Born in 1954 in the city of Georgetown – Penang. Hj. Rafek Saleh, MHCT Executive Director / Principal Halal Consultant with 39 years working experience at Malaysia Airlines. He is also certified Halal Food Processing and Handling Trainer and also a content provider for IHIA (International Halal Integrity Alliance) Halal Standards.

He is holding degree in Islamic Jurisprudence - Executive Diploma in Islamic Studies, Diploma in Islamic Theology (Usuluddin), Diploma in Islamic Law (Syariah) from Islamic Academy - University Malaya. .


He was one of the recipients of the prestigious "Anugerah Maulidur Rasul” award from His Royal Highness King DYMM Tuanku Ja’afar Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman.

Relevant Skills and Experience

Trained over 9,000 In-flight catering senior management, managers, executives, departmental supervisors, operations / production staff and food suppliers worldwide from 1997 – 2017 and ongoing.....

Developed curriculum adhering to corporate policies and procedures to conduct group training for Halal Awareness Programe and Halal Food Guidelines. Supervised and trained MAS Catering / LSG Sky Chefs (LSGB) employees in maintaining Halal, Hygiene and Quality standard. Provide Technical advisory and Halal consultancy.

Provide training to managers, executive chefs, cooks, etc. in-house and abroad such as Tokyo Flight Kitchen Japan, Evergreen Sky Catering Taipei-Taiwan, GIC International Catering Frankfurt, LSG-Sky Chefs Heathrow London & Manchester, Taj Sats Catering Delhi, Bombay, Madras & Banglore India, Beijing Airport Inflight Kitchen China,  Setting up Halal Kitchen at Cosmo In-Flight Kitchen, Evergreen Sky Catering Taipei, Servair CPA Catering Paris, Gate Gourmet Arlanda, Copenhagen, Zurich, Geneva, Buenos Aires, HACOR Corp. Los Angeles, SATS Adel Abujadayel Jeddah, Sri Lankan Air Catering, Korean Air Catering, Dnata Catering Singapore, Alpha Flight Services Australia & Amsterdam, Maldive Inflight Catering, Royal  Fukuoka & Kansai Inflight Catering Japan, Marfo Amsterdam, Frankenberg Germany, Munich, Portugal, Ukraine, Montreal, Mauritius and etc.

Successfully designed, developed, and supported the Halal food service providers globally with “HACIT” (Halal Application Concept In Totality) programme.




We have alliance consultants. They are very experienced food safety auditor and had gained a lot exposure during their years of service in the respective company. Besides internal auditing many of them performs food safety audits on the company vendors and suppliers. The have vast experience in culinary and advanced food safety systems such as:

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Hazard Analytical Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Food Safety Management System (ISO 22000:2005)

They are also certified Food Handler Trainer for Ministry Of Health Malaysia and a member of the company’s HALAL and Safety & Health Committee. Other related professional courses they had attended includes the Train the Trainer, Managing Change Effectively- An evolutionary approach to workplace transformation and Project Management.


MHCT-Philippines Executive Director
Prof. Dr. Jane B. Tranquilan @ Mariam - Certified Halal Lead Auditor & Trainer (Phd. @ University of the Philippines - Los Baños)


Training Officer of the Philippine ASEAN Goat and Sheep Research, Training and Extenion Center, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agrigulture, Republic of the Philippines.

 Engage in Reseacrh both national and international focus on Food Security Program-Agriculture Prigram-Offers Consultancy services- in private food companies, animal farm and agricultural business firm- Teaching college students, graduate students in the field of agriculture major in animal science, food science, and agribusiness management.


Specialties: FIELD OF STUDY:PhD in Animal Science with specialization in Meat Science, Animal Physiology Production and Nutrition. Food Science-Product Development and Food Quality Assurance 3. Agribusiness Management.


  MHCT Marketing Manager & Lead Auditor Mr. Shamsool Bahri Janan.


Experience: From 29th MAY 1974 date joined to 9th JAN 2008 - date retired from MAS  Catering / LSG Sky Chefs Brahim.
Airline Catering Exercise
• Operations Department.
• Training & Development Dept.
• Business Planning Dept
• Marketing Department.
• QA Hygiene  Department.
• HALAL Excellence Centre
Industrial Catering Exercise
• SUKOM 98 Catering Project
• SUKMA 2000 PEN Catering Project
• APEC Catering
• The First F1 Catering Project Sepang
 ISO 9000 Quality Management System Exercise
• MAS In-Flight Catering KUL ISO 9000 Accreditation by RWTUV Germany
(Responsibility :> Internal Auditor, Doc Writer and Doc & Data Controller) 1998
• MAS In-Flight Catering PEN ISO 9000 Accreditation by RWTUV Germany
(Responsibility :> Internal Auditor, Facilitator & Trainer) 1998
• MAS Industrial Catering SUBANG ISO 9000 Accreditation by RWTUV Germany
(Responsibility :> Overall preparation & Execution of ISO 9000) 1999
HALAL Concept Exercise
• MAS Catering HALAL ISI 2020 Accreditation by RISIS 1998 Subang
• LSG SKY Chefs Brahim HALAL Accreditation – KLIA, 2003 JAKIM
• Setting up of HALAL Excellence Center LSG SKY Chefs Brahim KLIA 2004
• MHCT (IHIA, Islamic Chambers of Commerce & MAS) Mktg. & Dev. 2012
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Exercise
• HACCP Recognition by Ministry of Health Malaysia for SUKOM 98 (MAS Catering)
• HACCP seminar by ROMAN GATLAND of Texas at SUBANG (MAS Catering)
• HACCP & Quality Program by UPM/MAS Catering at KLIA SEPANG (MAS Catering)
• HACCP (ISO 22000 : 2005) KLIA Accreditation & Certification 2012 Pan Pacific KLIA
• HACCP Consultant for ACLAM Enterprise, Principle Consultant-LAM AH CHYE 2012


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Fried Oelschlegel  a.k.a. Haji Fried Salam

MHCT Associate Member & Certified Halal Lead Auditor


German, professional Experience in Food, Hospitality & Healthcare Management with more than 30 years; 12 years Managing Director at the CHARITE Berlin, the biggest University Hospital in Europe, later in similar positions as CEO and Board Member at the Hospital Group of the Nuns of Sct. Franciscus, HURRLE Kliniken AG, RHOEN Clinicum AG, FRESENIUS-ProServe AG in Germany before his engagement in Middle East.


He was the Vice President of Saudi German Hospitals Group for international projects before joining the Emaar Healthcare Group in Dubai. At present he is in a senior position of the Healthcare Development Holding Co. , the healthcare arm of the SAUDI BINLADIN GROUP, developing challenging healthcare projects for the governmental and private sector in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and beyond


In his position as Co-Founder & Co-Chairman of GerMed Ltd, a German Consulting Company for Middle East with a track record of more than 10 years he has managed many projects of industrial cooperation between German and Arab governmental & private companies, and is a distinguished speaker on international meetings for developing cooperation projects between Europe and Middle East and adviser for companies in Middle East.


The GerMed Ltd has realized many healthcare, IT and industrial development projects in the MENA region, in particular in Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, the United  Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.


Beside these countries Fried has been personal advisor to very high ranked VIP’s in these mentioned countries but also in India, Russia, Ukraine and China as well.


His strengths are to bring the “right” people border crossing together, to lead multicultural teams and to manage challenging projects with accountable risks. In his profession he his recognized as “man for difficult cases” and “trouble shooter”.



■ Chef (Bsc.) Kempinski Group

■ Diplom/Master in Economics;

■ Doctor Degree for Mathematic Model Theory;

■ Dr. hon. Medicine ;

■ Professorship for Intern. Healthcare Management



■ American College for Healthcare Executives,

■ Health Finance Management Association,

■ For more details see also:  www.hmfried.de or www.germed-ltd.de


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Fried Oelschlegel a.k.a. Haji Fried Salam

Co-Chairman / Certified Halal Lead Auditor / MHCT Associate Member

P.O.Box 117352 ; 21391 JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Phone: +966-532219352; +49-15155751859

Internet: fo@germed-ltd.dewww.germed-ltd.de

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