The Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Conference 2020 converges into one with REGEN ASIA 2020 presenting regenerative ground-breaking innovations and cutting-edge technology that provides professionals, educators and community with design skills, analytical abilities, tools to redesign the community.
Following the success of the 1st international conference in 2019 on ” Sustainability”, this year’s 2nd conference will address all the aspects of the Business’ and Education where the aim is to transform and renovate environments in hopes of regenerating not only the ecosystem but the community as well.
Join to hear from and connect with leading thinkers, authors, creators, and activists through frank debates, challenging discussions, inspiring talks and creative experiences to drive the exponential change needed for people and our planet to supercharge and accelerate solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals and Regenerative practices.
Business today has to recognize it is a living system within a larger living system and it has to operate from whole system, regenerative ways of thinking. The Moral imperative, Market imperative, and Technology imperative are all dynamically interconnected and are driving and facilitating businesses towards Being Regenerative.
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Founder / Organiser
Louis has been in the business for the past 30 years, serving as Sales Director to Event Organizer to MD and CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the Broadcast Sales and Media Production industry. His love for Light Work and Stewardship has brought about many changes and livelihood to people who work with him. His accountable action towards Care for Creation has lead him to use his knowledge and talents to bring about the best in people for people in this conference. His passion for shifting consciousness and bridging the older and younger generation together has also lead to an upcoming webcast Conference topic
“INTER GENERATIONAL JUSTICE AND PEACE “.
Founder and Rector
University for International Cooperation COSTA RICA
Eduard Müller is the founder and rector (president) of the University for International Cooperation, being responsible for the institutional development of the university since 1994. Currently one of the global leaders on promoting regenerative development based on the Planetary Boundaries and the “Safe operating space for humanity”, for creating innovative solutions to the current challenges through transdisciplinary teams, the use of climate change and socio-economic scenarios, working integrally the economic, social, cultural, environmental, political and spiritual realms
Richard Heinberg is the author of thirteen books including:
- Our Renewable Future (June 2016)
- Afterburn (2015)
- Snake Oil (2013)
- The End ofGrowth (2011)
- Peak Everything (2007)
- The Party's Over (2005)
He is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. He has written for Nature, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Christian Science Monitor among other publications.
He has delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences in 14 countries, including members of the European Parliament. He has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour, is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education.
Richard’s animations Don’t Worry, Drive On, Who Killed Economic Growth? and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes(winner of a YouTubes’s/DoGooder Video of the Year Award) have been viewed by two million people.
"Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing resources. It embraces human and natural systems as complex entities continually adapting through cycles of change.
Julia Chiang is the Secretary General of Biomimicry Taiwan. In 2014, she helped to found the organization and since then she has planned several outreach programs to expand the biomimicry network in Taiwan, including design challenges, workshops and forums. Now there is a board of 16 directors serving as the consultants and nearly 100 paid members in the organization. Before joining Biomimicry Taiwan, she served in an agro-biotech company for 4 years, promoting biomimetic irrigation solution and it was then she stepped into the Biomimciry world. Her professions in public relations and Corporate Social Responsibility were accumulated during her 8 years in the PR industry as project director serving clients from the ICT industry. Earlier, she was a TV program producer for 5 years. Julia Chiang earned a master degree in Media and Communication Management in the UK and is now a certified Biomimicry Specialist.
DELOITTE United Nations Team APAC Lead
Rui is an open-minded person who enjoys exercising his knowledge and acumen to approach cross-disciplinary challenges by devising new ideas, launching new approaches and pioneering new possibilities.
Rui has implemented his multidisciplinary knowledge of various international organisations, delivering monitoring services to protect and strengthen all aspects of operations across all environments in five continents, including his local Switzerland. He has more than 10 years of work experience in Corporate Strategy, Governance and Sustainability. After more than 6 years in Switzerland, he joined Deloitte in 2016 to establish Risk Advisory in Myanmar.
Since 2019, he is based in KL in order to expand his portfolio in Strategic and Operational Risk Management across the region focusing on Sustainability Agenda 2030. He has lead reviews and implementation of Management functions, developed capabilities in APAC and SEA, deployed governance concepts and developed Sustainability Risk Management (SRM) methodologies by taking into account SDG and ESG dimensions, and partnerships with the United Nations and the private sector.
Academically Rui has earned four degrees, including a BSc in Engineering, an MsBA in Services Management, a DAS in Risk Management and a CAS in Internal Audit; he is currently working towards an INSEAD Executive MBA, which he should earn in December 2020.
A globalist at heart, Rui currently speaks English, French and Portuguese fluently, and understands Spanish and Italian.
E Phase Energy Sdn. Bhd.
The Managing Director of E Phase Energy, Andrea has over 20 years of experience in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy, in the pursuit of achieving carbon neutral cities. She has conducted numerous energy audits for a wide range of facilities and is a consultant in energy efficient building design and green building certification. Her past works include designing roof Photovoltaic systems for both rural electrification and grid-connected BIPV. She works closely with SEDA on sustainable development training programs and capacity building for the local town councils and private sectors.
Rouge International & Rouge Ventures
Desmond Marshall is the MD of Rouge International & Rouge Ventures (rougevc.com), a full-line professional services firm, focusing on sustainability innovations related analytics, intelligence and fundraising advisory.
Over his 25+ years in the industry, he has served and helped many local and international companies, from startups to listcos, on strategic innovation, restructuring, and enhancing operations. With his extensive experience and global connections with private and public organizations, he founded several unique and successful operations:
Mr Marshall has worked with numerous top global companies from Asia, US, Europe, Japan, and even Israel, including: HSBC, LVMH, UniCredit, Ralph Lauren, JP Morgan, Rolls Royce, Maserati, IBM, Microsoft, Wunderman, Shu Uemura, Leica, Monaco Govt, China Govt and many Fortune 500 companies.
He is also
Mr Marshall is a regular guest for international interviews, investor pitching events, and is active in related communities for startups and sustainable development areas.
With more than 15 years of experience in diverse portfolios in the green technology and biotechnology industry, Elina possesses a strong background in the public sector, as well as extensive experience in corporate sector.
Elina Jani is currently the Director for Green Innovations in Malaysian Green Technology & Climate Change Centre (MGTC), executing company strategies aimed at nurturing local R&D, technologies and innovations for adoption and deployment in spurring the green economy for Malaysia. With regards to her achievements in the sector, she has been leading the development and implementation of communications, branding, and promotion strategies to build the value proposition of GreenTech Malaysia, the Nation of Malaysia in order to build stakeholder buy-in and commitment to green technology initiatives for the past 5 years.
Elina has delivered more than RM15 billion worth of potential Investments for Malaysia’s Green Technology Sector from 2016-2018 from various projects in renewable energy, energy efficiency, green buildings, low carbon mobility, waste, sustainable water and sustainable manufacturing of green products.
She has personally engaged and nurtured hundreds of companies in the green technology sector, and involved in changing the mindset of hundreds more companies originally not in the green space, to pursue sustainability for the future. She has also personally engaged and nurtured hundreds of green products and services for public and private green purchasing in Malaysia since 2016. In addition to that, Elina has been directly involved in human capital development training programs for the green technology sector which has produced over 600 participants from the existing workforce, and 300 youths through the human capital development programs for the schools and universities all over Malaysia.
Elina graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) and a Master in Biotechnology (Bioprocess Engineering) from University Malaya. She is a life member of several professional societies, among them are International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Malaysian Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Society and Malaysian Society for Microbiology.
Francis is responsible for business development, sales and support activities covering Asean+ including Hong Kong, India and Sri Lanka for Accuvio Sustainability Reporting Software company of Ireland.
He helps organizations and its sustainability corporate executives embrace digital technology for their sustainability management and reporting responsibilities. With the challenges facing environment, social and governance, Francis is making transformative changesto address climate change,
Prior to joining Accuvio, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance at a leading Malaysian rating agency and banker with the largest local bank and oldest foreign bank in Malaysia. Francis brings over 25 years of corporate experience in banking, credit rating and software solutions offering a strategic and tactical know-how to help companies future-proof its profitability and business model.
Francis passion and advocation work on sustainability has earned him the recognition as the Top 100 Most Inspirational LinkedIn Icons in Malaysia in 2019.
Dr Adrian Choo is the Chairman of FSC-Malaysia and the Responsible Forestry Manager at WWF-Malaysia. He completed his Ph.D. and undergraduate studies at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Adrian began his career as a researcher at UPM and his research were in the areas of bio-composite technology, wood-water relationship, and wood technology. He has authored and co-authored numerous scientific papers, as well as chapters in books. He is the inventor of several patents and a copyright.
Currently, Dr. Adrian is working on promoting how sustainable forest management can assist conservation efforts. He believes that the Earth needs us to save it from us.
About FSC Malaysia:
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), is a global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting responsible forest management around the world. Founded in 1994, FSC remains the world’s premier and most respected forest certification scheme, providing assurance for the responsible management of all forest products. FSC is governed through its global membership with members from social, environmental and economic backgrounds. Together, these three chambers make consensus decisions about FSC’s certification scheme and its governance.
FSC Malaysia was officially launched in November 2014. To date, there are over 755,000 hectares of Malaysian forests from 13 Forest Managements certified to FSC’s standards, together with over 180 Chain of Custody certificates
Chief Executive Director
Philip Loo is a Computer Science graduate from the Swinburne University of Technology. He has over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship.
He co-founded everyday.com.my. He exited to Livingsocial Ltd in 2013. Everyday.com.my started as 5 person company and grew to more than 200 people team in 3 years with close to 4million revenue a month.
He founded Loo Urban Farm in 2015; which he designed and built the first-ever vertical aquaponic urban farm in Georgetown. He masterminds the innovation and research in finding a breakthrough for effective and efficient farming techniques. Co-founded HAVVA Agrotech in 2018 with a clear vision; Enabling everyone to enjoy fresh, healthy and nontoxic food at a reasonable price sustainably.
Philip Loo is very passionate about solving food safety and food security issues via HAVVA technology. He believes sustainable farming should be practised without toxic residual and pollution to foster a liveable world.
Dr Shazi is currently the Technology Director for ShazInnovation Solutions, focusing on Social Capital Analysis. He oversaw several Graduate Employability programs, channeling graduates into high value-added industries including Aerospace, Telecommunications, IT and Consulting. While working in Australia, he was also a member of the Australia-Malaysia Business Council and the Chairman of the Malaysia Scientific Diaspora from 2013-2014. With this combined Technology and Social Science background, his expertise is acknowledged by higher learning institutions and he is currently on the Industry Advisory Panel of 10 local universities.
He was a member of UTP’s Innovation Committee as well as the Tronoh Theatre Shop UTP founder and advisor.
Henry Chan holds the degrees Doctor of Social Sciences from the University of Helsinki, Finland and Master of Philosophy from the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya.
He is Conservation Director for WWF-Malaysia. Leading the mission “to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature,” his responsibilities cover Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak, as well as marine programmes spanning the whole of the country. The conversation programmes span Wildlife, Forests and Protected Areas, Freshwater, as well as Policy and Climate Change, Education for Sustainable Development, Community Engagement and Education, Sustainable Production and Consumption, and Sustainable Financing. He joined WWF-Malaysia in May 2012 as Head of Conservation Sarawak. Over April 2015 to July 2017, Henry was seconded to be the Heart of Borneo Leader for WWF-Malaysia and WWF-Indonesia.
Henry is a member of the National Biodiversity Roundtable to the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources Malaysia.
His published works include TheEnvironmental Status of Borneo 2016 (2017); Living Landscapes, Connected Communities: Culture, Environment, and Change Across Asia as co-author (2013); PunanVuhang Belief System in the Borneo Research Bulletin Vol. 39 (2008);Survival in the Rainforest: Change and Resilience among the PunanVuhang of Eastern Sarawak, Malaysia,Research Series in Anthropology No. 12 (2007).
SUNITA DEVI is a Certified Sustainability Reporting Specialist who works with public listed companies to invest in sustainability and derive long term value. She reviews materiality aspects that matters to the organization to help high level leaders formulate effective strategies. Her consulting approach provides indepth analysis of the gaps in practical implementations related to sustainability that are cost effective solutions. Her clients acknowledge that her proposed changes have immediate, positive impact on their operations since she began with Sustainability training in 2008. Sunita holds a Masters of Knowledge Management and has contributed to a PhD research in a Tourism Barometer project, by Ministry of Higher Education. She is currently concluding her DBA research on Sustainability and Reporting Capabilities of Public Listed Companies in Malaysia.
LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
Haritha Thilakarathne is a MVP in Artificial Intelligence based in Melbourne. He has hands on experience with Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Azure AI stack and developing intelligent applications. Haritha is a research scholar at La Trobe University currently reading for his PhD on Deep Learning with the collaboration of Australian Institute of Sport.
Head (a.i), Climate Finance Unit
UNEP Geneva, Switzerland
Ivo has over ten years of experience working with UNEP, the private sector and NGOs on building the business case to deal with challenges related to climate change, water scarcity and ecosystem management. Prior to joining the UN-REDD team he was a Programme Officer at UNEP Finance Initiative where he founded the Natural Capital Declaration (NCD), which is a finance-led and CEO endorsed initiative to mainstream natural capital integration in the financial sector. Ivo also initiated and directed an innovative project on sovereign credit risk (ERISC). He also worked for KPMG, Triple E, IUCN, Forest Trends, the Foundation for Sustainable Development and the Dutch Fund for Nature Development.
Head of Programs
Global Compact Network Malaysia (GCMY)
GCMY -Malaysia’s leading Corporate Sustainability Platform in catalysing Private Sector Sustainability Performance in achieving business excellence. Dealing with a vast stakeholder universe in his work for United Nations Global Compact, he has worked with various non-governmental organizations, governmental bodies and subsidiaries of United Nations to drive the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (Goals). He has written various case studies, conceived and delivered several social innovation projects for both GCMY and private sector clients as a consultant.
Professor of Psychology University of North Florida, USA,
Dominik Güss, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at University of North Florida. He received his PhD in 2000 from the University of Bamberg in Germany. His research includes innovation and creativity, and the influence of culture on problem solving and dynamic decision making. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, a Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and by a Marie-Curie IIF Fellowship of the European Commission. For his research he has travelled to numerous countries. At University of North Florida, he has received awards for excellence in teaching, research, and internationalization of the campus – such as the Distinguished Professor Award, and the Delaney Presidential Professor Award. Dominik Guess has taught over 10 different classes at UNF mainly on topics such as cognition and culture, but also two study abroad courses to Europe. Together with his undergraduate students he was selected twice to represent the State of Florida and present their research on risky business decision making and on terrorism to state representatives and senators in Washington DC at the “Posters on the Hill”. He has published over 70 articles, proceedings, and book chapters; given almost 100 presentations at conferences; and is on the editorial board of several journals. He has conducted training programs for business owners on intercultural competence, dynamic decision making, and human error using microworld simulations.
Clinical Director & Licensed Psychologist Public Health. University of North Florida, USA
Ma. Teresa Tuasonis Full Professor and Clinical Director in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at the University of North Florida and is a Licensed Psychologist. Tes was born and raised in the Philippines and came to the United States for her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. She graduated from the University at Albany, State University of New York and did her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah. Her research interests express her advocacy as a psychologist – specifically in addressing a) social issues such as poverty and inequities, and social justice issues related to counseling minority populations (in terms of ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status), b) conducting research that is respectful and appreciative of culture given our global community, specifically of the populations of developing countries such as the Philippines, (overseas workers, parenting, differentiation from family, alcoholism), and c) family, couples, child and adolescent clinical issues using the systems perspective. Because of her love for the Philippines and her emotional obligation to share what she continues to learn in the United States, she helps her country by conducting research on the Philippines’ specific concerns such as poverty’s psychological correlates, processes, and coping. Therefore, she enjoys this fulfilling opportunity to join this symposium, making the face of the poor more concrete, palpable, and hopefully within reach of alleviation efforts.
Indigenous rights & environmental youth activist
Sophia Sidarous is an indigenous rights and environmental youth activist. Her activism has brought her travelling throughout Canada and even on the international stage at the UN headquarters for the International day of the girl. She explained the importance of Mother Earth in relation to indigenous women/girls. She is also one of the 15 plaintiffs suing the Canadian government for inaction on the climate crisis.
Local Futures - Australia
Author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of Local Futures. A pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, she has been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological well-being for more than forty years. She is the producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness. She has authored several books, including the inspirational classic Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh and Local is Our Future: Steps to an Economics of Happiness (described by author David Korten as “a must read book for our time.”) She has given public lectures in seven languages, and has appeared in broadcast, print, and online media worldwide, including MSNBC, The London Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The Guardian. She was honored with the Right Livelihood Award (or ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’) for her groundbreaking work in Ladakh, and received the 2012 Goi Peace Prize for contributing to “the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide.” For a complete biography, see here: Helena Norberg-Hodge.
Founder & CEO
As a transformational leader and visionary in business combining both high technology and impact driven cause, Chelsea has always been looking for a pioneering business for the environment.
A life-time in building businesses both in the field and corporate experiences give Chelsea an edge in creating business ideas and skills in founding MAEKO.
Founding MAEKO was magical, bringing together the core values of MAEKO, “less wasteful more useful” brings Chelsea even closer to finding the main purpose in building a business embedding a circular economy principle to conserve Mother Earth by valorizing food waste into resource to grow food.
After close to a decade of Research and Development, MAEKO is proud to have created the
most cutting-edge composting technology in the ASEAN region. Chelsea created MAEKO with a
singular intend of helping the country – and the world – achieve ZERO FOOD WASTE.
Her 25 years of experience in running businesses has made her believe, “it is you in every business and not the business in you”.
Let us all make the necessary changes for ourselves
and the world. Be part of MAEKO.
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
Gam A. Shimray is a Naga from North-East India. He is a dedicated human rights activist, for almost 30 years, defending and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples. As the current Secretary-General of AIPP, he envisions to contribute in advancing the pursuit of indigenous peoples’ rights to self-determination for sustainable peace and development in Asia. He has held several important positions at the national and regional levels before he took office at AIPP. He is particular in achieving a transformational change through adoption of democratic means of collective actions and responsible Indigenous self-government. He was also involved in peace-building initiatives in India and has authored some publications relating to human rights, environmental and ethnic issues in Asia.
Language Works, Malaysia
UK-born Brian has lived in Malaysia for 37 years, working for International Islamic University and British Council before starting his own company in 1995. Since 2013 he has been heavily involved with learning initiatives integrating sustainability and innovation, receiving awards for his company’s efforts in the process. Brian was Team Lead Assessor for the IPMA Project Excellence Award between 2005 and 2018, assessing medium-sized, large and mega projects. In October 2013, IPMA awarded Brian the Otto Zieglmeier Achievement Award for Excellent Project Management Performance. In 2019 he was a Global PE Award Judge for the small/medium-sized project category and presented at the IPMA Congress in Merida, Mexico, on ‘Integrating Sustainability in Project Management’ He advocates regenerative learning and business practices as IPMA Malaysia’s Education, Learning and Research Exco member and as a corporate member of South East Asia Sustainability Network (SEASN).
The Green Factory
Harith Ridzuan, also known as Harith Green Carpenter (HGC), specialises in the manufacturing sustainable lifestyle products. He has been committed to producing eco-friendly wood products since 2013 and has received local & international attention for his commitment to sustainable manufacturing, including Japan’s 2018 Good Design Award and the 2018 Europa Sustainability Award. Under his wing, Harith’s family-founded business currently manages 5 eco brands and has exported products to over 20 countries. To date, he continues his quest to advocate for Malaysia’s growing mindfulness towards green design, sustainable consumption, and proper management of our local forests.
, SEA EPR regional coordinator
Personal profile Prior to her current role, Jazlyn works for WWF-Malaysia to drive corporate and market transformation by working with producers, buyers and government agencies to improve the production and consumption of commodities that affect forests, natural resources and global climate. Currently, she drives WWF's initiative on 'No Plastic in Nature by 2030' and responsible for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) engagement with businesses and governments in six countries in SEA to build a collective action and systemic approach to address plastic pollution.
Jazlyn holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Malaya.
Company profile WWF-Malaysia (World Wide Fund for Nature-Malaysia) is a national conservation organisation, established in Malaysia in 1972. Apart from running a diverse range of environmental conservation and protection projects, WWF-Malaysia also undertakes sustainable finance, environmental education and advocacy work. WWF’s mission, across the board, is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Manjit is an experienced consultant building capacity and empowering people of diverse cultural backgrounds at universities, colleges and workplaces for over 35 years. Currently, she is associated with Engender Consultancy working on advocacy for gender equality, including combatting trafficking in women and children. An ex-academic who worked at the National University of Malaysia (UKM), her particular interests are in discourse, strategic and intercultural communication across organisational, gender and ethnicity domains.
She used to run her consultancy Manna Mahn where she planned and delivered short courses for the workplace that included communication skills, media writing, scientific/technical writing, English language skills, and intercultural understanding. Possessing strong analytical and writing skills, Manjit is also qualified in assessing individual/ group performance and in evaluating programs.
In Australia, she developed adult international students’ capacity in the English language in colleges and university as well as prepared compliance documentation for English language courses.
She has conceptualized community development work from input to policy to working at grass-roots for women, youth and overall reform of society. She coordinated Health and Business Empowerment workshops and submitted action plans to political leaders, liaising with Government representatives at various relevant ministries and departments.
Manjit holds a doctorate in Linguistics from Macquarie University, Sydney.
Associated with Applus+ India
Associated with Applus+ India Pvt. Ltd. as an Auditor for different Standards. A master’s in environmental management, diploma in Public Health & Environmental Engineering and Postgraduate in Sustainable Sciences. With more than, 15 years of my work experience, have equipped & acquired skills in field of EMP, EIA, EMS, Wastewater Management, Public Health, Policy development and understanding & complying environmental regulations. Applied expertise in developing & implementing environmental management plans & procedures as per ISO 14001:2004/2015 requirements. Adept in managing the environmental regulatory compliances as per Land laws requirements. Have conducted 3800+ manhours training & awareness globally on various aspects of environmental conservation, energy efficiency, societal infrastructure, public health and sanitation, women empowerment and livelihood
CEO & Founder
Jonathan Morgan is the CEO and founder of Object Matrix. Jon has a long history in grid and the clustered computing technologies, stretching back to the early 90s and including leading the largest development team on the EMC Centera product. As the founder of Object Matrix, Jon put together a team of storage technology experts, largely drawn from other storage technology companies, to realise his view of intelligent, scalable, and searchable object storage technology storage technology. Prior to Object Matrix Jon worked as the CTO in Agathos Software, Procis Software Limited and as a senior architect/consultant for Ubiquity, AT&T and Accenture. Well travelled, Jon studied grid computing at Texas Christian University and worked for 10 years in Brussels. Jon now lives in Wales and has a keen interest in rugby, football, college basketball and travel.
CEO & Founder
Ortana Media Group
James Gibson is the CEO and founder of Ortana Media Group with over 20 years of broadcast industry experience. Following six years progressing through the engineering and senior management ranks at Omnibus Systems, he spent three years within broadcast delivery at RedBee Media before becoming the CTO of Re:fine (now Visual Data Media Services).
In 2012, James founded Ortana Media Group which proudly offers a wide range of products and services using its Cubix Asset Management & Orchestration platform. Designed as a disruptive technology within the MAM & orchestration space, Cubix has a highly modular architecture that is easily configurable to meet current and future workflows demands. Being integrated with over 54 technical partners “out of the box”, ensures clients can determine the right tools for the job, allowing them to concentrate on product development, service and profitability whilst we handle the integration.
James spearheaded Ortana’s development of software-oriented architectures around best of breed products and services, which has produced flexible, affordable and efficient solutions for customers’ specific requirements, whether they be all encompassing or one step in an existing workflow.
Cubix was designed from the off by James Gibson to scale across locations and cloud instances through its hybrid architecture, empowering customers to run the modules where needed, either on prem, in the cloud or a hybrid of the two. This foresight in design has been central to Ortana’s success and continuity as James and his teams have been delivering uninterrupted services to their customers and have continued to grow and prosper in 2020.
James Gibson and Ortana are based in London, UK and are proud to be represented in South East Asia by Broadcast Elements.
BKAY NAIR RESOURCES
Bkay Nair is a graduate of Law from the National University of Malaysia, LLB(HONS), who helps men and women to define and refine their image, style and branding through wardrobe, communication, and etiquette and protocol skills.
She is the Winner of Miss Malaysia Indian Tourism 2007/2008 and also awarded by The Golden Phoenix Awards for her outstanding and exemplary achievement in entrepreneurship as one of the Outstanding Women Entrepreneur 2017.
Bkay is a trained and certified BrandImage Consultant in Image Professional (CBIP) by OUM (Open University Malaysia). Bkay Nair is also a certified trainer in Accelerated Learning in Action Programme (ALIA).
Bkay have trained and inspired more than 100,000 individuals from Corporate participants to start up entrepreneurs, young graduates, women from all walks of life, upcoming models and many more since 2010.
Awards Received :
Lead Facilitator & Coach
Anne Munro Kua Transformations
Anne Munro-Kua’s mission is to help others access practical and proven skills so that they can achieve success that is founded on wellbeing both at work and at play. Her clients include blue chip corporations, management institutes, successful career women, civil society organisations and support groups for those in need. Her clients also report on achieving greater creativity and balance, more meaningful relationships and increased resourcefulness both professionally and in their personal lives.
Whether you’re a busy professional looking for more balance or an organisation wanting to build a culture known for its exceptional customer experiences, Anne will work with you to design interventions aligned to your needs and purpose. For example, Anne has designed what has become her company’s signature PATH suite of programmes. PATH is based not on theory but on “practical models of what actually works”. Through close collaboration with each client, PATH is then customised to build the mindset and behavioural foundation that underpin significant results and success in specific client contexts.
Anne’s generative effectiveness comes from her integration and application of a range of cutting-edge methodologies in which she is certified. These include Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Master Practitioner), Core Transformation, Clean Language and Emergent Knowledge, and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).
Anne is the lead facilitator of the Kuala Lumpur-based consultancy, Anne Munro-Kua Transformations (AMKT) which she founded in 1995. She is a certified coach and facilitator with a background in education and a PhD in Sociology from Manchester University, UK. While Anne originates from the UK, Asia has been her home for more than 25 years where she is very much at home working with a diverse range of multicultural clients.
Director of Sustainability
Matthias Gelber comes from Burbach-Lippe, a small German village surrounded by the forest. He developed a strong connection with nature from a young age, and has been a passionate advocate of green living ever since. In 2008, he was voted ‘Greenest Person on the Planet’ in an online competition by 3rdWhale in Canada. Matthias lived in Malaysia without a car and a monthly USD$10 electricity bill and is now mainly based in the Philippines. He also started Eco Warriors Malaysia, a community movement focused on taking positive action to combat climate change. He has been trainer and judge in the last few years at Miss Earth Philippines, Malaysia and Global.
Doug Strable started his career in the broadcast industry helping set up distance education programs on television. In 2007, he started working with school leavers in Japan encouraging students to follow their interests and learn remotely. Today, he helps faculty setup and pivot their classroom skills to teaching online and create more authentic learning into their courses.
Associated with Applus+ India
An Environment, Health & Safety professional, having 12+ Years of experience in implementing & driving EHS operations in different sectors, e.g. Thermal Power Plant, Commercial Buildings Operations (high rise buildings), Construction, Mining, Oil Terminals, Underground Transportation (Delhi Metro Rail Tunnel) Construction Projects ,Energy Operations, Linear Transportation Projects (DFCC, Highway), Overhead Electrification Projects, Chemical Industries, Cement, Aviation Industry, Food & Beverage etc.
Having vast experience in EHS operations, fire & life safety management for warehouse/high rise building/hospitals/corporates, Environmental Impact Assessment Co-Coordinator, Construction Environmental Health & Safety Management Plan, ISO Certification, ISO training, EHS Training, Energy management, energy efficiency projects etc.
Has conducted 3000+ Men hour Training across India and Abroad on Environment Management Systems, Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems, First Aid, Ergonomics, Work-Place Health & Safety, Defensive Driving, ISO Implementation, Silicosis, Fire & Life Safety, Industrial EHS Management, Warehouse EHS Management, Construction EHS Management, Working at height, Scaffold Erection, Wellness at workplace, LOTO, Confined Space, Work Permit Management System, Indoor Environment, Hygiene & Sanitation, Emergency Response & Preparedness Plan , Corporate EHS Management rtc.
Has Conducted 800+ audits (India & Abroad) for ISO (14001, 45001, 50001), Electrical Safety, Fire Life Safety, General Safety, Workplace Health & Safety, Safety at Linear construction projects (railway, highway, Rapid transport etc),
Product head- Energy & Sustainability
Mr Abhineet Kumar Jha is a Certified COSHH Assessor Manager from The International Association for Chemical Safety and h olds master’s degree (in Energy Management from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business management Kolkata With the background of Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and Awarded with scholarship from AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) He has an experience of around 7 years in the fields of Energy.
Water Conservation and Efficiency, carbon foot printing Electrical Fire safety Audit and Energy consulting. He also holds Auditor for ISO 14001 45001 50001 and 9001.
At Applus India Pvt Ltd he is looking after Sustainable Solutions for Industries in PAN India This includes Energy Audit, Water Audit, Water Carbon.
Footprint, Sustainability Assurance Reporting, Waste Management, Social Impact Assessment DPR, Power Quality Audit etc for Industries.
Previously with TUV India Pvt Ltd And Enfragy Solution India Pvt Ltd he has worked in the field of Energy and Sustainability services Provided.
Consultation to Assam State Designated Agency(ASDA) for Energy Efficiency Project of Bureau of Energy Efficiency, where he performed in
the area of PAT, School Energy Efficiency Program, Action Plan for the State of Assam, Capacity Building Program, Energy Club, Efficient use of Energy in Office, Energy Audit, Carbon Footprint Accounting and verification etc.
Some of major projects by him are Toshiba Transmission and Distribution, Vedanta Aluminum, BALCO, L T Power, Essar Steel and Power, Trident Textile, Vedanta, Electrosteel JSPL, JSW, Tata Steel, Dalmia Bharat Cement, Shyam Steel, Mohan Spintex etc.
IMPACT REVOLUTION ENTERPRISE
For 4 years, Faisal has executed and implemented, green business development, community empowerment and development, sustainable waste management training and awareness programmes in companies, communities and schools. These programmes include waste audits, cleanups, report writing, and waste to wealth workshops such as eco-bricks, composting, and events waste management. With a total experience of 10 years in management, business development, and technical consultancy. The vast experience in the various industry, looking in optimization and sustainability development.
ECO SENTIDO SDN BHD
Ms. Teh Soo Tyng is currently the Sustainability Strategy and Programme Director with Nets Group of Companies. Since her employment with Nets Printwork Sdn Bhd, she has led many green initiatives which brought many awards and recognitions to the company.
She has established the Sustainability Department, managing certification such as ISO 14001, ISO 9001, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Eco Label. She has additional expertise in eco-conception, life cycle analysis, carbon footprint calculation and integrated management processes. The company’s first sustainability report (also her first report) had won the ACCA Malaysia Sustainability Reporting Award (MaSRA) 2013 and 2014 – Commendation Sustainability Report in SME. She is also a MIM-ARM Certified Professional CSR Manager and Green Industry Auditor. In 2016, she is recognized as National Industry Expert and Panel NOSS (National Occupational Standard Scheme) of Environment by Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia. In 2018, she is coffered as Certified Sustainability Practitioner by Institute of Certified Sustainability Practitioners. She is now heading the Eco Sense Eco Design & Innovation Centre as well.
She holds a B. Sc. (Honors) in Biotechnology from University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK.
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