“As a boy my father educated me on JCI’s core values of character and good citizenship”
“Working in a government institution had been a good learning curve,” reminisces Seth Quek about his time with the Melbourne City Council as a city planning and development engineer upon graduating from Monash University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil Structure). Since returning to Kota Kinabalu and currently the project executive of Wah Mie Group, the 35-year-old, who is a qualified structural engineer, has been deeply involved in the many facets of the developer’s projects. However, lessons learnt in Melbourne still remain relevant today; everything from cost sensitivity, the importance of a proper coordination with internal and external organisational units, approval processes, to human factors and environmental considerations.
Read the full feature in Prestige Malaysia July 2018 issue.
photography Kah Mun
photography assistance Hal Yip
styling Ibnu Aswan
styling assistance Nigel Lee
make-up & hair Gavin Soh
location Hilton Kota Kinabalu