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This month’s newsletter is a bumper issue (Nov-Dec 2019) as we present to you more insights and we are delighted to share with you an exciting news…

27Advisory Wins at SME100 Awards 2019

We are delighted to share with you that 27 Advisory Sdn Bhd has been recognised as one of the 100 Fast-Moving Companies at the SME100 Awards 2019, recently on 13 December 2019 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

The SME100 Awards 2019 attracts a wide range of organisations from across all sectors and dynamic and innovative SMEs. Since 2017, we have been working collaboratively with our clients, delivering sustainable outcomes throughout the entire project delivery life-cycle. SME100 Awards is the premier regional awards for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and it has served as a “symbol separating the best among the great”.

27 Group’s Executive Director, Mr Girish Ramachandran, received the award from Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Dr. Ong Kian Ming. 

We are incredibly proud to have won this prestigious accolade as it speaks volumes about the quality and integrity of our organisation. 27 Group brings together a robust South East Asian built asset consultancy team coupled with several partners from global consulting firms with innovative and unique approaches. One of our in-house ‘system’ that we call Socio-Economic Engineering (SEE) has definitely raised the standards of business consultancy to a platinum level.

From all the team here at 27 Group we would like to extend a special thank you to all of our stakeholders, whose continued support has been a key factor in us winning this prestigious award.

Full Event Details

Change Management for Corporate Digital Transformation.

Corporations always faced the issue of changing their processes with new technologies and adapting to a changing business environment. Success stories such as Netflix, who went from sending DVDs by mail to online streaming, show the potential of utilizing digital technology for business. Not only does innovation hold great potential for growth, but on the flip side it is the greatest threat.

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27Group #RebuildingHumanity Forum 2019

Take a moment to watch one of the four topics that was discussed at the #RebuildingHumanity Forum 2019

Session 2: Digital Agriculture: The impact of blockchain, mechanization and automation

Our speakers include:

1.Mr. Mohd Bashirul Md Sidek, Chief Technology Officer, FELCRA Berhad, Former Vice President, ICT – IT Operations/Technical Services, Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation (M) Berhad

2.Mr. Ong Kar Jin, Strategy & Insights Manager, Foundation

3.Mr. Azizi Meor Ngah, Business Development Advisor, Crops for the Future, Former Chairman of Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA)


Moderator: Mr. M. R. Chandran, Senior Advisor, 27 Advisory, Former Chief Executive, Malaysia Palm Oil Association (MPOA)


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Shared Prosperity Vision 2030

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Education First's (EF) English Proficiency Index 2019 - Malaysia's in the top 30!

With over a billion users around the world, the English language is regarded as one of the most widely used languages in the world. The majority of English-speaking people speak the language as their first or second language, while the rest as a third or fourth.

So … how are the countries performing?

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Challenges faced by Palm Oil C-Suite

Plantation companies in Malaysia continue to face hardships as can be seen by their results in the first half of 2019. Even though there is an increase in the plantation and growth of palm oil, low productivity along with the increasing cost of production and over dependant on foreign labour need to be addressed.

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5 Questions with Koen van Hensbergen, Intern, 27 Group

Best known for... My height and never-ending hunger

Proudest achievement... Graduating my masters cum laude

The last 5 years… I moved across The Netherlands, became independent, went on exchange to    Canada, finished my studies and came to Malaysia

3 essential values... Honesty, persistence, curiosity

Rebuild Humanity by… Organizing your life in balance with your health, other people and the environment, trying to be better every day and inspiring other to do the same

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