Senior Management Team

Dr. Mizarina Abu Bakar

Dr. Mizarina Abu Bakar

Chief Operating Officer


Dr. Mizarina took up the position of COO of the University of Southampton Malaysia from 2019. She left Malaysia at the age of 18 to study in the UK, and graduated with a 1st class honours in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, followed by a doctorate in the same discipline. On her return to Malaysia, Dr. Mizarina began her career as an academic at University Malaya. Since then, she has held many senior management roles in the Higher Education Industry sector, including at Monash University Malaysia. Her previous roles include Director, Planning;  Director of Academic Operations; Senior Director, Organisational Effectiveness; Deputy President (Administration) and Deputy Vice Chancellor. Some of her areas of particular interest include higher education strategic planning, quality and performance.

Mahalingam Maniam

Mahalingam Maniam

Head of Human Resources

Wong Foo Hing

Wong Foo Hing

Head of Recruitment, Admissions, and Marketing

Mohammed Hirfi Mohammed Hanif

Mohammed Hirfi Mohammed Hanif

Head of Finance and Procurement

Anand Vijey

Anand Vijey Manicam

Head of Student Administration and Services