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Ijlal Hannan Hafeedz

Ijlal has experience in the public and private sector across multiple disciplines including national security, intellectual property and development economics. He helps BGA clients understand key regulatory barriers in Malaysia and identify strategic approaches to navigate the market. 

Previously, Ijlal was a consulting analyst with the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Economic Affairs. He co-authored Malaysia’s Shared Prosperity Vision 2030, a national development blueprint addressing the issues of poverty and inequality. His involvement in policymaking stemmed from a deep interest in how political-economic reforms impact industries and institutions.  

With a background in law, Ijlal was involved in drafting a national report on patent growth in Malaysia and prepared critical analyses of legislation for government stakeholders both at the federal and state-level. He co-authored a paper on a regional cooperation mechanism to combat terrorism in Southeast Asia and presented the findings at an international conference in Indonesia. 

Ijlal graduated with an LLB degree from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is fluent in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia. He is also an amateur singer-songwriter who has performed at several hotel dinners and fundraising events all over Kuala Lumpur. 

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Australia Shakes Up Digital Platform Regulations

The BGA Australia Team led by Managing Director Fergus Hanson, wrote an update to clients on the release of a new report that could shape ongoing dynamics on digital platform competition. Context The …

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