Muhammad Afiq Ismaizam is the Senior Manager (Policy Research and Public Affairs) at the Centre for Public Policy Studies at the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute. His research foci include sustainable development, international affairs, youth and social issues such as mental health.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in International Relations from the University of British Columbia, Afiq Ismaizam worked for Khazanah Nasional Berhad in both the Investments and the Research & Investments Strategy divisions. He is currently the Head of Department for Treasury and Finance in the United Nations Association of Malaysia Youth (UNAM).