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Edmund Bon
Campaigner, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) and LoyarBurokker
Edmund Bon was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1998 and secured a Masters in International Human Rights Law in 2008 from the University of Oxford. He was previously the Chairperson of the Bar Council’s National Young Lawyers, Human Rights and Constitutional Law committees. Seeking to mobilise, activate and empower Malaysians to win back the country for ourselves, the rakyat, he has been part of various social cause movements since he returned from the UK in 1997. He now sleeps with LoyarBurok, runs with the MCCHR (aka PusatRakyatLB) and moves with UndiMalaysia!
Edmund Bon is also a judge for the MPPC 2011

Mohd Nizam Mohd Ali
Director for Private Sector, Malaysian Institute of Integrity

Nizam’s role in the Malaysian Institute of Integrity is to steer the National Integrity Plan for implementation within the Malaysian economic institutions stakeholders by engaging in matters concerning good corporate governance, ethical business conducts and sustainable corporate responsibility. He started his career in Shell Malaysia’s commercial marketing and strategic alliance/JV portfolios and Learning / HRD. His corporate works among others were the HRD field survey in a corporate listing exercise; and managing few consulting and training assignments for niche segments of franchise marketing, strategic positioning and knowledge management. He has edited some integrity-themed publications throughout his current tenure which are widely referred amongst the select groups of professionals and institutions in the anti-corruption and integrity/ethics advocacy circles.
Mohd Nizam Mohd Ali is also a judge for the MPPC 2011.

YB William Leong Jee Keen
Member of the Public Accounts Committee, Malaysian Parliament & Member of Parliament for Selayang 
Mr William Leong graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1981 with a LLB (Hons) degree and was called to the Malaysian Bar on 11 January 1982. During his tenure at Messrs Cheang & Ariff, the firm established itself as a leading corporate, litigation and commercial law firm with a wide clientele base. He held several senior executive appointments on the board of public listed companies including Deputy Managing Director of a local public listed company and as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of one of the twenty largest corporations in a South East Asian country. William returned to active practice in 1998 and established Messrs William Leong, a boutique firm to provide innovative but practical solutions to legal problems based on his better insight to commercial requirements. He is the Treasurer General of People’s Justice Party. In the recent 12th General Election 2008, William won the Parliamentary seat in Selayang, Selangor.

YAM Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin Tuanku Muhriz

Founding President, Institute for Democracy and Economics Affairs (IDEAS)
Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz,is the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), Malaysia. After working in Washington DC as a Public Sector Consultant in the World Bank, Tunku returned to Kuala Lumpur in 2008 where he worked at the United Nations Development Programme and a regional stakeholder management firm. Throughout, he helped to develop the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS, formerly known as the Malaysia Think Tank) which he co-founded in 2006. He has maintained his regular column Abiding Times in theSun since March 2008, and was a Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore from March 2009 to August 2010. He sits on the Boards of Advisors of Yayasan Munarah, Yayasan Chow Kit and the Pusaka Foundation and is an Honorary Major in the Malaysian Territorial Army.

Ngooi Chiu-Ing
Member of the Executive Committee, Transparency International
Ngooi graduated with B.S. Management, B.S. & M.S. Chemical Engineering degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was elected as an Associate of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America. He worked in the oil and gas industry for Exxon Inc and Baker-Hughes Inc (Far East Region Technical Manager). He subsequently obtained a B.A. Jurisprudence degree from the University of Oxford. He is admitted to practice law in England and Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Malaya and Singapore. His major areas of practice are corporate and commercial law. He has practised with Cheong Kee Fong & Co, Malaysia and Baker & McKenzie, Singapore; and is now in legal practice as a sole proprietor. He has co-published a paper “Protein-rich Flours from Oil-Palm Kernels” in the Journal of Food Technology, and contributed legal articles to the Economist Intelligence Unit, International Tax Review, Straits Tax Review and Asia Law. He has been on the Management Panel of the Bar Council Legal Aid Centre for many years, and was the Chair for the 2005-2006 term. He has been active in the Oxford and Cambridge Malaysia Society (Secretary and Committee), the MIT Club of Malaysia (Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Committee), and Transparency International Malaysia (Secretary-General and Executive Committee).

Jahabar Sadiq 
Chief Executive Officer and Editor, The Malaysian Insider (TMI)

Jahabar Sadiq is now chief executive officer and editor of The Malaysian Insider, Malaysia's fastest growing news portal that began Feb 25, 2008. The portal covers mainly political and business news apart from news of the  world, sports, lifestyle and entertainment. It made Twitter a news channel  in Malaysia. He was a senior producer with Reuters Television, the international news and  information broadcast agency, from 1998 to 2009. He covered the region from  Afghanistan to East Timor producing breaking news and features that range from business to lifestyle. Jahabar was based in Jakarta from 2008 to 2009, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and East Timor. He has also worked in Afghanistan, Nepal,  Pakistan, Singapore and Thailand for Reuters Television. He was previously a Reuters correspondent covering politics and business news in Reuters Malaysia from 1994 to 1995 before joining AP Television for a short spell. Jahabar started his journalism career in the then leading Malaysian daily  New Straits Times in 1988 before moving to Business Times in 1993.  He was elected honorary secretary of the National Press Club between 2003  and 2006. His interests are photography and travelling. 

Dato’ Hjh. Sutinah Binti Sutan 
Deputy Chief Commissioner, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission
Dato’ Hjh. Sutinah binti Sutan started her career in the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on June 1980.  Throughout her 31 years of service in the MACC, she spent about 7 years doing investigation works; 13 years involving in community education and 11 years in corruption prevention.  She is currently the Deputy Chief Commissioner (Prevention) as of 1 March 2010. She is highly involved in corruption prevention efforts and promoting integrity locally and internationally.  The taskforces and committees in which she is involved includes National Integrity Committee on Public Governance as Chief Secretariat, Integrity Committee on Policy, System and Procedure, the National Integrity Plan, MACC Oversight Group, South-east Asian Anti-Corruption Pact (SEAPAC), ADB-OECD Anti-Corruption Initiatives for Asia and the Pacific and International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities. Dato’ Hjh. Sutinah binti Sutan holds a Bachelor Degree in Humanities from the University of Science Malaysia.

Dato’ Hjh. Sutinah Binti Sutan is also a judge for the MPPC 2011. 

Dr Ong Kian Ming
Project Advisor for the Malaysia Public Policy Competition
Ong Kian Ming obtained his PhD in political science from Duke University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He, together with his Dean, Dr. KJ John, are currently pioneering a Masters in Public Policy course at the Faculty of Economics and Policy Science (FEPS) at UCSI University. He is also a consultant with the UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Center (BOSRC). Before leaving to pursue his PhD in the United States, he worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the KL office and as a policy analyst with the Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP) and the Socio-Economic Development and Research (SEDAR) Institute. He holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge. He writes regularly for Malaysiakini.com and the Edge Daily.

(The list of speakers attending the MPPC 2011 will be continually updated)

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