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BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The Board of Governors (BOG) is responsible for governing, making policies, and monitoring the body of the University, including to:

  • determine the educational character and mission of the University and oversight of its activities
  • promote efficient and effective management
  • provide overall review of University operations
  • develop links with the community and all stakeholders
  • foster global connection and internationalisation

Geomatika University College chooses its BOG members based on the requirement provided in the University Constitution with a mixture of background from academicians and entrepreneurs to ensure a balanced input for decision making.

Members of BOG

Prof. Sr. Dr. Mohaizi is the President and founder of Geomatika Group of Companies. He started off his career as a Land Surveyor in JUPEM in 1979. Throughout his career in JUPEM, he has served as Survey Director in a few states and his last position was the Deputy Director General.

With his 20 years of experience serving for the Malaysian Government, he has accumulated vast experience in the field of Land Survey, GIS, GPS, Geomatic, Soft System, Business Process Reengineering, and ISP as well as in making organisations more profitable, dynamic and visionary. He led the Department of Survey and Mapping under a few restructuring exercises to be more competitive in the market place. An entrepreneur for over 20 years, Prof. Mohaizi is the master of change and innovation in the workplace and shared his expertise through consulting services for his clients.

Pn Nazirah has been working with Geomatika since 2003, right after her university graduation. She started off with a humble beginning as a TVET lecturer and later joined administrative post as an executive. She has served in almost all departments in Geomatika starting from marketing, student affairs, academic affairs, and corporate services, and she is currently the Deputy President for Geomatika Education Group.

Throughout her career path with Geomatika, she has led the upgrading and application process from Geomatika College to University College with MOHE, monitored various accreditation sessions for academic programs, and negotiated for financial supports and grants. She was chosen as top 10 women entrepreneurs (from 50 winners of E50 Awards) to join SMECorp training to Oxford University in 2014 and 7 months Talent Development Program (TDP) for C-Suites with Linkage Asia. Her input will help the BOG on MOHE-related processes and procedures and will build up organisation structures.

Academic Advisors - Geomatika

Mr Mazrin Rohizaq has been in the education industry for more than 13 years. Upon graduation, he started his career as Quality Engineer in Inokom Berhad and later held various positions in Higher Education Institutions including OUM, I-System (Penang), Madinah International Islamic University, UiTM Shah Alam, and Geomatika University College.

He leads the Business Development and students’ recruitment division in Geomatika University College. His expertise and experience are the input and insight of the latest demand from the prospective clients and the latest higher education landscape.

Prof. Dr. Azahari Jamaludin obtained a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Northern University of Malaysia, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from National University of Malaysia, Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) from International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Economics from Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, U.S.A., and Diploma in Planting Industry Management from University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals. He started his career as a Trainee Paid Dealer (Trainee Remiser) with OSK & Partners in January 1991. In September 1991, he joined Bank Simpanan Nasional, Malaysia as an Administrative Officer/Bank Officer.

Datin (Dr) Noor Hamizah Abu Hanifa with more than 30-years of experience in the Education and Training industry. CEO capabilities with detailed understanding of Education Management as well as Human Capital and Business Development, possessing personality, energy and charisma to inspire, lead and develop staff. A well rounded and experienced Board Committee and Advisor with added commercial strength and values in the establishment and management of Education Related Business. Result focused as well as being able to deliver innovative solutions to charges.

Involved in strategic initiatives for East Corridor Economic Region Council (ECERC), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah (KKLW), Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran, Kementerian Pelajaran (JPK), Ministry of Education, Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and British Trade Commission. Advises on all regulatory, governance ethics and compliances related matters as well as Technical Vocational and Training (TVET) Skills Empowering training.

Dato’ Seri James Wong Tze Wei  graduated from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi carried a MBA (Master of Business Administration) Holder.

On July 2017, Dato’ Seri James formed the Consortium of Malaysian Universities and appointed as the Chairman to manage and coordinate cooperation in tertiary education with international bodies.

On 10th October 2017, Dato’ Seri James appointed as President for the (Belt and Road Architectural University International Consortium for the year 2018) and in October 2018, Dato’ Seri James Wong successfully conducted the 2′ Presidential conference at UTM KL Campus. Dato’ Seri James Wong has been nominated as The 100 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs 2017 on 24/11/2017.

His exposures are in the fields of Education, Manufacturing, Professional and Consultancy Services, Tourism & Hospitality sectors, Training & Development of Human Capital, Finance and Investment. His senior management and professional careers are inclusive of CEO, Executive Director, Chairman for many companies.

Mr. Faisal Abdul Rahman. Currently, Advisor of the Association of Tourism Training Institutes of Malaysia (ATTIM), after serving two terms as its President – an organisation involved in developing all National skills standards for Tourist Guiding, Localised Community Host and Tour Management. Founder and Executive Director of Empire Putra College, a training institute focused on community-based and tourism training. Facilitated the development and implementation of the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Guide course in Malaysia. Founder and Chief Executive for various PHEI, including MTDC Multimedia Academy (1996-2002), Empire Putra College (2006-2010). Council Member for the International Council for Monument and Sites (ICOMOS) Malaysia. Developer for the character development module for the National Service programme.