Partner | Asian Business Network (AsiaBizNet)
Stewart Forbes is the Managing Director of the Asian Business Network (ABN), a consultancy and business facilitation entity located in Kuala Lumpour, Malaysia.
A shipbroker by profession, Mr. Forbes has had some 50 years business experience in Asia of which more than 35 years experience in Malaysia in the logistics, port management and oil and gas sectors. He is a graduate of the London Institute of Transport, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Mr. Forbes was involved in the development of container services for British shipowners in the Far East during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He served as Vice Chairman of the International Shipowners Association Malaysia for 6 years and for some 16 years was the Executive Director of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI), Malaysia’s longest established chamber of commerce.
ABN provides trade and logistics support for companies in Malaysia and specialised training in risk mitigation, including governance and anti corruption, security and anti terrorism and IT security methodologies.