Professor Hew Gill joined Sunway in 2016 as Professor of Psychology and Head of the Department of Psychology, then took up the newly created position of Associate Provost in 2017. He has spent most of his career as a global entrepreneur and business leader, and has also held public office and worked in international banking and the media. In private life he has served as a chair, governor, trustee and lay member of various educational, charitable and professional institutions and organisations in the UK, Singapore and Malaysia.
Professor Gill studied at several world-class institutions including St Anne’s College, Oxford University, Leeds University Business School, and the Derek Bok Center, Harvard University. His research interests are primarily focused on the structure of human personality and related brain systems, planetary health and sustainability, and education. Professor Gill is a UK Chartered Psychologist, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and a member of many other learned societies including the American, British and Singaporean Psychological Societies and Persatuan Psikologi Malaysia.