Megat Shahrul Azman is currently the Vice President for the Hospitality Division at Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC).
Prior to joining FIC, he was attached with Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad from February 2011 until September 2013 as the Senior Vice President for the Commercial Division. Megat has been actively involved in the tourism industry for more than 15 years having contributed significantly to the growth of the sector in Malaysia. He was the Head of Tourism for Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) from March 2007 till January 2011 where he was responsible for tourism promotion, planning for tourism infrastructure and product development in Langkawi. His talent and efforts were rewarded when he was selected by the tourism industry players and agencies as the Tourism Personality of Langkawi 2010 for his excellent contributions in Langkawi’s tourism. The award was presented by Y.B. Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen and acknowledged by the Ministry of Tourism.
During his tenure in LADA, he was directly involved in the marketing campaigns, coordination with the government agencies and tourism industries for the development of Langkawi. He was also involved in the preparation of Langkawi being endorsed by UNESCO as one of the Global Geopark Network in 2007.
Megat started his career with Gopeng Berhad in 1996, as the Corporate Affairs and Business Development Executive. In 1998, he was seconded to Tanjung Sanctuary Langkawi, a boutique resort as the General Manager for almost 9 years where he managed to turn around the business of the resort, dealt directly in the hospitality operations and was eventually involved in the sale of the property in March 2007.
By profession and qualification, he is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA, UK) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) as a Chartered Accountant since 1996. He also completed his professional development programme in 2007 with a Certification in Real Estate, Development and Hotel Investment from Cornell University, an Ivy League University in the United States and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Hospitality and Tourism) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
Ibrahim Arifi Mat is currently the Vice President of Property Division at Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC).
He began his career as a Valuation Officer at Rahim & Co in 1991 and was later attached to Island and Peninsular Berhad (I&P). He joined Kulim Technology Park Corporation Sdn Bhd (KTPC) in 1994 as an Assistant Manager (Planning and Development) and spent 15 years there, holding several key positions involving property planning, development, management and marketing of Kulim Hi-Tech Park. His last post was as Vice President (Operations).
Ibrahim later moved to Senai High Tech Park Sdn Bhd in 2009, a subsidiary of MMC Berhad, as a General Manager to oversee the development and marketing of Senai Hi-Tech Park in Iskandar Malaysia. He subsequently joined the East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC) in 2013 as a General Manager for Property, Tourism and Manufacturing.
Ibrahim holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Real Estate Management from University of Greenwich, United Kingdom and has a Master of Business Administration from University Utara Malaysia.
Suhaifi Hussain is currently the Vice President for the Risk and Governance Division at Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC).
Suhaifi started his career with the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia, Ministry of Finance in 1986. In 1988, he was attached to the Registrar of Companies (now known as Companies Commission of Malaysia), Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs as Treasury Accountant in the Examination and Supervision Department. Later in 1994, he was appointed as Senior Treasury Accountant with Ministry of Entrepreneur Development under the Business Planning and Investment Division. Prior to joining FIC, Suhaifi has worked with the Securities Commission Malaysia for 16 years holding various positions in Islamic Capital Market and Enforcement Business Group.
Suhaifi graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with a Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Business Administration in Applied Finance and Investment. Presently, he is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and CPA Australia. He is also accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, United States. He has also earned the designation of Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Malaysia and Certified Financial Investigator Programme (CFIP), a programme initiated by Bank Negara Malaysia to combat money laundering and terrorist financing activities.