Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rahman Arshad

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rahman Arshad is an honorary graduate of Heriot-Watt University (DLitt, 1992) and is the Chairman of HWUM.

He is an educationalist and a diplomat with 30 years of service in both government and international organisations, including United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), South East Asian Ministers of Education Organisation Regional Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH), Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), and Commonwealth Secretariat and Regional Institute of Higher Education Development (RIHED).

He is also the Founding Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), the oldest public engineering and technological university in Malaysia.