle, Cadbury, Sara
Lee (Brylcreem), P&G (Oral B), MSIG, Western Union, Sime Darby Property and
An Industrial Designer by qualification, Asri Ahmad started his career in 1982
in one of the first design consultancies in Malaysia Johan Design Associates,
before being offered to be the Creative Director of Art & Magic, a design
subsidiary of Bates Advertising in early 1991.
His experience spanning more than 30 years of design practice, extends across
the core disciplines of Branding and design namely, naming & identity, brand
communication, packaging, interface design, environment & exhibition, event
consultancy, creative content and activation.
Among the many Brands he has helped to develop are Malaysia Airlines Brand
Identity program, Petronas Brand Identity program and selected Identity programs
for Putrajaya Holdings, Telekom Malaysia, Celcom, ASTRO, DIGI, TDC, Petronas,
HSBC, EON, KL Sentral, Dutch Lady, 100 Plus, Levi's, Nokia, Sheraton Hotels,
KFC, Pizza Hut, Mamee Double Decker, Lam Soon, Giant Hypermarkets and Maju
Holdings, Sapura and KSN.
Asri is also the founding member of wREGA (Graphic Design Association of
Malaysia) and was a regular Curriculum syllabus reviewer CSR for Multimedia
University in Cyberjaya. Appointed as an Industry Advisor for University Sains
Malaysia in Penang and Taylors University Lakeside Campus in Subang Jaya
Selangor and this year was appointed as an Industry Advisor for Sunway
University. He is also a regular guest lecturer for Post Graduate students at
Universiti Teknologi Mara, Jalan Othman.
Centre for Entrepreneur Development and Research (CEDAR) Sdn Bhd
Level 6, Menara SME Bank, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia