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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: Conference
    14 November 2022 09:00 to 15 November 2022 18:00
    NTU@One-North - Singapore
    IMechE Singapore Branch is proud to be a sponsor for the 13th Pacific Rim International Conference (PRIC2022) hosted by Water Jet Technology Society of Japan (WJTSJ) and organised by School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. PRIC 2022 aims to highlight the latest research on the theme “Water Jet Technology”, and seeks opportunities for collaboration among participants.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Workshop
    23 November 2022 09:30 to 25 November 2022 17:00
    Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) - Singapore
    Does your company have an Energy Management programme? Would you like to have one? Energy costs are going up, how can you reduce this significant overhead cost. Does your team come to you with energy saving projects to sign off? How to evaluate them? What does Carbon Net Zero mean? Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Want to become an Energy Manger - don't know how to start? If you answer yes to any of these questions, this course is for you. Find out more by clicking the Header.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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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