Miros’ new chairman, Wong Shaw Voon, is no stranger to the transportation and engineering industry, says Dr Wee

PETALING JAYA: Dr. Wong Shaw Voon has been appointed as the new President of the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) effective Saturday February 5th.

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Wee Ka Siong congratulated Wong and welcomed him in a Facebook post on Saturday February 5.

“I am confident that Wong’s vast experience in road safety will serve Miros well for the good of the community and the country.

“Wong is no stranger to Malaysia’s transport and engineering industry as a former managing director and board member of Miros.

‘He had also served on the ministry’s special investigative committee which investigated and produced the report on the LRT collision in May last year,’ Dr Wee said.

Dr Wee added that Wong is a Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology and a consultant to the United Nations on the United Nations Road Safety Fund.

Wong holds First Class Honors in Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and System Engineering and was first in his class at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Subsequently, Wong received his doctorate in mechanical engineering from Dublin City University in Ireland.

Dr Wee also expressed his sincere gratitude on behalf of the government to outgoing President Datuk Suret Singh, who had led Miros since February 2019.

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