Datuk Kamalul Arifin Othman was appointed as Director for UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on May 4, 2009.

Datuk Kamalul Arifin Bin Othman is the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad.  He is a Chartered Surveyor by training with more than 30 years of experience in Property Investment, Property Management, Property Development and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

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 sits on several Boards including Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia, UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd, Penang Sentral Sdn Bhd and a Member of the Property Investment Committee of Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad.  He is also an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya.

Datuk Kamalul Arifin is the first President of the Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers for the year 2011/2012 and he is also a Council Member of the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia. 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 (FRICS) and the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (FRISM). He has also attended a leadership development programme at Harvard.