“We all know that knowledge is power, and we believe that such power should be available to everyone, everywhere.”

Portrait of Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Syed Jalaludin

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Syed Jalaludin

Chairman of the Edtrin Foundation

Academician Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Syed Jalaludin Syed Salim’s career spans thirty momentous years in academia, characterised by many innovations in higher education and research sectors in Malaysia. Under his leadership as Chairman, Bank Rakyat established itself as one of the most successful Islamic banks in the world. His contributions and devotion to the sector attributed to his bestowal of the National Science Laureate and titled National Academian, as well as Emeritus Professor by Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, and Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Syed Jalaludin continues to serve higher education as the Chairman of Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Vice Chancellor of Taylor’s University, and Senior Fellow of Akademi Sains Malaysia. He also remains highly involved in the corporate sector, holding a number of positions in public and private companies that are key to the development of education in Malaysia.

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