Consul Profile

Honorary Consul Col (Rtd) Dato' Harbans Singh

Consular Region:

23 Lorong Setiabistari 7
Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +60 3 2093 1132, +60 3 2094 4164
Fax: +60 3 7954 6645

About me:

Assignments: an independent Business Development Consultant since 1998. Manager of a security company which specializes in providing Ex-Army Nepalese Security Guards.

Professional experience: 30-year career in the Malaysian army, thereafter entering into private business by offering Total Quality Management training to both government and private organizations. Long term experience in personalized services as an independent business development consultant to foreign companies promoting their business interest, providing information on local businesses, business ethics, laws and regulations and exploring opportunities for establishing their business in Malaysia. High level contacts both in the business sector and Government.

Areas of high potential for cooperation with Estonia:
1) ICT innovations and services - high level Malaysian Government officials feedback after the visits has been very positive.
2) tourism - Malaysia’s tropical island beaches, eco-tourism, various world class tourist attractions, shopping paradise and the rich and diverse multiracial culture offers special experiences.

Vision: keeping constant dialogue about new ideas and business initiatives; assistance on identifying possible areas of business interests that can be promoted and marketed for the interest of respective parties in Malaysia or Estonia. Malaysia has many advantages for being a testing ground for exploring long-term business opportunities in this region.

Associations: member of various premier social and golf clubs.

Hobbies: passion for golf.

Honours and Awards: highest service award of the Armed Forces - Panglima Angkatan Tentera; award of Sultan of Perak - Darjah Panglima Mahkota Perak, entitling the use of the title Dato'.

Harbans Singh