George Lau – Vistage Chair Profile

georgelauDr. George Lau, holds a Doctor of Science in Banking & Finance (in Financial Forensic) from Inter-American University, USA. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA) Malaysia, and a Certified Fraud Examiner CFE from ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA). He graduated with an Honors Degree in Economics from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

His banking career spanned over 30 years in various senior management positions (from Branch Manager to Regional Director, and Head of Special Audit), and his last corporate rank was Senior Vice-President of Maybank Group. Being an experienced banker, he had widely interacted with the corporate world, which enabled him to sharpen his skills & abilities in his banker’s role to serve & support the growth and expansion of many banking customers’ businesses (SMEs & Corporate organizations). Over the years, he as a banker, had contributed to the success of many businesses. In this regard, he had acquired relevant knowledge and exposure in real-life commercial environment as well as focused understanding of the roles of CEOs & key executives in an organization.

A professional banker turned corporate trainer, mentor and coach, he has hands-on experience in facilitating various technical and developmental programs for management staff of financial institutions and commercial organizations in Malaysia. Currently, he is the Head of Impartial Committee with IPEC Certification Bureau (since 2012). In November 2015, he was appointed as the Convention Chairman for the first ASEAN Convention on ISO/17024. He is often invited to deliver papers in various international & regional forums. Today, he is an accredited Vistage Chair.

He often supports community and humanity projects by providing personal coaching and guidance. He regularly transform people to realize their true potentials in life. His focus is to provide refreshing tips for self-improvement and self-realization for personal transformation. He has extensive practical experience, knowledge and expertise in resolving difficult conflicts and relationships issues in corporate and family environments.

In his free time, he often engages with friends to hike and trek in various forests in Malaysia & overseas. Back to Mother Nature is one of his favourite activities.