Cynthia Gabriel


Cynthia Gabriel is a key advocate for human rights and good governance in Malaysia. She has spent most of her professional life in the field of advancing democratic freedoms, reforms and policy change in the country and region. She has received the prestigious democracy award by the National Endowment for Democracy, which was given to her at the United States Congress by Speaker Paul Ryan. After the political change that followed the May 2018 general election, Cynthia has been appointed into the powerful 1MDB special committee by the Council of Eminent Persons, as well as to the council to develop a national anti-corruption plan that will report directly to the Prime Minister.