National members

Our national members are independent, national organizations that develop and run the national forest certification system in their country. 

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC)

History before PEFC 

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) was established in October 1998 to develop and operate the voluntary Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS). Our mission is to operate a credible and internationally recognised certification scheme towards promoting sustainable forest management in Malaysia.

What are the benefits of being part of the PEFC alliance?

The PEFC alliance has provided MTCC the needed platform to obtain international recognition and acceptance.

We appreciate the close cooperation and have benefited greatly through the sharing of valuable experiences from PEFC members to further enhance the implementation of forest management and chain of custody certification in Malaysia.

Malaysian system information

Malaysian full system documentation 5.53 MB
Malaysian assessment report 1.41 MB
Malaysian sustainable forest management standard 804.55 KB

MC&I Forest Plantations Standard

The MC&I Forest Plantations standard is a separate standard, under the Malaysian Timber Certification System. The second edition was re-endorsed on 3 June 2016.

Malaysian forest plantation documentation 4.13 MB
Malaysian plantation standard assessment report 1.17 MB
Malaysian forest plantation standard 852.24 KB

Endorsement milestones

To maintain its PEFC endorsement, the system must meet specific endorsement milestones. The first milestone is the start of the periodic review within five years of the national approval of the sustainable forest management standard.

  • National approval date: 19 December 2014
  • Review date: 19 December 2019

System history

  • Webinar: 8 September, 11:00 (CEST) - listen to the recording
  • Public consultation: 18 August - 17 October 2020 - give your feedback
  • Latest system submitted for assessment: 30 June 2020
  • Re-endorsed: 29 July 2014
  • Endorsed: 1 May 2009
  • Joined PEFC: 22 November 2002


Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC)
Unit C-8-5, Block C, Megan Avenue 2, No.12 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

The Team

Yong Teng Koon
National Secretary

Noor Eshah Yat
Senior Manager (Finance & Administration)

Siti Syaliza Mustapha
Senior Manager (Forest Managament)

Sabrina Mawasi 
Manager (Product)

Melvin Ku Kin Kin 
Senior Executive (Forest Management)

Akmal Saarani 
Senior Executive (Product)

Muhammad Hasif Azizan 
Senior Executive (Public Relations & Marketing)

Aznira Kassim 
Executive (Accounts)

Mohammad Al Faizal Abdul Karim
Executive (Public Relations & Marketing)

Haniff Salleh 
Executive (Forest Management)

Adibah Aris 
Executive (Product)

Rasyidah Abdul Rahman 

Syafiqah Aslah Sohaimi 
Clerk (Certification)

Norashida Mat Zin 
Clerk (Administration)

Ahmad Muzhaffar Razali 
Clerk (Maintenance & ICT)

Veerappan A/L Narayanasamy 
Driver & Office Assistant

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