Programme

Left Brain

Monday, 7th October 2019

Grand Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

8:00am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:05am WELCOME REMARKS AND INTRODUCTION TO KMF2019
Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
9:05am - 9:30am OPENING ADDRESS
YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali Minister of Economic Affairs Malaysia; and Board Member, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
9:35am - 10:20am SPECIAL ADDRESS
Dr Joseph Henrich Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Introducer: Nicholas Khaw Director, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
10:20am - 10:35am Break
10:45am - 12:00pm CORE SESSION 1: MACRO AND MARKETS
Chen Zhao Chief Global Strategist, Alpine Macro
Jalil Rasheed Investment Director and Head of Singapore Office, Invesco
Shaun Cochran Global Head of Thematic Research, CLSA Hong Kong
Chairperson: Mohamed Ridzuan Mohamed Director, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
12:05pm - 12:50pm SPECIAL SESSION: INVESTING IN EMERGING MARKETS - DIFFERENT STYLES
Cindy Zhou CEO, XY Investments
Munib Madni Founding Panvestor/CEO, Panarchy Partners
Suvir Varma Senior Advisor, Bain & Company
Chairperson: Roni Lihawa Abdul Wahab Executive Director and Head, Leisure & Tourism, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
12:50pm - 2:05pm Networking Lunch
2:15pm - 3:00pm SPECIAL ADDRESS
Prof Prof James Crabtree Associate Professor of Practice, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and Author of 'The Billionaire Raj'
Introducer: Babar Ali Khan Director, Investments, Khazanah India Advisors
3:05pm - 4:20pm CORE SESSION 2: FIRMS AND TRANSFORMATION
Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias CEO, Employees Provident Fund Malaysia (EPF)
Michael Birshan Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Nicholas Bloy Managing Partner, Navis Capital Partners
Chairperson: Tengku Dato' Sri Azmil Zahruddin Deputy Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
4:25pm - 4:40pm Break
4:50pm - 6:10pm SPECIAL SESSION in collaboration with TEDxKL: INNOVATION WITHOUT BORDERS 4.0
Prof John Naughton Emeritus Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology, The Open University; and Director of the Press Fellowship Programme, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge
Laura Deming Founder and Partner, The Longevity Fund
Dr Santitarn Sathirathai Group Chief Economist, Sea Group
Sumant Mandal Managing Director and Co-Founder, March Capital Partners
Datin Paduka Prof Dr Teo Soo Hwang CEO, Cancer Research Malaysia
Introducer: Nik Marien Nik Ahmad Kamal Senior Vice President, Investments, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
6:10pm End of Day One
7:15pm Dinner
8:00pm - 10:00pm SPECIAL EVENT
MONDAY NIGHT LIVE IN KUALA LUMPUR
Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar CEO, Primeworks Studio
Ronnie del Carmen Animation director, writer, story artist, story supervisor and production designer
Programme is correct as of 17th September 2019

Tuesday, 8th October 2019

Grand Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

9:05am - 9:50am SPECIAL ADDRESS
Dr Carl Benedikt Frey Co-Director and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment, University of Oxford
Introducer: Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn Deputy Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
9:50am - 10:05am Break
10:15am - 11:30am CORE SESSION 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Dr Francesco Saraceno Deputy Department Director, OFCE-Sciences Po
Prof Jayati Ghosh Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Dr Nungsari Ahmad Radhi Chairman, Khazanah Research Institute
Chairperson: Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram Senior Research Advisor, Khazanah Research Institute
11:35am - 12:20pm SPECIAL ADDRESS
Prof Nathan Nunn Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Introducer: Selvendran Katheerayson Head, Real Assets, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
12:20pm - 1:20pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm - 2:45pm SPECIAL SESSION: BUILDING A NATION'S COLLECTIVE BRAIN
Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar CEO, Primeworks Studio
Alina Amir Co-Founder, Arus Academy
Datin Saidah Rastam Composer; and Senior Fellow, Khazanah Nasional Berhad (2017 - 2019)
Surina Shukri CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Introducer: Ramana Rajalingam Director, Special Projects Office, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
2:50pm - 3:35pm SPECIAL ADDRESS
Ronnie del Carmen Animation director, writer, story artist, story supervisor and production designer
Introducer: Wong Shu Hsien Head, Infrastructure, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
3:40pm - 4:25pm SPECIAL ADDRESS
Prof Harvey Whitehouse Chair of Social Anthropology and Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA), University of Oxford   
Introducer: Mohd Raslan Md Sharif Head, Corporate Communications, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
4:25pm - 4:40pm Break
4:50pm - 6:05pm CORE SESSION 4: PEOPLE AND LEADERSHIP
Prof Harvey Whitehouse Chair of Social Anthropology and Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA), University of Oxford   
Dr Joseph Henrich Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Prof Nathan Nunn Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Zainah Anwar Co-Founder, Sisters in Islam (SIS), and Executive Director, Musawah
Chairperson: Hisham Hamdan Executive Director, Head, Public Markets and Head, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
6:10pm - 6:30pm CLOSING ADDRESS
YB Lim Guan Eng Minister of Finance Malaysia
6:30pm End of Day Two
Programme is correct as of 17th September 2019
  • 7th & 8th October 2019
  • Grand Ballroom,
    Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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