#WMYSK 8th Leadership Series


About #WMYSK

The WhatMalaysianYouthShouldKnow (WMYSK) Leadership Series is a series of pocket talks by prominent leaders and renowned figures iorum environment. The audience is encouraged to not only listen to the views of the speakn various industries who are invited to participate in a dialogue with youth in a semi-formal fers but to also actively participate by sharing their opinions and asking relevant and valid questions.

This programme was initiated by the Malaysian Trailblazers Association (MyPerintis) owing to one of its central pillars which revolves around knowledge-acquiring that aims to help educate and inspire youth on matters beyond scholarly articles. The programme is tailored to get youth engaged in current issues and evoke a deeper sense of responsibility in matters related to nation building. MyPerintis believes that this is integral for human capital development especially in an effort to mould all-rounders who are able to take on the challenges of a rapidly developing nation as a complement to their education and scope of study.

The event is an effective and interesting avenue for youth as future leaders to connect and learn firsthand from highly revered leaders of today.

About Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan

Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah was appointed the Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance (MOF), since 24 August 2012 and holds an ex officio position on the Board of PIDM.

Tan Sri Dr. Irwan began his career in the public sector at the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) of the Prime Minister’s Department in 1984. During his tenure at EPU he served in various capacities in the areas of urban development, energy and privatisation.

He joined the MOF in October 2003 where he held various positions including in the Economic Division, and later as Section Head, Deputy Secretary and Secretary of the Economic Analysis and International Division (Macro Economy). He then served at the MOF as Deputy Secretary General (Policy) from December 2010 to August 2012, before his appointment as the Secretary General of Treasury.

Tan Sri Dr. Irwan also serves as a Board Member of notable organisations including the Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA), MASS Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MRT Corp), Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Razak School of Government (RSOG), Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) and the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He is also the Chairman of Retirement Fund Incorporated, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. and Cyberview Sdn. Bhd.

He holds a PhD in Economics from IIUM and a Masters of Science in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He also received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Demography from the University of Malaya.

About MyPerintis

MyPerintis (Pertubuhan Perintis Malaysia) is a youth NGO dedicated to fuel nation-building and innovation by connecting urban and rural youth and empowering them through leadership programmes and education. MyPerintis strives to be synonymous with wholesome youth development, exemplary leadership and lifelong learning. Founded by Dato’ Lawrence, it was established in 2015 and launched by former Prime Minister YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. MyPerintis’s signature program is the “What Malaysian Youth Should Know” or WMYSK and Youth Trailblazers Challange. WMYSK programmes range from WMYSK National Youth Congress, WMYSK Road Safety and Driver's Training Program and WMYSK Leadership Series. Shift the future with MyPerintis at http://myperintis.org/.

Fri Aug 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MYT
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