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Daniel Loy has helmed various roles over his career, encompassing leadership in corporate and social innovation, STEM education, and strategic planning. In the last 5 years, he’s been actively working in the social innovation space, advocating for greater social equity and educational reform, and championing social enterprises. Currently, he is the Director of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Hub at Monash University Malaysia where he is also a Senior Lecturer (Practice) with the School of Business. He is also Associate Director of Innovation & Capability Development with PurpoSE Malaysia, and the Founder/Principal of Danjumbuck Designs, a learning/design consultancy. Prior roles helmed include Director of the Centre of Learning & Innovation at Petrosains, and Vice President of Social Innovation with the National Innovation Agency.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr. Daniel is the Chief Examiner for the post-graduate Unit, Innovation and Entrepreneurship - MGM5251.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Science Education, PhD, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science Malaysia)

Award Date: 21 Nov 2015

Master of Online Education, University of Southern Queensland

Award Date: 20 Aug 2006

Media Innovation, Bachelor of Multimedia, Universiti Multimedia (Multimedia University)

Award Date: 4 Jul 2002

External positions

Founder and Principal, Danjumbuck Designs

Sep 2019 → …

Associate Director (Innovation and Capability Development), PurpoSE Malaysia

Jun 2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Social Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Maker Education
  • Makerspaces