Speakers

Right Brain

WELCOME REMARKS AND INTRODUCTION TO KMF2019

9:00am
speaker

Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan

Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

OPENING ADDRESS

9:05am
speaker

YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali

Minister of Economic Affairs Malaysia; and Board Member, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'Evolving the Collective Brain'

9:35am
speaker

Dr Joseph Henrich

Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

introducer

Nicholas Khaw

Director, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

CORE SESSION 1: MACRO AND MARKETS

10 Years of DM Overperformance vis-à-vis EM – What Do We Do?

10:45am
panellist

Chen Zhao

Chief Global Strategist, Alpine Macro

panellist

Jalil Rasheed

President and Group CEO, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB)

panellist

Shaun Cochran

Global Head of Thematic Research, CLSA Hong Kong

chairperson

Mohamed Ridzuan Mohamed

Director, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL SESSION: INVESTING IN EMERGING MARKETS - DIFFERENT STYLES

12:05pm
speaker

Dr Cindy Zhou

CEO, XY Investments

speaker

Munib Madni

Founding Panvestor/CEO, Panarchy Partners

speaker

Teng Chee Wai

Managing Director, Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad

chairperson

Roni L. Abdulwahab

Executive Director and Head, Leisure & Tourism, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'India, Collective Intelligence, and The Next Stage of Globalisation'

2:15pm
speaker

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

CORE SESSION 2: FIRMS AND TRANSFORMATION

The Upside of Blood in the Water – The Need for Corporate Shark Attacks

3:05pm
panellist

Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias

CEO, Employees Provident Fund Malaysia (EPF)

panellist

Michael Birshan

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

panellist

Nicholas Bloy

Managing Partner, Navis Capital Partners

panellist

Suvir Varma

Senior Advisor, Bain & Company

chairperson

Tengku Dato' Sri Azmil Zahruddin

Deputy Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL SESSION in collaboration with TEDxKL: INNOVATION WITHOUT BORDERS 4.0

4:50pm
speaker

Laura Deming

Founder and Managing Director, The Longevity Fund

speaker

Dr Santitarn Sathirathai

Group Chief Economist, Sea Group

speaker

Sumant Mandal

Managing Director and Co-Founder, March Capital Partners

speaker

Prof Datin Paduka Dr Teo Soo Hwang

CEO, Cancer Research Malaysia

introducer

Nik Marien Nik Ahmad Kamal

Senior Vice President, Investments, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL EVENT

MONDAY NIGHT LIVE IN KUALA LUMPUR

8:00pm
speaker

Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar

CEO, Primeworks Studio

speaker

Ronnie del Carmen

Animation director, writer, story artist, story supervisor and production designer

CORE SESSION 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

I Am Because We Are – Ensuring Equal Access to our Collective Brain

9:05am
panellist

Dr Francesco Saraceno

Deputy Department Director, OFCE-Sciences Po

panellist

Prof Jayati Ghosh

Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University

panellist

Dr Nungsari Ahmad Radhi

Chairman, Khazanah Research Institute

chairperson

Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Senior Research Advisor, Khazanah Research Institute

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'What the Collective Brain teaches us about Economic Policy'

10:25am
speaker

Prof Nathan Nunn

Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Harvard University

introducer

Selvendran Katheerayson

Head, Real Assets, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor and Power in the Age of Automation'

11:35am
speaker

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

SPECIAL SESSION: BUILDING A NATION'S COLLECTIVE BRAIN

1:30pm
panellist

Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar

CEO, Primeworks Studio

panellist

Alina Amir

Co-Founder, Arus Academy

panellist

Datin Saidah Rastam

Composer; and Director, 'Melaka In Fact'

panellist

Surina Shukri

CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

introducer

Ramana Rajalingam

Director, Special Projects Office, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'Finding my larger Collective'

2:50pm
speaker

Ronnie del Carmen

Animation director, writer, story artist, story supervisor and production designer

introducer

Wong Shu Hsien

Head, Infrastructure, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

SPECIAL ADDRESS: 'Social Glue and the Collective Brain'

3:40pm
speaker

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

CORE SESSION 4: PEOPLE AND LEADERSHIP

To Fracture or to Heal – Making Choices for our Collective Brain

4:50pm
panellist

Prof Harvey Whitehouse

Chair of Social Anthropology and Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA), University of Oxford   

panellist

Dr Joseph Henrich

Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

panellist

Prof Nathan Nunn

Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Harvard University

panellist

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

CLOSING ADDRESS

6:10pm
speaker

YB Lim Guan Eng

Minister of Finance Malaysia

  • 7th & 8th October 2019
  • Grand Ballroom,
    Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

    *By invitation only
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