People and Leadership
Prof. Tan Sri Dr. Jemilah Mahmood
Sunway Centre for Planetary Health
Sunway University Malaysia
Dr. Jemilah Mahmood is a medical professional with more than two decades experience managing crises in health, disasters and conflict settings. She is currently Professor and Executive Director of the newly established Sunway Centre for Planetary Health at Sunway University in Malaysia. She holds advisory roles at the Consultative Council for Foreign Policy Malaysia and is currently a member of the Health White Paper Advisory Council at the Ministry of Health Malaysia. Dr Jemilah Mahmood is on the board of the Employers Provident Fund Malaysia, the CVS Foundation and ALAM Foundation in Malaysia and Sustainability Advisor to Air Asia. Globally, she is a member of the board of Roche in Switzerland and the Norwegian Refugee Council. In 2023, she was appointed to the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council of Responsible Resource Use. She is a strong advocate of planetary health and sustainability and actively advises on Environment, Social and Governance in the advisory and board roles she holds.