BMCC Sector Committees

The BMCC Sector Committees serve as an advocacy platform to discuss issues and concerns affecting various sectors, with an aim to channel these concerns as a collective industry voice to relevant administrations, authorities and policymakers, doing so by means of Ministerial roundtables, forums and sector specific events.

Energy Committee

Committee Members of 2021:

  • EM &I Asset Integrity Services
  • Enquest Petroleum
  • Fulkrum Technical Resources
  • PETROFAC Malaysia
  • Ricardo Asia (UK) Ltd
  • Score Asia
  • Serba Dinamik Group
  • Shell
  • SMS Sand Management Services
  • The Energy Industries Council (EIC)
  • Three60 Energy Group

Chairman: Mohamad Hanif Hashim, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Petrofac Malaysia

For inquiries about the BMCC Energy Committee, email to

Higher Education Committee

The BMCC Higher Education Committee consists of members in the Higher Education (HE) sector. There are currently 25 members – universities (UK & Malaysia), professional bodies and education consultancies. The committee serves as a networking and advocacy platform to discuss issues and concerns affecting the HE sector with the aim of channelling these concerns as a collective industry voice. The committee is also a network to share best practises and develop initiatives to engage with relevant stakeholders to contribute to the HE sector in Malaysia. The HE Committee meets once every 2 months to share trends in the HE sector, address current challenges around graduate employability and international student mobility.

Committee Members of 2021:

  • 3Quantum Consultancy
  • ACCA Malaysia
  • Advance HE
  • Asia e-University
  • British Council
  • British High Commission
  • CIMA SE Asia Sdn Bhd
  • City & Guilds (M) Sdn Bhd
  • CMI Management & Leadership Sdn Bhd
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)
  • International University of Malaya-Wales Sdn Bhd (IUMW)
  • Insendi Limited (Imperial College)
  • Kaplan Financial Limited
  • Lancaster University
  • Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
  • QS Enrolment Solutions
  • Sunway University
  • Tribal Group (M) Sdn Bhd
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
  • University of Malaya (UM)
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • University of Reading
  • University of Southampton

Chair: Prof. Mushtak Al-Atabi, CEO & Provost, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Deputy Chair: Prof. Rebecca Taylor, Pro Vice-Chancellor (ASEAN) & CEO (Malaysia), University of Southampton

For inquiries about the BMCC Higher Education Committee, email

Current initiatives

Webinar on The Student Voice in a Time of Change (26 April 2021)

  • This webinar will focus on the importance of the student voice during these unprecedented times. Allied to the publication on the Student Voice in a time of change by the BMCC, we will focus on how institutions have ensured that the student voice should be central to an institution’s planning and mission. We will look at some examples across the Malaysian public and private sectors as well as an innovative example from the UK. We hope this webinar will provide a fascinating insight into the evolving role of the student voice in today’s world.  Panellists consist of representatives from academia, industry and student leaders from Malaysia and the UK.
  • Watch the recording here

Thought leadership Publication on The Student Voice in a Time of Change

  • The BMCC is proud to present this publication, an initiative of the BMCC Higher Education Committee, featuring an important topic that helps shape the future of student representation and leadership in Malaysia’s post-pandemic higher education landscape. Moving forward, the Chamber will continue to prioritise our industry engagement efforts, staying committed in strengthening the collective voice and delivering more joint initiatives that contribute to the development of Malaysia’s higher education sector.
  • Access the publication here

Past initiatives

Higher Education (HE) Forum: International Students Employability (25 November 2019)

  • This event was held to promote dialogues on higher education and the barriers and opportunities of employability for international students in Malaysia during and after their studies. Hosted at Sunway University, Sunway Group Founder and Chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO made a special appearance and presented his keynote address on “Making our Graduates Work Ready for the Future” to more than 200 attendees comprising senior business leaders, talent and HR managers, lecturers and students. His Excellency Charles Hay MVO, British High Commissioner to Malaysia was also present at the forum.
  • Click here for more information

Webinar: Trends Across Higher Education Systems in ASEAN, with a focus on Malaysia,  Cambodia, Myanmar & Vietnam (20 May 2020)

  • Panellists from 4 markets gave the audience an insight into trends across ASEAN in the HE sector. Some of these key markets are less well known than others and they represent new opportunities for engagement for the HE sector in the UK.
  • Watch the recording here

Webinar: Trends Across Higher Education Systems in ASEAN (20 May 2020)

  • The implementation of nationwide or local closure of education institutions worldwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted about 98.6% of the world’s student population. The Vice Chancellors and Provosts from the University of Nottingham, Universiti Malaya (UM) and Asia e-University were the esteemed panellists sharing their valuable insights at this forum.
  • Watch the recording here

Webinar: Improving Employability Skills in the Finance & Accounting Sector (7 April 2021)

  • The esteemed panellists discussed how enhanced collaboration between the government, professional bodies and the higher education institutions can improve employability skills within the finance and accounting sector. The panel consisted of the CEOs of TalentCorp, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and University of Reading and representatives from University of Malaya-Wales and BP, and was moderated by Kaplan Financial Ltd.
  • Watch the recording here

Education Committee (3 to 18 Years)

Committee Members of 2021:

  • 3Quantum Consultancy
  • Beaconhouse Malaysia
  • Charterhouse International
  • Epsom College Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Garden International School
  • GEMS International School
  • IGB International School
  • International Schools Partnership (Tenby School)
  • Kolej Tuanku Jaafar
  • MABECS Sdn Bhd
  • Marlborough College Malaysia
  • Nexus International School
  • Orchidhouse Leadership
  • Sri KDU International School
  • St John's International School
  • Stonyhurst International School
  • The Alice Smith School
  • The British International School Kuala Lumpur
  • The International School @ ParkCity

Chairman: Roger Schultz, Head, The Alice Smith School

For inquiries about the BMCC Education Committee (3 to 18 years), email to