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We are delighted to launch the BMCC CEO Insights Series, featuring CEOs and leaders from our membership network sharing their insights, stories behind the scenes, experiences, and wisdom on:

  • Remaining resilient and agile during difficult times
  • Finding opportunities amidst challenges
  • Adapting to the world of digitalisation
  • Managing and staying positive for your people
  • And many other topics affecting leaders today!

Join us for our inaugural session with Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, the CEO and Provost of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia on the topic "Staying Resilient and Surviving the Storm".


Mushtak Al-Atabi

Provost and CEO (Heriot-Watt University Malaysia)

Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi is currently the Provost and CEO at Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia. 

His research interests include thermofluids, renewable energy, biomechanical engineering, engineering education, positive education and academic leadership. 


Professor Al-Atabi published three books, "Shoot the Boss," "Think Like an Engineer" and "Driving Performance" and he has numerous research publications, awards and honours. He delivered two TEDx Talks, "Engineering the Language of Success" and "Storytelling and Engineering a Lasting Change"


He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), a member of the Executive Board of Vice Chancellors' Council for Private Universities Malaysia and a Director at the British Malaysia Chamber of Commerce. 


Professor Al-Atabi is an innovative educator who believes that the main goal of education is to mobilise individual's purpose into positive impact on the world. He pioneered Purpose-Led Education, CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate) methodology and delivered the first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in Malaysia. 


Professor Al-Atabi is highly sought after keynote speaker and trainer. He trains executives from Multinational Corporations including banks, energy companies as well as universities. His impact statement reads "I am a storyteller. My purpose is to inspire others to tell more empowering stories about themselves and the world we live in."

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