Board of Directors

MDIS Tashkent is a joint venture educational establishment offering internationally recognized degrees by preserving national traditions and holistic approach to nurturing future of the nation. The shareholders of MDIS Tashkent are Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd and Uzbekistan Banking Association owning 51% and 49% respectively. Board of Directors is comprised of 5 members appointed by respective organizations. At present, the Board is chaired by Dr Saidullo Abdullaev, General Director of Uzbekistan Banking Association.

Board convenes annually to discuss strategic matters and future of operations, plans and budget of the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent.

Members of the Board of Directors:

Dr Saidullo Abdullaev

Chairman of the Board

Dr Saidullo Abdullaev is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MDIS Tashkent. At the same time, he serves as General Director of Uzbekistan Banking Association. Dr Abdullaev is also a Deputy Chairman of International Coordination Council of Banking Associations in the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe (International Banking Council).

Dr R. Theyvendran, PBM


Dr R. Theyvendran is the Secretary-General in the MDIS Governing Council. He is Chairman and owner of Stamford Media International.  He also owns companies in Australia, Sri Lanka, India and the United Kingdom.

In September 2011, he became the first Singaporean to be conferred a prestigious award by the President of Uzbekistan.  The Commemorative Model “Insignia “O”zbekiston Respublikasi mustaqilligiga 20 yil” in celebration of Uzbekistan’s 20 years of Independence, was awarded for his outstanding role in helping to develop the higher education sector and for acting as a bridge between Singapore and Uzbekistan.

Mr. Chua Chen Hou


Mr Chua Chen How serves as the Vice-President in the MDIS Governing Council.

Mr Shareef bin Abdul Jaffar


Mr ShareefBin Abdul Jaffar serves as the Honorary Treasurer in the MDIS Governing Council.