9th ASIA Sustainable Oil Palm Summit

31 Jul-02 Aug, 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Paramananthan Selliah

Paramananthan s/o Selliah graduated in Geology (B.Sc – Hons) in 1965 from the University of Malaya.  In 1971, he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Tropical Agronomy (University of Queensland Australia) on a Colombo Plan Scholarship.  In 1977, he completed his DSc (Soil Genesis and Classification) at the State University of Ghent, Belgium on a Belgian Government Scholarship.

His Professional Qualification includes:  (1) Fellow of the Geological Institute of Malaysia, (2)  Fellow of Soil Science Society of Malaysia, (3)  Member of Agricultural Institute of Malaysia, (4)  Fellow of Incorporated Society of Planters and (5) Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia.

Dr. Paramananthan worked on soil surveys in Malaysia as well as other ASEAN countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam), Papua New Guinea, Timur Leste, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Nigeria, Gabon, Uganda and Brazil.

He also worked for the World Bank, Asian Development Bank.  He is the Managing Director of Param Agricultural Soil Surveys (M) Sdn. Bhd.



Dr. Paramananthan Selliah, Managing Director
Param Agricultural Soil Surveys (M) Sdn Bhd
To Peat or not to Peat
Day 3 [Wed 02, August], at 10:35 AM