OUR DISTINGUISHED PATRONS
The unwavering support from our Patrons have spurred the BMCC to widen its horizons in delivering value for membership, at home and abroad
H.E. Vicki Treadell CMG MVO
Her Excellency Vicki Treadell CMG MVO was appointed as British High Commissioner to Malaysia in October 2014. Formerly British High Commissioner to New Zealand, she has previously served in India, Pakistan and Malaysia. During her postings in New Zealand and Mumbai, she not only built up bilateral relations and business links, she was on the ground looking after British people caught up in the Mumbai terrorist attacks and the Christchurch earthquake; at the same time working with the Indian and New Zealand authorities in dealing with the respective crises. Her FCO [Foreign & Commonwealth Office] career, which began back in 1979, has further covered a wide range of other policy and service delivery roles including three years as UK Trade & Investment’s Director for the North West of England. Vicki was made a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 1989 and a Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 2010. In 2009, she won the Public Sector Award in the UK’s prestigious Asian Women of Achievement Awards.
YA Bhg Tun Musa Hitam
Tun Dato’ Musa bin Hitam is a former Malaysian politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1981 to 1986. From 2008 to 2012 he served as Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad. Tun Musa has held various posts at the international level at various times, including: Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Member of the Board of UNESCO, Leader of the Commonwealth Observer Delegation to the Malawi general elections and Member of the Commonwealth Ministers Delegations to Nigeria, Pakistan, Fiji and Gambia. He also led the Malaysian delegation to the UN Commission on Human Rights from 1993 to 1998 and was elected Chairman of the 52nd Session of the Commission in 1995. He also served as the Chairman of Suhakam, the Malaysian Human Rights Commission, from 1999 till 2002. In 2007, Tun Musa became the chairman of Synergy Drive Berhad, the entity which arose out of the newly formed merger between Sime Darby, Guthrie, and Golden Hope Plantations. He also serves on the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Doha Center. He is currently Chairman of UM Land and the World Islamic Economic Foundation.