Speaker

Professional Experience
2013 – Present: Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, NanoMalaysia Berhad
2019 – Member, Board of Governors – Malaysian Laboratories for Academia & Business (MyLAB)
2019 – Present: Founding Director, NanoQuartz Sdn Bhd – Silica Production Business
2019 – Present: Founding Director, MNA Energy Sdn. Bhd – Energy Storage Solution Business
2020 – Present: Director, Nanopac Innovations Sdn. Bhd – Renewable Energy (Solar Panel) Business
2020 – Present: Director, Pulsar UAV Sdn. Bhd – Hydrogen Technology & Drone Design and Building Business
2017 – Present: Founding Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Nano Commerce Sdn Bhd – Business & Equity Arm of NanoMalaysia
2017 – Present: Director, Infusion Materials Lab Sdn Bhd – Technical Wellbeing Business
2016 – Present: Founding Director, NanoTextile Sdn Bhd – Technical Textile Business
2015 – Present: Founder and Director, Nanovation Ventures Sdn Bhd – Investment Arm of NanoMalaysia
2014 – Present: Founding Chairman, NanoVerify Sdn Bhd – Nanotechnology product certification & Consultancy (Market Insights & Due Diligence)
2012 – 2013: Chief Operating Officer (Acting CEO), NanoMalaysia Berhad

2012 – 2013: Under Secretary (Acting), National Nanotechnology Directorate, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) – Policy Making Division
2012 – 2014: Vice-President, Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Secondment to NanoMalaysia)
2011 – 2012: Asst. Vice-President, Strategic Human Capital Management, Khazanah Nasional
Manager (Uni Programme), GEMS Sdn Bhd (former subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional)

2003 – 2007: Industrial Training Coordinator/Head of Semiconductor Group/Lecturer, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Tenaga Nasional University (UNITEN)

2003: Electronic Design Engineer (Consultant), Wireless People Sdn Bhd 2002 – 2003: Communications Engineer, ICT Tenaga Nasional Bhd
2000: Co-Founder and Business Development Director, Malaysia-Events Sdn Bhd (Start-up) 1998 – 2002: Instructor/Tutor, Tenaga Nasional University (UNITEN)
Education
2010: PhD in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN), University College London (UK)
First Khazanah PhD Scholar
2002: Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Tenaga Nasional University (Malaysia)
Pioneering batch of Master of Electrical Engineering, Tenaga Nasional University, 1999-2001

1998: Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, University College London (UK),
First batch of Yayasan Tenaga Nasional Scholarship Recipient, 1993-1998

1995: National Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Peterborough Regional College (UK),
First batch of Yayasan Tenaga Nasional Scholarship Recipient, 1993-1998

Achievements

2012 – Present: Chief Architect
• NanoMalaysia Group’s Corporate Structure and Business Model
• Commercialization Model,
• Corporate Venture Capital Structure (CVC)
• Company Policies and Standard Operating Procedures

2020: Chief Architect for NanoMalaysia’s 12th Malaysia Plan programme
• REVOLUTIoNT Nanotechnology Commercialization Programme for 12th Malaysia Plan (2021 – 2025)
• Hydrogen EcoNANOmy High Impact Project (2021 – 2023)
• Nanotech Remote Energy System High Impact Project (2021 – 2022)

2020: Founder, Graphene Verify Programme – To authenticate graphene materials and products

2016 – 2020: Founder and Chief Architect, Nanotechnology Commercialization Programme 11th Malaysia Plan
• 69 pre-commercialization and commercialization projects with Malaysian Start-Ups, Small and Medium Enterprises and Large Local Companies
• Strategic Sectors
• Electronic Devices & Systems
• Energy & Environment
• Food & Agriculture
• Healthcare, Wellness & Medicine
• 54 Intellectual Properties
• 113 products commercialized through National Graphene Action Plan 2020, iNanovation and NanoVERIFY
• Highlights:
• On-Demand Hydrogen Reactor
• Remote Wireless Charger
• Energy Storage for Electric Vehicles, Telecommunications, Domestic and Utility.
• Electric Mobility
• Forklift Solid Tyres
• Anti-static latex gloves
• Automotive and Industrial Lubricants & Coolants
• Oil & Gas Drilling Fluids
• Internet of Nano Things for Precision Farming and Asset Management
• Industrial, Building and Automotive Composites
• International Partnerships with IBM (USA), BAE Systems (UK), Rusnano (Russia), Nanopolis (China), China Graphene Industry Alliance (China), TANIDA (Taiwan), Phantoms Foundation (Spain), NanoNEXTNL (Netherlands), NanoCanada (Canada), Nanotechnology Business Creation Initiative (Japan), Nanotech Center (Indonesia) National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (USA)

2015 – Present: 91 Nanotechnology Products certified under NanoVerify Programme

2015: Founder, Nanotechnology Product Certification (NanoVerify) Programme

Contributions

2017 – Present: International Advisor, China Graphene Industry Alliance 2017 – 2019: Vice President, Malaysian Nanotechnology Association
2017 – Present: Member, Industry 4.0 High Level Task Force, Ministry of International Trade & Industry

2016 – Present: Chairman, Commercialization Working Group of Asia Nano Forum (ANF) 2016 – Present: Treasurer, Asia Nano Forum (ANF)
2019 – Present: Board of Governance, Malaysian Laboratory And Business (MyLAB) Collaboration, Ministry of Higher Education

2016 – 2019: Member Expert Panel for Nanotechnology and Executive Committee Member, Malaysian Laboratory And Business (MyLAB) Collaboration, Ministry of Higher Education

2016 – Present: Chairman, Advanced Materials Working Group, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

2016: Technical Committee Member, Research Management Agency (RMA) Study by Economic Planning Unit (Malaysia)

2016 – Present: Business Advisor, ENACTUS UNITEN

2016 – Present: Advisor, Industrial Advisory Panel, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
2015 – Present: Advisor, Industrial Advisory Panel, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

2014 – Present: Founder and President, Yayasan Tenaga Nasional Alumni Association
2014 – Present: Founder and President, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Tun Dr Ismail Alumni Association
2014: Commercialization Committee Member, National Tobacco and Kenaf Board, Ministry of Primary Industry and Commodity (MPIC)

2014: Steering Committee Member, National Graphene Strategy Study (Malaysia)

2013 – Present: Steering Committee Member, New Key Economic Area (NKEA) Electrical & Electronic

2013 – Present: Executive Committee Member, Asia Nano Forum
2012 – Present: Founder and President, Khazanah Scholarship Alumni Association 2012: Lead Author/Consultant & Group Leader (Job Market Segment),
Science and Technology Human Capital Road Map 2012, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

2010: Director, UK-Malaysia Engineering Conference 2010 (London) 2008 – 2010: President, Malaysian Post-Graduate Council (London)
2006 – 2007: Advisor, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Recognitions

2018 – 2020: Top 100 Linkedin Icons

2017: Top 60 Influencers – Drivers of Malaysia’s Economy, International Business Review 2017

2017: Chairman, Roundtable Discussion – International Nanotechnology Ecosystem, CHINANO 2017