Senior Management

Senior Management

Dr Choong Yeow Wei
President

Dr Choong is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of HELP CAT in Fraser Park, Kuala Lumpur. He is also the Vice-President of HELP University. He studied economics at the University of Malaya and the London School of Economics and Political Science. His doctoral studies in computer science were completed at the Université de Cergy-Pontoise. The research interests of Dr Choong extend to data warehousing, data mining, multidimensional databases and research algorithms in computer science. He has published over 30 technical papers, a majority of which had been presented in international conferences. Dr Choong has taught courses at universities in France, Australia, Germany, Finland, Hungary and Indonesia. For his contribution in scientific research and promotion of cultural activities, the French Ministry of Education awarded him the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques’ (Knight of the Order of the Academic Palms).


Dr Chan Teng Heng
Vice President (Corporate)

Associate Professor Dr Chan Teng Heng is currently the Vice President of HELP CAT, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His responsibilities are to oversee joint-ventures with foreign and local partners of the College, and to manage the integration of new ventures into the College. He is also responsible for the finances of the College and remains as the Business Development Director of HELP University. Formerly, Dr Chan has taught strategic management, general management, human resource strategy and human resource related subjects for 13 years as an Associate Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He was also a fellow judge for the Singapore’s Human Resource Management Award for 4 years in Singapore. Prior to the academic experience in Singapore, he has a decade of exposure in commercial and industrial firms, and more than 9 years in business consulting for various industries including hospital, manufacturing, trading, government and foreign embassies in Malaysia. He has also consulted for the Commonwealth Secretariat based in United Kingdom, and the state government in master planning. With a bachelor’s degree in Science (Malaya), a Master in Business Administration (Aston, UK), and a PhD in Science (University of London), his research focus is on the knowledge worker and the impact of human resource strategic practices on companies.


Puan Aini Juhaida Binti Abu Samah
Registrar

Puan Aini Juhaida is currently the Registrar of HELP CAT. She graduated from the George Washington University USA where she obtained the initial exposure to cell and developmental biology. She further pursued her interest in science through an MPhil programme at University of Malaya, where she experimented with various biomedical techniques involving the antigen-antibody reactions specifically in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Her career in tertiary education started during her days at University of Malaya, where she has assisted in the teaching of biology and zoology to Pusat Asasi Sains students. Since then, she was involved in the teaching of biology, microbiology, physiology and anatomy to students attending programmes including the Foundation Studies and collaborative programmes with the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia. She has more than nine years of administrative experience in managing collaborative programmes with both local and overseas universities, in addition to homegrown programmes.


Puan Narajana Jantan
Director, Government Liaison & Events Management, Department of Student Affairs & Transportation

Puan Narajana has been trained in Stenography from the Institute Technology MARA, now University Technology MARA, and had worked for more than two decades in the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) under the leadership of the late Chairman and CEO, Tan Sri Dr Noordin Sopiee. As Malaysia’s leading think tank, the areas of research cover a wide umbrella of economics, finance, politics and defense. As Office Manager and Director, she enjoyed the varied learning experiences in areas which was totally new but has made a distinctive mark on her personal self. Her pride of achievement would be the four years that the late Chairman and CEO had assigned her and two Directors to run the Malaysian International Visitors Programme, tasked to woo international investors back to Malaysia from 2003-2006. She had spent two years on separate occasion, with an International Headhunting firm to study and understand the unstable job market in the early 2000 before becoming a member of the HELP Group fraternity under Special Projects with Government Liaison as her niche area.