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: Professional development event
    19 August 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
  • Event Type: Social event
    20 August 2022 17:30 to 20:00
    DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang - Penang
    IMechE Malaysia is pleased to provide a Networking opportunity for all members residing in Penang / northern region on 20th August 2022. Full details can be found by clicking the event heading for further information.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    03 September 2022 09:45 to 11:30
    Webinar (no physical venue) - .
    Micro-credentials are mini-qualifications that demonstrate skills, knowledge, and/or experience in a given subject area or capability. They exist to meet the needs of the education sector, industry and its lifelong learners. This talk gives an insight into micro-credentials from design, putting the correct resources in place and compliance towards public offering in Malaysia.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    09 September 2022 11:00 to 12:00
    Online, Microsoft TEAMS
    This webinar will be presented at GMT +8 (time zone). This webinar will be presented using Microsoft TEAMS and in this session you will get further information about the IMechE Developing Engineer Program for associate members and about the Further Learning Plan and Career Learning Assessment application.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    09 September 2022 17:00 to 18:00
    Online, Microsoft TEAMS
    This webinar will be presented using Microsoft TEAMS and open to only CENG/IENG IMechE members. Sign up if you want to be an active IMechE volunteer and help us to select the best potential engineers for membership. Do note that the timing of this webinar will be conducted on GMT +8
    Industry: Cross-sector
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