Gene has worked in the Australian building technology industry prior to relocating to Malaysia and was the General Manager and pioneer of Optergy in Malaysia. His hands-on approach has seen him being involved in many Building Automation, Energy Management, and Smart Building System projects in Malaysia, Australia and Singapore.
Gene is a Professional Technologist (P.Tech) registered under the Malaysia Board of Technologists and he is also a Registered Electrical Energy Manager (REEM) – certified by the Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission) of Malaysia.
As a leader and self-sufficient innovator, he is comfortable in any role from the executive boardroom to the engineering rooms. Gene delights in helping clients discover how to get ahead, devise and execute projects which initiate positive changes and accelerate growth.
Clients hire Gene and his high-performance team for the following reasons
- (+) Have the team establish and define the what works & what doesn’t for their building assets
- (+) Tap into the team’s wide base of knowledge and resources for the best digital and energy efficiency outcomes
- (+) Rely on the team’s strong sense of accountability towards achieving KPIs
Over the years, Gene has been involved in giving talks at industrial events and tertiary institutions which include Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Monash University and International Islamic University Malaysia among others. He had successfully led his previous company to winning the Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Malaysia Smart Building Solutions Company of the Year award.