Dr. Pathepen who obtained his Doctor of Business Administration from Commonwealth Open University (UK) also holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne (Australia). Dr. Pathepen graduated from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS (UK) and holds Diploma in Purchasing and Materials Management from MIPMM (Malaysia), Certificate in Certified Purchasing Management from NAPM (USA) and also Certificate in Shipping and LCCI Accounting, Business Statistics and Costing.
He had worked in a Multinational Manufacturing company for 22 years before moving to Telecommunication, Oil & Gas and Leisure industry. In total, Dr Pathepen comes with 27 years of working experience. In the manufacturing industry, he had worked in various departments, Production & Materials Planning and Logistics, Finance, Costing, Marketing & Sales, Warehouse/Stores, Shipping, Purchasing and Materials Management. His last appointment was as Group Procurement Manager for an internationally recognised Malaysian corporation engaged in both manufacturing and retailing activities.
Dr. Pathepen is currently one of the selected lecturers for Malaysian Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (MIPMM) and Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and Negeri Sembilan Skills Development Centre.
Dr. Pathepen also lectures in Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programmes.
Besides conducting trainings throughout Malaysia including Sabah and Sarawak. Dr. Pathepen has also traveled to Singapore, Maldives, Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand to conduct training.
With 27 years of working experience and 22 years of training & lecturing (5 years part-time & 17 years full-time), Dr Pathepen carries with him wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of Supply Chain & Logistics Management. Dr Pathepen is a highly sought-after trainer in the field of Supply Chain & Logistics Management.