The trainer graduated with Master of Business Administration from Newport University, United States. He is a fellow of the Institute of Freight Forwarders (UK), The Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK), The Institute of Business Administration (UK), Professional Member of Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society and former Vice Chairman of Persatuan Logistik Selangor.
He has more than 28 years of hands-on experience in the field of international trade, global procurement, freight and logistics supply chain management. His consultancy expertise relates to implementing logistics strategy, criteria in selection of carriers, supply chain integration and Incoterms contracts.
He held various senior positions as Managing Director of a global logistics service provider with regional offices in United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Asia. On contractual appointment, he was the Country Manager with Esprit Shipping (HK), Sales Director with Karl Schroff Associate (US) and Regional Manager with Port Cargo Ltd (UK). His affiliation includes Cambridge International College (UK) as their Logistic Program Examiner and Durham Logistics College (UK) as their Program Consultant. Currently, a Resident Consultant for SCS Integrated Consultation Services (UK) and TPL Global Chains Management (UK).
He has been involved in corporate training and development since 2002 for manufacturers, multinational companies, trade associations and trade and tourism divisions of foreign embassies. Amongst some of the clientele that have benefited from his expertise include Institute of Personal Advancement, Institute Of Professional Development Of Open University Malaysia, Evergreen Fibreboard, Can Joo Can Factory, Skynet Courier, Jardine Shipping, Elken Group, Johor and Miri Port Authority, Michelin Tyres, Kerry Corporation, GIVI Asia, BENQ Asia, Felda Transportation, Tenaga Nasional, Malakoff, CTRM, Alstom Power, MISC Shipping, OCBC Trade Finance Academy, Marine Tech Academy, to name a few.
Stephen has developed various freight forwarding programs for Institute Technology Multimedia, logistics programs for Sentral City Institute and post graduate programs in logistics management for Camden University and export trade management for Metropolitan University. Some of his public courses are Effective Negotiation and Purchasing, Effective Supplier Management, Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management, Managing Global Carriage of Goods, Managing Import Export Operations & Incoterms, Managing Outsourcing in the Supply Chain, Shipping Risks and Costs, Import Export and Customs Regulations, Principles in International Freight Management.