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Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Lin See Yan
Board of Governors
Professor Tan Sri Dr. Lin is an independent strategic and financial consultant. Prior to 1998, he was Chairman/President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Bank Group and for 14 years previously, Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (the Central Bank), having been a central banker for 34 years. Tan Sri Dr. Lin continues to serve the public interest, including Member, Prime Minister’s Economic Council Working Group, Competition Appeal Tribunal; Member of a number of key Steering Committees at Ministry of Higher Education (including the Putrajaya Higher Education Task Force); Economic Advisor, Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia; Member, Asian Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee; Board Director, Monash University Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Sunway University Sdn Bhd; and Governor, Asian Institute of Management, Manila. Tan Sri Dr. Lin is Chairman Emeritus of Harvard University’s Graduate School Alumni Association Council in Cambridge (USA) as well as President, Harvard Club of Malaysia. He is also Pro-Chancellor & Research Professor, Sunway University; Pro-Chancellor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; Professor of Economics (Adjunct), Universiti Utara Malaysia; and Trustee of the Tun Ismail Ali Foundation (PNB), Harvard Club of Malaysia Foundation, Prime Minister’s Exchange Fellowship Malaysia, Malaysian Economic Association Foundation and Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. Professionally qualified in the United Kingdom as a Chartered Statistician, Tan Sri Dr. Lin is also banker, economist and venture entrepreneur, having received three post-graduate degrees from Harvard University (including a PhD in Economics) where he was a Mason Fellow and Ford Scholar. He is a British Chartered Scientist. Tan Sri Dr. Lin is an Eisenhower Fellow and a Fellow of the IMF Institute (Washington DC), Royal Statistical Society (London), Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, Malaysian Insurance Institute (Hon.), Malaysian Institute of Management and Malaysian Economic Association. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Malaysia. Tan Sri Dr. Lin advises and sits the Board of several public companies, and a number of business enterprises in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia engaged in mining, petroleum related products, property development, software and private equity.