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Ms Mae Ho Seok Khen

Ms Mae Ho Seok Khen

Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director

Ms Mae Ho is the Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Higher Education Sdn Bhd, Director of Berjaya College Sdn Bhd and Berjaya Global Professional Development Sdn Bhd. She joined the Board in October 2010 as a Non-Executive Director and currently is a member of the Audit and Risk Management, Nominating and Remuneration and Strategic Human Resource Committees.

She graduated with an MA in Education Management (Bath), UK. She was also awarded the Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, UK. Mae has been in the hospitality and tourism education and professional sectors for more than three decades.

She started her career in the hospitality industry as a lecturer and then as Dean, School of Hotel & Catering Management at Kolej Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya. Subsequently, she was appointed Director of School at Sunway University College. Her other credentials include Honorary Professor and Honorary President of Taishan Polytechnic (Shandong, China).

Mae brings with her a wealth of experience in setting up hospitality education. She sits on the panel of judges for the Hospitality Asia Platinum Award (HAPA) and is also a Conseiller Gastronomique and Archiviste of the National Council of the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisséurs Bailliage de Malaisie, an international gastronomic association. She was invited to join Malaysia Tatler on the judging panel for Best Restaurants in 2016.

Since 2016, she has been appointed as a member on the Board of Advisors Asia Pacific Centre for Events Management (APCEM).