Keynote Speakers

Paul Jambunathan (Consultant)

Paul is a clinical psychologist, and a Lecturer in Monash University, Sunway Campus.

After studying at Sheffield University in the UK, Paul further trained at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He initially specialised in two areas of Applied Clinical Psychology: adult stress and anxiety problems; and children’s behaviour and developmental problems.

He has over 25 years of experience in applied psychology in the UK, Australia and Malaysia and has extensive experience of a wide spectrum of emotional and behavioural problems. His applied and clinical skills cover issues such as interpersonal effectiveness, personal development, parenting and much more. He runs numerous workshops and seminars for the general public and specialised groups including companies, colleges and parents.

Paul is often a guest on radio and TV and regularly writes in the national papers and local magazines. He used to run Malaysia’s first weekly live counseling programme on Astro Talk-Radio and later with Radio 4. He also hosted Asia’s first internet radio programme called Asian-family.com.

Currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Population and Family Development Board, he is a firm believer in emotional intelligence and is active in advancing the practice of emotional intelligence in applied settings and in interpersonal effectiveness.

An avid scuba diver, he is very passionate about conservation. He organises a variety of outdoor programmes and workshops that bring personal development and nature together. He is currently researching and promoting the area of Ecopsychology.

Willie Poh Kaw Lik

Willie Poh is a lecturer at Multimedia University.

He believes education is the key to changing the world. He has a bone to pick with outdated education systems which kill student interest in learning. He believes that the face of education needs to, and will soon shift drastically in the face of technology, and fully intends to be a driver of that change.

As a lecturer he has incorporated experiential learning, contextual examples and alternative learning experiences. He also believes in taking education outside of the classroom. He runs a hackerspace with his like minded students. A student leader since his university days, he has been involved in a myriad of student organizations ranging from the student press and debating to astronomy.

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