Dato' Dr Halim Man
He is the former Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia. Dato’ Dr. Halim has served the Government of Malaysia for more than 35 years and has held various senior management positions such as the Director of INTAN, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, the Registrar / General Manager (Administration) University of Malaya, Malaysia and the Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications.
He has wide expertise and experience in the development of policy on national water and sewerage and significantly involved in the pioneering efforts to restructure the water industry since 2006. His specialised skill also includes the development of human capital, especially top management training program and consulting work in areas of leadership and organizational strategy and transformation. In 2002, he was awarded the US Eisenhower Fellowship USA in recognition of his significant contributions to public services, particularly in the areas of leadership development.
Apart from a distinguished career in the public sector, he served as a board member of various organizations, including Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN), Telekom Smart School Sdn. Bhd., Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC), Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Authority (MTJA), Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia and Malaysia Energy Centre (PTM). During his leadership at PTM, Dato’ Dr. Halim initiated the establishment of Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, an agency tasked with planning and implementation of green technology programmes in Malaysia. He has also served as a Member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and as Commissioner of National Water Services Commission (SPAN). He is currently the Chairman and Corporate Advisor of a private company in Kuala Lumpur.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Human Resource Management and Business Strategy from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences (BA (Hons) from Universiti Malaya.