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Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching


President’s Message


I am deeply honoured and grateful to be elected as President of Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia (BIM) for 2023-2025. As president of BIM, I am reminded of the immense trust and responsibility that you have bestowed upon me. At the same time, I would also like to congratulate all the newly elected EXCO members from different professional societies. This message is not just a solely writing beautiful words but a heartfelt expression of my commitment to serve and lead this great BIM. Since BIM is built on the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, and good governance, these have served as a pillar and a source of support for its members.

As professionals, we recognize the importance of upholding the highest standards in our respective fields. Thus, we are dedicated to maintaining and advancing the reputation and credibility of our profession. In this new era, we are subject to exponentially technology advancement such as digitalization and artificial intelligence (AI). Therefore, any professional organization should be committed to continuous learning and improvement. We must remain at the forefront of our industries, adapting to the ever-evolving landscape of the technological revolution. Besides that, climate change has caused catastrophic environmental damage and humanitarian crises. In 2015, United Nations has developed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to create a more sustainable, equitable, and prosperous world by the year 2030. On top of that, the enforcement of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standard has been implemented. These three key factors will be considered by investors, businesses, and organizations when evaluating the sustainability and ethical impact of an investment or business operation. BIM will invest more effort in professional development and ensure that our members are equipped to excel in a rapidly changing world to meet SDGs and ESG requirements. As BIM President, I am obligated to fostering an environment of cooperation and knowledge-sharing among our members. By uniting our strengths and unique expertise, we can better influence policy, advocate for our professions, and make a meaningful impact on the people. Ethical conduct, professional integrity and good governance are non-negotiable values that must always be upheld. We must set the gold standard for ethical behavior and hold ourselves to the highest standards of honesty, transparency, and accountability. Our commitment to these principles is not only a testament to our dedication but also a means to earn the respect and trust of our peers and the wider community. BIM will continue to advocate for policies and regulations that benefit our members. We will engage with decision-makers, share our expertise, and make a positive impact on the direction of our fields. By actively participating in the shaping of our professions, we ensure a prosperous future for ourselves and future generations.

As President of BIM, it is a privilege to serve you and lead us into a new chapter of growth, innovation, and collaboration. Together, we will navigate the challenges and create new opportunities. Our commitment to excellence professionalism practice, good governance, continuous improvement, and ethical conduct will enable us to serve the society. Thus, we have pledged to our new tagline of “Professional excellence, serving the society”.  Lastly, I would like to thank you for being a part of this incredible endeavor and thus let us work hand in hand to build a brighter and more prosperous future for our professions.