Council of Malaysian Qualifications Agency

The Council of MQA, established under the Malaysian Qualifications Agency Act 2007 (Act 679) has the following functions:

  1. to approve plans and policies for the management of the Agency;
  2. to approve any amendment or update of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework;
  3. to approve policies and guidelines relating to accreditation of programmes, qualifications or higher education providers or institutional audit;
  4. to approve any matter relating to the functions, powers, duties, remuneration, allowance, honorarium, benefits and code of conduct of officers, employees, agents and consultants of the Agency;
  5. to receive and monitor reports, returns, statements and any other information relating to accreditation, institutional audit and evaluation;
  6. to do all things reasonably necessary for the performance of its functions under this Act.


Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Abu Hassan bin Othman

Chairman, Board of Governance

YTL- International College of Hotel Management


Dato' Dr. Rahmah binti Mohamed
Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Datin Paduka Ir. Dr. Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir
Director General of Higher Education
Higher Education Department
Ministry of Higher Education

YBhg. Dato' Dr. Mohd Gazali bin Abas
Secretary General
Ministry of Education Malaysia

Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham bin Abdullah
Director General of Health
Ministry of Health Malaysia

Dato' Sri Ir. Dr. Roslan bin Md. Taha
Director General of Public Works
Public Works Department

Prof. Datuk Dr. Shahrin bin Sahib @ Sahibuddin
Vice Chancellor
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka

Datuk Dr. Paul Chan Tuck Hoong
Vice Chancellor & President
HELP University

Dato' Prof. Emeritus Ir. Dr. Zainai bin Mohamed
Board of Directors
Universiti Malaysia Perlis

Dato' Dr. R. Thillainathan
Board of Directors
Universiti Malaya

Prof. Ir. Dr. Ewe Hong Tat
Vice President
(Internationalisation & Academic Development)
Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Dr. Elizabeth Lee
Senior Executive Director
Sunway University

Dr. Ir. Illah Sailah (Ms)
Coordination of Private Higher Education Institution for Region III
Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education
Republic Indonesia

Last Updated : 31 May 2018
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