Structure and governance

The Malaysian government invited Monash University to open a campus in 1998. Through a long-standing partnership with the Sunway Group, the first foreign university campus in Malaysia was created at Bandar Sunway.

Now nearly two decades old, Monash University Malaysia is a model of transnational education, consists of approximately 7,500 students and 700 staff members.

Monash University Malaysia reporting lines



President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Interim)

Professor Andrew Walker


Executive Director

Mr Ong Pang Yen


Vice-President (Research & Development)

Professor Mahendhiran Sanggaran Nair


Registrar & Chief Administrative Officer

Dr Susheela Nair


Heads of schools

Professor Kuah Khun Eng – School of Arts and Social Sciences
Professor John Benson – School of Business
Professor Anthony Guo Ningqun – School of Engineering & School of Information Technology
Professor Mohamed Shajahan bin Mohamed Yasin  – Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Associate Professor Dr Ong Chin Eng – School of Pharmacy
Professor Steven Langford – School of Science