World UAV Federation- Malaysia Chapter
Dato’ Lester Tay Kean Boon
Chairman of Malaysia Chapter, WUAVF
Dato’ Lester Tay Kean Boon obtained an Honours Master degree in Business and Administration from University of Wales, Newport, United Kingdom in 2013, Dato’ Lester graduated with a Honours Bachelor degree of Science in Biology from Universiti Malaysia Sabah in 2005.
Dato’ Lester is the Co-Founder & President of Malaysia UAV Developments Association (Persatuan Pembangunan UAV Malaysia). Internationally, he is serving as the Chairman of World UAV Federation- Malaysia Chapter, and the International Honorary Secretary of International UAV Application Industry Alliance as well as the International Secretariat for Asia Pacific UAV Industry Union. In Malaysia, He is appointed as the Honorary Chairman of Malaysia Garments Wholesale Merchants Association (Persatuan Pemborong Pakaian Malaysia), while he also being appointed as the Honorary Treasurer of Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) Malaysia Chapter which is patronaged by our Deputy Prime Minister & Home Affair Minister, which main aim is to uphold and promote Malaysia security services industry in global platform. At the same time, Dato’ Lester is also the Director in Business Development Bureau of Malaysia Security Cooperative Limited (Koperasi Keselamatan Berhad), and the Director of the Malaysia Heritage Contractor Cooperative Limited.
Meanwhile in the corporate front, Dato’ Lester have had led his team of the Malaysia UAV Developments Association to display and promote the awareness of the UAV industry application in vary international and domestics exposition, exhibition and conference. The participated events included International Security, Fire, Safety Convention and Conference 2017 in KLCC, MOU Signing with the Australia The Ripper group (Australia Drone Academy), Taiwan UAS Industry International Summit & Forum 2017, MUDA Airbase for UAV Training Academy, MOU Signing with Strat Aero PLC, United Kingdom, Bangkok Secutech 2018 in Thailand, Launching of World UAV Federation in Shenzhen, China, Kintex of Secon 2018 in Seoul Korea, Defense Service Asia Exhibition 2018 in MITEC, Kuala Lumpur International Conference and Exhibition 2018, Kuala Lumpur International Drone Live Demonstration, Declaration of Kuala Lumpur International Drone Conference 2018, UAV Industry Association Forum of Singapore 2018.
He is also very active anticipated to the Malaysia Royal Institution, Yayasan Pahang and Tahfiz Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, and being loyal to His Royal Highness Malaysia King (KDYMM Tuanku Sultan of Pahang Darul Makmur). While a busy man, Dato’ Tay still contributing his time & expertise to his alma mater: he is an alumnus for University of South Wales, United Kingdom, and MYUKedu British Alumni, United Kingdom and St. John’s Institution, Kuala Lumpur.
Dato’ Lester is a recipient of the Global Distinguished Enterpreneurship Award by Malaysia Ministry of International Trade And Industry, being conferred the knightship of Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) by His Royal Highness Sultan Ahmad Shah, and being recommended and awarded the decoration of Ahli Sultan Ahmad Shah (AAP) by the State Government.