Dato’ Sri Ibrahim Ahmad

Chairman of the Board, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM Johor)


Dato’ Sri Ibrahim Ahmad was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) on October 26, 2020.

He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Previously, Ibrahim served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). Prior to that, he held various other positions, including the Director-General of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) since 2010, after serving as the Deputy Director-General (Education), Senior Director of Training and Education, and Director of the Human Resources Division of MARA for three years.

He has also held several other positions, including Deputy Chairman of MARA Council, Chairman of MARA Corporation Sdn. Bhd., Chairman of MARA Council, and Chairman of Yayasan Pelajaran MARA, a foundation that uplifts the socio-economic status of Malays and Bumiputeras through education. He also served as the Chairman of Lembaga Amanah Saham MARA Berhad, now known as Pelaburan MARA Berhad, an institution involved in investments, asset management, financing activities, and corporate advisory.

In addition, Ibrahim was appointed as the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) from 2011 to 2017, among other positions resulting from his strong commitment.