DATO DR JACOB GEORGE
Consumers Association of Subang & Shah Alam, Selangor (CASSA)
Chairman, Selangor Consumer Council (Ministerial Appointment KPDNKK – 4th Term of Office)
Dato’ Dr. Jacob George is a Theologian, corporate lawyer, a tireless social worker and a consumer advocate for over 41 years.
A Lawyer by profession, he has worked with the government, notably, at the Socio Economic Research Unit (SERU) at the Prime Minister’s Department, Centre of Policy Research (CPR) at Universiti Sains Malaysia, in the corporate sector, as Senior Administrator at Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC), American Multi National Company Flextronics (flex), and several non-governmental organizations.
Among them, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP), Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM), and as Legal Adviser to Federation of Malaysian Consumers Association (FOMCA).
He is the Deputy Chairman of the Internationally recognized NUMAN FOUNDATION which address educational & scientific studies, human rights, development and social issues, irrespective of religion, political affiliation, race or creed.
He was also US based company Flextronics (flex) Consultant between 2014-2016 addressing their compliance, human resources and government relations issues and challenges at the national and international level.
He is the Hon President and Legal Adviser of the Consumers Association of Subang And Shah Alam, Selangor.
Dato’ Dr George is a popular speaker at both national and international seminars, conferences, and television talk shows and a regular contributor to print and online media and the courts of public opinion.
His no nonsense approach, integrity, comprehensive proactive comments and feedback are always a barometer assisting the Malaysian and ASEAN governments in reviewing and initiating amendments to statutes, new legislation, consumer and public policies.
He is presently serving in his fourth term as Selangor Consumer Council Chairman, an appointment by the honorable Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives & Consumerism.
He is also a member of the National Consumer Council.
Dr Jacob George is an expert on Government Relations & MNC/EMS Portfolios/HR.
On the Global stage – he is the ASEAN/APEC lead Consumerist and the man who addressed systemic corruption and destroyed the manpower agents exploitative and lucrative manpower trade by introducing the ‘FREE VISA FREE TICKET’ in several ASEAN countries!
Presently while looking out for new challenges and opportunities, he is editing and finalizing the publication of 9 consumer books:
- Food Safety & The Consumer
- Tips Pengguna
- The Civil Society & The Sea field School
- A Critical Review of Liver Transplants in Malaysia.
- Issues In Consumerism
- Medico Legal Issues In Hospital Administration
- CASSA’s CSI & Fair Price Outlets
- A critical Look At Ambulance Services In Malaysia.
- MH370 – Conspiracy Or A Mismanaged Tragedy?