Dr. Marimuthu Nadason is an advocate and leader in the field of consumerism and social development. He is President of the Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA) and Chairman of the Board of Directors at the National Consumer Complaints Centre (NCCC). He has served as the Chairman of the National Consumer Advisory Council of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism. Marimuthu is past Chairperson for the Asian Partnership for Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia (AsiaDHRRA) and also the Co-Chair for the Asian Network for Consumer Participation in Standardization (ANCO). He has presented papers at national and international conferences on various aspects of consumerism and standards development.