Dato’ Prof. Afdlin Shauki is the Chief Executive of PETRA Media. In his capacity as Chief Executive, Afdlin oversees the direction and management of the entities within PETRA Media namely PETRA Films, PETRA Television, PETRA Music and PETRA VisionWorks.

Afdlin is a seasoned actor, singer, producer, director and comedian with a massive following in Malaysia. He is also a multiple winner of the Malaysian Film Festival Award and the winner of the Asia Television Award for Best Presenter in 1999. Afdlin also spearheads his own foundation, Yayasan Afdlin Shauki that aims to assist those impacted by natural disasters, famine and war.

Afdlin was born in Johor Bharu, Malaysia and has a Certificate from the National Film and Television School, a Diploma in Architecture from the MARA Institute of Technology and is currently a Visiting Professor of Practice at SAITO University College.