George is an associate member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is also a member of the Association of Planning Supervisors. He is the founder Partner of the original George Mah Associates Practice.
His training in engineering began in the Civil & Structural Section of the Public Works Department (British Crown Agents) in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia in 1972. In 1974, he joined Archibald Shaw and Partners, a firm of international Consulting engineers with Headquarters at Chichester, UK and branch offices in Malaysia, West Indies, Saudia Arabia and Reading. His education in engineering was gained by attending day release studies at Chichester College of Technology and Brighton Polytechnic between 1974 and 1978. On completing his engineering education and pass in the Structural Engineering Membership exam, he gained registration with the British Engineering Council as an incorporated Engineer. Associate membership of the institution of Civil Engineers was achieved in 1982. Extended studies in Geotechnical and foundation Engineering were attended at the imperial Collage London 1988.
His practical experience in Civil and Structural Engineering was gained in the UK and Maylasia, working for Private Consultant Engineers, designing and detailing projects ranging from multi-story reinforced concrete, steel and masonry buildings, to extensions and alterations to domestic properties.
George continues as company secretary where his business skills and experience enhance the smooth running operation. George still keeps and active interest in engineering and is able to offer engineering consultancy and assistance when required.