|1.||Deputy Minister MOSTI, Malaysia – Hon. Datuk Wira Dr. Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah|
|1.||International Trade Centre, Geneva (a UN-WTO joint agency).|
|2.||Confederation of Scientific & Technological Associations of Malaysia (COSTAM).|
|1.||Dato' Dr. Prof. Ahmad Haji Zainuddin, Deputy Vice Chancellor, UCSI University, Malaysia.|
|2.||Dato' Amir Danial Abdullah, Chairman, Pegasus Diversified Berhad, Malaysia.|
|3.||Prof. Ir. Dr. Ruslan Hassan, President, COSTAM, Malaysia.|
|4.||Dr. Tan Cheng Lin, University Science of Malaysia.|
|5.||Dr. Tan Li Ping, Hospital Director, Melaka Straits Medical Center, Malaysia.|
|6.||Mr. Cornelius Koh, Global HR Director, UTAC Group, Singapore.|
|7.||Mr. Eric Kim, Director, Naterra Korea Inc., Seoul, Korea.|
|8.||Mr. Lau Hean Chee, AGM, Toshiba TEC, Malaysia.|
|9.||Mr. Andrew Lau, GM, KFC Malaysia.|
|10.||Mr. Tan Choo Tang, Deputy Dean, Linton University College, Malaysia.|
|11.||Mr. Chan Chee Hume, Asia Pacific Operations Manager, ACE Asia Pacific Services, Malaysia.|
|12.||Mr. Samuel Kok, INTI International University, Malaysia.|
The Board of Governors (BOG) is the highest authority in providing a symbolic mandate for SPIDER©. The BOG comprises of two classes of participation – The Royal Patron and The Life Patron. A Royal Patron will be invited from any member of the Royalty from any Asian monarchy. A Life Patron is a person with significant accomplishment, socially, economically, scientifically or technologically.
There is no limit to the number of Royal Patrons and Life Patrons in the BOG. The BOG will be headed by a BOG Chairman, elected base on the sequence of the Royal Patrons' date of admission. The BOG Chairman's tenure is five (5) years on rotation basis. A Patron shall act as a figurehead and/or participate in official events. The Patron shall also advise on matters pertaining to the development of human capital and/or other areas of advancement, and to grant a symbolic mandate to approve the SPIDER© and/or any other standards that may evolve from time to time.
The Panel of Experts Group (PEG) is a high level group comprises of representatives from leading organizations from each industry sector and sub-sector within the SPIDER©. PEG functions as a think tank, providing valuable insights and knowledge from the commercial, industrial, academic and regulatory perspectives.
The PEG consists of Expert Mentors (EM), Industry Mentors (IM), Academic Mentors (AM) and Regulatory Mentors (RM). Categorically, the PEG is not opened for any active politician at the point of appointment. Membership to the PEG is by invitation only, extended to 'leaders of industries' by the President of 3A. Subscription or accreditation to SPIDER does not guarantee PEG membership. The PEG is chaired by the Technical Director. For AM, IM and RM categories, each organization shall nominate a Representative (titled as RAM, RIM or RRM respectively) as the single point of contact.
Additionally, each organization shall also nominate a 'decision-maker' from the Senior Management to the Director's level and above as the Academic Mentor (AM), Industry Mentor (IM) or Regulatory Mentor (RM). An individual appointed as an Expert Mentor (EM) shall represents himself/herself. Each AM, EM, IM and RM carries one vote in all matters requiring sanction.
The membership size of PEG is limited to three (3) organizations per Asian country from a similar industry sector or sub-sector. The tenure of a TC-PEG Member is limited to three years, where at the end of three years, the organization's participation status will be automatically reinstated unless otherwise notified. Additionally, a PEG Member's participation status is subjected to the 'Terms of Cessation'. PEG Members are encouraged to participate in official events to demonstrate expertise and authority for SPIDER©. A PEG Member shall also advise on matters pertaining to the development of human capital and/or other areas of advancement.
The Lead Advisory Board (LAB) is a group of individual experts and leaders who excel in specific areas within the scope of SPIDER©. LAB functions as a task-force, providing valuable insights and knowledge from the commercial, industrial, academic and regulatory perspectives. Categorically, the LAB is not opened for any active politician at the point of appointment.
There is no limit to the number membership in LAB. The LAB is headed by the Technical Director. LAB Members are invited to assist the body Advance Accreditation Authority, Singapore (3A.sg), in particularly the development of international standards, to grow significantly both in size and influence. The tenure of a TC-LAB Member is limited to three years, where at the end of three years, his/her status will be automatically reinstated unless otherwise notified. Additionally, a LAB Member's participation status is subjected to the 'Terms of Cessation'.
The Organization, i.e. the company and/or any entity incorporated by law, that subscribes and being accredited to SPIDER© Standard Group 1 Accreditation.
The Individual, i.e. a person who subscribes and being accredited to SPIDER© Standard Group 2 Accreditation, either under Category 1, 2 or both.
The Standard Developer, i.e. Advance Accreditation Authority, Singapore (3A.sg) that develop, monitor and authorize the use and accreditation of SPIDER©.
The Certification Body, i.e. an appointed third party certification body that certifies The Organization in compliance to SPIDER© requirements.
The Mentors, primarily the Academic Mentors (AM), Industry Mentors (IM), Regulatory Mentors (RM) and Expert Mentors (EM).
The Partners, i.e. an individual or corporation that sponsors SPIDER© campaigns and initiatives.
The Licensee, i.e. a third party comprises of coaches, trainers, advisors, consultants and facilitators involved in the provision of human capital development who comply and subscribe to the licensed SPIDER© framework.