The Company


Dr Abu Hasan Ismail
President / Group Chief Executive Officer

  • 28 years of experience in relation to the training and educational fields
  • Currently involved in charting the Group's overall direction and strategy, R&D, developing new products and services, and managing the overall business operations of our Group

Current Academia Appointment

  • Adjunct Professor at University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Visting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Council Member at Taylor's University
  • Member of International Advisory Board of US-based Computer Trade Industry Association (CompTIA)
  • Advisory Panel for International Business School (IBS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Trustee Member of Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS) under Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
  • Sits in numerous academic organizations and National Committies disbursing Research and Development (R&D) grants in the country

Previous Academia and R&D Involvement

  • Former Professor, Dean and one of the Founders, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, (1997)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1996)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1988)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (1986)

Mohd Arif Ibrahim
Chief Executive Officer

  • A graduate from the University of Sacramento, USA where he received his Masters In Business Management & Strategy & Degree in Business Administration.
  • Has more than 22 years of strategic, consultancy and operational experience in various fields be it locally and with multinational companies.
  • Prior to joining us, Encik Arif was the Country Leader for Global Business Services (GBS) for IBM Malaysia. In this role, he was responsible for driving IBM's consulting strategy and objectives across Malaysia.
  • Has served other well known companies in the likes of; KPMG Malaysia's Business Advisory Services, Pahang State Development Corporation, W.R. Grace Packaging (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Citibank Bhd - Kuala Lumpur, Citibank N.A. – Sacramento

Abdul Razak Bakrun
Chief Financial Officer

  • 19 years of experiences in various fields such as Finance and Accounting, Business Development and Operations, Compliance and Risk Management
  • Started the career as trainee in the Renong Management Trainee Scheme (RMTS) in 1993 and thereafter served several position within the Renong Berhad/UEM Group of companies such as Kinta Kellas Plc, HBN Management Services Sdn Bhd, United Engineers (M) Bhd, Renong Berhad with the last attachment of Faber Medi-Serve Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Faber Group Berhad from 2001until present.

Abdul Hamid Abdul Rahman
Chief Knowledge Officer

  • 31 years of experiences in teaching and ICT training with a long working history with the Ministry of Education
  • Expertise includes technology integration for teaching & learning, content development, instructional design, technology adoption and change management

Kris Kumaleswari a/p Sundarsagar
Senior Vice President,
Business Marketing Operation

  • Close to 7 years of experience in the IT Industry, with a breadth of different experience in the field of sales , account management , marketing and business development.
  • Passionate about building sustainable business strategies, through strong customer relationships and value proposition, while helping customers succeed.

Haslina Alias
Human Capital Development

  • More than 22 years of experiences in the field of Human Capital & Resources, Business Development and Corporate Services.
  • Started her career as trainee in one of the Permodalan Nasional Berhad subsidiary in 1993 in business development and corporate services. In 1995, she embarked into the Human Resources field as a Senior Executive in Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd and from thereon continue her career in various Companies such as MRCB, Metacorp Berhad, MTD Capital Berhad, Mun Loong Berhad, UEM World Berhad. Her final position before joining Prestariang Berhad was Senior General Manager, Corporate Human Resource in Faber Group Berhad.
  • Expertise includes, human capital strategy, organizational development, succession plan, recruitment, resource planning and compensation and rewards.

Prof Datuk Dr Khairuddin Ab Hamid
Vice Chancellor, UniMy

  • Prof Datuk Dr. Khairuddin is currently the Vice Chancellor, University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (UniMy) located in Putrajaya.
  • Prior to that he was the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). He graduated with a PhD degree from University of Essex, UK and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Hawaii, USA.
  • He is a member of various national and international committees on telecommunications, ICT education, and professional organizations such as Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC) and IEEE Malaysia Section.
  • Internationally, he had served as Chairman of Working Group under the Asian Info-communications Council and currently as an expert consultant for Telecommunications Technology Committee of Japan to carry out rural ICT projects in ASEAN countries.
  • At the national level, he is currently the Chairman of the National ICT Human Resource Task Force, Chairman of the Technical Committee on Collaboration between Malaysia and Infosys Technologies, India and Chairman of Expert Panel on Human Capital Development under the National Information Technology Council.
  • He is also a member of the National Science and Research Council and National Higher Education Council.

Shieh Wai Piew
Head, Talent Xchange

  • More than 20 years' experiences in Sales & Marketing, Business Development and Operations Management.
  • Started career in Healthcare (pharmaceuticals, nutrition, diagnostics) sales and key account management with Pfizer, GSK and Novartis before moving into management positions in Wyeth and Malaysian corporations in business development and sales & marketing functions. In 2009, embarked into the Talent Acquisition & Management field as a Recruitment Consultant for clients in Healthcare and Consumer sectors for local and subsequently regional posts. Immediate previous position before joining Prestariang Berhad was as Vertical Lead - Healthcare, FMCG and O&G in a boutique talent acquisition firm in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Expertise includes Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Business Operations, Market research & analysis and Talent acquisition. Currently responsible for growing the TVET Training and Talent Management services segments, as well as developing new business lines in Facilities Management segment.


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