Sekar Gopal (PhD) is a member of the research team participating on the ‘first global assessment on the current state of organizational excellence’ that was launched by the OETC and has been supported by the GBN, ISO/TC 176 and International Academy for Quality. He has over 30 years of experience with the industry in India, Sri Lanka, Bahrain and Malaysia. In addition, Sekar also has consulting and teaching experience in the fields of management and organizational excellence tools. He has guided organizations in India, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and Malaysia to achieve ISO system certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 21500, SA 8000 and ISO 17025. Currently, he is working as a Corporate QA/QC Manager in Malaysia overseeing the Quality functions of a large multinational group company. Dr. Gopal has published one research paper in an International Journal and has three more research papers and a book is in the final stages of publishing.