Dr. Lillian Chua Swee Lian

Dr Ismail Haji Parlan
FRIM Director General
E-mail​:​ ​ismailp[at]frim.gov.my

  • PhD, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 2009
  • Masters (Forest Management),Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2001
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Forestry), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 1996
  • Research Officer FRIM in the field of management and conservation of wetland forest ecosystems, especially peat swamp forests in Malaysia, 1996 
  • A representative of FRIM and the country for international forums such as;
    • The International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC, ITTO)
    • United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)
    • Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)
    • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Experts Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade (EGILAT)
    • The Sino-ASEAN Network of Forestry Research Institutes (SANFRI) under the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet).
  • A Board Member and has also served as the Honorary Treasurer of the Malaysian Forestry Institute (IRIM)
  • An Alternate Member of the Board of Directors of the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) and Johor National Park Corporation (JNPC)
  • Awarded the Pingat Setia-Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (S.I.S.), 2017

Dr Norwati Muhammad
FRIM Deputy Director General (Research)
E-mail: norwati[at]frim.gov.my

  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Forest Genetics from University of Reading, United Kingdom, 2000
  • Master of Science in Genetics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 1994
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 1989
  • Research Officer FRIM, 1990
  • A member of the myGMO national advisory panel
  • A committee member for the curriculum for the Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences of Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • A council member of the Genetics Society of Malaysia, 2002
  • A member of the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC), 2012

Dr Lillian Chua Swee Lian
FRIM Deputy Director General (Operations)
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
E-mail: lilian[at]frim.gov.my

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences from University of Bath, United Kingdom, 1995
  • Master of Science in Subtropical & Tropical Crop Science and Horticulture, University of London, United Kingdom, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 1987
  • Specialist Group on Global Tree Species, Species Survival Commission, IUCN
  • Technical Working Group for High Conservation Value (HCV) Malaysia
  • Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) Dipterocarpaceae Consortium
  • Technical Committee on the Review of Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Technical Committee on Biodiversity (NSC Z/TC/13)
  • Technical Committee on Oil Palm Planting Materials (TC/X/2)
  • Convention on Biological Diversity Ad-Hoc Technical Expert Group on Indicators for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework
  • CITES Non-Detriment Findings Working Group for Specific Life-forms of Medicinal, Aromatic and Ornamental Plants