Government Affairs Committee (GAC)

The PIKOM GAC focuses primarily on policy advocacy, which is done through strengthening relations with the government and contributing towards policy setting that will impact the digital & tech industry. The GAC also aims to build a good reputation for the industry that comprises of technology stakeholders and end-users as well as to foster good governance of the industry through monitoring of legislation and regulation, anticipation of future developments, opportunities and value creation.
The GAC acts as the voice of the industry in the government. PIKOM is actively represented in over 40 government-related committees including those chaired by the Prime Minister. Notable efforts in the past year included being the sole representative in the evaluation of computing curriculums at MQA, tech representative in the formulation of the National Data Sharing Policy, task force member of the economic and industry work group for the Pandemic Management Strategic Committee and panel member to 12th Malaysia Plan with EPU.

PIKOM GAC Members 2023

Government Affairs & Policy Advocacy Committee
 
   
Chair
Dr Dzaharudin Mansor
Amazon Web Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Advisor
Shaifubahrim Saleh
XaaS Berhad
Members
Muzahid Shah Abdul Rahman
Steerquest Sdn Bhd
 
Johary Mustapha
Forest Interactive Sdn Bhd
 
Dato’ Munirah Looi
Brandt International Sdn Bhd