Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohamed Jawhar Hassan joined the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia as Deputy Director-General in May 1990, before he became Chairman and Chief Executive until he retired in January 2015. He is presently Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR); Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS); and Fellow, Institute of Public Security of Malaysia (IPSOM), Ministry of Home Affairs. He is also a Board Member of the Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS). He is Malaysia’s Expert and Eminent Person for the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) as well as a Member of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. He has also held important positions with the Network of East Asia Think-tanks (NEAT); the Malaysian National Committee, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC); and Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). Before joining ISIS Malaysia, he served in various significant positions within the Government of Malaysia.