YG BERBHG KOL. BERSEKUTU (PA) PUAN SRI TO’ PUAN DATUK SHARIFFA SABRINA SYED AKIL
Born and raised in Penang, Yg Bhg YBhg. Kol Bersekutu (PA) Puan Sri To’ Puan Datuk Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil received her early education in St George’s, Penang. Growing up, she spent a lot of time with nature, trekking the jungle and waterfalls. She owns Tanah Aina Resorts, a group of exclusive eco resorts located in Pahang and Johor. Puan Sri is also the President of the Women’s Sports and Fitness Foundation Malaysia and is Patron of Pusat Anak Permata Negara Raub, Pahang. She holds a black belt in taekwondo and is also a certified Chef in Patisserie.
Ahmad Bakrin Sofawi Bin Abu Bakar
Born in Pahang and raised in Sabah, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang, Mr Ahmad Bakrin Sofawi received his Bachelor Degree of Applied Science with Islamic Studies (Environmental & Science Management) and Master Degree of Science (Environmental & Science Management) from University of Malaya. He is also one of the exco for Grass Malaysia (NGO). For the research, he engaged mostly with coastal forest especially for the mangrove study. He is also involves in many organizations in creating environmental modules and activities for the communities.
Graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam with both LLB (Hons) and LLM, Bazlinda has worked in the Parliament of Malaysia for the Deputy Minister of Health. In the private sector, she’s currently a practising lawyer in Messrs Zamri Idrus & Co. She was an EXCO in the Women Sports and Fitness Foundation Malaysia (WSFFM) and this is when she was introduced to PEKA. A person who enjoys outdoor activities, she is now the Secretary General f PEKA. A firm believer of PEKA as a platform to nurture the younger generation in loving nature, she also believes that NGOs play a key role in working hand in hand with the Government.
Abang Rahman Hamid Abang Abdul Hamid
ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL
A Sarawakian who spends his time travelling between his hometown Kuching and Kuala Lumpur, Rahman received his Diploma in Medical Science Technology, Bachelor in Sc (Biomedical) HONS and Masters in Engineering (Safety, Health & Environment) from UM. Currently managing his Allergy Lab and as a Director for Global Allergy Centre @ Global Doctors Specialist Centre. Besides volunteering for PEKA, he is currently also volunteering as Programme Coordinator (Sarawak) for 1Malaysia Youth (1M4U), and involved in fashion industry such as Islamic Fashion Festival (IFF) & Malaysia Tourism events. A person who loves nature, especially the ocean and the beach, he enjoys sightseeing in nature.
Graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors Degree in International Business and Minor in Marketing, Andy has worked in various industries, from Advertising & Consumer Research in New York City, Market Researcher in Kuala Lumpur and is currently the Chief Operating Officer for a Structural Demolition Specialist in Kuala Lumpur. Through implementation of Green Demolition Practices, he has collaborated with various NGO and Non-Profit Organizations benefiting Orphanages, Orang Asli Communities, etc… by contributing recyclable and upcyclable materials from his demolition projects. These materials are then reused/refurbished as building or architectural materials.
An avid lover of mother nature since a very young age, and strongly believes that “The more you learn to appreciate the nature, the more you shall learn to appreciate life”
A full-time worker at Talent Script Sdn. Bhd. and also have own company which is KrowdHire based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
ASMARANI MOHD BIDIN
A full-time Makeup Artist,Asmarani spend her free time travelling and enjoying nature. Given the nature of her work and being a former dancer, she loves to use her extensive network and social circle to spread awareness about nature especially the rainforest.
SYAKIRAH MD SAADON
Currently a student in INTI International College Subang, Syakirah is completing her studies in Industrial Engineering under the American Undergraduate Program. Growing up, she has spend her time following her mother to sports and outdoor activities and has started being involved with PEKA at the tender age of 14 through her involvement in Women Sports and Fitness Foundation Malaysia and Alumni- Cempaka International School.
A business owner, Daniel is also a member of Central Committee, Infinite Qigong Association Malaysia. Through his involvement in Qigong – an excercise and meditation methods that involves nature and natural forces, Daniel is inspired to act for nature and join the cause to preserve natural environment.
A business owner who has a history in procurement after working with the Sime Darby Group’s subsidiary, Sime Rengo, for over 10 years. Currently, he has been developing his business in various sectors including shipping industry, food sector, and supply of Environmental Friendly cleaning solutions.
Norzaila Binti Ismail
A writer/blogger at misz-ella.blogsport.com. Graduated in Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising.
A business owner, CSLid Sdn Bhd who are active in doing volunteer activity and very concern about environment.
Elizabeth May Lyn Broad
A British girl that grown up in four different countries. Graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Art History and Classical Studies. Now is practicing photojournalist concerned with the Orang Asli and the rapidly changing landscape of Malaysia.