He is the Senior Project Coordinator for the National Institute of Public Administration in Kuala Lampur. The Institute is responsible for training Malaysia's civil service. His job responsibilities include organizing, coordinating, conducting and lecturing management courses for senior and mid career public sector officials. He holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Malaysia and a master's degree in planning from the University of Minnesota. With more than 19 years in the service of the Government of Malaysia and having authored several project papers on administrative reforms and management modernization in the departments he has served, his interest during the Humphrey year he will be in hospital and public health administration.