Tan Sri Razali Ismail

Chairman of Yayasan Chow Kit

Tan Sri Razali Ismail is a Malaysian diplomat who started his career with the Foreign Ministry in 1962. He had served in the diplomatic Malaysian corps in Indian, Vientiane (Laos), Poland, United Kingdom and France. Tan Sri Razali has also notably led the Malaysian delegation to the United Nations, where he served as the Chairman of the United Nations Security Council and later served as President of the United Nations General Assembly. Most recently, Tan Sri Razali held the position of Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) from 2016 to 2019.

Datuk Francis Tan Leh Kiah

Datuk Francis Tan has been a full-time consultant since 2009. He has over 30 years of experience working with the government and the private sector. From 1972 to 1976, he served as an Assistant Registrar of Companies in what was known then as the Ministry of Trade and Industry. After leaving government service, he served as the Group Company Secretary of a large group of companies from 1977 to 1985. In 1985, he joined Azman Davidson & Co where he subsequently became Managing Partner. He has also been a commissioner with the Securities Commission since 1999.

Tunku Zain al-Abidin

Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin is the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs; a Trustee of Yayasan Chow Kit, Yayasan Munarah, the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and the Genovasi Foundation; an Independent Non-Executive Director of Allianz Malaysia Berhad and Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad; an advisor or patron to numerous educational and musical organisations; a committee member of several societies; a columnist in three newspapers and a Royal Fellow of the National University of Malaysia.

Marlene Kaur

Marlene Kaur is currently the Head of Communications at HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad with more than 20-years of expertise in corporate affairs– in internal and external communications, public affairs, corporate responsibility. She has worked in Hong Kong in a regional role, in Switzerland in a global role and she continues to bring in valuable knowledge and expertise in the areas of communication, regulatory, fiscal and public affairs. She returned to Malaysia in 2005 to run Corporate Affairs for Philip Morris International in Malaysia.

Datin Shirieene Hajamaideen

Datin Shirieene Binti Hajamaideen is a well-known businesswoman who headed Maizen Maison, a multi-brand boutique established for more than a decade alongside Rekha Sen. She is also a firm believer and advocate of traditional Ayurveda medicine and practices. She works closely with her mother in-law at the non-profit organization, ‘The Ayur Centre. This full-time mom also organizes parenting courses and workshops for certified parent educator Kim Demarchi. Datin Shirieene had received her education, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Sciences at City University of London, United Kingdom.

Datin Paduka Zaitoon Dato’ Othman

Datin Paduka Zaitoon is a Barrister-At-Law and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, with 30+ years of law experience under her belt. Her experiences include serving as a magistrate, judge of the Sessions Court and the Department Solicitor in the Public Trustee’s Office. She has held positions as Senior Assistance Registrar and Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Malaya, Federal Counsel (Civil Division) at the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Deputy Director of the Legal Aid Bureau. She is currently also the Governing Council Member of Yayasan Sime Darby.