Dr. Elizabeth Lee
Dr Elizabeth Lee, Senior Executive Director of the Sunway Education Group and Sunway University was educated and trained in the USA and UK, including the University of Cambridge where she obtained a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education.
A veteran in the field of private higher education, Elizabeth serves on various boards which include the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Council, the National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN) and the International Academic Advisory Council (IAAC) of Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia. She sits on the Board of Management of the Master Builders Association of Malaysia Education Fund and also the Board of Trustees of MERCY Malaysia. As a thought leader, her international engagements have included speaking at the Harvard Business School, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, the University of Edinburgh and the Malaysia-UK Diamond Jubilee Forum in London.
As an advocate for women in leadership, she serves as a Mentor in the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) global programme and is on the Trustee Committee of the Chair on Women Leadership, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
For her exceptional contributions to education and leadership, she has been bestowed two honorary doctorate awards by the University of Nottingham (UK) and Victoria University (Australia), and is a recipient of several international and national awards.
While she has written and edited a number of children’s English storybooks for early language learning, her culinary interests find her serving on the National Council of the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, Baillage de Malaisie, where she is the Baili Regional for the state of Perak.