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Welcome to the South East Asia Region

Call for Nominations: International Region Elections 2022

Would you like to have a say in how the future of the Institution is shaped internationally? The Institution has more than 30,000 members based outside the UK and this number is growing all the time.

In 2022 the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the South East Asia Region will be up for election.

All nominations received have been verified and we can confirm the nominations as follows:

We received one eligible nomination for the South East Asia Region Chair, position. Therefore Chua Yaw Long has been elected unopposed. Chua will start his 3 year tenure at the IMechE AGM in May 2022.

We received 2 nominations for the position of SEAR Young Member Representative:

  • Man Djun Lee
  • Steven Hoo

The election for this position will take place via Election Runner throughout the month of April and those eligible to vote will receive further information shortly.

If you have any questions or would like further information.

I look forward to your participation.



Regional Chair - Prof Dr Ir Vinesh Thiruchelvam CEng, FIMechE​​















Region Young Member Representative- Chua Yaw Long MIMechE




You can read details of Vinesh's and Chua’s policy statements for their time in position here. 

South East Asia Region Election Statements

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social event
    09 December 2022 18:30 to 22:00
    Majestic Hotel - Kuala Lumpur
    In conjunction with The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) 175th Anniversary and IMechE Malaysia 25th Anniversary, IMechE Malaysia will be organising their 2022 Annual Dinner at The Contango @ The Majestic Hotel on the 9th of December 2022 (Friday).
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    16 December 2022 11:00 to 12:00
    Online, Microsoft TEAMS
    This webinar will be conducted in GMT +8 (time zone) This webinar will be presented using Microsoft TEAMS. In this session you will get tips and guidance in preparing the Chartered (CENG) / Incorporated Engineer (IENG) application.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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