Professor Mahendhiran Nair   

Member, SEACO Board

Prof. Mahendhiran is the Deputy President Strategy at Monash University Malaysia and a member of the SEACO Board representing the PVC of Monash Malaysia. Prof Mahendhiran holds a PhD specializing in Economics (Econometrics) (1996), a Master of Arts in Statistics (1991) and a Master of Arts in Economics (1990) from York University, Canada. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in Mathematics from Brock University, Canada (1989). Professor Nair currently heads a research team at Monash University that studies the impact of ICT & innovation on competitiveness and sustainable development on nations, enterprises and rural communities. His research interests and expertise are in the areas of Econometrics/Information Modeling and Development Economics.

He has been a member of the SEACO Board since 2012.