• About Us
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  • Executive Leadership
  • Accolades

Who We Are

UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned investment holding company of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Incorporated on 5 June 2007, UiTM Holdings presently manages 9 active subsidiaries with operations spanning across five business divisions namely, Energy, Education, Healthcare, Technology and Creative.

UiTM Holdings acts as a link committed to transforming ideas into action, and income generation into wealth creation. UiTM Holdings is the gap-bridging entity mandated to fulfil the wealth creation for UiTM, to create investment opportunities and enhance the strategic positioning of our core businesses.

Our investment philosophy is to create an efficient way to achieve results and to guide the assessment and evaluation of any investment opportunities.

We are also guided by the need to continuously create a unique competitive advantage to exceed our stakeholders’ expectations by ensuring that there is a strong organisational alignment towards achieving our goals.

Our Vision

An active, strategic investor that creates optimum value and returns to stakeholders in achieving the 30% target UiTM’s operating cost requirement.

Our Mission

To seek and facilitate the commercialisation of niche areas within UiTM system into highly profitable businesses.

Our Objective

To create sustainable value and leverage on in-house expertise and assets in generating funds to make up for the reduction in government funding of the university’s operating costs.

Board Of Directors​

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Back (Left - Right):

dr anuar ariffin

dato' wan roshdi wan musa

datin paduka kartini hj abdul manaf

prof dato' dr rahmat mohamad

Khalil abdul jabar

haji mazlan hashim

Front (Left - Right):

datuk (dr) aminar rashid salleh

datuk md zubir ansori yahAya

dato' azmi mohd ali

Executive leadership

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Back (Left to Right):
Front (Left to Right):

NOOR MOHD HAZEEM HALIN

Noor Erni Surya Noordin

ASSOC PROF RAHIDZAB TALIB

  1. Best Green SRI Sukuk Award by The Asset 2019

  2. BPP Certificate of Accreditation as Tuition Solutions Premier Plus Provider for 2019/2020

  3. CPA Malaysia MICPA-CAANZ Full Time Pathway Provider

  4. ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner 2019/2020

  5. ISO 9001:2015; Approval Number(s): ISO 9001:00023485 – Provision of Patient Administration for Out-patient and In-patient Inclusive of Clinical and Nursing Care
  1. Sustainability Champion MARC League Table Awards 2018

  2. Excellence Award from Institute of Engineers & Technology 2018

  3. BPP Certificate of Accreditation as Tuition Solutions Premier Plus Provider for 2018/2019

  4. Tuition Provider Recognition Award by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Embassy of Japan for Program Kumpulan Teknikal Jepun

  5. ICDL Certificate of Honor for Supporting in the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2018

  6. South Australia Certificate of Examination (SACE) Board Certificate of Commendation for Graduating Class of 2018

  1. BPP Professional Education 3-star Tuition Solutions Premier Plus Provider

  2. ICAEW Partner in Learning Tuition Provider for ICAEW CFAB 2017-2019

  3. ICAEW Partner in Learning Tuition Provider for ICAEW ACA 2017-2019

  4. ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner 2017/2018

  1. Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera Biggest Leap 2016

  2. BPP Professional Education 1-star Tuition Solutions Associate

  3. BPP Professional Education 2-star Tuition Solutions Premier

  4. ACCA GOLD Approved Learning Partner 2016/2017

  5. CIMA Global Learning Premium Partner

  6. ACCA Computer Based Examination Center

  7. South Australia Certificate of Education (SACE) Board Certificate of Merit for Graduating Class of 2016

dr anuar ariffin

Director

Dr. Anuar Ariffin has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 July 2020.

Dr Anuar is currently the Undersecretary of Public Asset Management Division at the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Malaysia. He also sits as a Board Member at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

dato' wan roshdi wan musa

Director

Dato’ Wan Roshdi Wan Musa has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 9 March 2018. He has over 30 years of working experience in areas of coporate finance and services, investment and risk management.

Dato’ Wan Roshdi has held several important positions during his career in Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). He joined the Corporate Finance and Corporate Services Department in 1985 and led the department until 2003. He then transferred to Investment Division and headed the division as Chief Investment Officer of PNB. In 2014, he held the position as the Chief Risk Officer heading the Risk, Management, Performance & Portfolio Assessment Division and served in that position until his retirement in 2016.

During his tenure as an employee of PNB, Dato’ Wan Roshdi has served on the Board of Directors on several PNB investee companies such as Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad (“MIDF”), Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn. Bhd, Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd, Island & Peninsula Sdn Bhd and ValueCAP Sdn Bhd.

Dato’ Wan Roshdi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from universities in the United States. He also holds a Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He is a qualified Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and has held the Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence.

datin paduka kartini hj abdul manaf

Director

Datin Paduka Kartini Hj Abdul Manaf has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 July 2020.

Datin Paduka Kartini also sits as a Board Member of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan.

prof dato' dr rahmat mohamad

Director

Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat Mohamad has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 25 January 2019.

He is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Industry, Community and Alumni Network (ICAN)) of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Chairman of Institut Sukan Negara (ISN). Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat also sits as a Member of the Eminent Person Group (EPG) of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO).

As Secretary-General of AALCO since 2008 – 2016, he delivered outstanding contributions include presented the progressive development of the international law such as the law of the sea, criminal law, world trade, cyberspace and violent extremism at the International Law Commission (ILC) and the Sixth Committee of the United Nations. 

In 2016, Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat represented Malaysia at the Preparatory Committee Meetings in the United Nations and later nominated by the Government of Malaysia as a candidate for the International Law Commission on the same year. 

Apart from his diplomatic role, Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat held various academic positions and delivered lectures in many universities around the world. He has written many articles, papers, reports, book chapters and books on diverse topics on public international law. He also acted as Counsel Watching Brief for State Government of Johor in the application for revision of Batu Puteh/Pedra Branca’s case of 2008 before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague.

Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat has also served as Dean at the Faculty of Law in UiTM.

Prof Dato’ Dr Rahmat received Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Law from UiTM and pursued his LL.M. (Commercial Laws) at Bristol University, England, in 1986. He attained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, in 2000.

khalil abdul jabar

Director

Khalil Abdul Jabar has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 July 2020. 

Khalil is presently the Managing Director of Anambas Resort and PADI Diving Instructor. 

haji mazlan hashim

Director

Haji Mazlan Hashim has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 July 2020.

He also sits as a Board Member at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

datuk (dr) aminar rashid salleh

Director

Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 May 2019.

He is currently a Board Member of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and a Non-Executive Chairman of MBM Resource Berhad. He also sits as Group Advisor of New Business Development at Ingress Corporation Berhad.

Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid began his career in 1982 as Project Engineer at Techart Sdn Bhd and left in 1992 as the Property and Maintenance Manager of Sri MARA Complex. He joined Utusan Melayu (M) Sdn Bhd in 1992 as Property and Purchasing Manager.

Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid held many senior roles in UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd including Manager of Property and Facilities (1992 – 1996), General Manager of Human Resource and Administration (1996 – 2001), Director of Human Capital Group (2001 – 2003), Executive Director of Sales Group (2004 – 2005), Executive Director of Strategic Planning Group (2006) and subsequently the Executive Director of Strategic Marketing Group (2007 – 2009).

In 2009, Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid served as the Managing Director of Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (PERODUA) and consequently appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer in 2013. He held in the position until 2018.

Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid won several awards, among others “The Most Eminent Brand Icon Leadership Award” by Brand Laureate, “Business Person of The Year Award” by Asian Academy of Management of Universiti Sains Malaysia”, “Automotive Man of The Year Award 2017” by Malaysia Automotive Institute, “Car of the Year Award” by New Straits Times & Maybank, “Tokoh Sukan UiTM 2012”, and “Tokoh ALUMNI UiTM 2013” by Universiti Teknologi MARA.

Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid holds a Diploma and a Degree in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi MARA. He obtained his Executive Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom. He has also attended Management Development Program (MDP) at University of Michigan, USA.

datuk md zubir ansori yahAya

Chairman

Datuk Md Zubir Ansori Yahaya has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 May 2019. He has over 35 years of experience in strategic finance and management from various sectors including financial services, aviation, transportation and air cargo logistics, information and communications technology (ICT), trading and also corporate consultancy.

Datuk Md Zubir Ansori is currently a Board Member of Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS), Focus Point Holdings Berhad and MyFranchise Sdn Bhd. He also sits on the Global Technology Funds
Evaluation Committee of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Corporate Advisor to University Malaya Centre of Innovation and Commercialization (UMCIC).

Before joining UiTM Holdings, Datuk Md Zubir Ansori has served as a Board Member of Seacera Holdings Berhad, MyCreative Ventures Bhd and Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV) clients such as P1 Sdn Bhd, Aquawalk Sdn Bhd, Commerce dot Com Sdn Bhd and Platinum Nanochem Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Md Zubir Ansori has actively involved in several other associations in various capacities including Executive Member of Local Advisory Panel of MSC Malaysia, Funding and Enabler Sub-Committee of Biotech Corporation, NEF Advisory Committee and Executive Council MyLab Project for the Ministry of Education.

Datuk Md Zubir Ansori is a Chartered Accountant (M) and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He also holds a Certificate of Banking and Managerial Process from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila.

dato' azmi mohd ali

Director

Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali has been appointed as Director to the Board of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 9 March 2018. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate and commercial law, M&As, project management, energy as well as oil and gas. His skills and abilities have been recognised by various international publications, including Asia Law Profiles, Asia Legal Business and Legal 500.

As the founder and Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates since 2000, he has represented various companies in cross-border transactions involving companies from overseas such as the United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany, France, Japan, Hong Kong, Switzerland and Australia. Before founding Azmi & Associates, he worked with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) as a company legal counsel for over 6 years.

Dato’ Azmi currently sits on the Board of Directors of various organisations including S P Setia Berhad, the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (CLG), Worldwide Holdings Berhad, PNB Commercial Sdn Berhad and Terralex (the world’s second-largest law Independent Network). He is also a Member of Bursa Malaysia Appeals Committee.

Dato’ Azmi has also served as a Non-Executive Director for Sime Darby Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad, CLIQ Energy Berhad and Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS).

Dato’ Azmi holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree with honours from University of Malaya and Masters Degree (LLM) in the United States and International Business Law from Suffolk University, Boston.

Mohd Nizam Rahmat

Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Art & Design Sdn Bhd

Mohd Nizam Rahmat has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Art & Design Sdn Bhd (Segaris Art Center), a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since December 2016. He has over 20 years of experience in the art and design and served in various local and international agencies including advertising, design and fine art.

Segaris Art Center is one of the most exciting art galleries to discover fresh and stimulating artworks in Kuala Lumpur. Mohd Nizam has also expanded the capacity of thematic art shows to include artworks by international artists such as the Kuala Lumpur International Mini Print exhibition organised by Segaris Art Center in 2018.

Mohd Nizam’s previous employment includes Head of Art Management for Galeri PETRONAS, in which he was involved in the Malaysian art circuit since 2010. He has also managed various projects and exhibitions for many established artists such as Matahati ke Matadunia: Malaysia Contemporary Art to the World in Los Angeles, USA (2009) for the Matahati collective and Jalaini Abu Hassan’s Dato Rock, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2014).

An award-winning graphic designer during his early career in advertising, Mohd Nizam is also a practising artist, actively involved in numerous local and international art shows including Two Methods – Collage & Assemblage at Galeri Seni Muzium Pendidikan Nasional UPSI, Perak, Malaysia (2018); Transit A1 at HOM Art Trans, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2017); Cannot Be Bo(a)rdered, Urban Art Fair at Espace Commines, Paris, France (2017), Urbanscapes at Urbanscapes House, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2016) and Aliwal Urban Art Festival at Aliwal Art Centre, Singapore (2016).

Mohd Nizam obtained a Master Degree in Art and Design (Fine Arts and Technology) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2014.

Azhar Abu Bakar

Director of Technology Division and Chief Executive Officer of AKARI Software Asia Pacific and MYREN Network Sdn Bhd

Azhar Abu Bakar has been appointed as Director of Technology Division of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since May 2019. He has over 27 years of working experience in local and international organisations in the oil & gas and the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) industries including marketing, business development, project management, consulting as well as operations which primary focus on information technology.

Azhar is also the Chief Executive Officer of AKARI Software Asia Pacific and MYREN Network Sdn Bhd,  subsidiaries of UiTM Holdings.

Before joining UITM Holdings,  Azhar was the Chief Technology Officer of Skainom Private Limited, a health-technology start-up based in Singapore. He has also served in several other IT companies including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Konsortium Multimedia Swasta Sdn Bhd (KOMMS), Director of Cyber Security Assurance of International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), and Chief Technology Officer for the Malaysian Government Security Operations Centre (MyGSOC).

Azhar holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Hons) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, United Kingdom. He is also a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Wan Nazifah Wan Abdullah

Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Private Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Wan Nazifah Wan Abdullah has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Private Healthcare Sdn Bhd (UPHSB), a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since December 2019. She has over 20 years of working experience in a management position in various sectors including banking, transportation & logistics and healthcare.

Before joining UPHSB, Wan Nazifah was the CEO of Private Medical Hospital in Kota Bharu, Kelantan since 2008.

Wan Nazifah began her career with Kota Bharu Medical Centre Sdn Bhd (KBMC) since 2006. She served as the General Manager and at the same time, led the Business and Operations division.

Possessed great talent with exceptional performance record, three years later Wan Nazifah was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of KBMC. During her tenure as the CEO for 13 years, Wan Nazifah demonstrated excellent management experience and knowledge of the industry. Among her contributions include the development of hospital policies and procedures, ensuring organisational compliance with the industry’s laws and regulations.

Wan Nazifah obtained her Master in Business Administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Majoring in Finance) from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Dato' Chairil Nazri Ahmad

Director of Energy Division and Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Energy & Facilities Sdn Bhd

Dato’ Chairil Nazri Ahmad has been appointed as Director of Energy Division of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since June 2017. He has more than 27 years of working experience in a myriad of industries – renewable energy, oil & gas, integrated logistics, IT & telecommunications, biotechnology and agro business – in his capacity as auditor, management consultant, senior executive and entrepreneur. 

Dato’ Chairil is the Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Energy & Facilities Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings. He also sits as a Director of UiTM Solar Power Sdn Bhd, UiTM Solar Power Dua Sdn Bhd and AKARI Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd.

Before joining UITM Holdings, Dato’ Chairil co-founded and became the original shareholders of Solar System & Power Sdn Bhd, Stellagen Sdn Bhd and URRMA Asia Sdn Bhd. These companies are involved in the renewable energy, agro-biotech and medical biotech respectively. He also served as a Senior Manager at Accenture and at Modular Corporation Berhad, Senior Business Analyst of Consulting Division at TIME Quantum Technology as well as Audit Senior at Coopers & Lybrand.

Dato’ Chairil is an accountant by training (ICAEW-ACA and BA with honours in Accounting & Financial Analysis, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom). He also completed a Bio-Entrepreneurship Executive Program at the University of California Berkeley and University of California San Francisco.

Mohammed Hanafi Muhi

Group Internal Audit

Mohammed Hanafi Muhi joined Group Internal Audit of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd in May 2017. He has over 15 years of working experience in internal audit in various industries, amongst others automotive, marine transportation, oil & gas, fast food and more.

Mohammed Hanafi has also experienced in cross-functional areas including sales and marketing, procurement, warehousing and logistics, inventory, production, orders processing, contracts, project implementation and human resources.

He was also involved in the risk management process as well as assisting the internal audit departments in obtaining ‘Generally Conformance’ results during the quality assurance reviews performed by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia (IIAM).

Mohammed Hanafi is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Noor Mohd Hazeem Halin

Group Chief Corporate Development Officer

Noor Mohd Hazeem Halin has been appointed as Group Chief Corporate Development Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since October 2019. Before that, he was the Head of Group Corporate Development at UiTM Holdings.

Noor Mohd Hazeem has over 16 years of working experience in the field of finance and operations across various industries including retailing, information technology, aerospace, construction and finance/banking. He also involved in various portfolios such as accounting and finance, project management, corporate strategy, planning and transactions, business valuation and development, investment and divestment, asset disposal, mergers and acquisitions, negotiation as well as business writing.

Before joining UiTM Holdings, Noor Mohd Hazeem was the Senior Manager of Group Corporate Development at Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCMB) in which he led the corporate strategy and corporate planning functions in developing and managing the Group’s short, medium and long terms strategy plans. Before that, he worked at CCM Chemicals Sdn Bhd as the Project Accountant/Finance Manager before being promoted as the Head of Strategic Market Planning & Development.

Noor Mohd Hazeem has also served in several other companies including Sapura Thales Electronics Sdn Bhd, Mentari Muara Sdn Bhd, Al-Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp Bhd and a few other companies.

Noor Mohd Hazeem holds a Diploma and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

Noor Erni Surya Noordin

Group Chief Financial Officer

Noor Erni Surya Noordin has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since January 2019. She has over 27 years of working experience in local and international organisations with a solid background in strategic finance providing guidance to support the business objectives as well as overseeing all aspects of accounting, human resource, information technology and board secretariat.

Before joining UITM Holdings, Noor Erni Surya served as the Executive Director of Finance & Administration at the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) from 2012 until 2017. Previously, she worked with an international standard-setting organisation; the Islamic Financial Services Board as Director of Finance & Administration for 9 years.

Noor Erni Surya has also served in several other companies including Assistant Accounts Manager at Pos Malaysia Berhad and Assistant Finance Manager at G-Two Corporation.

Noor Erni Surya is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accounting. She holds a Master of Science in Professional Accountancy from the University of London, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Norzaimah Maarof

Group Chief Executive Officer

Norzaimah Maarof has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd since September 2018. She has over 23 years of working experience in various industries including agri-commodities, plantation, pharmaceutical, chemical and high technology. She has held various top and key management positions for several local public listed companies, GLCs, the European as well as American multinational companies with a stint in the corporate headquarters in New York and a regional role covering Asia including Japan, Australia, Latin America, Middle East as well as Africa.

Norzaimah started her career in 1994 as Assistant Manager of Corporate Division at General Lumber Fabricators & Builders Bhd. In 2000, she moved to Philips Malaysia Sdn Bhd as Senior Legal Counsel. Three years later, she joined Pfizer Malaysia Sdn Bhd where she was first appointed as Director of Legal Affairs for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. She was then seconded to Pfizer Headquarters in New York in 2006. Subsequently, Norzaimah was appointed as Legal Director for Asia Research and Development. Norzaimah left Pfizer Malaysia in 2009 and joined Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad as its first Chief Counsel of the Group Legal and Company Secretarial.

In 2014, Norzaimah switched gears and joined Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM) as Chief Business Development Officer of the Pharmaceuticals Division. Shortly thereafter, she was appointed as Director of Group Corporate Development in which she led Group’s strategic planning, Group’s business development activities as well as the Group’s Risk Management function reporting to the Board Risk Management Committee. Norzaimah spearheaded and successfully delivered multiple projects culminating in the demerger of CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad from its parent company, CCM, to unlock the value of the businesses and to realize maximum growth potentials.

Norzaimah continued her A-Levels studies at Berkhamsted School for Girls, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (UK). She obtained LLB (Honours) Bachelor of Laws from Southampton, UK. Norzaimah also attended the Barrister Vocational Training at South Bank University, London, UK as well as Pfizer Legal Leadership Series at the New York University Stern, New York, USA in 2004.

Norzaimah is a Member of Leadwomen Directors (2018), the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (IERP) (2017) and also Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple, Bar of England & Wales (1993).

Associate Professor Rahidzab Talib

Group Chief Technology Officer

Associate Professor Rahidzab Talib has been appointed as Group Chief Technology Officer of Group Technology Services of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 May 2019. He has served for over 8 years in the management of Information Technology (IT) in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and held various roles including Chairman of IT Technical, Procurement Committee as well as Director of IT Department.

Assoc Prof Rahidzab is currently Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of UiTM and he has been seconded to UiTM Holdings since 2015.

Before joining UiTM Holdings as the Group Technology Officer, Assoc Prof Rahidzab was the first Chief Executive Officer of AKARI Software Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings.  He is also actively involved in many advisory roles to the Ministry of Education including a Member of the IT Technical Committee, IT Steering Committee as well as the National Digital Education Steering Committee.

Assoc Prof Rahidzab holds a Bachelor as well as Master of Science in Mathematics from Emporia State University, Kansas, United States.