Tansri Dr. Syed Hamid Albar
Former Foreign Minister of Malaysia
Dr. Syed Hamid Albar had been a Member of Parliament. He was appointed various ministerial positions, including Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Minister of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Home Affairs. He has held important positions in several banks and organizations. He is the former Special Envoy to Myanmar, appointed by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He is passionately engaged with global humanitarian issues. Dr. Albar is the Council Member of the Asian Peace & Reconciliation Council (APRC) and was the founder of HUMANITI Malaysia, an NGO involved in humanitarian work in Malaysia and ASEAN, particularly in Myanmar. Dr. Albar is also actively involved in the academic world. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor in Asia e University, Kuala Lumpur.