Dato’ Sri Idris Jala
President and CEO of PEMANDU Associates
Dato’ Sri Idris Jala is the President and CEO of PEMANDU Associates. He is also Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia on its National Transformation Programme – a programme designed to spearhead Malaysia’s transition towards high income status by 2020. Between 2009 and 2014, he also served as a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in the Cabinet for the Government of Malaysia.
He is a renowned transformation guru in turning around companies’ performance through his big fast results methodology and transformational strategies that are innovative, rigorous and highly applicable in today’s fast-moving environment. He has continuously delivered sustainable socio-economic reforms which, in 2014, saw Bloomberg place Idris Jala among the top 10 most influential policy makers in the world.