YB SENATOR DATUK PAUL LOW SENG KUAN
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
YB Senator Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan currently serves as the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Governance, Integrity and Human Rights.
He is the immediate past President of Transparency International Malaysia, the accredited national chapter of Berlin-based Transparency International, which is an independent, non-governmental and non-partisan organization committed to fight against corruption at all levels of society.
Datuk Low also served as Vice President of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), and was the President of FMM from 1997 to 1999.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in industry as he was involved in the glass manufacturing and automotive industries for more than 35 years and was the Managing Director of Malaysian Sheet Glass Sdn Bhd until his retirement in March 2010. Datuk Low also sat on the boards of Sunway Berhad and Pos Malaysia Berhad up until his recent appointment as a Minister.
He was also privileged to serve on several key agencies of the Malaysian Government, some of which are the National Economic Action Council (NEAC) (during the financial crisis of 1997 to 1999), Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER), and Malaysian Services Development Council (MSDC). He was also involved actively in international multilateral organizations including APEC, WTO, ASEAN and chaired the Private Sector Taskforce on Free Trade Arrangement.
On April 1, 2011 he was appointed Deputy Chairman and a Commissioner of the Enforcement Agency Integrity Organisation (EAIC).
Datuk Low is a chartered accountant by profession and graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne.