Nationality
Malaysia

Year of Birth
1959

1990 (elevated to Fellow in 2002)
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology, London

1980-1986
National University of Malaysia, Doctor of Medicine (Honours in Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

1991
National University of Malaysia, Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2006
International Islamic University Malaysia, Honorary Doctorate in Humanities

2009
International Management and Development Institute (IMD), Switzerland, Program for Executive Development

2011
The Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (Fordham University, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and the United Nations System Staff College), International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance Honoris Causa

1990
Lecturer and Consultant/Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

1995
Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist

1999
MERCY Malaysia, Founder / President / CEO

2009
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York, Chief – Humanitarian Response Branch

2011–2014
King’s College London, and Khazanah Research and Investment Strategy, Kuala Lumpur, Senior Fellow – Humanitarian Futures Program

2014–2016
United Nations Secretariat, New York, Chief of World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) secretariat

2016–2020
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, Under-Secretary-General (Partnerships) 

2020–2021
Prime Minister of Malaysia, Special Advisor on Public Health

Since 2021
Sunway Centre for Planetary Health, Sunway University, Malaysia, Executive Director

2020–2021
Member of the Economic Action Council of the Government of Malaysia

2020–2021
Member of the board of Trustees, Responsible Finance Institute

Since 2020
Member of the Consultative Council of Foreign Relations, Government of Malaysia

Since 2020
Senior Fellow at the Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Centre

2020–2021
Board of Trustees of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation

Since 2021
Member of the Climate Action Council of the Government of Malaysia

Since 2021
Board Member of the Employers Provident Fund of Malaysia

Since 2021
Member of the Global Panel for a Public Health Convention

Since 2021
Board Member of the ALAM Foundation (of the Malaysian Development Bank)

Since 2023
Norwegian Refugee Council, Honorary Advisor, International Criminal Court

2009
Commander of the Order of the Crown Malaysia

2013
Isa Award for Humanity, Kingdom of Bahrain

2015
Merdeka Award Malaysia

2019
Winner of The ASEAN Prize

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