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Since 2006, PerdanaLeadership Foundation has conducted a series of interviews with notable personalities. The interviews hope to capture the views and experience of past and present leaders, across many fields, with their conversations contributing to the story of Malaysia.

Tan Sri Ambrin Buang
Tan Sri Ambrin Buang

Tan Sri Dato' Setia Ambrin bin Buang is now the Chairman of BIMB and has been appointed head of a special investigation committee on procurements, governance and finance. Tan Sri Ambrin was appointed the Auditor General of Malaysia on 22 February 2006 upon his retirement after having served the Government (Malaysian Civil Service) for over 35 years. He completed his tenure as Auditor-General of Malaysia on 22 February 2017. His working career includes experience in the Ministry of Trade and lndustry from 1971 to 1982 and was appointed as Deputy Director, Small Scale Industries Division in 1981. He had also served in Malaysian Timber lndustry Board from 1982 to 1987 and National Institute of Public Administration from July 1987 to 1991.

Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop
Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop

Tan Sri Nor Mohamed was with the Central Bank of Malaysia from 1968 to 1994 and again from September 1998 to April 2000. Whilst in the Central Bank, he played a key role in the development of Islamic finance in Malaysia, including the Islamic pawn broking system (al-Rahnu). He was also responsible for the setting up of the Securities Commission and Malaysia’s first rating agency (RAM). Tan Sri Nor Mohamed received his Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from the University of Malaya in 1972 and M.B.A. from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in 1979.

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Malaya. She is Malaysia's longest-serving Minister of International Trade and Industry...

TAN SRI DATO' SERI UTAMA ARSHAD AYUB
TAN SRI DATO' SERI UTAMA ARSHAD AYUB

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Utama Arshad Ayub’s involvement in education began in 1965 as the Principal of the MARA College of Business and Professional Studies..

TAN SRI LEO MOGGIE
TAN SRI LEO MOGGIE

Before becoming Chairman of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Tan Sri Leo Moggie held senior ministerial positions at Federal and State levels for over 38 years...

DATUK DR. MAZLAN OTHMAN
DATUK DR. MAZLAN OTHMAN

Dr. Mazlan Othman obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Otago , New Zealand, and became a lecturer at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1981...

  • 1957: Hati Malaya= Heart of Malaya
  • THE STRUGGLE FOR MALAYSIAN INDEPENDENCE
  • THE END OF EMPIRE AND THE MAKING OF MALAYA
  • PATRIOTS AND PRETENDERS : THE MALAYAN PEOPLE'S INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLE
  • CAKERAWALA KEMERDEKAAN
  • Sejarah Malaysia: Wacana Kedaulatan Bangsa, Kenegaraan Dan Kemerdekaan
  • Merdeka! British Rule and the Struggle for Independence in Malaya, 1945-1947
  • Dato’ Onn Ja’afar – Pengasas Kemerdekaan
  • REFLECTIONS OF PRE-INDEPENDENCE MALAYA
  • Abu Samah Mohd Kasim (Pejuang Kiri Kemerdekaan Zuriat Datuk Bahaman)
  • Merdeka For The Mind
  • THE STORY OF MALAYSIA
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  • Tun Dr Mahathir: Look East Policy
    Tun Dr Mahathir: Look East Policy
    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    The Seminar On 20th Anniversary Of The Look East
    Tokyo, Japan 12 December 2002

    "Look East Policy - The Challenges for Japan in a Globalised World"

    I would like to thank the organisers for inviting me to speak at this 20th Anniversary of the Look East Policy. I have chosen to speak on "Look East Policy- The Challenges for Japan in a Globalised World."

  • A Conversation with Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
    A Conversation with Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    A Conversation with Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz is now available at Perdana Library for only RM 35.00. If you are interested in purchasing the book, please contact Ms Magdalena (03-88858968/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

  • Importance of Information & Knowledge in Leadership
    Importance of Information & Knowledge in Leadership
    Friday, 24 November 2017

    In his PLF CEO Forum 2014 closing Keynote Address, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad talked about the importance for leaders to have wisdom and information.

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