Maha strives to be the preferred partner to our customers through sharing our knowledge, promoting business sustainability and fostering bonds.

We would like to introduce our technical experts who are knowledgeable and well-equipped to handle your technical support needs.

Interested to learn more from any of our technical experts?

Browse their profiles below and let us know which topic(s) you’re interested in.

Technical Manager

Kiat Guan (KG) Teo

As a seasoned professional with more than 35 years of rich experience in coatings and printing ink industry, KG’s expertise include technical service, quality control, research & development, setting up of laboratory and paint production facilities. Before joining Maha, he has worked with various Industry leaders such as Kansai Paints, Dow Chemicals, Union Carbide, AkzoNobel Coatings and Dainippon Ink & Chemicals.


Bachelor’s degree in Science, Chemistry (National University of Singapore)

Available Courses by KG

  • Formulating of paints
  • Paint performance requirements, specifications and test methods
  • Paint manufacturing and quality control
  • Painting systems, paint application methods and trouble-shooting of painting problems
  • Application of paint raw materials

Chief Scientific Officer

Joseph Chan

Prior to Maha, Joseph had held positions as Market Manager, Senior Scientist, R&D Chemist and QA Chemist in Stepan company. He had also served as Lecturer in Singapore Polytechnic and QC Chemist in Croda company. Joseph obtained his Master’s and Bachelor’s degree (Chemistry) from National University of Singapore and was conferred Dean’s List in 2000.


Master of Business Administration (Singapore University of Social Sciences)
Master’s degree, Chemistry (National University of Singapore)
Bachelor’s degree, Chemistry (National University of Singapore)

Available Courses by Joseph

  • Amino Acid Surfactant
  • Sulfate-free Formulation 
  • Sustainable Beauty Solution
  • Hand and Surface Disinfectant 
  • Food Safe Ingredient For Your Skin
  • Skincare Formulation Post COVID-19
  • Introduction to Personal Care Surfactant
  • Introduction to Surfactant Chemistry

Halal Qualification

Nurry Wahyuningsih

Nurry Wahyuningsih has been working with a local manufacturing cosmetic company for 5 years. She handled personal care formulations and product registrations to the Indonesia FDA. After joining Maha, she started focusing on customer service providing with guided formulations, Halal updates, and Indonesia regulation updates. She has joined some Halal training since.


Diploma degree, Academic of Analytical Chemistry
Bachelor’s degree, High School of MIPA Bogor/High School of Science


  1. The implementation of Halal Guarantee System in the pandemic of Covid-19
  2. Halal Materials Requirements based on Fatwa MUI and supporting documents of Material
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