Who's Who in the Malaysian Education Industry
Ms Angela Pok
Chief Executive Officer
Methodist College Kuala Lumpur
Ms Angela Pok is the Chief Executive Officer of MCKL. She holds an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland and a professional qualification from Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.
She has more than 20 years of management experience in tertiary education, having served in both public and private universities. She was Vice-President of Student Experience at Taylor’s University from September 1997 to March 2017 before assuming the role of Director of Transnational Education and Strategy at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia SPACE (UTMSPACE) from April 2017 to July 2019. At UTM, she was involved in transnational education engagement where she spearheaded the successful implementation of franchise campuses in a few countries, making UTM the first Malaysian public university to offer local degree programmes abroad.
She has always been passionate about providing positive student experiences that enhance student learning at universities and institutions of higher learning. This has led to her appointment as the President of Asia Pacific Student Services Association (APSSA), a role which allows her to enhance liaison and collaboration among student services practitioners of the Asia Pacific region.
Ms Angela has vast experience managing high volume of staff and working with diverse staff of different levels. She specialises in higher education management and administration, leadership and staff development as well as institutional strategic planning.
She has been involved in the strategic planning trainings to a few key groups that include:
- Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi, Ministry of Education, Malaysia
- Ministry of Food, Bangladesh
- Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Bangladesh
- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh
- University Grants Commission, Bangladesh
Ms Angela is committed and ready to steer the College and its community to greater heights. Her vision for MCKL can best be summed up as MCKL 4.0: The Institution of Excellence for Life.