Puan Sri Dr. Susan Cheah
Sincerely A. R. Neethiahnanthan
Thank you for all the people involved in making a difference and for this beautiful event in Kuala Lumpur. Congratulations to all of our winners!
Special thank you to our Patrons, Ambassadors, Sponsors, Partners, Special Guests and Crew members for your support to make this possible.
Congratulations to our new “WAF Malaysia Chapter” who will be in charge of our new category “AIR Award”
See you next year! WAF AWARD 2016
Water and Food Impact Forum
“Share Sustainable Solutions”
(10:00 to 16:00)
The Water and Food Impact Forum was an opportunity to connect outstanding initiatives to a worldwide sustainability network of impact investors, international experts, responsible businesses, research institutes and NGOs.
- expand understanding of social innovation models, as effective solutions to major challenges
- explore how to adapt proven strategies to local needs
- participate in creating strategies for restoring livelihoods and empowering our communities to apply sustainable and humanitarian solutions.
WAF Award Celebration
( 17:00 to 19:00)
The Water and Food Award celebrates initiatives that have met the criteria of sustainability, innovation, empowerment, scalability, replicability, social and environmental impact.
This event will be broadcast live and streamed to viewers around the world.
Mr. Prem Rawat
Patron of the The Humanitarian Water and Food Award.
Founder The Prem Rawat Foundation
Ambassador of Peace. Lifetime achievement Award, Asia Pacific Brands Foundation, Malaysia. Distinguished International Humanitarian Achievement Award, National Council of Women, USA.
Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Mustaffa Babjee
President, World association for Animal Help (OIE), Paris.
Vice-President, Asia – Pacific & Far East Commission (OIE)
Former Director General, Veterinary Department, Ministry of Science, Malaysia.
Ph.D. & Hon. D. Econ. (Queensland), M.Sc. (USM), Hon. D. Sc. (UPM)
Dato’ Teo Yen Hua
Advisor, UBM Malaysia, Former CEO, National Water Services Commission, Malaysia.
Senior posts with Malaysian Government, involving inter alia restructuring an regulation of the water services industry and telecommunications sector.
BA: Economics (Malaya), MBA (Southern New Hampshire)
Mrs. Nurfarini Daing
Co-founder/CEO, myHarapan (Youth Trust Foundation), Malaysia. Winner, Social Innovation Leadership Award. World CSR Congress, India. Former Head, Project Management/IT Services, Multimedia Dvpt. Corp., Malaysia.
Former manager, Start your own business Programme, Malaysia.
Social Entrepreneurship (INSEAD), Cert. Teaching (Stamdford), BSc: Accounting & Finance (Warwick)
Mr. Nagulendran Kangayatkarasu
Public Service Department, Malaysia/University of Nottingham. Former Deputy Undersecretary, Biodiversity & Forestry Management, Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment Malaysia.
Responsible for Biosafety Bill, enacted by Malasyian Parliament, 2007. Active in governmental environmental initiatives.
M. Env. Mgt, Chevening Scholar/Phd. Candidate: Biodiversity Governance (Nottingham)
Dr. Hezri Adnan
Director, Institute of Strategic & International Studies, Malaysia.
Associate Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
Visiting Fellow, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University.
PhD: Public Policy (ANU), MSc.: Environment & Development (UKM), B.Sc.: Biotechnology (Sheffield)
Mrs. Margareta Barchan
Mr. Marc Levitte
Management consultant, leadership trainer and coach. Specializing in collaborative processes and collective intelligence development. Over 30 years’ experience with corporate, community and community projects, including post conflict situations.
M.A. Sociology (Paris Nanterre)
Mr. Toke Paludan Moeller
Co-Founder & CEO, Interchange Aps, Denmark. Faculty, Alia Institute, Denmark. Former Chair, Danish Entrepreneurs Association. Over 40 years’ experience in sustainable entrepreneurship, social innovation, participatory leadership, hosting and harvesting strategic conversations.
Paul Vincent Cable
Operating over 5 continents over the past 18 years, Paul has innovated in education, working with humanitarian organizations, schools, Fortune 500 companies, and the media and entertainment industry.
In particular he is CEO and co-founder of EnSo and The100Hours, bringing ‘wise and compassionate living and leadership’ to children worldwide.
Zainab Mir Khokhar
Student at Faculty of Engeneering,
Taylor’s University, Malalysia
Zainal Abidin, an internationally known singer and composer, uses his talents to communicate his love for humanity and the environment. In addition to his performances, he has spearheaded A Gift from the Heart, a program designed to support abandoned children. He has also participated in numerous social and corporate initiatives to protect the environment. In recognition of his commitments, he was named Malaysia’s Ambassador for Ministry of Culture, Arts & Heritage.
Crystal Lee is a starlet in making with vocal cords that had garnered her label of “Little Diva”. Now, she is pursuing her first love, singing, with talented violinist, songwriter & producer, Dennis Lau as her mentor. She received the Brand Laurates Award 2013, and had participated in different events in Malaysia since 2009.
She burst into the entertainment scene with her critically acclaimed role opposite Jay Chou & Nicolas Tse in the blockbuster feature film, Viral Factor, from which she received and award as Best Actress at the Shangai Film Festival 2013.