DATO DR JACOB GEORGE
Consumers Association of Subang & Shah Alam, Selangor (CASSA)
Chairman, Selangor Consumer Council (Ministerial Appointment KPDNKK – 5th Term of Office)
Member of the Malaysian National Consumer Council (MPPN)
CHAIRMAN of the MPPN focus group on LAW & POLICY
Special Adviser To YB Ministers.
(Above with YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato Sri Najib Bin Tun Abdul Hj. Razak)
Dato’ Dr. Jacob George is a Theologian, Corporate Lawyer, a tireless Social Worker and Malaysia, ASEAN and APEC Lead Consumerist.
A lawyer by profession, he works with the Malaysian government, global and regional intelligentsia, and past portfolios include 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 in the domestic and international stage.
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.
Dr George was a consultant for the US and Multi national company, Flextronics (flex) between 2014-2016 addressing their compliance, human resources and government relations and other corporate and strategic challenges at the national and international level.
He is the founder and current President and Legal Adviser of the Consumers Association of Subang And Shah Alam, Selangor (CASSA).
Dr George is a popular speaker at both national and international seminars, conferences, and television talk shows. He is dedicated in shaping public opinion of both public and legal policy issues and a regular contributor to print and online media and the court of public opinion in Malaysia and the region.
His strict no nonsense approach, integrity, comprehensive proactive comments and feedback are always a barometer assisting both Malaysian, ASEAN and APEC governments in reviewing and initiating amendments to statutes, new legislation, consumer and public policies in the region.
He is presently serving in his fifth term as Selangor’s Consumer Council Chairman, an appointment by the honorable Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives & Consumerism.
He is also a member of the federal government’s National Consumer Council in Putrajaya.
Dr George is an authority on Government Relations, Diplomacy, Law, Human Resources and Public Policy deliberations.
His studies and stints in several countries notably, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Holland, Germany, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, the United States and others have equipped him to address a wide range of issues and along cross cultural settings.
He speaks over 7 languages.
On the Global stage – he is committed to addressing various consumer and public policy initiatives within the ASEAN and APEC fraternities!
Dr George is an expert in addressing modern day slavery and human trafficking issues and has a track record of destroying and dismantling manpower agents exploitative trades and violation of basic human rights.
Presently, while looking out for new challenges and opportunities, he is editing and finalizing the publication of several of his publications and among them:
- 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?
- Terrorism – Barbarism At Our Gates!