Dr. Sam Malafeh

Board of Director
Executive Director & Acting CEO
Executive Director

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Malvern International PLC and SAA Global Education

PhD in Economics – The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Economics) – The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Bachelor of Arts (Major in Economics and Political Studies) – The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr Sam Malafeh is an innovative and results-driven leader in education focused on achieving exceptional results in highly competitive environment. Sam has proven track record of building a strong team and work with them to deliver quality education. He is experienced in driving quality operation, process, and customer service improvements while building partnerships with key business decision-makers. Sam is passionate about education and believes in empowering people, whether they are students, academics, colleagues or other individuals.

In his previous role as the Chief Executive Officer of a New Zealand education provider, Sam has led the five schools operating in the group to offer education for employment and enterprise.The schools were repeatedly rated highly by New Zealand Qualifications Authority. They are known as schools with exceptional support to students, maintaining the integrity, high quality delivery and high employment outcomes for graduates.

Dr Malafeh joined Malvern in September 2016 and since has been part of a new strategy to team up for success in offering ultimate learning experience. Sam is pleased to take part in people’s “Journey to Success” through Malvern International and SAA Global Education as “a Global Learning and Skills Development Partner”.