Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock

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Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock is the President of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM). He holds a B.Eng. (Hons) (Civil) from the University of Malaya and a post graduate Diploma in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Birmingham. 

Prior to being elected as the President of the Institution, he served IEM in various capacities including Chairman of the APEC/International PE Registers. He was also the Chairman of the IEM Southern Branch from 1991 to 1993.

Since his graduation in 1978, YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock had served in the Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia (JPS). He retired in June 2014 after serving for 36 years in the government. His role in JPS included overseeing all programmes and initiatives associated with Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). He was also responsible for all water management capacity building in Malaysia especially in relation to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). He is currently, the Chairman of the Malaysian Capacity Development Network (MyCDNet), a board member of Cap-Net UNDP and Member of several other professional associations including the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), the Malaysian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, the Malaysian Hydrological Society and the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. He is also an Exco member of the Malaysian Water Partnership and a member in the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM).