Aryati Sasya Dato' Ahmad Sebi

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Aryati Sasya Dato’ Ahmad Sebi is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Advance Synergy Berhad. She was appointed to the Board on 7 March 2013. 

Sasya holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University, Australia, a Diploma in Economics from La Trobe University, Melbourne and a Master of Finance from RMIT University, Melbourne.

She worked at SJ Securities Sdn Bhd, Malaysia as a Research Analyst before joining the retailing industry in 2002. From late 2002 to 2005, she entered the retail industry and under took a consulting position with a local specialised men’s retailer in Melbourne where she was responsible for the day-to-day management of the company as well as preparing sales and market forecasting for the board of directors. Within the same period, she was appointed as a Director of Tantalum Australia NL, now known as ABM Resources NL, a public listed company in Australia. During her time at ABM Resources NL, she gained considerable knowledge of the mining sector as well as expanded her financial analysis skills to include some technical analysis of the commodities sector. She resigned from the Board in 2006. 

Presently, she sits on the board of various companies incorporated in Malaysia and overseas.She has over 12 years’ of experience in corporate management, finance and events management in various companies ranging from hospitality, mining and events management with a proven track record in delivering a strategic and innovative approach to problem solving and implementing growth strategies. She continues to be involved in the corporate industry and various cultural arts projects in a consulting capacity. 

Sasya is the Chief Executive Officer of The Language House (an education subsidiary of Advance Synergy Berhad); a member of the Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee of Advance Synergy Berhad.

She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Advance Synergy Berhad, nor has she any conflict of interest with Advance Synergy Berhad, except that her father, Dato’ Ahmad Sebi, is the Group Chair and substantial shareholder of Advance Synergy Berhad. Her brother, Anton, is the Group Executive Deputy Chair and also a director of Bright Existence Sdn Bhd and Suasana Dinamik Sdn Bhd, both companies are substantial shareholders of Advance Synergy Berhad. Her father, Dato’ Ahmad Sebi, is also a substantial shareholder and director of Bright Existence Sdn Bhd and Suasana Dinamik Sdn Bhd. She has had no convictions for any offences within the past 5 years and no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.