Academic Team

Our academic staff are international experts in their field. Many have had successful careers in industry, are research active and have a wealth of international experience. All are committed to giving students the best possible learning experience.


Mohd Ridhwan Abdullah
Mohd Ridhwan Abdullah | Head of Foundation, Study and Language Institute (FSLI)
Mohd Ridhwan Abdullah began his career teaching academic English, research writing, human communication, and English immersion programmes to local and international students before joining the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM). Read More...

Esther Chang
Esther Chang | Foundation Programmes Lead; Foundation Lecturer in Economics
Esther Chang has eight years of lecturing experience in finance and economics-related modules at both pre-university and undergraduate levels. Read More...

Nur Amira Zureena Zulkurnain
Nur Amira Zureena Zulkurnain | General Studies Programme Lead
Zureena obtained her Bachelor in Marketing and Master in Business Administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2013 and 2015 respectively Read More...

Dr Kuan Yong Ching
Ts. Dr. Ching Kuan Yong / Associate Professor | Foundation Lecturer
Dr. Ching Kuan Yong obtained her PhD in Engineering Sciences from the University of Southampton, UK, in 2014. She joined the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) in 2016 and was awarded the title of Associate Professor in 2022. She currently holds the roles of Campus Director of Academic Tutoring and Study Advice Lead at UoRM.Read More...

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Fock Jan Heng | Foundation Lecturer in Mathematics
Fock Jan Heng graduated from the University of Malaya in 1977. He started his teaching career in a government secondary school and was promoted to Deputy District Education Officer in 1988, managing and administrating all of the secondary and primary schools in Kulai, Johor.Read More...

Hajar Binti Abdul Karim
Hajar Binti Abdul Karim | Foundation Lecturer in Mathematics
Hajar is a mathematics lecturer with more than five years of teaching experience in the higher education industry, teaching mathematics and statistics related subjects and modules. Hajar began her teaching career as a lecturer in a public university, and has since been teaching applied maths to undergraduate students majoring in agriculture, banking, accountancy and science. Hajar taught Pre-University programmes (Edexcel A-Level, ADFP/ACTP, AUSMAT or SACE) at a private institution before joining the University of Reading Malaysia. Read More...

Jamie Siow Hui Sian
Jamie Siow Hui Sian | Foundation Lecturer in Economics
Siow Hui Sian is a PHD candidate with Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Putra Malaysia. She has been teaching in economics related modules for more than Read More...

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Lim Tian Hwee | Foundation Lecturer in Mathematics
Lim Tian Hwee has been teaching Pre-U programmes (i.e. A Levels, AUSMAT, MUFY, STPM etc.) for more than five years and is a longstanding member of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society.Read More...

Lina Ying Ying Tang
Lina Ying Ying Tang | Foundation Senior Academic Tutor; Foundation Lecturer in Biology
Lina Ying Ying Tang has been teaching Pre-University programmes such as Cambridge A-Levels, and Foundation Year Programmes for more than five years. She is passionate about working with young people from diverse backgrounds and likes to experiment with a variety of teaching methods.Read More...

Mohamed Hasif Jazila Sakri
Mohamed Hasif Jazila Sakri | Foundation Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Hasif started teaching Academic English in 2014 and has garnered experience in teaching at both public and private local universities.Read More...

Mohammad Izzat Morshidi
Mohammad Izzat Morshidi | Foundation Lecturer in Psychology
Mohammad Izzat Morshidi is fascinated by the behaviours of people and the reasons behind every act and event, especially in Malaysia. As well as his teaching modules, he has a keen interest in politics, philosophy, digital arts and story writing. Read More...

Noorul Amilin Nordin
Noorul Amilin Nordin | Pre-Sessional English Programme Lead
Noorul Amilin Nordin has 5 years of teaching experience in tertiary education where she began her career by teaching academic English, workplace communication skills and academic skills programmes. She is a passionate teacher who aims to unleash students’ greatest potentials through different teaching methods in the modules. Read More...

Nurul Akmar
Nurul Akmar Binti Asmi | Foundation Lecturer in Business and Management
Nurul has been teaching since 2009. Prior to joining UoRM, she had posts at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology, teaching a variety of Business Management subjects, including principles of management, marketing management, organisational behaviour, business information systems and human resource management.Read More...


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Professor Teck Yong Eng | Professor of Business Enterprise & Analytics, Head of Henley Business School Malaysia
Prior to joining HBS Malaysia, Prof. Eng was head of the department of digital and data-driven marketing at the University of Southampton, Southampton Business School UK. He had worked in the UK for almost 27 years, and had been chair of marketing and head of department for almost 10 years at three different business schools in the UK. Read More...

Mohd Talhar Abdul Rahman
Mohd Talhar Abdul Rahman | Visiting Fellow, Former Chairman of CBRE | WTW
Talhar’s professional career started while he was a Trainee Estates Officer with the Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield Development Corporation in England. Talhar began his public sector career when he joined the Johor State Civil Service in the Local Government and Housing Development. In 1967, he joined the Valuation Department of the Ministry of Finance as Regional Valuation Officer based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.Read More...

Professor Ting Kien Hwa
Prof Ting Kien Hwa | Visiting Professor In Real Estate Investment
Prof. Ting is currently the Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MMIPPM), Academic Member of Asia Public Real Estate Association (APREA), RICS Malaysia Board member (2012-2018), a Council member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (2011-2016) and a member of the NAPREC Expert Panel (INSPEN).Read More...

Dr Evelita Estela Celis
Dr Evelita Estela Celis | Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance
Evelita is the Programme Lead for BSc Accounting and Finance at Henley Business School Malaysia. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)Read More...

Dr Janice Lee
Dr Janice Lee Yim Mei | Associate Professor in Real Estate Management
Janice is the Programme Lead for BSc Real Estate. She has almost 15 years’ teaching experience in tertiary real estate education and managing real estate programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is an alumna of University of Reading and University of Western Australia.Read More...

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Dr Ji Hei Lee | Lecturer in Real Estate - Planning and Development
Dr Ji Hei Lee is a lecturer in Real Estate ‒ Planning and Development at Henley Business School, University of Reading Malaysia. Prior to joining Reading, she taught urban planning at Texas A&M University. Her research areas lie at the intersection of urban planning, social work and public health. Read More...

Kee Liang Chin
Kee Liang Chin | Lecturer in Real Estate
Kee Liang Chin completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at University of Reading, post graduate diplomas in Marketing and Project Management from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK respectively.Read More...

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Dr Mohd-Pisal Zainal | Associate Professor in Finance
Dr Mohd‐Pisal Zainal is an Associate Professor of Finance at Henley Business School – Malaysia, University of Reading Malaysia. Prior to joining Henley Business School – Malaysia, he was the Director of the Centre for Research and Publication at INCEIF. Read More...

Sr Alan Tang Shin Wee
Sr Tang Shin Wee (Alan) | Lecturer in Real Estate
Sr Tang is a Registered Valuer, a Registered Estate Agent, and a Registered Property Manager and member of the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia. Read More...

Tih Sio Hong
Dr Siohong Tih | Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Dr Tih is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Henley Business School, University of Reading Malaysia. She has more than 15 years of teaching experience in tertiary business education. She received her BBA from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia); Post-graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; MBA from Keele University, UK and PhD in marketing from University of Strathclyde, Scotland. Read More...

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Dr Yoke Yue Kan | Lecturer in Finance
Dr Kan has vast industrial experience gained prior to joining academia. She has extensive knowledge of the banking and finance sectors and has worked in leading financial institutions in Malaysia such as Phileo Allied Bank Berhad, Comet Asset Management Sdn Bhd and TA Securities Holdings Berhad. Her experience includes banking operation, loan evaluation, equity investment analysis and portfolio management. Read More...

Dr Mandy Mok
Dr Mandy Mok | Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Dr Mandy is a lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Henley Business School – Malaysia, University of Reading Malaysia. Prior to joining Henley Business School, she taught atNilai University. Her teaching assignments have included Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, Innovation and Management, International Business and Human Resource Management and Development.Read More...

Dr Chelsea Wu
Dr Chelsea Wu | Lecturer in Accounting
Dr Chelsea Wu is a Lecturer of Accounting at Henley Business School – Malaysia, University of Reading Malaysia.Read More...

Rudy Kana
Rudy Kana | Lecturer in Marketing
Mr. Rudy received his Diploma in Business Management from Polytechnic Kuching Sarawak (PKS) in 2009, Bachelor Degree of International Business with Honor from University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in 2013, and Corporate Master in Business Administration (CMBA) from University Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) in 2015.Read More...

Nurjihan Idris
Dr Nurjihan Idris | Lecturer in Real Estate Economics
Dr Nurjihan Idris is a lecturer in Real Estate Economics. Previously she had been tutoring Introductory Economics for Business and Finance and assisted in computer lab for Applied Econometrics at University of Reading, UK while obtaining her PhD in Economics.Read More...

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Dr Tan Boon Pin | Lecturer in Accounting Finance
Dr Tan Boon Pin has more than 30 years’ experience, serving in many states in Peninsular Malaysia and have lectured at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Financial Management and Behavioural Finance while studying in University Tun Abdul Razak and University Malaysia Kelantan Read More...

Nur Amalina Borhan
Nur Amalina Borhan | Lecturer in Finance
Ms Nur Amalina Borhan is a lecturer in Finance. Ms Amalina received her BBA(Hons) Finance in 2011 from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and Master in Business Administration (MBA) concentration in Islamic Finance in 2013 from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). Previously she had more than 8 years teaching experience in various private university and colleges such as KLMUC, UTAR, SUC and MDISM. During her 8 years teaching experience, she had been teaching various subject specifically in Finance and Islamic Finance area such as Read More...

Ammselaxmy Manickadass
Ammselaxmy Manickadass | Lecturer in Accounting
Ammselaxmy just joined UoRM as an Accounting Lecturer. She has worked as an external auditor for 5 years in small and medium sized Audit firm including top 10 International audit firm and worked as a lecturer and programme lead at numerous private colleges for the past 6 years. Read More...


Dr. Bruno Lot Tanko
Dr Bruno Lot Tanko, MRICS, RQS | Head of Built Environment
Dr. Bruno Lot Tanko has a wide range of teaching experience in quantity surveying, cost management, and construction management, which he brings to the University of Reading (Malaysia Campus). Read More...

Sr (Dr) Ong See Lian, KMN | Visiting Fellow, Executive Chairman of Benchrisda Associates Sdn Bhd | Former Global President of RICS
Dr. Ong has an illustrious career spanning over 45 years in both the public and private sectors. He was the Senior Partner of Davis Langdon & Seah, an international practice of quantity surveyors and project managers and its Malaysian associates JUBM Sdn Bhd until his retirement at the end of 2010. Read More...

Celine Lee Cen Ying
Sr Dr Cen-Ying (Celine) Lee, PQS, MRISM | Programme Lead of BSc Quantity Surveying
Sr Dr Cen-Ying (Celine) Lee is a lecturer in Built Environment at the University of Reading Malaysia. She serves as Programme Lead of BSc Quantity Surveying at the university. She has been involved in the construction and education industry since 2006.Read More...

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Dr. Mustafa Klufallah | Lecturer in Built Environment
Dr. Mustafa Klufallah is a Senior Lecturer in the school of Built Environment, University of Reading-Malaysian campus. He has vast experience in construction management, completing several research projects and research funds.Read More...

Dr. Maizon Hashim
Sr Dr. Maizon Hashim, CQS - Associate Professor | Lecturer in Built Environment
Maizon Hashim graduated with a Professional Diploma in Building Economics from Polytechnic of Central London, United Kingdom in 1975. She has been working in the construction industry since 1971, playing an important role as a quantity surveyor in pre and post contract stages at Quantity Surveying consultancy firms.Read More...

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Jamaludin Yaakob | Lecturer in Construction Law
Jamaludin Yaakob teaches legal modules in the School of Built Environment, University of Reading, Malaysia. He essentially feeds in the required legal inputs contained in the BSc Quantity Surveying Programme, specifically, Construction Statutory Law (CE2CSL) and Construction Law 2 (CE2CCL2).Read More...

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Dr Sivaraman Kuppusamy | Lecturer in Built Environment
Dr Siva has teaching experience as a Senior Lecturer with many foreign universities from Australia, New Zealand, China and UK who have Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) twinning programmes.Read More...

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SR Dr. Noor Azeyah Dato' Khiyon | Lecturer of Built Environment
Dr. Aze is a Professional Quantity Surveyor and she holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Quantity Surveying from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She graduated Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons) from the same institution with first class honours in 2010 and was awarded with the Best Graduating Student award by the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia.Read More...


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Assoc. Prof. Dr Rachel Pye | Former Head of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr Rachel Pye was awarded a PhD in Psychology by the University of Reading in 2008, for her thesis on predicting improvement in reading in dyslexic children. She worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Reading with before taking a lectureship at the University of Winchester. She returned to the University of Reading in 2014, and became Director of Teaching and Learning for undergraduate psychology programmes.Read More...

Dr Chung Kai Li
Assoc. Prof. Dr Chung Kai Li | Head of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Dr Chung Kai Li joined University of Reading in 2017 after completing her PhD in Psychology from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Read More...

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Dr Tan Kok Wei | Lecturer in Psychology
Dr. Tan Kok Wei obtained his PhD in Psychology from the University of Nottingham in 2016, where he studied the effects of skin condition, specifically its colour and texture, on health perception in Asian faces.Read More...

Dr Marat Zagidullin
Dr Marat Zagidullin | Lecturer in Psychology
Dr Marat Zagidullin comes from an interdisciplinary background with his Master’s degree in English from Bergen University, Norway (1999), and his Doctoral degree from the interdisciplinary PhD programme in social psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA (2009).Read More...

Vashnarekha Kumarasuriar
Vashnarekha Kumarasuriar | Lecturer In Psychology and Psychology Programme Lead
Vashnarekha Kumarasuriar graduated with an Honours degree in Psychology from University of Queensland, Australia, and obtained her Masters in Counselling from the University of South Australia in 2005. Rekha has more than 15 years of experience teaching Psychology at higher education institutions in Malaysia and Singapore.Read More...

Shumeta Kaur Sidhu
Dr Shumetha Kaur Sidhu | Lecturer in Psychology
Dr Shumetha Sidhu received her PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2020. Her thesis was in the field of human visual perception, specifically investigating the mechanisms of figure-ground segregation of orientation-based texture stimuli. She uses psychophysical paradigms, computational modelling, and eye-tracking techniques in her research to explore early vision in humans. Read More...

Putri Nurain Shazana
Putri Nurain Shazana | Teaching Fellow In Psychology
Putri graduated in 2018 with a degree in BSc Psychology (Hons) from Help University. She then pursued MSc Clinical Psychology and Mental Health in Swansea University and graduated in 2020.Read More...

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Anantha Krishna Sivasubramaniam | PhD student, Psychology Graduate Research Technician
Anand has a BSc In Neuroscience and a MSc Medical Neurosciences. He has a background in the anatomy and sensory transduction of the pain and gustatory system.Read More...

Ling Chih Chong
Ling Chih Chong | PhD student / Sessional Lecturer
Ling obtained her Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Bangor University (2012), after earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Leeds University, UK. She gained her professional certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2014 and became the first BCBA based in Malaysia.Read More...

Nur Hamizah Hj. Ramli
Nur Hamizah Hj. Ramli | PhD in Psychology Student
Hamizah Ramli, a Bruneian, joined University of Reading Malaysia in 2019 to pursue her PhD in Psychology as soon as after she obtained her Master of Child Psychology from UCSI University, Malaysia.Read More...

YiShan Wong
Wong Yi Shan | PhD in Psychology Student
Yishan graduated with BSc (Hons) Psychology from the University of Nottingham, and obtained her MSc in Psychological Medicine from University Putra Malaysia in 2020. Read More...


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Assoc. Prof. Anne Vergis | Academic Director for Teaching and Learning - Head of Law – Associate Professor of Law

Anne Vergis, an Associate Professor of Law joined University of Reading Malaysia (UORM) in October 2014 as the Head of Law. Anne is very enthusiastic about legal education, educational leadership and management of higher education. Her passion for education brought her into Read More...

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Sati-Salmah Sukarmijan | Lecturer in Law
Sati Salmah is currently a lecturer of law in University of Reading Malaysia. She obtained her Master in International Commercial Law degree from Newcastle University back in 2008. She started her career as a Legal and Corporate Executive in one of the oil and gas company based in Sarawak.Read More...

nalina nadarajah
Nalina Nadarajah | Lecturer of Law
Nalina joined University of Reading Malaysia (UORM) in September 2019. She is a dedicated and motivated educationist who joined the legal academia in 1992..Read More...

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Deeba Manain | Lecturer of Law
Deeba joined University of Reading Malaysia in October 2020. She obtained her degree from University of London (2007) and masters from University of Malaya (2011).Read More...

Hashvini Rekha Pachappan
Hashvini Rekha Pachappan | Lecturer of Law
Hashvini Rekha Pachappan, a Lecturer of Law joined University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) in November 2020. She graduated from Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia with a LLB (Hons.) in 2015.Read More...

Alamelmangai Ananthakumar
Alamelmangai Ananthakumar | Lecturer of Law
Alamelmangai Ananthakumar joined UoRM as Lecturer of Law in August 2021. She graduated with Honours in Bachelor of Laws from Northumbria University, UK. She also holds a Master of Laws from University of Malaya and currently working on her PhD studies. Read More...

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Dr. Chithra Latha Ramalingam | Associate Prof of Law
A PhD graduate from the University of Malaya, Chithra Latha has the ability to encourage and empower students to be passionate about law and ethics has been achieved through her years of experience in the education and training industry. She believes in dynamism, enthusiasm, Read More...

Prabu manikam
Prabu Manikam | Lecturer of Law
Prabu Manikam joined University of Reading Malaysia in October 2021. He obtained a Law Degree from University of London and a Master’s degree in Law from National University of Malaysia. In 2010, he started his career in legal education at Stamford College where he Read More...

Andrew Harding
Andrew Harding | Professor of Law
Professor Andrew Harding is a leading scholar in Asian legal studies and comparative constitutional law. He is a former Head of the Law School at SOAS, University of London; a former Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and founding editor Read More...


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