Who's Who in the Malaysian Education Industry
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Fuh Yen
Senior Executive Director
Dr. Elizabeth Lee is at the helm of Sunway University and Sunway College, both which rank among the largest private higher education institutions in Malaysia; and offer a range of internationally accredited pre-university, diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes.
Since Dr. Lee joined Sunway in 1992, the institution has grown in leaps and bounds. She was instrumental in setting up the first university branch campus in Malaysia (Monash University Sunway campus) and Sunway's subsidiary colleges in Ipoh, Kuching and Johor Bahru. Under her leadership, the student population in Sunway has also grown many folds.
Dr. Elizabeth Lee sits on numerous committees and task forces, contributing her experiences, views and insights on the development and promotion of Malaysia's private higher education globally. She is a founding member of the Academic Advisory Committee of Monash University Sunway campus and is on the Board of Advisors of the Institut Penyelidikan Pendidikan Tinggi Negara (IPPTN) (National Higher Education Research Institute). Her other appointments include the Minister of Higher Education's International Promotion Council, and the MBAM Education Fund Board of Management.
Dr. Lee is actively involved in the Oxford & Cambridge Society of Malaysia, of which she is a Past President and current EXCO member. She is also the Regional Coordinator of the Cambridge Society, University of Cambridge. In addition, she is a much sought-after speaker and panelist at both national and international conferences on issues related to education and women. She is frequently invited by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to participate in dialogue sessions on overseas study trips.