Tan Sri Zakaria bin Abdul Hamid started his career with the Malaysian Civil Service in 1969 and retired as Director General of the Prime Minister’s Department in early 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Chinese Studies from the University of Malaya, Malaysia and is also a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies, London, United Kingdom.
Dr. H.R Agung Laksono is an Indonesian politician who currently serves as a Member of the Presidential Advisory Council since 13 December 2019. A member of Golkar, he has previously served as Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet and Speaker of the People's Representative Council from 2004 until 2009.
Born in Semarang, on 23 March 1949. He completed his primary and secondary education at SMA Negeri 4 Medan. He continued his studies at the Indonesian Christian University at the Faculty of Medicine and graduated in 1972. He started his political career in the Golkar Party by serving as Chairman of the Youth Forces of the Golkar Party from 1984 until 1989.
Laksono would go on to serve as Director of PT Horizon Andalas Televisi, now known as ANTV from 1993 until 1998 and Minister of Youth and Sports in the Development Cabinet VII in the government of President Suharto In 1998 and President Prof Dr BJ Habibie in 1999, he entered the People's Representative Council. In 2004, he replaced Akbar Tandjung as Speaker of the People's Representative Council, going to serve from 2004 until 2009.
He was appointed by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare from 2009 until 2014. On 7 December 2012, he was appointed to serve as Acting Minister of Youth and Sports replacing Andi Mallarangeng. On 28 May 2014, he was also appointed as Acting Minister of Religious Affairs replacing Suryadharma Ali.
On 13 December 2019, President Joko Widodo appointed Laksono and 8 others to become members of the Presidential Advisory Council with Wiranto as chairman.
Mr Mark Wee has been managing companies involved in the development of commercial projects as well as numbers forecast operations in Sarawak since the early 1980s. He was appointed a Director of Matrix International Berhad (now known as Berjaya Assets Berhad) in 2001, a position he held until 2005. He is currently the Executive Chairman and major shareholder of WHT Capital Sdn Bhd, an investment management and holding company.
Mr Robin Tan has extensive experience of more than 12 years in capital markets in particular as Director/Head of Research and Business Development in various securities and investment banking houses including Rashid Hussain Berhad, Kay Hian James Capel and Phileo Peregrine Securities. He is presently involved in corporate advisory and private investments. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree from Deakin University, Australia.
Dato’ Abdul Malek bin Abdul Hamid had been with the Malaysian Police Force until his last appointment as the Deputy Director of Logistics, Bukit Aman, Police Headquarters in 2003. He was then seconded from the police force to the Prime Minister’s Department as Head of Logistics at the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency until his retirement in 2004. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Mr John Ko Wai Seng began his career as a Legal Assistant in Messrs Battenberg & Talma, Kuching in 1975. He was made a partner of Messrs Battenberg & Talma, Kuching in 1985 and left in 2009 when he was appointed Judicial Commissioner of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak and left the judicial service on 27 October 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science of University of London, United Kingdom.
Dato' Sri Ramli has served in various departments of the Royal Malaysian Police for 38 years, including as Officer in Charge of Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (“CID”), Deputy Director of Bukit Aman CID, Sabah Police Commissioner, Pahang Chief Police Officer and Director of Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department with the rank of Commissioner of Police. He is now the senior partner in his own legal firm, Ramli Yusuff & Co and Executive Chairman of Ramli Security Sdn Bhd. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from International Islamic University and a Master of Laws from University College of London.
Mr Peter Chin has more than 35 years of professional experience in the areas of audit and business advisory services and was a Partner of Ernst & Young from 1997 until his retirement in June 2015. He has served as the Partner-in-charge of a number of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, as well as private and quasi-government corporations, which include industries such as manufacturing, plantation, banking, construction, transportation, hotel, hospital, education, stockbroking, unit trust and government agencies. He is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mrs Pardianawati is a senior hotelier with more than 25 years’ experience in resorts and business hotels with strong experience in operations and human resources and achievements in international service standards focusing on total guest satisfaction and profit generation.
Mr. Fong Chee Khuen started his career in Gula Perak Berhad (GPB) as the Internal Audit Executive. He rose to the position of the Head of Finance cum Company Secretary for GPB Group before he left and joined Sungei Wang Plaza Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Landmarks Berhad in year 2000. He has since held several senior management positions in Landmarks Group and has vast experience in the areas of strategic & corporate planning, merger & acquisition, corporate restructuring and fund raising exercises, destination development, resorts & properties management, and hospitality management sectors across Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Mr. Fong formerly was the Group Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of Landmarks Berhad until 30 September 2022. He is now the Chief Executive Officer of Heng Huat Resources Group Berhad effective 3 October 2022. He holds an honours degree in Accountancy and a Master in Business Administration from Universiti Putra Malaysia. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mr. Ng started his career as a Police Inspector with Royal Malaysia Police in 1982 and retired in 2019. His last held position was Principal Assistant Director in Forensic Accounting Investigation Division, Commercial Crime Investigation Department, Royal Malaysia Police, Bukit Aman with the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police. Currently he is holding the position of Classita Holdings Berhad Group's Executive Chairman and Southern Archipelago Limited (Singapore)'s Lead Independent Director.