Drs. Mohd. Nasruddin bin Rahman first assumed the position of General Manager of PERZIM in 2018. A Masters (History) graduate from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, he has served the government sector since 1994.

He has extensive experience and is an expert in history, conservation and archaeology and is often invited to provide advice on heritage matters. Among his successes were assisting the National Heritage Department in implementing the reconstruction of the Kota Middleburgh Wall at Jalan Kota, Melaka and preserving Rumah Penghulu Mat Natar.

He is actively involved in mobilizing studies on historical evidence such as conducting archaeological excavations to identify a monument's building materials and origin.

He is also entrusted at the state and national level by being appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Archives of Malaysia, elected to the Significant Objects Heritage Expert Committee, becoming the Executive Committee on the Implementation of Malacca City Heritage Area Development including the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS Malaysia) as well as becoming committee member in the Malaysian Archaeologists' Association and the Malaysian Museums Association.



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alice Sabrina Ismail

Alice Sabrina Ismail is an Associate Professor with more than ten years of experience as an academic staff, researcher, and writer in Architecture, History, Theory, and Criticism, focusing on ethnic heritage and culture, politics, and architecture, national identity, Islamic architecture, housing design, and architectural education pedagogy. She was the former Director of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Architecture School (2019-2023). She has also been appointed Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (2024 till current).  She is currently appointed as a member of the Architecture Program Accreditation Panel (2022-2027) for accrediting architecture schools in Malaysia under (MAPS) and also the member council for  Accreditation Council and Architecture Education Malaysia  (MAPS) for sessions 2023 to 2026. 

Graduated with PhD from Queensland University Technology, Australia, in 2008; she has written many journals and books on architecture heritage, the role of national identity and architecture towards sustainable community development, and architecture education in Malaysia.

As the Founder and Director of the Research Center of Conservation Sustainable Ethnic Heritage (cASEH) under the Malacca Museum Corporation, she is currently involved in many local and international research projects and communal activities to preserve the ethnic cultural heritage of Bugis, Javanese, Minang, Baba-Nyonya, Chettiar, Malabari, Kristan–Portuguese, Dayak and Kadazan in Malaysia.

She is also leading the national research project on the Future Direction of Malaysia Architecture Education (2020-2030) under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Malaysia Higher Education (MOHE) in collaboration with the Board of Malaysia Architects (LAM), MAPSM (Council of Malaysian Architecture Education) and COHAS (Council Heads of Architecture Schools).

She has won local and national awards in the architectural field and is actively involved in many research projects and collaborations with prominent local agencies on heritage conservation such as the national museum, including prominent international architecture schools worldwide, like Chezklovakia, Thailand, Japan, India, Indonesia, and the UK, as well as the B40 community, to encourage a sustainable living environment in society.