Chancellor & Board of Directors

Putra Business School Chancellor

Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj

Duli Yang Teramat Mulia (DYTM) Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj (born 12 December 1990) is the current Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of the Malaysian state of Selangor. Tengku Amir was born on 12 December 1990, as the third child and first son of the then Raja Muda of Selangor, Tengku Idris Shah.

He attended Wellington College in the United Kingdom and graduated in 2009. Tengku Amir graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology. He then underwent a stint in the Malaysian army before enrolling in The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where officers are trained to take on the responsibilities of leading soldiers under their command. He graduated in April 2016.

Tengku Amir is really passionate about youth development and environmental sustainability amongst others.

Source: Raja Muda of Selangor Foundation


Yayasan Putra Business School (YBPS) Board of Directors

YM Dato’ Syed Haizam Hishamuddin Putra Jamalullail


Chairman

Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Razali bin Dato’ Mohamed Yusoff


Deputy Chairman

Dato’ Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah


Member

Prof. Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail


Member

Dato’ Zakri Afandi bin Ismail


Member


YM Dato’ Syed Haizam Hishamuddin Putra Jamalullail

YM Dato’ Syed Haizam Hishamuddin Putra Jamalullail is the Chairman of YPBS Board of Directors. He is currently the Managing Partner of both Tuas Capital Partners investment group and The Hive Southeast Asia, a Co-Creation and Seed Venture Capital Fund Management Company. He was previously the Investment Director of KFM Advisory Sdn. Bhd. (formerly KAF Fund Management Sdn. Bhd.). His directorships in private companies include Segi Value Holdings Sdn. Bhd., the operator of a wholesale hypermarket chain under the brand name, “Segi Fresh” throughout Selangor and the Greater Klang Valley and Srivijaya Sdn. Bhd., the owner of the Cold Stone Creamery F&B franchise for Malaysia. In addition, Dato’ Syed Haizam is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Razali bin Dato’ Mohamed Yusoff

Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Razali is the Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Nusantara Technologies Sdn. Bhd., and the President of the Malaysian Minang Intellectuals Association (PCMM) which engages in education, economics and culture. He is highly renowned and respected as an active leader and member of numerous innovative and social councils and organizations, among which are the National Social Development and Welfare Council, the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), and Strategic Plan Committee for Improvement of University-Industry/Community Collaborations.

Dato’ Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah

Dato’ Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah is the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Previously, he held the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International), USM from 2017 to 2020. Prof Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Farhan is also involved in various committees at the national and international level involving the field of transport which includes road safety, public transport, transport sustainability, Smart Transport Systems as well as travel behaviour and traffic engineering.

Prof. Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail

Prof. Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) of Universiti Putra Malaysia. He holds a PhD (Continuing Education) from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, a Master’s in Extension Education, UPM, and a Bachelor of Education with Honours (Teaching English as a Second Language – TESL) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He specialises in the areas of extension and continuing education, teaching and learning, youth development, leadership and human resource development. He was appointed as the Director of the Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS), UPM, from 2020 to 2022. Between 2013 and 2015, Prof. Dr. Ismi was seconded as the Deputy Director of the Teaching and Learning Leadership Centre at the Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT), Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).

Dato’ Zakri Afandi bin Ismail

Dato’ Zakri Afandi is an Accounting graduate from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA MALAYSIA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) Australia. His illustrative career spans over a period of 25 years, with many achievements and contributions to field. Currently, he is a Director of KAF Investment Funds Berhad and sits on the board of various companies.