Secretary General, Business Integrity Alliance
Dr Mark Lovatt is a thought leader in the area of private sector anti-corruption, and CEO of Trident Integrity Solutions Sdn Bhd, providing consultancy and support services for business integrity. Prior to leading Trident, Dr Lovatt was the Business Integrity Programme Manager for Transparency International Malaysia, and concurrently the Managing Director of TI BIP Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the consultancy wing of the chapter.
He holds a BA (Hons) and PhD from Nottingham University, UK, and has a background in IT, business analysis, corporate regulation and business development in the power & gas sector. He is an internationally recognized expert in private sector corruption, speaking regularly at conferences across the region, and has worked with governments, global agencies, multinationals, GLCs and anticorruption organisations to deliver effective measures to combat corruption. A published author, he also lectures in Theology and business ethics.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
YB Senator Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan currently serves as the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Governance, Integrity and Human Rights. He is the immediate past President of Transparency International Malaysia, the accredited national chapter of Berlin-based Transparency International, which is an independent, non-governmental and non-partisan organization committed to fight against corruption at all levels of society.
Datuk Low also served as Vice President of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), and was the President of FMM from 1997 to 1999. He has extensive knowledge and experience in industry as he was involved in the glass manufacturing and automotive industries for more than 35 years and was the Managing Director of Malaysian Sheet Glass Sdn Bhd until his retirement in March 2010. Datuk Low also sat on the boards of Sunway Berhad and Pos Malaysia Berhad up until his recent appointment as a Minister.
He was also privileged to serve on several key agencies of the Malaysian Government, some of which are the National Economic Action Council (NEAC) (during the financial crisis of 1997 to 1999), Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER), and Malaysian Services Development Council (MSDC). He was also involved actively in international multilateral organizations including APEC, WTO, ASEAN and chaired the Private Sector Taskforce on Free Trade Arrangement.
On April 1, 2011 he was appointed Deputy Chairman and a Commissioner of the Enforcement Agency Integrity Organisation (EAIC). Datuk Low is a chartered accountant by profession and graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne.