Dr. Toh Kin Woon is a previously elected member of the State Legislative Assembly, Penang and Penang State Executive Councilor for Education, Economic Planning, Human Resource Development, Science, Technology & Innovation. He received his M.A. in Development Economics at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom with distinction and later on his PhD in Economics at the University of Malaya.
Recent awards that he has received are the 2005 Outstanding Individual Award for Human Resource Development from the Asian Regional Training and Development Organization, Lim Lian Geok Spiritual Award for 2007 and the Asian Public Intellectual (API) Fellowship for 2008/2009 by the Japan Foundation for research in the Philippines and Japan.
Forum on "The Future of Non-Sectarian Politics in Malaysia" in conjunction with the book launch of "Non-Sectarian Politics in Malaysia: The Case of Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia" will be held on 31st July at 4pm.
Venue: E&O Hotel