Bachelor of Business Administration – International Trade, University of Central Arkansas, US.
Senior Management Development Programme, Harvard Business School, US.
Working Experience and Occupation
Jeffery has wide-ranging experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He launched his career in 1997 in marine and environmental consulting firm, Sea Resources Management (“SRM”) Sdn. Bhd., leaving in 2007 to join Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp) Sdn. Bhd.. As a Lead Business Analyst in the Biomedical Business Development and Investment (“BDI”) Division, he acquired extensive knowledge and expertise in identifying, structuring, securing and implementing biomedical investment projects, especially in the biopharma and pharmaceutical industries. He was promoted to Vice-President within the same division in 2008.
In 2013, he assumed the dual roles of Chief Executive Officer of Johor Biotechnology & Biodiversity Corporation and J-Biotech Holdings Sdn. Bhd..
At the state-owned bodies, he was responsible for developing and implementing key bioeconomy and biotech initiatives in Johor. Jeffery joined Duopharma Biotech as Chief Strategy Officer on 5 September 2016, responsible for business development, Halal initiatives and government business sales. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer on 12 September 2018. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Duopharma (M) Sendirian Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Duopharma Biotech, since 5 September 2016.