Wilson Tay (Dr) – Vistage Chair Profile | Vistage Malaysia


Dr Wilson Tay is currently a Director of Vistage Malaysia and Vistage Chair/CEO Coach.  He is also the CEO and Principal Consultant of MindQuest Consulting & Coaching, and serves as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of a Malaysian Company listed on SGX Catalist.

His professional, academic, commercial career and work experience spans over 45 years. In Malaysia, he previously held the following senior leadership positions: Dean and Professor of Management, Faculty of Business at Asia Metropolitan University and INTI International University. He was the CEO of MIM, VP of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDEC) and Head of ICT SMEs Development Flagship based in Cyberjaya, COO and Chairman of TMS Bhd and CEO/ED of TEC Asia Centre Sdn Bhd.  He was on the Board of MAVCAP and served as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Dr Wilson Tay was appointed by MITI Minister and served as a Member of the TRG on Human Resources, IMP3, the Chairman of the Taskforce on Malaysia’s Workforce Competency and Competitiveness, a Member of the Taskforce on SME Development and an Advisor to the Global Centre of Excellence in Human Capital (GCEHC).  In Australia, he worked for Curtin University of Technology, Price Waterhouse & Co, Murdoch University, CRA Exploration Ltd, Dampier Salt Limited, CRA Limited (now Rio Tinto of Australia) and AGWA before returning to Malaysia.

Dr Wilson Tay is a Fellow of ICDM, Fellow of CAANZ, Fellow of CPA Australia, Fellow of ICSA Australia, Fellow of ICMA Australia, Companion of IMCA UK, CFP USA. He was a former GC Member of MIM, and is currently a MMIM, MIM CPT and a HRDF Certified Trainer.  His academic qualifications include the BBus (Accounting & Systems), BBus (Company Secretarial Practice), GradDip Bus Admin, MBus from Curtin University, DMgt (with distinction) from IMCA (UK) validated by Southern Cross University in NSW, Australia. He was awarded the following accolades: CPA of the Year for Public Service in Perth, Western Australia (1995), Fulbright Visitors Fellowship to USA (1995), Global HR Award for Individual Contribution to Management Development by Asia HRD Congress in Abu Dhabi (2008).  His life mission is to bring great and dynamic CEOs and Business Owners together to learn, become better and more effective leaders, and to grow their businesses successfully under Vistage Program.