Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr Michael Chiam
Was appointed to the National Mirror Committee as an Industry Expert on Social Responsibility (SR). He was a member of the team representing Malaysia in the ISO Working Group on SR. He was trained on Social Dialogue and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) under the auspices of UN ILO in Turin in 2003. Subsequently he became a Researcher, Writer and Speaker on CSR and related core issues for the last ten years. He shares and advises corporations on CSR trends and impact on Malaysian trade and investment.
He represents the Industry Group from the Developing Countries and was involved at all its Global Plenary meetings and dialogues on the development of ISO 26000 Guideline Standards on SR. He was appointed to various Task Groups, the Liaison Task Force and a substantive member of the Drafting Group on the ISO 26000. Dr Chiam conducts briefings, seminars and workshops on SR for the Malaysian Government, NGOs, local Organizations and Corporations.
An Accountant by profession, he has been in the Senior Management arena and the Human Resource Management environment for most part of his 33 years whilst attached to a MNC. He holds a Ph.D and also an MBA and he was also appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor with Swinburne University, Australia. He is also the President of the Commercial Association of Peninsular Malaysia, Vice President of MEF and Council Member of the National SME Association. He is also a Director of the Malaysian Social Security Organization (Socso).