Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin

Chair of IBBY Malaysia.
Currently serves as the Chair of IBBY Malaysia and IBBY Executive Committee member for the session 2018–2020. Previously he served as a member of the IBBY Executive Committee from 2006 to 2008, as Vice President from 2008 to 2010. He was elected as IBBY President from 2010 to 2014.

Formerly a banker and investment manager for 15 years, he joined the publishing industry in 1997 and had managed his own publishing and printing operations in Malaysia. His business focuses on educational publishing and produces quality curriculum books for pre-schools, primary and secondary schools. He is also active in publishing children books for the Malaysian market.

He is a council member of the National Book Council Malaysia, the umbrella body for the book industry overseeing policy and development of the industry as a whole. He is also actively involved in the Malaysian publishing industry as a publisher and promoter of reading and literacy programmes. He sits on several committees led by the Government looking into improvements to policies and practices in the national book industry. He also is a current member of the Board of Governors of The Malay College Kuala Kangsar, a premier Boarding School in Malaysia under the Ministry of Education.
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