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Board of Trustees

As mandated by our Act, our Board of Trustees comprises industry leaders from the public and private sectors. They work with the Team to set the strategy of the Foundation and maintain strong governance practices to serve our vision and mission. 

Yang Berhormat Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

Minister of National Unity 
Chairperson (as mandated by our Act)

Dato’ Seri Kalimullah Hassan

Committee Chairperson

ECM Libra Group

Prof. Emeritus Datuk Dr. Hj. Shad Saleem Faruqi

Committee Chairperson

Professor of Law at Universiti Malaya

Datin Sri Sharifah Menyalara Hussein

Committee Chairperson

M&C Saatchi

Mastura Marsam

Representative from the Ministry of Finance

Johan Rozali-Wathooth

Bintang Capital Partners

Vimala Menon

CelcomDigi (Board of Directors)

Dato' Munirah Looi

Brandt International

The Team

The Team

The team is responsible for putting the Foundation's strategy into action, be it through direct programme delivery or expansion of the Foundation's giving capacity. Our team of driven individuals from diverse backgrounds is united by our common mission to shape the next generation of Malaysian leaders.

Muhammad Harun
Office Manager

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Ida Thien
Chief Executive Officer


Kularetnam Vijayakumar 
Programme  Manager


Celine Looi
Programme Executive


Raenuga Indran
Senior Marketing &
Partnerships Executive


Jit Lee 
Programme  Coord


Zurainey Abdullah
Admin and Gove
rnment Relations


Shashivarmaan Thevaraj
Programme Executive


Maisarah Mahmud
Marketing and Partnership Executive


Sean Vincent
Senior Programme Executive

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Full Time

Finance Manager

Program Executive


Finance Intern

Work Placements

If you do not see an opening that suits you,

we still want to hear from you!

Email us at 

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Create More Nation Builders.
With Us.

Together, we can empower and support a new generation of Malaysian leaders in shaping a better future for themselves and for all communities as a whole.


Become A

A sponsorship of RM120,000 allows a Tunku Scholar to achieve their educational dreams and contribute meaningfully to their communities.

Make A

Support a Scholar’s higher education journey or stretch your ringgit further by contributing to our endownment fund.

With Us

Accelerate the development of our Scholars by providing personal development, career and networking opportunities.

Should you and/or your organisation be interested in partnership opportunities with the Foundation, you may speak to us here:

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