Mohd Shuhaizam Mohd Zain

Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation

Dr. Mohd Shuhaizam Mohd Zain holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin. He comes from a diverse background and possesses experience in multiple industries to manage and steer businesses to the next level, especially in the fast-changing economic environment. Dr. Shuhaizam’s vast experience and knowledge in the Government’s policies and directions, as well as his in-depth know-how in engineering, system integration and biomedical, have led him to succeed in designing viability studies and business concepts, on top of managing and commercializing lab-based knowledge.

Since 2005, he has built 10 companies in an array of industries that include agriculture, healthcare, green technology, biomass, bioenergy, clean technology, ICT and Training.

As of 1 August 2017, Dr. Shuhaizam is the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corporation), the economic government agency dedicated to driving the development of the bio-based industry in Malaysia.

My Sessions

Session 3: How are we going to supply the goods needed by humanity?

Level 6

 The geography and patterns of production and consumption are changing quickly. Population growth, urbanization, demographics and customers’ preferences themselves are driving change, creating new challenges and opportunities. The world will need to feed, shelter and provide energy, water and goods to an additional 3.5 billion inhabitants at the end of the century. Thankfully, new business […]