Jason is a law graduate where he obtained his Bachelor of Law (LL.B) from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is also the recipient of the Jane Morgan Prize awarded for the best dissertation by final year students and cited specifically for contribution to socio-legal thought. The same dissertation also earned him the only first class grade amongst his cohort. Jason thereafter worked as Senior researcher with the International Institute of Public Policy & Management (INPUMA), University of Malaya and obtained his Master of Public Policy (MPP). Jason has authored journal articles including “Three Decades of Malaysia-Japan Relations-Crossed Interests and Missed Opportunities,” and “Contemporary Electoral Trends among Malaysian Chinese Voters Changing Political Socialisation and Orientation in the post-2008 General Election,”. Jason’s academic cum research & consultancy career further developed as he became a law lecturer with two private higher educational institutions, namely KDU University College and HELP University. He has lectured on a range of law and law-related subjects as well as conducting research projects. In addition, he has contributed to Malaysiakini, The Malaysian Insider (now defunct), Free Malaysia Today and The Malaysian Reserve. His research interests are in the area of public policy, political economy and macro-economics.