Dato’ Sri Idris Jala

CEO, PEMANDU, Malaysia

PD02 – The Rise and Fall of Organizations: Lessons on Leadership
MC04 – Imagining and Executing the Impossible

Dato' Sri Idris Jala Idris is a uniquely ambidextrous transformational leader who has experience in both the private and public sector. He held various top corporate jobs internationally as well as serving as a Minister in the Malaysian Government. His corporate turnaround successes (from financial losses to record profits) include various operating companies in Shell International as well as Malaysia Airlines. In Shell, he rose up the ranks to hold senior positions including Vice President, Shell Retail International and Vice President Business Development Consultancy, based in UK. In 2014, in recognition of his national contribution as a Minister in the Malaysian government, Bloomberg rated Idris among the top 10 most influential policy makers in the world. He is currently, Founder/President of Pemandu Associates, a consultancy firm specialised in corporate turnaround and national transformation.