Executive Team

Executive Team of Malvern International plc is run by distinguished professionals who keep quality education firmly as their key focus. Malvern International plc is privileged to have them on board to steer the vision and mission of educating young minds near and far with quality curricula, facilities and faculty and also will invest in prospects of students who have successfully completed their courses to enable them to look forward to a bright future.

Sam Malafeh, PhD in Economics (The University of Auckland, New Zealand), is an innovative and results-driven leader in education focused on achieving exceptional results in highly competitive environments.

Dr. Sam Malafeh

Chief Executive Officer

Bharat Guha is the incoming CFO for Malvern International PLC. Bharat is a chartered accountant with an extensive experience in the education sector.

Bharat Guha

Chief Financial Officer

Chellapa has worked in a number of countries in the Asia Pacific region covering a wide range of business ,including ERP Systems, Industrial Control & Shut-Down Systems, Foreign Exchange Trading, Futures OTC Market Trading, REIT Markets and Woodworking Industries and 3D Gaming Software & Educational Institutions.

Chellapa Panickar

Head of Corporate Affairs and Governance

Professor Ian Brooks has recently joined the group as the UK Senior Academic advisor. Professor Brooks has recently retired from his position as the Deputy Dean of the Business school.

Prof. Ian Brooks

UK Senior Academic Advisor

Kris Hall became the General Manager of Malvern House in August 2017. He completed his Postgrad studies at the University of Westminster and has been a senior manager in the Private Sector, Third Sector and Education Sector for over 20-years.

Kris Hall

General Manager & Principal, Malvern House International

Wei Lin joined Malvern since January 2017, prior to that, Wei was heading the administration and student services department in one of the largest international education providers in New Zealand.

Wei Lin

Chief Operating Officer (SAA-GE) / Head of Business Development / (Executive Assistant to CEO)

Sundra joined the group in year 2000 as a Finance Executive, played a vital role, assisting the Group Financial Controller in handling the finance unit as well as incorporated 15 overseas companies for the Group.

Sundrarajan Murugeya

Chief Executive Officer Malaysia

Jane has more than 15 years of experience as personal assistant to CEO, handling company’s secretarial and corporate work, following up on financial and operational matters as required, assisting HR on appointments and dealing with Manpower policies.

Jane Lau

Group Secretary

Ben is an experience and driven sales professional with over 10 years experience of business to business sales in the ESL Sector.

Ben Delaney

Global Head of Sales & Marketing

Richard Mace, is co-founder and General Manager of Communicate School. He has an honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield. A combination of Computer Science and Control Engineering.

Richard Mace

General Manager, Communicate School, Manchester

Marza Mace, MA in TEFL, is a founder and principal of Communicate School in Manchester. Marza has 10 years experience in building and managing teams and streamlining processes in the most effective ways.

Marza Mace

Principal, Communicate School, Manchester