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Operation Director

Sakina Sofia Baharom

Kapten (Terhormat) Prof Dr. Sakina Sofia Baharom, currently is the Director of Operations under EduCity Iskandar. She is also an Adjunct Professor in Raffles University and Adjunct Lecture in Strathclyde University. Besides, day-to-day management of Educity, Dr Sakina has also been entrusted to develop the Student Experience roadmap and its initiatives for EduCity. Her previous engagement as Director (Education, Investment) for MARA Corporation entails her to manage education portfolios companies includes being elected as board members of the designated companies. Her previous role in MARA Corp was the transformation education sector director in which she has to establish the holistic change management strategies for the current companies, and also operates incubation projects.  She was the former Vice Chancellor of UNITAR International University (UNITAR) which she joined in firstly as the Director of Centre for Learning Innovation and Excellence (CLIEx). To support UNITAR’s mission, Dr. Sakina and her team introduced the UNITAR Education Core (UNIEC) concept, the driver of the University’s holistic learning environment. Prior to joining UNITAR, Dr. Sakina had various administrative roles such as the Director of Centre for Modern Languages and Communications (CMLC), Head of Exams and Records and Head Effective Teaching Methodologies in Multimedia University (MMU). Amongst her many achievements, she was also the lead researcher for ‘Performance Management Blue Book’ Strengthening Performance Management, Higher Education Policy Studies, awarded by Ministry of Higher Education back then.