Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari

Trustee & Managing Director | Yayasan Hasanah | Malaysia

As Trustee and Managing Director of Hasanah, Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari works together with a network of civil society organisations to create positive long-term and sustainable impact within Malaysia’s social and environmental landscapes. Hasanah invests in the following focus areas – Education, Community Development, Environment, Arts & Public Spaces, and Knowledge & Research. Under Dato’ Shahira’s leadership and guidance, Hasanah has assisted 2.4 million people, worked with 476 partner organisations,  disbursed RM 1.4 billion of funds in Malaysia, galvanised various multi-stakeholder social projects in the country, under the Public-Private-People-Partnership (PPPP) Model since its inception in 2015. Previously, Dato’ Shahira served a nine-year tenure at Khazanah from 2006 – 2015, where her last held position was Director in the Managing Director’s Office, in which she was instrumental in the setting up of Hasanah. Today, Dato’ Shahira also serves as a Trustee on the Boards of several social-based organisations in Malaysia.