The Awards Committee for Contributions to Society, Organization, and HR Community is committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and ethics. We strive to create a platform that recognizes and appreciates the outstanding efforts of individuals who have made a positive difference.

Lifetime Achievement

This award is conferred on individuals who have made a lifetime contribution to People Development. They are individuals who have either selflessly promoted the cause of learning or pioneered initiatives that have impacted people development in an impactful way.


2023

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan

Founder Berjaya Corporation Berhad

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his outstanding contributions to people development and his meaningful impact on the long-term progress of humanity and nation-building.

2022

Dr Preetha Reddy 

Executive Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” award recognises Dr. Preetha Reddy for her lifelong contributions in the areas of public health and social sciences.

2020 – 2021

Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai  

Executive Chairman Of Top Glove Corporation Berhad

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai, the “Lifetime Achievement Award 2021” for taking his company as world’s largest manufacturer of gloves.

2019

YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Hj Mohd Ali 

Wife of The Honourable Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” award recognises YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Hj Mohd Ali for her lifelong contributions in the areas of public health and nation building.

2017

H.E Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom

President The Republic Of Maldives

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” recognises His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the Republic of Maldives for their resilience and continued development of Maldives.

2016

YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid

Chairman, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Malaysia

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” recognises His Excellency YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid for his great leadership propelling Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Malaysia.

2015

Professor Colonel Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr Haji Mohd Shukor Bin Haji Mahfar

Chief Executive Officer / Director General of Inland Revenue, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, MALAYSIA

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” recognises His Excellency Professor Colonel Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr Haji Mohd Shukor Bin Haji Mahfar for leading Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, MALAYSIA

2014

H.E. Dr Haris Silajdzic

Former Chairman of the Presidency & Prime Minister, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The “Lifetime Achievement Award” recognises His Excellency H.E. Dr. Haris Silajdzic for his contribution as Former Chairman of the Presidency & Prime Minister, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Contribution to Society

This award is presented to those who have contributed to the development of society by advancing education and learning efforts that have been transformational in their impact on communities.


2023

Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau

Chairman
Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB)

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YB Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau the “Contribution to Society Award” for his outstanding contribution in science, technology, and innovation.

K A Matthews

Chairman
Madras School of Social Work

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon K. A. Mathew and the Madras School of Social Work the “Contribution to Society Award” for commendable contribution to humanity, social welfare, and education.

Professor Dr. Azlinda Azman

Director General of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Professor Dr. Azlinda Azman the “Contribution to Society Award” for her commendable contribution to the field of social welfare and education management.

2022

Prof Emeritus Edilberto Cde Jesus, PHD

Asian Institute Of Management, Philippines

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Prof Emeritus Edilberto for his role in promoting non-formal education into alternative learning systems, strengthened school-based management.

Prof Dato Gs. Ts. Dr. Mohd Ekhwan Hj Toriman

Vice-Chancellor
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Prof Dato Gs. Ts. Dr. Mohd Ekhwan Hj Toriman for his contribution towards academic excellence and environmental awareness.

2020 – 2021

Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohammed Azman Bin Dato’ Aziz Mohammed

Chief Executive
The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohammed Azman Bin Dato’ Aziz Mohammed for his role in enhancing SOCSO’s commitment to social security protection.

2019

Yayasan Sarawak

Sarawak, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Yayasan Sarawak through it’s educational, economic and community outreach programmes has empowered and impacted local community’s education and opportunities.

YBhg. Dato’ Ng Tieh Chuan

Chairman
Malaysian Institute Of Management, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg. Dato’ Ng Tieh Chuan for his leadership role in human capital development in Malaysia.

2018

Ybhg Dato’ Farshila Emran

Managing Director
Pharmaniaga Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Dato’ Farshila Emran for her outstanding contributions towards capacity building.

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd (SPVB)

Vietnam

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd (SPVB) for the outstanding contributions towards Vietnamese community.

Techcombank

Vietnam

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Techcombank for its continuous contributions in nurturing and empowering employees and lifting labor standards.

2017

Ybhg Datin Paduka Ir. Dr. Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir.

Director General, Department Of Higher Education
Ministry Of Higher Education Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Datin Paduka Ir. Dr. Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir for her trailblazing work in the field of higher education.

Ybhg Professor Tan  Sri’  Dato’  Dzulkifli Abdul Razak

Chairman
Board Of Directors Of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak for his transformational work in the field of education.

His Excellency J. Eduardo Malaya

(Former Ambassador Of Philippines To Malaysia)
Assistant Secretary, Legal Affairs & Department Of Foreign Affairs Philippines.

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises His Excellency J. Eduardo Malaya for his valuable contributions in cementing strong ties and people development partnerships between Malaysia and Philippines.

YBhg Professor Dato’ Seri Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali

Vice-Chancellor
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Professor Dato’ Seri Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali for his outstanding contributions towards capacity building.

Professor (Col.) A. Balasubramanian

President
Sri Balaji Society, India

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Professor (Col.) A. Balasubramanian for revolutionising management education in India.

2016

YBhg Tan Sri Dr Madinah Bin Mohamad

Secretary General
Ministry of Education, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Tan Sri Dr Madinah Binti Mohamad for her contributions towards capacity building.

YBhg Tan Sri Dr Madinah Bin Mohamad

Secretary General
Ministry of Education Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Datuk Faizan bin Abdul Rahman for his contributions towards creating community awareness and development through innovative communications programes

2015

Majlis Amanah Rakyat

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Majlis Amanah Rakyat for their contributions for being committed in providing the best of service to the entire community

Human Resource Development Fund

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award to Majlis Amanah Rakyat for their contributions for being committed in creating a high-performing organisation and at the same time, creating a fun environment where the human capital can harness their true potential and be proud to work.

Professor (Col.) A. Balasubramanian

President
Sri Balaji Society, India

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Professor (Col.) A. Balasubramanian for revolutionising management education in India.

2014

YBhg Tan Sri’ Dato’ Sidek Hassan Ali

Managing Director,
Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PE0TRONAS) Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Professor YBhg Tan Sri Sidek Hassan Ali for their relentless effort and financial commitment to improving its human resource management and development.

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr) Leong Hoy Kim

Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive,
Mah Sing Group Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr) Leong Hoy Kim for his philanthropic endeavors, uplifting communities through sustainable development projects.

Dato’ Wira (Dr) Haji Ameer Ali

Managing Director,
Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises Dato’ Wira (Dr) Haji Ameer Ali for his dedication to community well-being, evidenced through initiatives aimed at enhancing accessibility to essential goods and services provided by, benefiting communities across Malaysia.

YBhg Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad

Director General,
Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Malaysia

The “Contribution to Society” award recognises YBhg Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad for implementing initiatives that empower and uplift the socio-economic status of Malaysian citizens.

Contribution to Organisation

This award is presented to organisations that have built their successes on innovative systems, processes and practices aimed at overall employee development.


2023

Centre for Broadcasting Development, Research and Development Division, Radio Televisyen Brunei

Brunei

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Centre for Broadcasting Development, Research and Development Division, Radio Televisyen Brunei the “Contribution to Organisation Award” for their initiatives in building employee morale and reducing attrition levels.

UKM Holdings Sdn.Bhd.

Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon UKM Holdings Sdn Bhd the “Contribution to Organisation Award” for being a leader in supporting education and research through partnerships to facilitate the blending of higher education and academia.

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka

Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka the “Contribution to Organisation Award” for their pioneering work in the field of technical and engineering.

Meritus University

Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon
MERITUS University the “Contribution to Organisation Award” for their excellence in developing talent in the maritime field.

2022

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) for their successes on innovative systems, processes and practices aimed at overall employee development.

Talent and Organizational Effectiveness Department – Sohar Aluminium

Oman

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Sohar Aluminium for setting the standards in competency framework for individual development plan.

PT PLN (Persero)

Indonesia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises PT PLN ( Persero ) for an integrated information system for talent management.

1-HR.X Pte. Ltd

Singapore

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises 1-HR.X for building new and changed capabilities that will help win in the ever-changing marketplace.

2020 – 2021

Brunei Institute Of Leadership & Islamic Finance (BILIF)

Brunei Darussalam

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises BILIF for their work in implementing a transfomational learning culture to all their stakeholders.

Port Of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Port Of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) for it’s best practises that align people behaviour and culture with the organisational vision and values.

2019

Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) for setting the standards in capital markets and providing recognised development initiatives.

Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd Malaysia

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd for their best practices for building employee morale and reducing attrition levels.

A Cut Above Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises A Cut Above Sdn Bhd for revolutionising the people development in the hair industry in Malaysia.

Cyberview Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Cyberview Sdn Bhd for its pioneering work on building a transformational culture within Cyberview that helped it grow from a mere landowner to Tech Hub Enabler.

Ampang Jaya Municipal Council

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Ampang Jaya Municipal Council for being exemplary in providing innovative and high-quality services to the community.

JD Resources International Ltd

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises JD Resources International Ltd for being a catalyst in transforming a local business into an international venture with innovative people development initiatives.

2018

Mrs. Cao Thi Ngoc Dung

President
Phu Nhuan Jewelry JSC, Vietnam

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Mrs Cao Thi Ngoc Dung for her pionering work in developing world class workforce in Vietnam and promoting equal diversity culture at workplace.

Grant Thornton

India

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Grant Thornton India for being an employer of choice through the implementation of systematic employee engagement initiatives.

2017

Social Security Organisation

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) for providing dynamic social security initiatives that have been recognised globally.

Yayasan Pahang

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Yayasan Pahang for acting as a catalyst towards developing world class Human capital in the state of Pahang.

2016

Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IBRM)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, for being a role model public sector organisation in empowering employees.

State Bank of India (SBI)

India

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises State Bank of India (SBI) for its contribution to developing a knowledge workforce.

Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) for being the catalyst to develop the nation’s human capital.

BINZOMAH Group for Trading, Manufacturing and Education

Saudi Arabia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the BINZOMAH Group for championing best workplace practices in the Middle East.

2015

YBhg DCP Dato’ Aishah binti Mohammad

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises YBhg DCP Dato’ Aishah binti Mohammad for her contribution to developing the PDRM Human Resources Management Information System (HRMIS) Application  where various efforts and ideas were given in the manual work process of storing staff records to the automated system which is now used by all PDRM citizens.

HRnet One Pte Ltd.

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the HRnet One Pte Ltd for excelling within the world of HR.

Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies

United Arab Emirates

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies have been the UAE’s sole provider of specialized knowledge and enhanced learning experiences for the local banking and finance sector.

Amal Al-Kooheji

Vice President

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Ms Amal Al-Kooheji for her passion in building careers, developing people and enriching lives.

H.E. Mohammed Al Hadhari

Deputy CEO

Securities and Commodities Authority, United Arab Emirates

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises Mr. H. E Mohammed Al Hadhari for his efforts to improve the workplace by launching and executing initiatives to support institutional and supporting services

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the National Water Company (NWC) for their commitment towards agricultural sustainability seen through them being the first complete palm oil supply chain to attain international recognition.

National Water Company (NWC)

Saudi Arabia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the National Water Company (NWC) for their commitment towards agricultural sustainability seen through them being the first complete palm oil supply chain to attain international recognition.

Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) for their intiative in professional learning and development.

2014

PPM Institute of Management

Indonesia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the PPM Institute of Management for its pivotal role in nurturing future leaders through its innovative management programs.

Canara Bank

India

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Canara Bank for its unwavering commitment to financial inclusion, empowering communities through accessible banking services and sustainable economic growth.

Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group

Saudi Arabia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group for its exceptional healthcare services, revolutionizing patient care and setting benchmarks in the medical industry.

Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad for its dedication to providing quality dairy products, promoting health and nutrition among consumers

Cegos Asia Pacific

Singapore

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the Cegos Asia Pacific for its expertise in providing training and operational consulting services, empowering organizations and individuals.

LeapEd Services Sdn. Bhd.

Malaysia

The “Contribution to Organisation” award recognises the LeapEd Services Sdn. Bhd. for its commitment to transforming education through innovative solutions and programs.

Contribution to HR Community

This award is presented to individuals whose concepts and practices have resulted in effective and high impact best practices recognised by HR Practitioners and organisations.


2023

Dr. Murugappan a/l Subramaniam

Head of Division Human Capital
Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Dr. Murugappan a/l Subramaniam this prestigious recognition for his work and research in bridging the gap between technology, humancentric practices, and digital leadership.

Athikom Kanchanavibhu

Executive VP, Digital & Technology Transformation,
Mitr Phol Group, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Athikom Kanchanavibhu the prestigious recognition for his remarkable contributions to the field of HR and digital transformation.

Chong Pei Nee

Head of Group Learning & Development
The Lion Group Malaysia, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Chong Pei Nee the prestigious recognition for championing continuous improvement in L&D practices in today’s world.

Darmawan Prasodjo

President Director
PT PLN (PERSERO), Indonesia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Darmawan Prasodjo this prestigious recognition for his organizational skills and transformative leadership.

Norzaiton Senusi

Chief Executive Officer
UM Specialist Centre, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Norzaiton Senusi this prestigious recognition for her commitment and continuous work in talent development and graduate employment in the healthcare sector.

2022

Siti Salmiah Mohd Noor

Chief People Officer
Bank Rakyat, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Siti Salmiah for Empowering Employees at the Workplace.

Mohd Farid Shah Bin Mohd Basir

Chief People Officer
MBSB Bank Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Mohd Farid Basir for his work on architecting succession planning, total rewards, organizational development and policies & procedures.

Raja Reza Affandi Raja Aris

Assistant Vice President
Permodalan Nasional Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Raja Reza Affandi Raja Aris for his key role in translating strategic plans into tactical implementation for assigned key initiatives as outlined in their HR Blueprint.

Hallman Sabri

Executive Director
Sarawak Skills Development Centre, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr Hallman Sabri for his key role towards building human capital expertise through national skills development framework.

2020 – 2021

Johan Irwan Kamarozaman

Managing Director
Leap Leadership Academy Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Johan Irwan Kamarozaman for his work on championing best practises among learning & development practitioners.

Sugunah Verumandy

County Human Resource Director
HSBC Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Sugunah Verumandy for her work on promoting human capital development & education by using evidence-based practice.

2019

Balaji Venkitaramasubramanian

Regional HR Director
India Private Limited, India

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Balaji Venkitaramasubramanian’s pioneering work on linking the organisation’s diversity strategy with business strategy to deliver business performance.

Chawki Kaddoura

Vice President & Head Of Learning & Development
Dubai Islamic Bank, United Arab Emirates

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Chawki Kaddoura for his work on conceptualising and executing a national’s development programme to boost localisation employment.

2018

Mrs. Grace Chan Hwee

Senior General Manager Of Group,
HR & Administration Division (GHRA)
Berjaya Corporation Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mrs.Grace Chan Hwee for her outstanding work towards building a highly performance HR practices.

Mekong Capital

Vietnam, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mekong Capital for its extraordinary influence and contribution to the advancement in the field of human development and have impacted society, the business sphere and community in Vietnam.

YBhg Datin Rowena Capil Florece

HR Director
Microsoft Asia Pacific, HR Line Solutions, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Datin Rowena Capil  Florece for her outstanding work on employee’s diversity and inclusion strategy.

Professor Dr Pribadiyono, Ir., M.S.

Operational Director
PT. Quantum HRM International, Indonesia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Professor Dr Pribadiyono for his work on HR assessment model.

PACE Institute of Management

Vietnam

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises PACE Institute of Management for shaping Vietnam business society through developing leadership capacity & ethical standards for individual,organisation and community.

2017

Thanh Nguyen

Founder & Chief Happiness Officer
Anphabe JSC, Vietnam

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Thanh Nguyen for her pathbreaking work towards helping organisations build better and happier workplaces.

Chua Chai Ping

Human Resources Director,
Experian Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Chua Chai Peng for her work on architecting HR strategies and implementing innovative models.

Jyothi Menon

Director, Human Resources,
Credit Suisse, India

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises the work of Jyothi Menon for her pioneering work on linking the organisation’s diversity strategy with business strategy to deliver business performance.

YBhg Professor Datuk Dr Hj Kassim Hj Md Mansur

Professor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises YBhg Professor Datuk Dr Hj Kassim Hj Md Mansur for his key role towards building human capital expertise through innovative academic programmes.

Professor Dr Naresh Kumar Samy

Head of Research, Entrepreneurship Education &
Consultancy Unit, University Malaysia Kelantan
Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Professor Dr Naresh Kumar Samy for his work on promoting the spirit of learning and entrepreneurship amongst Malaysian educational institutions.

Nadiah Tan Binti Abdullah

Chief Human Resources Officer,
Group Human Resources, S P Setia Berhad
Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Nadiah Tan Binti Abdullah for her outstanding work towards building a highly engaged and performance oriented workforce.

2016

Mr. Khairur Rizal Bin Ramli

Executive Director,
Pahang Skills Development Centre, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr. Khairur Rizal bin Ramli for his role in championing skills development and creating greater economic opportunities for the skill workforce.

Puan Jamilah Abdul Sallam

Executive Vice President,
Strategic Transformation Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Puan Jamilah Abdul Sallam for Championing employee development.

Mr. Amran Bin Mohd Tomin

Head,
Human Capital Alam Flora Sdn Bhd (2012-2016), Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr. Amran Bin Mohd Tomin for Implementing Initiatives to promote work culture.

Mr. Robert Yeo

Executive Director and CEO,
Singapore Training & Development Association (STADA), Singapore

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr. Robert Yeo for developing a robust developmental model for the professional community.

Mr. Sandeep Subharwal

Group Ceo & Promoter,
Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvr Ltd, India

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr. Sandeep Sabharwal for his championing innovative employee development practices.

2015

Dr. Hj Zulkifly Baharam

Project Director and Exco,
International Council of Islamic Finance Educators, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Hajah Norezan Binti Haji Hambali for her continous work in education, empowering and developing leadership mindsets towards a generation of future leaders.

Sultan M. Al Hassani

Human Resources Manager,
Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Operating Port (IRSHAD), United Arab Emirates.

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Sultan M. Al Hassani, for his exemplary leadership contributed to the development and well-being of the workforce.

Priyantono Rudito

Director of Human Capital Managment,
PT Telekomunikasi Selular, INDONESIA

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Priyantono Rudito’s for his outstanding human resources leadership that has been crucial in developing the organization’s talent pool and positive work environment.

Y.R Wilson

President of Corporate HR,
Himatsingka Group, India

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises  Y.R. Wilson’s dedication to advancing HR practices, promoting employee well-being, and contributing to the overall success of the organization

Dr. Hj Zulkifly Baharam

Project Director and Exco,
International Council of Islamic Finance Educators, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Dr. Hj Zulkifly Baharam, for his pioneering work in the Islamic banking industry in human resource management, which has cultivated professional growth and enhanced the skills of those working in the area.

Innachi Dass

General Manager of Human Resources,
Telekom Brunei Berhad, Brunei

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Innachi Dass, Brunei , for his outstanding leadership and commitment to improving HR procedures, creating a happy workplace, and boosting employee potential.

Atul Dhavle

Vice President for Hr and TOC
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, INDIA

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Atul Dhavle, for his outstanding leadership in human resources has been instrumental in nurturing talent and promoting excellence in the pharmaceutical industry.

Mr C.M. Vignaesvaran

Chief Executive
Human Resources Development Fund, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr C.M. Vignaesvaran, for making an innovative employee development practices.

2014

Mr Said Saif Mohammed Al-Hashmi

Manager of Training Center
ORPIC, Oman

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Mr Said Saif Mohammed AL-Hashmi for building a highly engaged workforce.

Dr. Vidhya Vinod

CEO & Executive Director
Eikon International Holding, UAE

The “Contribution to HR Community” award Dr. Vidhya Vinod for her exemplary leadership in human resource management has been instrumental in shaping the educational landscape and fostering professional growth.

Mr. Abdulghani AL-Rumaih

Chairman,
TAFE Arabia, Saudi Arabia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award Mr. Abdulghani Al-Rumaih exemplary leadership in human resource management has been instrumental in shaping the educational landscape and fostering professional growth.

Ms Hew Moi Lan

Chief Executive Officer
SEG International Berhad, Malaysia

The “Contribution to HR Community” award recognises Ms. Hew Moi Lan for her outstanding leadership in human resource management, which has been vital in creating and retaining a talented team also for being recognized for her commitment to improving HR procedures, creating a supportive work environment,

Movers and Shakers

This award is presented to those who have demonstrated accomplishments by actively influencing changes and breakthroughs in people development. They “move” communities by “shaking” existing practices. They are pioneers who challenge the status quo and strive for continuous improvements.


2023

Shankar Nagalingam

Vice President Human Resources
Lumileds Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Shankar Nagalingam this prestigious recognition for his remarkable contributions and people centric leadership in the Shared Services industry.

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Jasvinder Singh

Founders
Glojas Smart International Aesthetic, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon YBhg. Prof. Dato Dr. Jasvinder Singh this prestigious recognition in acknowledgment of his extraordinary focus on talent development and achievements in the field of Aesthetic Medicine.

Muhammad Imran Kunalan bin Abdullah

Head of Human Resources
Westports Malaysia, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honored to bestow upon Muhammad Imran Kunalan Bin Abdullah this prestigious recognition in acknowledgment of his outstanding contributions in talent development.

Michele Sagan

Director, Future of Work
Asia School of Business, Malaysia

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is privileged to bestow upon Michele Sagan this prestigious recognition in acknowledgment of her thought leadership in the realm of The Future of Work.

2022

Salleh Hassan

Director of Professional Standards & Qualification
Securities Industry Development Corporation,Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Salleh Hassan for his innovative work towards strengthening the competency and capacity of professionals in the Malaysian capital market via the industry-wide competency framework (ICF) and certification and qualification.

Mark Samlal

Managing Director
PayGroup Limited, Australia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Mark Samlal for his innovative approach towards payroll and human capital management software.

Esther Law Lee Poh

Founder & Chairlady
Yast Group, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Esther Law Lee Poh ground-breaking accomplishments in for her pathbreaking work on leadership development and business enterprise development.

Dr Jessica Tang

Deputy General Manager, Group Human Resources
Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr. Jessica Tang for her tremendous contribution in building talent and reimagining the role of HR

Dato Nasiruddin Latif

Chairman & CEO
Transasia Development Corporation, Brunei Darussalam

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Nasir Latif for his ground-breaking accomplishment in advocating environmental conservation, education, youth development and the development of the F&B industry.

Siti Kamesah Bee M. Hashim

General Manager, Head Strategic Corporate Communication
MB Inc Perak, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Siti Kamesah Bee for her contributions to drive employee engagement, morale, and performance in an environment experiencing both significant external and internal organizational change.

2020 – 2021

Kenneth Quah Kim Kean

Founder & President
Phoenix Asia Academy Of Technology, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Kenneth Quah Kim Kean for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in the field of learning & education promoting student education internationally & across asia.

Dato Howard Chew

Group Executive Chairman
Chester Group, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dato Howard Chew for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms to embrace a continuous learning culture in the property sector.

Agnes Chua

Managing Director,
Jocom M Shopping Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Agnes Chua for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in the field of online platform of latest technology connecting various stakeholders to use e-commerce actively.

2019

Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuan

General Director
Vietnam Science Institute of Small and Medium
Enterprise (SME), Vietnam

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuan for her work in the field of labour, gender issues and poverty alleviation.

Virgilio Brigido G. Espeleta

President
Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Philippines

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Virgilio Brigido G. Espeleta for his contribution in the field of franchise management and development.

Master Charles Hwang

Founder
Tian Xin Ju Geomancy Centre, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Master Charles Hwang for his pathbreaking work with the youth and entrepreneurs.

Ben Ho

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Talentbank, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Ben Ho for his work on building networks towards bridging the gap between university graduates and potential employers.

Allen Lee Chee Min

Chief Executive Officer
PEOPLElogy Development Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Allen Lee Chee Min for his work on people development programmes.

Md Anwar Hossain Chowdhury

Country Head (Bangladesh)
IPE Global Limited, Bangladesh

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Md Anwar Hossain Chowdhury for his innovative contribution in strategy formulation, policy making and sector development.

Dr Bikash Sharma

President & Founder Trustee
International Academic and Management Association (IAMA) India

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr Bikash Sharma for his contribution to transformational ideas and innovations in the field of education.

Dr Tae – Sook Han

President
Rotary Club of Seoul, South Korea

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr Tae – Sook Han for pioneering social work.

YBhg Datuk Abdul Malik Abdullah

Founder/COE
D’Tandoor Restaurant
Putrajaya, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of YBhg Datuk Abdul Malik Abdullah for his ground-breaking accomplishment in franchise development.

Ali Al Mahrouqi

Manager, Learning & Development
Orpic, Oman

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Ali Al Mahrouqi for his tremendous contribution in building networks and pioneering the Learning & Development operations.

Ali Al Mahrouqi

Manager, Learning & Development
Orpic, Oman

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Ali Al Mahrouqi for his tremendous contribution in building networks and pioneering the Learning & Development operations.

Narayanan Narayanan

Director
Karaikudi Annalakshmi
Commercial Kitchen Limited,India

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Narayanan for his contributions in developing a skilled workforce and providing employment to school dropouts.

Dr Xu Yanping

Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong City Institute, China

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr Xu Yanping for her pathbreaking work on leadership development within the government sector.

2018

Ms. Truong Ly Hoang Phi

Founder & CEO
Business Startup Support Center (BSSC), Vietnam

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Truong Ly Hoang Phi for her contributions towards development and support in startup ecosystem in Vietnam.

YM Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias

Chief Executive Officer
Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias for his contribution to transformational ideas in work life balance.

Professor Dr Noor Azizi Bin Ismail

Deputy Director General of Higher Education
Ministry of Education, Malaysia

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Professor Dr Noor Azizi Bin Ismail for his key role towards building quality human capital through innovative academic programmes.

Mr. Dinh Ba Thanh

President
DatViet VAC, Vietnam

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Mr. Dinh Ba Thanh for his contributions to the field of media, communication and entertainment.

Mr. Mohd Najib Ibrahim

Managing Director
Cyberview Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Mr. Mohd Najib Ibrahim for his outstanding work towards building a high performance organisation.

Dr Stuart Kewley

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Eurasia Consortium, United Kingdom

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Dr Stuart for his key role towards building quality human capital through innovative lifelong learning programmes.

YBhg Kol. Dato’ Mohd Ariffin Bin Che Mat Din

Chief Executive & Founder
Adefsy Associates, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises YBhg Kol. Dato’ Mohd Ariffin Bin Che Mat Din for his leading-edge work on leadership.

Mr. Gregorio Antonio J.Atienza

Secretary General
Federation of AIM Alumni Associations, Inc, Philippines

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Mr. Gregorio Antonio J. Atiena for his key role towards building people development networks.

2017

His Excellency Ambassador Assoc. Professor Dr Bubaker Hamad Almansori

Visiting Professor
University of Omar Al-Muktar, Libya

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of His Excellency Ambassador Assoc. Professor Dr Bubaker Hamad Almansori for his contribution to transformational ideas in the field of Water management, Food Security and Energy Efficiency.

YBhg Professor Dato’ Dr Rujhan Mustafa

Chief Executive Officer
Malaysia Qualifications Agency, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of YBhg Professor Dato’ Dr Rujhan Mustafa for his contributions to the field of people development and education.

Dr Venkates Rao

President YouthCorp Malaysia, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr Venkates Rao for his “Inspire Orang Asli” and “Inspire IT” projects which have led to development of youth in the country

Dr Asleena Haji Helmi

Chief Executive Officer Sarawak Centre of Performance Excellence Sdn Bhd (SCOPE)
Government of Sarawak, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr Asleena Haji Helmi for her pathbreaking work on leadership development within the government sector.

Cheryl Lourdes

Chief Executive Officer
The Learning Matchmaker Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Cheryl Lourdes for her work on building networks and pioneering the development of training brokerages.

2016

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hor

Chief Executive Officer
Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA), Qatar

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hor for shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in educational  initiatives within the Middle East

YBhg Dato’ Sri Dr Sharavanan Shanmugasundaram

Managing Director,
Penang International Dental College (PIDC)

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of YBhg Dato’ Sri Dr Sharavanan Shanmugasundaram  for developing new benchmarks within medical education

Mr. Faris Yahaya 

Managing Director,
Cyberview Sdn Bhd Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Mr. Faris Yahaya for shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms within workforce transformations.

Professor Dr. Horacio “Junbo” Borromeo

Chair, Leadership & People Management Department

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Professor Dr. Horacio “Junbo” Borromeo for shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in graduate education.

YBhg Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew Soon Thung

Managing Director
Andaman Property Management Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of YBhg Dato’ Sri Dr Vincent Tiew Soon Thung for creating new paradigms within employee engagement.

Hon. Congresswoman Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman 

Representative Anak Mindanao Partylist, Philippines.

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Hon. Congresswoman Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman for “moving and shaking” old beliefs and creating new paradigms in people development.

Mr Ravichandran Manikam Achari

Managing Director
RC Precision Engineering Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Mr. Ravichandran Manikam Achari for developing new paradigms in employee development

Dr M. Manickam

Executive Chairman
Sakthi Sugars Limited, India

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr. M. Manickam for being ever moving and shaking old beliefs as well as making new paradigms within uplifting the rural youths through development programs.

Captain Frank Tan PMP (Perak), PJK (Selangor)

Principal Consultant,
In-Source Options Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Captain Frank Tan PMP (Perak), PJK (Selangor) for his work in creating a safe workplace environment.

2015

Ms. Shalina Virji

Chief Executive Officer,
Shalina Healthcare Group, United Arab Emirates

Mr. Abbas Virji received the reward on behalf of Ms. Shalina Virji.

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hor for shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in educational  initiatives within the Middle East

Dr. Sathyanarayan. P

Human Resource Vice President,
Strides Arcolab Limited, India

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Dr. Sathyanaryan. P for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in creating a harmonious Employee Relations across group of companies engaged in Pharmaceutical Products.

D.R. Nagaraj

President & CEO,
Nagaraj Management Service, India

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of D. R. Nagaraj for shaking old beliefs as well as creating a new paradigm in employee engagement and development.