The School recently formed its Industry Advisory Board (IAB) and the inaugural Board meeting was held on Thursday, 8 Oct 2015. The IAB comprises of dedicated senior industry members who will serve in an advisory capacity by providing the School with expert advice about the industry relevance of the courses offered and also help the School form closer ties with industry relevant to the staff's expertise. The Board obtained a broad overview and understanding of the School's organisation, course structure, research activities, and aspirational targets. They will be the School's valuable ambassadors externally.

The IAB is chaired by Dato' Dr. Nazlee Kamal, CEO of BiotechCorp Sdn Bhd. Board members include Dr. Sam Mohan, Business Director, Tree Code Sdn Bhd, Dr. Tan Siang Hee, Executive Director. CropLife Asia, Dr. Loh Kai Kwong, Executive Director, Fiatec Bioactive Sdn Bhd & Fiatec Biosystem Sdn Bhd, Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan, Executive Director (MABIC), Mr. Tan Tee Peng, VP and Regional General Manager, Perkin Elmer Sdn Bhd, Prof Sadequr Rahman, Dr Kumaran Narayanan, A/Prof Catherine Yule, Dr Joash Tan, Mr Mohammad Ridzuan and Ms Bawani Veeriah.