CIMB ASEAN Research Institute in collaboration with ASEAN Business Club held a CARI Briefings on 14th January 2020 titled CARI Briefings: ASEAN 2020 Outlook and Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020.
His Excellency Dr. Le Quy Quynh
Since 2017, he has been serving his country as the Ambassador of Vietnam to Malaysia. Prior to his current role, he served as the Director General, Department of Maritime Affairs, National Boundary Commission of Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from 2011 to 2017. Before that, he was the Consul General of Vietnam in Ekaterinburg, Russia, from 2007 to 2011.
H.E. Dr. Le Quy Quynh began his career in 1984 as a Navy Officer for the 171 Navy Brigade of the Ministry of Defense. He was then appointed as Navy Ship Commander for the same ministry from 1987 to 1990. From then, he was assigned to the Department of Maritime Affairs, Government’s Border Committee (1991-2001), followed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001-present).
Apart from his native Vietnamese language, H.E. Dr. Le speaks Russian and English.
Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid
Chairman, CIMB ASEAN Research Institute President, ASEAN Business Club
He has an extensive experience and is well known in the Malaysian corporate world. He had been the Group Editor of the New Straits Times, first executive chairman of CIMB and founding chairman of the Malaysian Securities Commission. After stepping down from the Securities Commission, he became Independent Non-Executive Director of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Chairman of Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad and Non-Executive Chairman of Malaysian Airline System Berhad. He was Founder President of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club, established in 2003 and is a member of the Court of Fellows of the Malaysian Institute of Management.
Tan Sri Dr. Munir obtained a B.Sc (Econ) and Ph.D in International Relations from the London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE) in 1971 and 1978. He is an Honorary Fellow of LSE and continues the long association with his alma mater as Visiting Senior Fellow at the Centre of International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy. Tan Sri Dr. Munir is an associate of Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) at LSE.