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Dr. S. Selvanathan


DR. S. SELVANATHAN PhD. (USA), LLB (Hons) UK, DIP (HRM) UK has over 25 years experience in the area of Human Resource and Industrial Relations Management having risen from the ranks to become the General Manager (Human Resource Department) of a leading multinational organization.


In the course of this rich experience he was a panel member of the Industrial Court for 3 terms and has heard disputes that were brought before it for arbitration. His experience includes handling industrial as well as Labour Court cases. Due to his vast experience, he is frequently called – up as a consultant and his clients include numerous multinational organizations involved in electronics, manufacturing, construction, hotel, security, human resource and service industry. He is also a regional trainer in areas relating to the subject.


He is also involved in Industrial Safety and was the Chairman of the Occupational Safety & Health Sub-Committee of the Malacca branch of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers' for about 10 years besides being the Chairman of the house committee on Occupational Safety & Health. He has attended the 'Train the Trainer' programme and the Safety Officers Certification Course conducted by NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health). He is also a certified trainer by PSMB.


He was also a pioneer in the research and implementation of the Code of Conduct for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace.


Dr. Selvanathan was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource Management (USA), holds a Law Degree (LLB. Hons) (UK), Dip. HRM (UK) and is also a Professional Will Writer.