1. Name: Yahaya Ibrahim, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr.
2. Occupation: Educationist
3. Date and place of birth: February 18, , Bayan Lepas, Penang
- PhD, Southern Illinois University, USA
- MSc, Southern Illinois University, USA
- BA, University of Reading, UK
- Penang Free School
- Francis Light School
- Bayan Lepas Malay School
- Have served under six Prime Ministers and some 17 Ministers of Education and Higher Education
- Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
- Chairman of Kirkby International College and Institute Megatech
- Governor and Director of KBU International College
- Chairman, Yahaya Ibrahim Educational Services Sdn. Bhd.
- Chairman, Ingersoll Jati (M) Sdn. Bhd.
- Chairman, Zepico Sdn. Bhd.
- Chairman, Berkat Honeywell (M) Sdn. Bhd.
- Executive Director, Kejuruteraan QSK Sdn. Bhd.
- Director, Kolej Sarjana
- Director, Rauna Sdn. Bhd.
- Chairman, Malmac Sdn. Bhd.
- Executive Chairman, Dimetric Sdn. Bhd
- Chairman, WTO Sdn. Bhd.
- Head of Kirkby College Alumni Association
- Assistant Chief Inspector of Schools, Ministry of Education (July 1968 to February 1984)
- Trained as a primary school teacher in 1954 and later as secondary school teacher at Malacca High School
6. Honours and Awards:
- Panglima Setia Mahkota (P.S.M.)
- Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perak (D.P.M.P.)
- Darjah Dato’ Seri Azlanii (D.S.A.)
- Johan Setia Mahkota (J.S.M.)
- Ahli Mangku Negara (A.M.N.)
- Darjah Johan Negeri (D.J.N.) Penang
- Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (P.J.K.) Malacca
- Conferred Panglima Setia Mahkota (P.S.M.) which carries the title “Tan Sri” by D.Y.M.M. Yang Di Pertuan Agong in June 2005
- Tokoh Guru Kebangsaan award in 1998
- Bapa National Association of Private and Independent Educational Institutions Malaysia in 1994
- Tokoh Guru of private colleges in 1991
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