Irmohizam Ibrahim Biography

Malaysian politician

In this Malay name, there is no family name. The name Ibrahim is a patronymic, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Irmohizam.

Dato 'Sri Dr. Hj. Irmohizam Ibrahim JP (Jawi: ارم الهيثم إبراهيم ) is a Malaysian politician and corporate figure. Born in Kampung Kuantan, Kuala Selangor, he was Member of Parliament for Kuala Selangor from 2013 to 2018.

Currently he is the group executive director of the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur.

In 2020, he made history when the World Trade Centers *ociation (WTCA) named Dato' Sri Dr. Hj. Irmohizam Ibrahim as the chairman of the Asia Pacific Member Advisory Council (Conferences & Exhibitions). He plays a chairing role, setting the agenda of the meeting and setting the direction for all World Trade Centers throughout Asia Pacific. He is the first Malaysian to succeed in holding a seat in the WTCA. He received an award for World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur on The International Business Review ASEAN Awards for Corporate Excellence in the Hospitality & Tourism Sector for Transformative Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions (MICE) Management.


  • 1 Personal life
  • 2 Education
    • 2.1 Harvard University
    • 2.2 Certificate obtained
  • 3 Career
    • 3.1 Among the careers he has served are
  • 4 Experience
    • 4.1 Positions held
      • 4.1.1 World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur (WTCKL)
      • 4.1.2 World Trade Centers *ociation (WTCA)
      • 4.1.3 MARA University of Technology
      • 4.1.4 Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
      • 4.1.5 Hospital Shah Alam Selangor
  • 5 Recognition
    • 5.1 2009
    • 5.2 2010
    • 5.3 2011
    • 5.4 2015
    • 5.5 2017
  • 6 Honours
    • 6.1 Honours of Malaysia
  • 7 References

Personal life

Dato 'Sri Dr. Hj. Irmohizam Ibrahim was married to Datin Sri Sushilayanti Sumadi, the daughter of Datuk Sumadi Ismail on 1 August 2008.


Dato 'Sri Dr. Hj. Irmohizam Ibrahim received his early education at Kelana Jaya 1 National Primary School and Bukit Bintang National Secondary School (L) in Petaling Jaya. Later, he received admission to a boarding school at Tengku Abdullah Science Secondary School, Raub, Pahang. He then pursued higher education at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) and received an advanced diploma in law (Hons) and a Bachelor of Law (Hons). He was active in co-curricular activities and an activist while he was still studying at IIUM. Later, he continued his Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Master of Law (LLM) (Hons) and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Hons) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia(UKM). In 2019, he continued his studies and was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Hons) from Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS) at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He is currently pursuing his third Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya. He was also a former lecturer oflaw at the Faculty of Law, UiTM from 2008 to 2011. He has now been appointed adjunct professor of the School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events at Taylor's University and first Malaysian to become the visiting professor in Center of Malaysia Scholars, College of International Relations at Huaqiao University in China. Later, he has now been appointed as adjunct professor at DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia and adjunct professor, faculty of education in National University of Malaysia. Currently, pursuing third master's degree in Master of Public Administration (MPA) at Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya.

In addition, among the certificates obtained by him are:

Harvard University

  • Study of China & Communism
  • Study on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economics
  • 10 th ASEAN Senior Management Development Program Harvard Business School

Certificate obtained

  • Corporate Directors Training Program Fundamental (SSM)
  • Marketing Strategy in Digital World Build High Impact Plans
  • High Impact Presentation Attested - Dale Carnegie & *ociates, Inc (2011) Admitted & Enrolled
  • Advocate & Solicator High Court in Malaya - 2001
  • Certificate of Achievement (The Economist) International


After studying, he practices his law skill at Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and owns and now his own law firm, Ganesan & Irmohizam Advocate & Solicitors.

He oversees matters related to bankruptcy, debt recovery, business loans, rentals, hire purchase, housing financing, sale of goods, probate and administration. He has also held lectures and training for law students at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and was appointed as an examiner. He has been a guest speaker for Postgraduate Studies of the Faculty of Law at UITM and more.

Among the careers he has served are

  • Special Officer of the Minister of Education Malaysia (2001 & 2004)
  • Special Officer of the Minister of Higher Education Malaysia (2005)
  • Special Officer of the Minister of Rural Development Malaysia (2006-2008)
  • Special Officer of the Prime Minister of Malaysia (2012)
  • National Civics Bureau, Prime Minister's Department
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)
  • The Board of Executive Directors of Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad

He held various of positions in corporate world, he is the chairman of Dancom Group, chairman of Bina Nusa Foundation Shd. Bhd, corporate advisor, Tadmansori Holdings Sdn. Bhd., corporate advisor of Nusantara Meat Sdn. Bhd. and director of Cita Capital Sdn. Bhd.

Currently, he is active in the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry when he was appointed as a member of the advisory board, Malaysian *ociation of Convention & Exhibition Organizers & Suppliers (MACEOS). He is also board of advisors of Global Chamber of Business Leader where a coalition of C suite executives, entrepreneurs, investors, governmental and industry leaders.

He is also an advisor to the Ministry of National Unity Malaysia and the Ministry of Agriculture & Food Industry Malaysia (MAFI). He was appointed as the Special Action Committee to Address Student Social Problems under the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE).


Dato' Sri Dr. Hj. Irmohizam Ibrahim started as the chairman of the Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) in 2013-2018. Next, he was the vice president of the Selangor Youth Council (MBS) in 2010-2013 and the president of MBS. In addition, he is also the former vice president and also acts as an executive and Description of Malay Students Union ( GPMS ).

In addition to the secretary general of the Council of Youth Selangor Exco Peninsular Malay Students *ociation, GPMS, commissioner of Scouts Headquarters (relationship) national member National Youth Consultative Council, board of trustees chair Tun Abdul Razak, deputy chairman of the *ociation of Alumni of SMEs, member Panel Consumer Education Consultant of the Federation of Malaysian Consumers *ociations (FOMCA & CEUPACS & NCWO & MBM) and member of GPMS Subang Branch. He is the president of the Selangor Youth Council. Currently, he is the vice president of Council of Federal Datuks Malaysia (MDPM) and Vice president of Alumni Gabungan Pelajar Melayu *anjung (GPMS)

Positions held

World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur (WTCKL)

  • Group executive director and group managing director

World Trade Centers *ociation (WTCA)

  • Chair of Conferences & Exhibitions Asia Pacific (APAC) Member Advisory Council (MAC)

MARA University of Technology

  • Board member
  • Member of the Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee
  • Chair Council Member Ins*utions Rulers
  • UiTM FC advisor

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

  • Board member
  • Chairman of the finance committee

Hospital Shah Alam Selangor

  • Chairman of the board of visitors



  • Chief Scout's Certificate of Commendation
  • Scout Excellent Service Medal Scouts of Malaysia
  • Centennial Commemorative Scout Medal


  • ASEAN Youth Award
  • National Youth Award (Leadership)
  • Selangor Youth Devotion Medal (P.B.B)


  • Selangor Youth Service Award
  • Finalist 10 Outstanding Youth Malaysia
  • Hindu Youth Council Illanyar Thilagam Medal


  • National Committee of Indonesian Youth Award (KNPI)


  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) Distinguished Visitor Programme Medallion by Ministry for Foreign Affairs Singapore
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs Australia Distinguished Special Programme by the Department for Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)


Honours of Malaysia

  • :Malaysia::
    • Officer of the Order of the Defender of the Realm (KMN) (2010)
    • Companion of the Order of the Defender of the Realm (JMN) (2012)
    • Commander of the Order of Meritorious Service (PJN) - Datuk (2017)
  • :Malacca::
    • Knight Commander of the Order of Malacca (DCSM) - Datuk Wira (2020)
  • :Pahang::
    • Knight Companion of the Order of the Crown of Pahang (DIMP) – Dato' (2010)
    • Grand Knight of the Order of Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang (SSAP) – Dato' Sri (2015)
  • :Sabah::
    • Commander of the Order of Kinabalu (PGDK) - Datuk (2014)