Muhammad Afiq bin Ismaizam is a Senior Manager in the ASLI CPPS division, focusing on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). His research interests include international affairs, political theory and social issues such as mental health.
He has over 2 years of working experience in the corporate sector. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in International Relations from the University of British Columbia, he worked for Khazanah Nasional Berhad in both the Investments and the Research & Investments Strategy divisions. He later briefly worked as an associate for PEMANDU Associates, a management consulting firm. At PEMANDU Associates, he primarily worked on Business Development and Research.
During his studies, Muhammad Afiq was actively involved in extra-curricular activities. He was a delegate during the 2016 Vancouver Model United Nations and as well as the 2015 Model European Union, held at the University of Washington. While working for Khazanah, he was selected as a Youth Delegate to the United Nations Youth Conference on Sustainability Development, held in New York. He also previously worked as an Intern at Amnesty International Canada and the Asia Pacific Foundation (APF), both based in Vancouver. At APF, he had covered the 2016 Philippine Presidential Election as an Analyst. Moreover, he previously managed the 2018 Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) as an Associate on Conference Programming.