Top Management Team

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Mohamed Kamil
Executive Director / Group President

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil is a Chartered Banker as well as a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University as well as a Diploma in Banking from University ITM.

Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asian Finance Bank (AFB) for the last eight (8) years, being the first Malaysian appointed to hold that position in a Middle Eastern bank. He is currently the Group President of SEGi University & Colleges since January 2016. He has had almost thirty (30) years of experience in the financial services industry both in banking and fund management.

He is a Board member of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), and an Investment Board member of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), as well as a member of The Action Group Entrepreneurial Committee of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). He is also appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education as the CEO Faculty Programme Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow for Public Universities on the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM).

He is currently the Chairman of the Crescent Wealth International Advisory Board Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Crescent Funds Australia Limited.

Hew Moi Lan
Executive Director / Group Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Hew is a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. In 2005, she attained her Master of Business Degree from University of Newcastle, Australia.

Her tenure with the Group dates back to 1986 when she joined Systematic Business Training Centre, now known as SEGi College Kuala Lumpur. With more than 25 years of experience in the education industry, Ms. Hew has brought an immense wealth of experience and knowledge into running of the Group. In March 2013, Ms. Hew was honoured a Leadership in Education & Training Excellence Award at the Global Leadership Awards.

Cheryl Chong Poh Yee
Group Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl Chong joined the Group in 2000 and has over 20 years of experience in the fields of accountancy, financial services and corporate services. Prior to SEGi, Cheryl worked for a main board public listed company in Malaysia as the Financial Controller and in one of the top international accounting firms. She is a Certified Public Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Cheryl also holds a Master of Business Administration (International Business) Degree from University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Danny Lee Lian Fey
Group Chief Marketing Officer

Danny Lee Lian Fey completed his first degree (Bachelor of Business Administration) at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA and his postgraduate degree (MA in Marketing) at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. He is currently pursuing his PhD research studies in Customer Relationship Management. After his first five-year career in advertising and promotion, Danny decided on a change and joined the private education industry in Malaysia. He has worked in various education organisations including INTI International University, Australian International School Malaysia and Rafflesia Education Group. He has 23 years of experience in marketing and in education, with hands-on experience in strategic development as well as in operations.

Dr. Lisa Tan Saw Poh
Senior Vice President, Subang & KL Campuses / Senior Principal

Dr. Lisa Tan holds a DBA from University of South Australia and MBA from the University of Bath, UK. She also has a Diploma in Education from Singapore University and B.Sc (Hons) from the University of London. Dr. Lisa has worked with the Singapore Ministry of Education and private institutions of higher learning for more than twenty (20) years and has vast experience in the field of education and management. Her experience also stretches to governmental bodies in Malaysia, China, Philippines, Vietnam and Ghana, Africa.

Dr. Doris Pamela Alexius
Senior Vice President

Dr. Doris Alexius holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Madras University, India, a Master of Business Administration in International Business from RMIT, Australia and a Doctor of Business Administration from University of Newcastle, Australia. A science graduate trained in genetics, microbiology, laboratory technology and biochemistry, she diversified to complete her MBA to gain a business perspective in managing Allied Health Science programmes. Her Doctoral research is on ethics and corporate social responsibility. Dr Doris Alexius has over 20 years experience as a tertiary educator and administrator.

Cheah Teong Keat
Principal, SEGi College Penang

T.K. Cheah was formerly in the IT and manufacturing industry before his foray into the education line. Since then, he has been involved in lecturing, training and human capital development. Some of his initiatives include setting up and running a human capital development business for a renowned education group and heading an educational institution which focuses on working adults and post graduate courses.

His previous appointments include Senior Director of Post Graduate Studies for the INTI Education Group and Chief Operating Officer of MIM-INTI Management Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from RMIT University, and an MBA specialising in Information Technology Management from Maastricht School of Management. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration from University Utara Malaysia.

Ivy Lau
Principal, SEGi College Sarawak

Ivy has Master in Business Administration from Charles Stuart University, Australia. She has more than 10 years of experience in strategic planning and corporate restructuring in the education industry.

Dr. See Hoon Peow
Principal, SEGi College Kuala Lumpur

Dr. See holds a PhD in Sociology and Anthropology from International Islamic University Malaysia, Master of Philosophy in Sociology from University of Malaya and LLB (Hons) from University of Glamorgan (now known as the University of South Wales). He has extensive work experience in the education industry with exposure in academic and business operations. His wide academic interest in humanities and social sciences resulted him to publish many books and papers locally and internationally with reputable publishers and journals.

Norman Chu Su Jiun
Principal, SEGi College Kota Damansara

Mr. Chu holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University, USA. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Business Administration with Universiti Utara Malaysia. Norman has 4 years of industry experience as a Civil Engineer in both the USA and Malaysia before joining SEGi in 2005 as a lecturer for Civil Engineering programme. He then became the Head of the School of the Built Environment, Deputy Registrar and then Registrar before assuming his current position in July 2013. He is an Associate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) and a Graduate Member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).