P Gunasegaram

P Gunasegaram has worked in Malaysia as an analyst and columnist for more than 30 years, setting up a business news portal, KiniBiz, in February 2013.

He has been a business and socio-political commentator since 1978 and has worked as managing editor and group executive editor at major publications in Malaysia, including The Star, The Edge, Malaysian Business and Business Times.

He has also been an analyst and head of equity research at Malaysian and foreign brokerages and a maths and science teacher.

He is the publisher and founding editor of KiniBiz, which he launched as a joint venture with Malaysia’s most popular news website, Malaysiakini.

Mr Gunasegaram has a BSc in physics from the University of Malaysia, a Diploma in Education, a certificate in economic and business journalism from Columbia University, New York, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

He was awarded the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economic Journalism to study at Columbia University, and was the inaugural Journalist of the Year winner at The National Press Club in Malaysia in 2010.

His work has included consulting on stakeholder engagement aimed at improving perception and value management and training in understanding business.

He firmly believes in continuing education. In his spare time, he wields a tennis racket, walks and travels.