Director of operating companies under Hatten Land (listed on Singapore Exchange)
Shareholder and Director of granite quarry operator and supplier in Kelantan
Managing Partner, Energe Networks
Consultant and advisor for Association Support Fund, Saudi Arabia
Senior Advisor, Eden Strategy Institute, Singapore
Executive Vice President, National Innovation Agency, Government of Malaysia
CEO, Malaysian Investor Relations Association
Finance Director, JPK Holdings (listed on Bursa Malaysia stock exchange)
Group Advisor, DPS Resources (listed on Bursa Malaysia stock exchange)
Senior Group Accountant, Shell Malaysia
Master in Public Management, National University of Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew Fellow, Harvard University
Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Maryland
Bachelor of Science in Management Science & Statistics, University of Maryland
Certificate in Investor Relations, IRS United Kingdom
Led the introduction of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) in the national-level education curriculum, involving implementation management for the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Led the rollout of International Baccalaureate pedagogy in high school education in selected government schools, involving implementation management for the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Crafted strategies for the Eleventh Malaysia Plan, the Malaysian government’s 5-year blueprint for development, deemed as a ‘game changer’ by the government, centred on a Whole-Society Approach where society is part of economic solutions and on developing Social Financing for an inclusive and sustainable public finance model.
Developed a multi-year Social Finance Roadmap for Malaysia, a national-level blueprint for transforming from a perpetual dependency on welfare and social protection to a social investment paradigm of public expenditure.
Led a national-level research on the ramifications of social issues in Malaysia, called the Social Progress Assessment, for identifying the true cost of social issues and providing benchmarks to measuring impact against. With over 500 social indicators, the study provided a guide to priority areas and high impact opportunities, leading to a focus on deterrence and avoidance strategies, in contrast to reactive social services.
Established a Social Impact Committee chaired by a government cabinet Minister, that includes of heads of corporations, financial institutions and foundations. The Committee’s role is to guide and advocate for initiatives on social impact for the government.
Project reporting from time to time, to a Governance Council (chaired by the Prime Minister), National Social Council (chaired by the Deputy Prime Minster), Social Impact Committee (chaired by a Cabinet Minister), National Blue Ocean Strategy (chaired by the Chief Secretary to the Government), and to various government ministries and authorities.
Led a Social Impact Challenge for social entrepreneurs. The challenge served as the platform for capacity building, action research by a university, impact assessment by a research company and social impact training and development. These serve as components of impact measurement.
Created a Social Impact Measurement Toolkit, a workbook for self-assessment by social enterprises and non-profit organisations to record and report on their impact creation.
Funded and developed the Malaysian Collective Impact Initiative (MCII), an entity that operates on an annual subscription by a group of corporations and foundations, that provides back-end support, such as fund raising and impact reporting, for non-profits.
Established the Social Public-Private Partnership Fund, where government and the private sector match funds for social impact initiatives. Among the initiatives were after-school educational support, career development for marginalised youth, telemarketing job creation for the visually impaired.
Established a Social Outcome Fund that prioritises preventive interventions anchored on outcomes, through a centralised facilitation fund that overcomes financial constraints of commissioning new interventions and encourages social investment. The SOF payment model incorporates an upside mechanism, based on reimbursement if the outcome is 1.5 times or more of value creation.
Led a breakthrough study in Saudi Arabia to establish an innovative Charity Support Fund for the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Development (HRSD)
Led a digital and business transformation journey for Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) change management
Led a six-months program for European multinationals to tackle their growth issues in Southeast Asia
Led a feasibility study to introduce a breakthrough rooftop hydroponic technology in Singapore
Led several studies to enhance the competitiveness and innovation of local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for Enterprise Singapore (ESG)
Led the Industry Transformation Roadmap study for the Urban Planning Sector in Singapore, and roadmaps of the Fashion sector and Advertising sector
Developed and delivered a program to strengthen the team work, resilience, and competencies of top regional executives of Bosch Siemens Home Appliances (BSH)
Contributed to the launch of ASEAN Smart City Initiatives during Singapore’s Chairmanship
Contributed to the DBS Bank Foundation strategy for social enterprises
Supported Social Service Institute Singapore Board Member’s Network flagship collaborative quarterly learning event
Alignment of Corporate and Business strategy for YMCA Singapore
On-going Executive Coaching of senior leaders of more than 25 nationalities in large and listed companies worldwide to develop their leadership and executive presence
Mentored, coached, trained, and judged in business competitions such as NUS Technopreneurship course, the UOB-NUS Business Case competition, the Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE), the Yale-NUS Social Enterprise Programme, and several others
Hired, trained, on-boarded, and mentored over 30 consultants over 7 years at Eden Strategy Institute
Coaching and leadership development for EDHEC Business School and Sorbonne Assas Law School