Board of Directors

Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)
Prof. Zainul is currently Director of the Business and Technopreneur Development Division at the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). He was previously the Director of Innovations Office of University Sains Malaysia, where he worked towards developing an internal innovation ecosystem to support discovery, creativity, collaboration, intellectual property creation and commercialization of research output of USM.

From 1994-1999, he served as the Head, Medical Microbiology & Parasitology Department in the School of Medical Sciences. From 1999-2007, he was founding Dean of the School of Health Sciences.

In addition to his academic career, Prof. Zainul was an MTDC Board member from 2004 until early 2012. He also gained deep industrial experience as a Senior Vice President in the Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp) in 2006, as well as serving on the boards of BiotechCorp, InnovationXchange Malaysia and Sanggar Sains. Besides BiotechCorp, he currently also sits on the Board of Xeraya Capital Sdn. Bhd and Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

Prof. Zainul holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and a Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology from University of Surrey, United Kingdom.

Dr Ganesh Kishore
Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund (MLSCF) - Chairman

Dr Thomas P. Monath
BioProtection Systems/NewLink Genetics Corp

Amir Azahar
Elixir Capital

Naser Jaafar
Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM)

Dr Uwe Schlokat
CEO & Director

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