Director General, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Malaysia
Contribution to Society

The ‘Contribution to Society’ award recognises YBhg Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad’s commitment towards education. 

His capable leadership of MARA has been instrumental in driving MARA forward in the education space. His innovative ideas have been sparked by a drive towards making the youth think proactively and develop into productive citizens of the nation. With a firm steadfastness towards traditional values and ethics, he has led MARA in line with its vision and mission. 

MARA’s entrepreneurial mission is to develop the business and trade community with an educational core seeking to develop bumiputera talents into leaders and pioneers while upholding traditional values and ethics. As a means of strengthening its organisational capability and performance, he initiated a series of strong leadership development activities towards realising MARA’s transformation programme. 

The Asia HRD Awards International Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YBhg Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad, the Contribution to Society Award 2014 for his contribution on transformational leadership in education.