Rushdi Abdul Rahim
Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology, Malaysia
Rushdi Abdul Rahim is a Senior Vice President in Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology or better known by the acronym MIGHT, a partnership technology policy think tank under the purview of Ministry of Science Technology & Innovation. As a futurist, strategic planner, and professional technologist, Rushdi spent most of his time working with organizations – private and public – understands and explore the future impacts of trends as well as disruptions.
He led the completion of major foresight and futures initiatives that shaped Malaysia’s national policy development that includes Future Rail 2030; a foresight project for the development rail industry in Malaysia, Future of Malaysian Public Service – Beyond 2020; a collaborative project with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Public Service Department (JPA) as well as Future of Work – Work, Workforce, Workplace; looking at the impact of 4th Industrial Revolution to the nature work, workforce required and the work environment. Recently he led MIGHT’s team in the collaborative development of Industry 4fwd – Malaysia’s National Industry 4.0 framework with the Ministry of International Trade & Industry as well as the National Anti-Corruption Plan with Center for Governance, Integrity & Anti-Corruption.
Rushdi was also featured as one of the 25 futurist in “Leading Thought’s – How to Use a Futurist” and serves as an International Advisory Board Member and an expert panel to Asia Productivity Organization (APO), Universal Foresight (UF) initiative as well as the Philippines Futures Thinking Society.