Asiamet Education Group Berhad (AEGB) is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.  Creador, a private equity firm and SMRT Holdings Berhad are the main shareholders.



General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd Shahrom Bin Dato’ Hj Nordin (Rtd.), Malaysian, 65, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 8 April 2015 and member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of the Company on 9 April 2015.

After his secondary education, he was selected for Officer Cadet training at the Royal Military College, Kuala Lumpur in 1966 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant into the Royal Malay Regiment in 1968. He served in various appointments at command, staff, training and the diplomatic services levels and was the Chief of the Malaysia Army in 2003. Prior to that appointment, he was the Chief of Staff at the Armed Forces Headquarters.

Currently, he is the Executive Director (Defence and Business Development) of the National Aerospace & Defence Industries Sdn. Bhd. (NADI) and also a Director of SME Ordance Sdn. Bhd. (SMEO), a subsidiary company of the NADI Group of Companies. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Retired Armed Forces Officers’ Association.

He is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Audit Committee of TRC Synergy Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Yayasan TRC.



Major General Dato’ Pahlawan Dr. R. Mohana Dass (Rtd.), Malaysian, 67, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 8 April 2015.

His qualifications include Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Madras Medical College (1974); Diploma in Industrial Health. Royal College of Physicians Surgeons of England & Society of Apothecaries (1978); Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene from Mahidol University (1982); Master in Health Planning, University of New South Wales (1990) and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, and a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

He has been the Deputy Chairman of Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS) since 2013 as part of the transition team with CIMB PE and SMRT. He has been a Medical Practitioner for over 30 years.

He was commissioned to the Malaysian Armed Forces in 1975, where he last served in the rank of Major General and Director General of the Armed Forces Health Services. He was Chief Executive of Melaka Manipal Medical College from 2005 to 2006, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Mahsa University College from 2007 to 20I0, and Vice Chancellor & Chief Executive of Perdana University from 20I0 to 20I3. In 2013, he was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors for Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS).

He is a Trustee of the Malaysian Medical Association and Editor of the Berita MMA. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Wang-Zheng Berhad.



Mr. A. Subra, Malaysian, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 4 November 20I5.

He completed his Bachelor in Social Sciences from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1985 and subsequently the Certificate in Training & Development by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK) in 2001. Subra is a qualified Lead Auditor of the IRCA and has Certificate in Total Quality Management, Strategic Planning and Corporate Management. He started his career with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Government of Malaysia for Bernard Van Leer Foundation and subsequently with the MBf Education Group which includes Taylor’s College. He has extensively worked with the education, oil & gas and finance sectors. He specialises in Operations Leadership, Human Resources Management and Business Development. His experience spans the whole of ASEAN and the Gulf Cooperation Countries.

He is a lifelong learner and has attended the Asian Institute of Management Senior Leadership Development programme besides attending development programmes with Harvard Professors – Professor V. G. Narayanan, Professor of Business Administration and Finance and Professor Boris Groysberg, Professor of Business Administration in the Organizational Behaviour.

He was the CEO of SMR HR Professional Services Sdn Bhd prior to this appointment. He specialises in strategic planning and execution covering areas such as business development and growth, business turnaround, talent and strategy alignment with the emphasis on education sector.



Mr. Kevin Loh Kok Leong, Malaysian, 43, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 8 April 20I5.

He completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu in 1996.

He started his career as Manager of Corporate Finance with MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems (MBNS) from 1996 to 1999; Partner in The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) from January 2000 to May 2009; Managing Director in Aigeus Capital Sdn. Bhd. from June 2009 to November 2013 and has been a Managing Director with Creador Sdn. Bhd. since November 2013.

He specialises in strategy development and execution covering topics such as market entry, business growth, supply chain and business turnaround, with the emphasis on consumer goods and healthcare sectors.



Pn. Darawati Hussain, Malaysia, 46, was appointed to the Board of the Company as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees on 8 April 2015 and 9 April 2015 respectively.

She graduated with Bachelor in Economics and Accountancy from Durham University, UK in 1991 and Master in Business Administration from London Business School (University of London), UK in 1998. She also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification in 2001.

She began her career in 1991 and worked for Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad in the area of corporate finance and advisory.

She then did her MBA in 1997 and subsequently worked for Mondrian Investment Partners Limited, United Kingdom from 1998 to 2001, a fund management company, as an European equities portfolio manager.

In September 2001, she re-joined CIMB group to set up and develop the private equity arm, where she was the Head of Private Equity and Venture Capital of CIMB until August 2012. Subsequently, she was made the Head of Co-investor and Fund Relations of CIMB Group Strategy and Strategic Investments (CIMB GSSI). In April 2014, she left CIMB Group to become Executive Director of Syalin Sdn. Bhd. a family office involved in property and investments.

She has extensive experience as a Board member for more than 50 companies under CIMB GSSI private equity portfolio of companies. She currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tanah Makmur Berhad since June 2014. She is an Investment Committee member for the equity investment panel for Agensi lnnovasi Malaysia. She was former Chairperson of the Malaysia Venture Capital Association (MVCA) and committee member of Malaysian Venture Capital Development Corporation (MVCDC) and remains an active member of MVCA.



Tan Sri Prof. Dato’ Dr. Marimuthu a/l Thangaveloo, Malaysian, 79, currently holds the post as Director of SMR Education Sdn. Bhd. since 2013. He graduated with a Diploma in Fellowship Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. He was the Former Deputy Minister of Agriculture from 1991 to 1993. His current position is Chairman, AIMST University. He was a college-trained teacher from Ibrahim Secondary School, Sungai Petani, Kedah and a graduate teacher from the Sultan Abdul Hamid College, Alor Setar, Kedah.

He started his career as a part-time lecturer in Regional Teacher’s Training Centre and moved on to be a lecturer in Sociology of Education, University of Malaya. From there he became the Associate Professor, Sociological Studies in Education and Professor in Social Psychology of Education.

He was the Director of the Vanto Academy, Petaling Jaya. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Maju Institute of Educational Development; Academic Advisor, AMSET Kuala Lumpur; Executive Chairman/CEO of WIRA Institute; Vice President (Academic), International Graduates Studies College, and Senior Vice President, Cyberlynx International College. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of HCK Capital Group Berhad (formerly known as GOLSTA Synergy Berhad).



Mr. Leou Thiam Lai, Malaysian, 58, was appointed as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 April 2015 and Chairman of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of the Company on 9 April 2015.

He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow Member of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK) and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.

He is currently a Partner of Leou & Associates and Leou Associates PLT, Chartered Accountants, Malaysia.

His working experience includes being the Group Accountant of a public listed company, Paper Products Berhad from 1984 to 1987. His roles included managing the Finance division and reporting to the Finance Director. Subsequently, he established Leou & Associates and became a Partner since 1988.

He is currently an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of DEGEM Berhad and also an Independent Director of Sern Kou Resources Berhad.