Dr Anis Yusal Yusoff

President and CEO of the Malaysian Institute of Integrity (INTEGRITI)

Dr. Anis Yusal Yusoff is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the
Malaysian Institute of Integrity (INTEGRITI). He has served over ten years at The United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as well as at the United Nations Volunteers
(UNV) Head Quarters in Bonn, Germany. He is trained as an Information Technologist
but has developed great interest in human development issues over the last 25 years. He
was a Principal Fellow and founding Chairman of the Oversight Committee for the
Institute of Ethnic Studies’ (KITA) Research Projects. He was also the founding National
Coordinator of the National Social Cohesion Programme (PADU) – a RM3.5 million 3-year
Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS) programme funded by the Ministry of Higher
Education, Malaysia. Dr. Anis has led a number of other research works during his time
at KITA, UKM. He was the project leader and person responsible to develop KITAMESRA
(Malaysian Ethnic Relations Monitoring System) – an early warning system to
manage potential tension and conflict among the community. In addition to his
academic research work, Dr. Anis has served on a number of national advisory councils.
To name a few, he was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Consultation and
Prevention of Corruption under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission. He was
also an advisory member of the panel for the National Advisory Consumer Council
and the National Unity and Integration Training Institute. On 15 October 2014,
Dr. Anis was appointed by the King as Commissioner of the Enforcement Agency Integrity
Commission (EAIC). He was recently appointed as a Council member of IDEAS and a
member of the Board of Certification for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy CEIO
Training Programme.

Dr. Anis has been speaking and writing on issues related to people and development. His
research and writings have been published as chapters in books, and as articles in a
number of journals and newspapers. He is also regularly invited by the national media as
an analyst of Malaysian socio-politics to discuss areas related to corruption, money
politics and ethnic relations. Dr. Anis holds a PhD from the National University of
Malaysia and MSc in Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University,
Syracuse, New York.

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