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Nottingham in the City, Kuala Lumpur

Bridge Bar, G-Tower, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Saturday 30th June 2018 (17:30-21:30)

For any questions or further information about the event, please contact Adrian Mateo, Alumni Manager at

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KL at night

The University of Nottingham Malaysia is proud to host 'Nottingham in the City' - an exclusive panel discussion and professional networking event for Nottingham alumni and business contacts.

The University has successfully hosted similar events in London at prestigious company venues including Standard and Poor's, Berenberg Bank and PwC, but this is the first time the 'Nottingham in the City' has been held outside the UK.

We are delighted to welcome prominent Malaysian businessman, entrepreneur and Nottingham alumnus Dato' Dr. Geoffrey Tan. Dr. Tan is Founder and CEO of GM Capital Ltd. a major private investment company that undertakes and executes a whole range of activities in the area of residential and commercial real estate i.e. design, engineering, construction and trade. Dr. Tan is also at the helm steering Pascal Maritime Group in its mission to become a leading maritime services provider in Asia and Africa.  With over 30 years hands-on experience, Dr. Tan is involved in a diverse range of businesses in Malaysia and other countries including financial services, property development, hospitality, oil palm plantations, maritime industries, and infrastructures. Dr. Tan received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nottingham and completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Finance with the University of Malaya. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Event programme

17:30 - 18:00  Arrival and registration
18:00 - 18:30

Opening remarks and updates on the latest developments at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

  • Professor Chew Ging Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Malaysia) and former Dean of Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
  • Professor James Devlin, Dean of Nottingham University Business School (UK)
18:30 - 19:15

Conversations with distinguished Nottingham alumi

Panel discussion on 'Branding, Firm Valuations and Organisation Development' featuring Dato' Dr. Geoffrey Tan, Managing Director at Hickham Capital Management Sdn Bhd, Chairman of Pascal Line and President of Malaysia Ballroom Dance Council (MBDC)

19:15 - 19:30

MBA Programme progress and some prominent people

  • Dr. Anita Chakrabarty and Dr. Myint Moechit, MBA programme Directors at Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
  • Mr Adrian Mateo, Alumni Manager of Nottingham University Business School
19:30 onwards Networking with refreshments

NOTE: Places for this event are limited so please book early using the registration link above to avoid disappointment.




Alumni Relations

Nottingham University Business School
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telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2491