Dr. Billy Tang Chee Seng

Founder & CEO
Paraplegic Farmer

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Dr. Billy Tang was chosen as one of the most successful examples for People With Disabilities (PWD) / Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) at the Selangor OKU Career Carnival which took place on 24th November 2018. He was also the national icon, representative, and conference speaker of the National Symposium Rehabilitation Perspectives in Spinal Cord Injury held on 01 April 2019. On 21 November 2019, he was invited to represent urban farmers at The Agricultural Transformation and Inclusive Growth, organized by the World Bank Group and Malaysia’s Ministry of Economic Affairs.
In January 2020, Dr. Billy Tang was also appointed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs to become the official representative for agriculture focus, to contribute my views on urban farming in Malaysia which will be documented in the 12th RMKe (Rancangan Malaysia Kedua Belas / Malaysia's 12th Plan), which was the first phase execution for Wawasan Kemakmuran Bersama 2030 (Agriculture Transformation Shared Prosperity 2030).

His current wish is to represent the 4.8 million people with disabilities in Malaysia, registered and unregistered, to champion our powerful cause. Through agriculture transformation during the post COVID-19 new normal, we are working towards empowering even the marginalized groups who have lost all source of their income due to the pandemic.

Apart from that, Dr. Billy Tang also have over 20 years of experience as a Project Director for field projects, including the teak planting programmes along the North-South Highway (PLUS). He is well versed in managing forest practices, including agricultural practices and have a passion for agro and agri projects and ventures. He is passionately committed to businesses that are sustainable environmentally.

Beside the electrical and electronics engineering fields, Dr. Billy Tang was actively involved in carrying out implementation of the “Pilot Teak Planting Project” along the North-South Highway (PLUS) as the Consultant and Project Director of KVI Forest Industries Sdn Bhd (Company No. 336385-V) from 2000 to 2007 when 100,000 of teak trees were planted from Pagoh to Yong Peng.