Board of Directors
YBhg. Dato' Dr. Noorul Ameen Mohamed IshackFounder & Chairman
YBhg. Dato’ Dr. Noorul Ameen Mohamed Ishack is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Qualitas. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Mysore, India in 1976. He completed a course in Sports Medicine in 1998.
After his graduation, he returned to Malaysia and served the Ministry of Health in various hospitals. From 1981 until 1984, he joined the Malaysian Armed Forces as a Regimental Medical Officer. During that period, he was actively involved in Sports Medicine. In 1984, he left the government service to seek experience in the private sector by joining Kumpulan Medic (Kuala Lumpur) as an assistant physician. He was appointed as the Managing Director and the Chairman of Kumpulan Medic (Kuala Lumpur) from 1993 to 1996. He was appointed to the Board of Selangor Specialist Hospital Sdn Bhd in 1997 to oversee the development of the company and was part of the team which developed Selangor Specialist Hospital . He continued to be on the Board and held the position of the Medical Director of Selangor Specialist Hospital Sdn Bhd until 2006.
In 1997, he founded Qualitas to establish an integrated network of private GP clinics in Malaysia and has been instrumental in charting the development of the Qualitas Medical Group since then. In 2003, Qualitas started its overseas expansion in primary healthcare with its first centre in India.
Dato’ Dr. Ameen was recognised in 2006 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Year by Commerce-Ventures and was also shortlisted as one of the top nominees for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year award for 2011. He is currently a member of Malaysian Medical Association, Academy of Family Physicians and Koperasi Doktor Malaysia Berhad.
Prashant MenonManaging Director
Prash brings a wealth of commercial, management and healthcare experience to the Qualitas team and oversees all the operational, financial and growth aspects of Qualitas Australia. He has worked in several industry sectors both in Australia and abroad,and is currently a member on the board of several education and health companies. He has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications) with Honours from the University of Sydney as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Karim DhalaExecutive Director
Karim Tajdin Dhala is the Executive Director of Qualitas. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wales, United Kingdom in July 1983. In 1988, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is currently an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
He joined Ferguson Maidment & Co in London, a chartered accountant firm as an audit trainee in 1983. He was later promoted as an audit manager in the same firm in 1988. From 1988 until 1989, he joined BDO Binder Hamlyn as a tax senior. He joined Morgan Stanley International Limited from 1989 until 1992 and was involved in the financial accounting of the company in liaison with the company’s other European offices. He joined South East Asia Development Corporation Berhad (“Seacorp”) (now known as MIDF Amanah Capital Berhad) which is principally an investment holding and property holding company, as the Group Financial Controller from 1992 until 1994. During his tenure with Seacorp, he was also appointed as an Executive Director of Seacorp’s finance subsidiary company, Malaysian Credit Finance Berhad. He joined Prima Prai Sdn Bhd, a property development company as a Finance Director from 1994 until 1998.
In 1999, he joined Qualitas as a General Manager and later in 2005, he was promoted to be our Executive Director. He is responsible for the implementation of our company’s business plans and corporate affairs.
Dr. Tej DugalManaging Partner
Dr Dugal is a dual fellowship trained radiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York – with interests in musculoskeletal and neuroradiology. Dr Dugal also has subspecialty expertise in cardiac imaging, with emphasis on multi-detector CT.
Vicnaraj ChandranChief Financial Officer
Vicnaraj has played an integral part in the establishment of Qualitas Healthcare Australia and is responsible for the group’s overall finance function including audit, taxation, business planning, insurance and risk management. He brings extensive corporate finance experience having worked in Malaysia for a leading Fortune 500 company for many years before relocating to Australia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and is also a Certified Practicing Accountant with CPA Australia. Vicnaraj joined the team in 2010.
Andrew MoronyOperations Manager
Andrew developed a passion for healthcare through his undergraduate studies, which included a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) and Bachelor or Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography). Subsequent to this, his interests extended into the management of healthcare businesses. He has experience in several sectors, including Radiology (Teleradiology) and Primary Care (General Practice). Andrew formalised his focus on Management via the completion of a Master’s in Business Administration. Andrew oversees the business operations in NSW and joined the team in 2012
Rajesh SharmaDirector of Operations
Rajesh joined Qualitas Healthcare in 2012 with a background in operations, finance, accounting, retail and business administration. He directly oversees the business operations in Victoria and Queensland. He has worked in retail and finance sectors overseas and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and Masters in Business Administration from Bath University (UK). He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant with CPA Australia, a Chartered Accountant with Fiji Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of FINSIA Australia, a Fellow of Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia and a Justice of Peace (Qual) for Queensland.
Dr. Peter JanovicState Medical Director - Victoria
Peter BonovasOperations Manager
Peter brings over 20 years’ experience in Radiology from both a clinical and management perspective. He has completed undergraduate studies in Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) as well as a post graduate Diploma in Medical Sonography. Peter worked as a radiographer and sonographer for several years, before moving into a joint clinical / management role at his previous employment. He joined Synergy Radiology in 2007 and was an integral part of establishing and growing the current Radiology business in his role as Operations Manager whilst still maintaining a clinical role.
Seung Woo BaekBusiness Development Manager
Baek has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare management and a range of diverse business interests. He studied both Biomedical Engineering and Medical Radiation Science between South Korean and Australia. He co-founded Campsie Family Radiology in year 2003 and merged into Synergy Radiology year 2007 after 4 years successful business. Since joinig Synergy Radiology as the Business Development Manager he has helped develop new radiology sites for the network and managed several co business projects with various health care companies such as Doori ENT network, VATECH Pty Ltd, Ray Medical and Health Hub to develop further business opportunities in the Asiana Pacific market.
Anna HuangLegal Counsel
Anna graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours as well as completed the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice program with High-Distinction from Bond University. She joined Qualitas Health in 2013 after gaining legal experience in both private practice and in-house corporate practice. Anna handles and watches over all legal matters for Qualitas Health ranging from corporate and commercial, property, intellectual property, employment, banking etc. and ensures that the legal interest of Qualitas Health is protected at all times.