Datuk Kamalul Arifin Othman was appointed as a Director for UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on May 4, 2009.
Datuk Kamalul Arifin was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad since its inception from 2006 until 2018. He is a Chartered Surveyor by training with more than 30 years of experience in the real estate sector.
He started his career in 1985 with Rahim & Co. Chartered Surveyors Sdn Bhd before moving on to Permodalan Nasional Berhad in 1988. He then joined Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now Ambank Group) in 1991 and remained with the Group for 16 years with his last position as the Chief Executive Officer of AmProperty Trust Management Berhad which managed the first listed property trust in the country.
Datuk Kamalul Arifin is the first President of the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers for the year 2011/2012. He was also an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya for the year 2015/2016. He has participated in many conferences as Speaker and Moderator and has written various articles related to the property industry for professional journals and publications.
Datuk Kamalul Arifin holds a Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours) from Universiti Teknologi MARA and Masters Degree in Business Administration from Ohio University, Athens, United States of America. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom and the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia. He received his leadership education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and the SAID Business School, University of Oxford.