Dr. Selvanathan brings with him over 25 years of experience in the area of Human Resource and Industrial Relations Management. He began his career from the ranks to become the General Manager (Human Resource Department) of a leading multinational organization.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource Management, USA, a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from Lancastrian School of Management, United Kingdom.
In the course of this rich experience, he was a panel member of the Industrial Court for 3 terms and has heard disputes that were brought before it for arbitration. His experience includes handling industrial and Labour Court cases. Due to his vast experience, he is frequently called upon as a Consultant and his clients included numerous multinational organizations involved in electronics, manufacturing, construction, hotel, security, human resource and service industries. He is also a Regional Trainer in areas relating to the subject.
Dr. Selvanathan is also involved in Industrial Safety and was the Chairman of the Occupational Safety & Health, sub-committee of the Malacca branch of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ for about 10 years besides being the Chairman of the house committee on Occupational Safety & Health. He has attended the Safety Officers Certification course conducted by National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH).
He was also a pioneer in the research and implementation of the Code of Conduct For The Prevention And Eradication Of Sexual Harassment At The Workplace. His commonly conducted programmes are Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act, Payroll Administration, Managing Industrial Relations, Gangguan Seksual Di Tempat Kerja, Managing Misconducts & Domestic Inquiry, Voluntary Separation Schemes / Retrenchments, Legal Obligations Of Safety Committees, Akta Kerja 1955, Importance of Writing Your Wills, Performance Management Through KPIs, Asas Pengurusan Sumber Manusia, Effective Working Habits and many others.
His clienteles list include Avon (M) Sdn Bhd, Sunway Group Bhd, Sidhu Brothers Logistics Sdn Bhd, Peritrans Forwarding Sdn Bhd, Epson Trading Sdn Bhd, Tuck Sun Logistics Sdn Bhd, Central Cables Sdn Bhd, Karambunai, Weida (M) Bhd and etc.