Stella Lau Kah Wai was appointed as Managing Director, University and Colleges in 2022. She has almost three decades of rich experience in industry, academics and management.
Stella Lau holds a B.A. (Management Science and Marketing and started her early career in the general insurance industry, training and leading the marketing teams and agencies for Sabah and Sarawak for the first seven years of her career. She then joined the higher education industry, firstly as a lecturer for a business school in Sarawak, and then joined SEGi College Sarawak in 1999. From a lecturer, she was promoted to leadership roles as Academic Programmes Manager, Head of Academic Programmes, and College Principal. She relocated to West Malaysia in 2011 and was the Chief Operating Officer for SEGi, then Chief Operating Officer for Taylors College in 2014, managing its academic programmes and operations. In 2016 she joined MAHSA University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services and Academic Affairs) and Group Senior Director (Academic Quality). Her scope of responsibilities included strategic leadership and management of the academic faculties for the university and colleges. In 2020, she rejoined SEGi Group of Colleges as Chief Executive Officer and was later promoted as the Managing Director of University & Colleges in 2022 overseeing the entire group