Dr See Hoon Peow is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer for Berjaya University College. Bringing along with him, more than 20 years of experience in the education industry, Dr See is well-known for his wit and dynamic leadership.
His journey in the education industry started way back in 1996. In the year, 2004 he was appointed as Principal of a prestigious Chinese Independent School, making him the youngest principal at that time. Since then, he has never looked back but continued to thrive in his passion to make a difference in the education industry.
Prior to joining Berjaya UC, he was the Principal to a few colleges and Executive Vice President (also Associate Professor) of a renowned University in Klang Valley; in which, under his leadership, one of the colleges was upgraded to University College status. Amongst his achievement, to name a few; was becoming founding principal of a College and the founding Director of the second Confucius Institute in Malaysia; and also turning around a financially burdened college in the short span of two years.
Dr See earned both his Master of Philosophy from University of Malaya and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from International Islamic University, Malaysia, as a part-time student for a total of 7 years. Prior to that, he completed his LLB (Hons) from University of Glamorgan, UK (now University of South Wales).
He has published numerous academic papers despite his busy schedule, that includes publishing 4 books, 2 booklets, more than 20 papers in reputable journals (including ISI/Scopus indexed journals), books/proceedings and conferences. He has achieved a reputation in research on issues related to education, culture and the Chinese in Malaysia. He also speaks regularly at conferences and seminars; and writes regularly on similar issues in the Malaysian media.
His dedication towards education and scholarship, is the force behind him being an active member of various associations, where he holds and has held directorship and membership, including the Good Shepherd Kindergartens and Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies etc.