Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Mohd Shuhaizam Mohd Zain holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin. He comes from a diverse background and possesses experience in multiple industries to manage and steer businesses to the next level, especially in the fast-changing economic environment. Dr. Shuhaizam’s vast experience and knowledge in the Government’s policies and directions, as well as his in-depth know-how in engineering, system integration and biomedical, have led him to succeed in designing viability studies and business concepts, on top of managing and commercializing lab-based knowledge.
Since 2005, he has built 10 companies in an array of industries that include agriculture, healthcare, green technology, biomass, bioenergy, clean technology, ICT and Training.
He has held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Founder of New Advanced Holdings Sdn Bhd; and Co-Founder of Acculearn Singapore, PT Germindo Indonesia, and PT Global Persada Perdana.
Currently, Dr. Shuhaizam is the Advisor for BioFLUX (M) Sdn Bhd, Koperasi Putri Terbilang Malaysia Bhd and PERMATA Malaysia.
Alongside his Directorships for MiGHT Technology Nurturing Sdn Bhd and Yayasan Hikmat Insan Malaysia, he is also a Consultant for the Ministry of Higher Education where he has assisted AKEPT in approaching and engaging Malaysian students abroad to educate them on job opportunities in Malaysia.
As of 1 August 2017, Dr. Shuhaizam is the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corporation), the economic government agency dedicated to driving the development of the bio-based industry in Malaysia.