MYD Training Series – Anthony Tan

Title: Malaysia’s Civil Society engagement in forming climate policies.

Training Brief:
In this training, Anthony will share his vast experience in engagement with the Malaysian Government in policy making, public consultations and civil society engagements. He will will touch on the historical background of the Civil Soceity Development in the country.

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Trainer Profile:
Mr Anthony Tan graduated from USM in 1988 with a degree in computer science. He began his career in the electronics industry as a Data Processing administrator, expanded to systems analysis, general management and appointed as the factory Document Controller and Deputy Management Representative for ISO9000QMS. Anthony joined CETDEM in 2006 and was appointed Executive Director in 2007.

Currently, Mr Anthony Tan is Project Coordinator, PJ-EcoMobility Project, since May 2014, NGO Representative, Petaling Jaya Green City Task Force, since 2010, Alternative Representative, National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC), since 2007, Alternative Representative, National Committee on Clean Development Mechanism (NC-CDM), since 2007.

He has managed a number of projects and seminars, he has been invited to schools, universities, companies and conferences to speak on Sustainability, Environment, Climate Change and Energy. Anthony calls himself a “practical environmentalist”. He believes in the importance of volition or “personal political will” in choosing to make a change in lifestyle so as to have a positive impact on the environment. He has attended 2 COPs – COP13:Bali (2007) and COP19:Doha (2013).

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