Tricia Yeoh is CEO of IDEAS (Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs), an independent public policy think tank in Malaysia. She is Visiting Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute and PhD Candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, studying federal-state relations and opposition subnational politics in authoritarian regimes. She is the author of ‘States of Reform: Governing Selangor and Penang’, editor of ‘The Road to Reform: Pakatan Rakyat in Selangor’, and director of the award-winning documentary ‘The Rights of The Dead’, about the mysterious death of Teoh Beng Hock in 2009. Tricia was also an aide to the previous Selangor chief minister.