Datuk Wira Jalilah Baba
Former Director General of MIDA, Malaysian Investment Development Authority
A renowned thought leader and notable expert on Malaysian and international economics, Datuk Wira Jalilah Baba retired as the Director General and CEO of MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority) in August 2011 after serving with the establishment for 35 years. A key reference personality in investment-related matters by the media, she has led numerous international business negotiations for Malaysia and introduced numerous prudent action plans and policies that helped position the country as a premier foreign investment destination. Currently the Chairperson of Crewstone International Sdn Bhd, a specialised business consulting firm in assisting foreign investors in preparing project proposals and obtaining project approvals, Incentive Packages and specialized grants from the government. In 2015 Datuk Wira Jalilah was appointed as the first Malaysian lady as the President of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce (MICCI). She also sits on the board of various companies and advisor to several Multinational companies. She is also regularly invited to represent Malaysia as a speaker, a commentator or as a moderator at numerous international forums, conferences and business platforms.
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