Karen Goonting, a Malaysian, 54, female, was appointed to the Board of Scicom on 14 May 2014. She is also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Karen holds a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from the University of Upper Iowa, USA. She is a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.
Karen has over 29 years of experience in the private sector as a practicing lawyer and thereafter as a consultant to clients in the energy, healthcare, telecommunications, road safety and government sectors inclusive of 10 years of experience as a psychologist in road safety and behaviour change. She is currently the Asian Development Bank’s National Road Safety Advisor for Malaysia for its ASEAN road safety capacity building project.