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KEY EXPERTS IN CLIMATE AND ENERGY

INDUSTRY

Dr. Renard Siew

  • Co-chair UNEP-FI’s Collective Commitment on Climate Action

  • Facilitator Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

  • Forbes Fellowship Programme

  • Former Researcher at Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM)

  • Presidential Fellow of Malaysia’s National Youth Council

  • Former recipient of the Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship, Cambridge Bursary Scholarship, ARG Hermes Scholarship, The Equity Initiative (Atlantic Fellows), Brookfield Multiplex Engineering Prize among others

  • One of Asia’s 21 Young Leaders by Asia Society, a Young Leader by the World Cities Summit, Ten Outstanding Young Malaysians (Environmental Leadership), Thomson Reuters Changemaker, Top 10 Most Inspiring Green Warriors and was a 2019 Generation Tatler honouree

  • Co-chair of the Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Working Committee

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Luanne Sieh

  • Master of Engineering, Bachelor of Art, Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering

  • Master of Liberal Arts, Sustainability at Harvard Extension School

  • Senior Managing Director, Head, Group Sustainability at CIMB

  • Working Group Chair, #CEOActionNetwork

  • Former Consultant at Towers Watson

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Arina Kok

  • Former trainer for Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability Engagement Series for Chief Financial Officers (“CFOs”) / Chief Sustainability Officers (“CSOs”)

  • Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY Malaysia

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NON-GOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTION

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (Human Sciences) at International Islamic University of Malaysia

  • MLitt in in Environment, Culture and Communication at University of Glasgow

  • Chevening Scholarship Award recipient

  • Master's Degree in Environmental Humanities

  • Project Director of Internews Network, Suara Masyarakat

  • Freelance Journalist

Nadiah Rosli

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science (Hons) at University of Nottingham Malaysia

  • Co-founder and Chairman of Klima Action Malaysia (KAMY)

  • Young Leaders Council at INGKA group at IKEA

  • Former Consultant at European Climate Foundation

  • Advisor at Regeringskansliet, Utrikesdepartementet (an international advisory group for environment, climate and biodiversity under the Minister for International Development Cooperation in Sweden's Ministry for Foreign Affairs)

  • Research associate at the Institute Of Strategic & International Studies Malaysia in Water-Energy-Food nexus

  • Advisor to the Environment of Peace initiative led by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Ili Nadiah Dzulfakar

  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Environment at McGill University

  • PhD in Entomology at University of California, Davis

  • Freelance Science Journalist

  • Writer at Macaranga Media Sdn Bhd

Law Yao Hua

  • LLB at International Islamic University of Malaysia

  • YSEALI Academic Fellow on Environmental Issues

  • Perdana Fellow under the Parliamentary and Law Committee at the Minister of the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs)

  • Malaysian Youth Delegation for Climate Change

  • COP27 Delegate

Eqram Mustaqeem

INTERGOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTION

  • BSc Environmental Science at University of Nottingham

  • Master of Arts - MA, Climate and Society

  • Climate and Environment Consultant at UNICEF

  • Speaker at various international platforms, such as Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations, UNHABITAT 9th World Urban Forum, TEDxMMU, WWF Green Transportation Conference and Pan-Pacific Southeast Asian Women's Association Conference, and have appeared in local and international medias such as Astro Awani, TV3, UNFCCC News, TRT World (Turkish) and NRK (Norwegian)

Jasmin Irisha

  • BSc Environmental Science at University of Nottingham

  • Former Executive at a renewable energy company

  • UK Pact Officer at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

  • Former President of Malaysian Youth Delegation

Sheikh Syaqil Suhaimi

GOVERNMENT INSTITUTION

  • Secretary General for the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water

  • Spearheaded a team to develop Malaysia Green Technology Master Plan (2017-2030)

  • New Straits Times hailed him as a “Malaysian Water Icon” in 2004

  • The first recipient of the most prestigious Merdeka Award 2009 for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement

  • The youngest Vice-Chancellor in the history of public university in Malaysia

  • Board of Directors at Water Asset Management Ltd (PAAB, fully owned by Ministry of Finance), Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA), Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority (MTJA), Chemical Companies of Malaysia (CCM), Institute of Sultan Iskandar for Urban Habitat and High Rise Buildings (since 2008), Malaysia Qualification Agency (2013-2016), National Higher Education Fund Corp (PTPTN 2013-2016), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2013-2016), International Islamic Universiti Malaysia (2013-2016), Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations (METEOR 2008-2013) and Chair of Proton Technology Advisory Council (PTAC 2010-2013)

Dato' Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang

CIVIL SOCIETY

  • Bachelor of Arts in International and Strategic Studies

  • A volunteer at MyHutan

  • A member of the Malaysian Youth Delegation, a civil society organisation striving towards climate literacy and policymaking

  • YSEALI Academic Fellow on Environmental Issues

Aidil Iman Aidid

THINK TANKS

  • LL.B at University of London

  • Master of Laws (LLM), Environmental Law at SOAS University of London

  • A practising lawyer since 2004

  • Partner and Sustainable Development Lawyer at Kiu & Co.

  • Deputy Co-chair at Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee

  • Co-Chair at Malaysian CSO-SDG Alliance

  • A Secretariat Member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group of Malaysia on the Sustainable Development Goals (APPGM-SDG)

  • ESG Committee of The Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of KL & Selangor (KLSCCCI)

  • Founder of The For-Purpose Enterprise Project

Kiu Jia Yaw

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Marine Science at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

  • Master of Technology in Environmental Management at Universiti Malaya

  • Chevening Scholarship Award recipient

  • MSc in City Design and Social Science, Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  • Executive Director at Ara Research

  • Former Researcher at WorldFish, The Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), Penang Institute and Third World Network

  • Former Consultant at DHI

Evelyn Teh

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