Impact Malaysia

Board of Trustees

Dato’ Lokman Hakim Ali

Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and a longtime advocate of youth development. He was the Sec Gen of the Ministry of Youth and Sports from 2016 to 2019, the youngest person appointed to the position then at age 45.

Syed Azmi Alhabshi

Social activist, with a focus on child rights through his work with PUAK Payong. Actively advocates on social issues through social media, and manages his own charity fund called Tamak Pahala.

Mohammad Rizan Hassan

Receiver of Tokoh Belia ASEAN award, former Chief of Information, Malaysian Youth Council, and an advocate for youth-at-risk issues. Currently runs the Awareness Campaign cluster for the 'Yellow Ribbon' project and leads the 'Belia Mahir' initiative.

Zaim Mohzani

Founder of Nation Building School and MyDiplomacy, and passionate on the subject of development and youth capacity-building. Currently pursuing a Masters degree in International Strategy & Diplomacy in LSE under the Chevening Scholarship.

Siti Rahayu Baharin

Social activist, mostly known for her work in Buku Jalanan Chow Kit. Advocates for child rights, education for all and statelessness. Former lecturer in a private university college.

Sharifah Amani

Storyteller and activist, best known for her work with the late Yasmin Ahmad in Sepet and Gubra. An advocate for a progressive Malaysia and preservation of traditional arts and culture.

Chook Wai Mun

A journalism and communications graduate, from Hanxing College of Journalism and Communication Malaysia. Currently the President of Pertubuhan Gerakan Belia Bersatu Malaysia (GBBM). Chook Wai Mun has 22 years of experience in youth NGOs and social work, and is mentor for Program Anugerah Remaja Perdana (The Duke of Edinburgh Award).