On 17th August, IDEAS organised the first event under the umbrella of ‘IDEAS Exchange’. IDEAS Exchange is an exclusive by-invitation only event that is organised to enable frank discussions on current issues. In the first session of IDEAS Exchange, 30 thought leaders from diverse backgrounds representing civil society, the private sector, academic and political groups discussed the recent cabinet reshuffle and its impact on trust in the government.

Wan Saiful Wan Jan giving opening remarks

Wan Saiful Wan Jan giving opening remarks

The meeting started with presentations by guest speakers Dr Edmund Terence Gomez (Professor at the Faculty of Government and Politics, Universiti Malaya) and Raymond Siva (Managing Director, Edelman Malaysia).

Participants included Datuk Ibrahim Ali (PERKASA), Dr Ong Kian Ming (MP Serdang), Datuk Sri Kalimullah (ECM Libra), Jerald Joseph (Pusat KOMAS) and Herizal Hazri (The Asia Foundation).

Group photo with participants

Group photo with participants

If you are a senior member of civil society, government or private sector and would like to participate in IDEAS Exchange, please send your profile to Fareeza@ideas.org.my

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