Head of the Cempaka group of private international schools and responsible for its academic and co-curricular direction.
Iskandar Rizal Hamzah is a medical doctor by training, who chose to return to the family education business in 1999. In education, his personal interest lies in education technology. He was selected as Malaysia's first Apple Distinguished Educator in 2006. In 2007, he spearheaded the country's first 1 to 1 laptop programme at Cempaka Schools, and in 2009, the first 1 to 1 smartphone programme in Asia. He also heads the Schoology Asia offices, working with schools, universities and companies in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Singapore.
Education is the best instrument to build a better world. Living in peace is achieved by working together and celebrating our cultural diversity and similarity.