UNTIL Malaysia Lab

What We Do

The Malaysian government with other local stakeholders, such as Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) have identified four core thematic areas the UNTIL Malaysia lab projects will focus on:  

  • Ethical fashion & textiles: using blockchain & 3D printing 
  • Ecotourism 
  • Smart cities: IoT, GIS, AI 

The UNTIL Malaysia lab is located in Cyberjaya. Located 20 minutes from the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Cyberjaya is Malaysia's global tech hub, and home to over 2300 start-ups, SMEs and tech giants.  

The first UNTIL Malaysia Advisory Panel Meeting, 13 February 2019

Advisory Panel

Advisory Panel Members



  • Mr. Stefan Priesner United Nations Resident Coordinator for Malaysia
  • Ms. Surina Shukri CEO, Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)


  • Mr. Stefan Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator for Malaysia
  • Ms. Surina Shukri, CEO of Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  • Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, COO of Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) (Alternate Member to Ms. Surina Shukri)
  • Ms. Aireen Omar, Deputy Group CEO of AirAsia Group
  • Mr. Matt Van Leeuwen, Director of Sunway Group (Alternate Member to Mr. Evan Cheah)
  • Dato’ Sri Idris Jala, President & CEO of PEMANDU Associates
  • Ms. Shahira Ahmed Bazari, Managing Director of Yayasan Hasanah 
  • Mr. Evan Cheah, Executive Vice President of Sunway Group
  • Mr. Freddy Lee, CTO of IBM Malaysia
  • Mr. Subrato Basu, Vice President of Research Board
  • Mr. Prem Nair, Head of Asian Operations, UNTIL
  • Ms. Shasha Kartini Ridzam, Head of Global Affairs, AirAsia Group (Alternate Member to Ms. Aireen Omar)
  • Mr. Ziad Razak, EVP & Partner of PEMANDU Associates (Alternate Member to Dato’ Sri Idris Jala)
  • Mr. Redza Arbee, UNTIL Malaysia (Alternate Member to Mr. Prem Nair)
  • Mr. Norhizam Abdul Kadir, Vice President of Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) (Representative of Ms. Surina Shukri and Dato’ Ng Wan Peng)

Meeting Minutes


Where We Are