Dr Abu Hasan Ismail
Non-Independent Executive Director, President / Group Chief Executive Officer
Date of Appointment
18 November 2010
Membership of Board Committees
Member of the Risk Management Committee, Finance & Investment Committee and Tender Committee.
Diploma in Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Membership of Associations
International Advisory Board of Computer Trade Industry Association (CompTIA) based in the USA.
Council member at Taylor’s University.
Advisory Panel for International Business School (IBS) in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
Adjunct Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin.
Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA.
Working Experience and Occupation
Founder and President/Group CEO of Prestariang Berhad (now AwanBiru Technology Berhad).
Appointed into the CEO faculty program by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia under the Malaysian Higher Education Blueprint.
Since the inception of Prestariang in 2003, he has overseen the financial and strategic growth of the Company and has formed successful partnerships with global ICT organisations, which include Microsoft, Autodesk, IBM, Oracle, CompTIA, Certiport, Prometric, ASIC and others.
Listed the Company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 27 July 2011.
Joined FSBM Holdings Bhd. Appointed as an Executive Director.
One of the founders of the Multimedia University. Appointed as the Professor and Dean at the newly created Faculty of Creative Multimedia.
Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
Institute Sultan Iskandar of Urban Habitat and High Rise, and Yayasan Universiti Malaysia.