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DATO' DR M SHANMUGHALINGAM

MIER Board Member

Managing Director of Trilogic Sdn Bhd

Dato’ Dr M Shanmughalingam is Managing Director, Trilogic Sdn Bhd. He helped list six companies on Main Board, Bursa Malaysia. Ex-Director, Delloyd Ventures Bhd, Mamee Double Decker (M) Bhd, PBA Holdings Bhd, listed on Main Board, CIMB (L) Limited, CIMB Discount House Bhd, CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd, Hextar Holdings Bhd, EON, MIDF Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Executive Committee, MIMB, (subsidiary, MIDF, assoc. Barclays Bank Group, UK), PTD Alumni Association, Board, VIOBA Foundation, Selectors Board, Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. Managing Director, Sri Inderajaya Sdn Bhd (1992 – 96), General Manager, PETRONAS (1979 – 91), Dep. Secretary (Economic) the Treasury, Ministry of Finance (1962 – 78). Fellow, Economic Development Institute, World Bank.

On invitation by Harvard University, helped design new Executive Program for Leaders in Development: Managing Economic and Political Reform developed jointly by Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, USA. Honours (Economics), University Malaya, Masters, Harvard and DPhil, Oxford universities. At Harvard, he graduated first with eight A’s and was admitted to Ph.D. programme without formal application. Chapter on Malaysia, Laswell, (Yale) Lerner (MIT) and Montgomery (Harvard) ed. Values and Development: Appraising Asian Experience, MIT Press. Quoted in TIME Magazine cover story on Tun Dr Mahathir, Dec 9 1996. Stories and poems in 37 national and international anthologies and broadcasts. Producers from Australia and New Zealand offered to make movies of his short stories. Published with three Nobel prize-winners. Latest publication Marriage and Mutton Curry, Malaysian bestseller and audiobook by Storytel Europe.