INTAN Public Policy Insights Series (IPPIS)

“Addressing Challenges, Realising Transformation”



The success of the country's transformation agenda is closely associated with the cultivation of knowledge and the enhancement of expertise among civil servants. On this pinciple, the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) has provided a platform for senior public service officials to discuss their unique perspectives and experiences with civil servants including public universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the government-linked corporations (GLCs) under the INTAN Public Policy Insights Series (IPPIS) forum.

With the theme “Addressing Challenges, Realising Transformation”, IPPIS was introduced in 2014 as one of INTAN’s signature programmes with the aim of injecting new ideas and prospects towards the formulation and implementation of public policy.

To date, IPPIS has featured a total of 9 distinguished speakers comprising of Secretaries General of various Ministries and Heads of Service who have discussed various issues and challenges in their respective fields.

The list of distingushed IPPIS speakers and their respective topics since 2014 are as follows:





YBhg. Dato’ Seri Arpah Abdul Razak
Secretary General
Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing & Local Government

Kehidupan Sejahtera: Peranan Kementerian Kesejahteraan Bandar, Perumahan & Kerajaan Tempatan  5 September 2014

YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Ong Hong Peng
Secretary General 
Ministry of Tourism & Culture

Public Policy: Game Changers  2 October 2014

YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Madinah Mohamad
Secretary General
Ministry of Education Malaysia

Gen-Setting the Public Service: Shifting Paradigms & Paradoxes 11 November 2014

YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah
Secretary General of Treasury
Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Managing Economy in Challenging Times 25 March 2015

YBhg. Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail
Attorney General of Malaysia

Upholding Sovereignty, Respecting Diversity 9 April 2015

Jeneral Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Hj. Zulkifeli Mohd Zin
Malaysia Chief of Defence Forces

Safeguarding Security, Upholding National Dignity 10 September 2015

YDH Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Khalid Abu Bakar
Inspector General of Royal Malaysia Police

Emerging Threats Challenging Public Order and Security 10 May 2016

YBhg. Tan Sri Haji Ambrin bin Buang
Auditor General of Malaysia

Enhancing Transparency, Strengthening Public Trust 18 October 2016

YBhg. Dato’ Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini bin Ujang
Secretary General
Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water

The Age of Sustainability: From Campus Lab to Global Agenda 6 April 2017

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Sulaiman bin Mahbob
Chairman, Telekom (M) Berhad

Public Policy, Regulation and Governance 14 November 2017

For further information about this event, please contact:

Encik Ahmad Faisal bin Ahmad Ramzi
Cluster for Management Development and Innovation
INTAN Jalan Elmu
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