Ghauth Jasmon is the 10th Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Malaya (2008 to 2013). Prior to this appointment, he was Founder President of Multimedia University (MMU) for 11 years, the CEO of Unity College International and founded the City University College. It was during his period as VC that UM made significant advancement in the university world rankings. Given his significant contributions to educational development, Ghauth was bestowed with Federal and State honours, honorary doctorates and international awards. He is currently board member of Sunway University, International University of Malaya-Wales, Chairman of Global University Asia, Chairman of BENA Upskilling S/B, and Chairman of NLVTC Education S/B. He is also actively involved in several business enterprises in the areas of Agriculture, Property Development, Trading and Environmental Protection.