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​​Industry Advisory Panel


The Industry Advisory Panel is a valuable resource to empower UTP with essential industry perspectives. Since its inaugural meeting on 7 May 2007, the panel has been ensuring that the standard of education remains relevant to industrial practices, and provides a gateway to forge a strong alliances with industry players. The panel consists of twenty-four senior industry practitioners, all with vast experience and expertise in their respective fields to assist in the planning and continuous quality improvement of the programmes offered in UTP. Panel members meet heads of departments annually to fine-tune UTP's academic curriculum, teaching methodology, facilities and practices, ensuring all aspects of learning is in-tune with emerging needs of the industry.​​

Chemical Engin​eering

Ir Ts Fazli Rahim
Principal (Environment)
PETRONAS Group Health, Safety, Security & Environment


Ir Dr Christina Phang Mei Cee
Non-Executive Director,

IChemE Malaysia


Ir Rafil Elyas
Owner and Principal Engineer
East One-Zero-One Sdn Bhd


Hazlina Yon
Director of Chemical Management Division
Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia​

Civil & Environmental Engin​eering

Ir Liew Shaw Shong
Senior Director
G&P Geotechnics Sdn Bhd

Ir Mohammad Nazri Mustafa

Custodian Engineer (Civil & Structure-Onshore)

Group Technology Solutions (GTS) PETRONAS


Ir Lim Sin Poh

Managing Director

Global Water Consultants Sdn Bhd 

Electrical & Electronic Engin​eering

YBhg Datuk Ir Megat Jalaluddin Megat Hassan

Chief Strategy and Ventures Officer

Tenaga Nasional Berhad


Dr Dzulkafli Abd Jalil

Chief Executive Officer

Smart Lab Sdn Bhd  


Raja Mahmud Raja Adnan
Principal Failure Analysis Engineer
Micron Memory Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Sharul A Rashid
Custodian Engineer Instruments & Controls​
Yan Ching Lun
Director, System Solution Engineering
Efinix Technology (M) Sdn Bhd

Tahiruddin Hamdan
Senior Director,
Corporate Development & External Affairs (CDEA)
Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Ir Wong Choong Onn
Founder & CEO
Ariescorn Rise PLT

Wan Azli Wan Ismail
General Manager
MIMOS Semiconductor, MIMOS Berhad, Kuala Lumpur

Siti Najihah Azhar
Assistant General Manager - CX Strategy & Customer Journey
Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur

Ong Chin Hu
Vice President and General Manager
StarFive Technology International Sdn Bhd
Mechanical Engin​eering

Ir. Ahmad Afzainizam Mokhtar
Head (Compliance & Risk Management)
TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd
Ir Azman Talib
Senior General Manager
Asset Management of Generation Division, Tenaga Nasional Berhad


Ir Ong Hock Guan

Delivery Manager and Discipline Head, Technical Authority Level 1, Materials, Corrosion and Inspection Engineering
Sarawak Shell Malaysia


Ir Hambali Chik
Custodian & Group Technical Authority (G-TA) and Head Material, Corrosion & Inspection (MCI) - PETRONAS
PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions (GTS)

Dr Muzdalifah Zakaria

Principal Scientist
PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd


Kenny Lim Kheng Lai

Commodity Manager for Thermal Polymer PTIM, Sealant and VCTIM
INTEL Penang


Ir Dr Abdul Azim Abdul Rahman

Director - Product Development
Asia Pacific Product Engineering
Steelcase Office Solutions (M) Sdn. Bhd


Yunus Talib

Executive Director/Executive Vice President
Uzma Berhad/UZMA Engineering Sdn Bhd


Petroleum Engin​eering

Syahir Luthfi Chan

Managing Director – Thailand, Cambodia & Laos
Schlumberger Overseas S.A. 


Chen Yee Choy
Technical Sale Manager
Halliburton Energy Services (KL)

Ts Mohamad Sukor Zainal Abiddin
Executive Director / Technical Director
EFTECH Director Solutions Sdn Bhd (KL)


Louay Louis Laham
Chief Operating Officer, Drilling

Sapura Energy Berhad


Wong Kum Seng


Dr M Faizal Sedaralit

Chief Scientist (Reservoir Engineering)
PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd

Anwar Husen Akbar Ali

Head of Petroleum Engineering Department (Head PED).

PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd

Allida Muhammad Said

Chief Operating Officer/Staff Engineer

Energy Quest Sdn Bhd



Nasaruddin Ahmad
Head MECA-Americas Exploration Ventures


Amiruddin Mansor
General Manager
Basin Strategy & Management, Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM)


Dr Zahidah Md. Zain @ Md. Din

Principal Scientist
PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd (PRSB)


Shivaji Maitra

Imaging Manager
CGG Kuala Lumpur


Abdullah Hj. Sulaiman

Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia (JMG), Kedah, Perlis dan Pulau Pinang


Devendran Arumugam

Geotechnical Manager

MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd


Computer & Information Science​​​​​​​​​​​


John Tay Jin Kiong

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)


Ts Dr Mohamed Sulaiman Sultan Suhaibuddeen

Technology Consultant
Mesiniaga Berhad


Eidia Erriany Abdul Rahim

Managing Director & Executive Director
POIS Sdn Bhd


Wan Rushaidi Imran Wan Abdul Razak

Founder and Managing Director
Assuring Consulting Sdn Bhd


Alvin Gan Seng Heng

Executive Director & Head of Technology Consulting


Dr Maslina Daud

Senior Vice President
CyberSecurity Proactive Services Division


Kamarul Zaman Abdul Rashid

Programmable Platform Engineering (Penang), Intel Corporation


Aik Chong Phuah

Head of Digital Engineering


YBhg Datin Habsah Nordin

Head, Enterprise Data


Management & Humanities

YBhg Dato' Seri (Dr) Mohamed Azahari Kamil
Corporate Advisor/ Director
Seg International Bhd


Shamsul Bahri Sulasi

Head (General Manager) Risk Management, Governance Strategic Relations, Malaysia Petroleum Management, UPSTREAM



Ida Ruzaini Altahari

Senior Advisor and Operations Manager, Public & Government Affairs (P&GA)
ExxonMobil’s upstream and downstream
Exxonmobil Subsidiaries In Malaysia

Exxonmobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc.


Evan Ngow

Chief Communications Officer
Managing Director

ProppyApp Sdn. Bhd.
Mindsmiths Global Co Ltd


Fundamental and Applied Science


Dr Ng Thian Hong

Chief Innovation Officer

Harps Holding ​

Abdul Rahim Othman

PETRONAS Custodian & Group Technical Authority, Analytical Technology, Process department, Group technical Solution
PETRONAS, Group Technical Solution


Chua Jong Huei

Group R&D Manager



Sathish Komar Subramaniam
Chief Operations Officer (Bactiguard AB)
Chief Executive Officer (Vigilenz Group of Companies)

Bactiguard AB


    *Correct as of 30 September 2021