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Catch up with old friends, grow your network and gain valuable insights from your fellow alumni - all at our exclusive alumni events in South East Asia.

We’re so excited to be visiting Kuala Lumpur for the first time since 2019, and it would be great to see you at our flagship alumni event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. We hope that you will join us in reconnecting with King's and your fellow alumni on Thursday November 17 at 18.30.

King’s new President and Principal, Professor Shitij Kapur will be joining us for the first time to share the latest news from King’s, including highlights about the world-changing impact of King’s research and our international outreach.

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Location: The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 168, Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Date: Thursday 17 November 2022
Time: 18.30-21:30

Each event will also end with an alumni mixer, where you can have a drink and catch up with old friends, reminisce about your time in London and make new contacts.

Headshot of Dr Haniff Abdullah

This year we will be joined by King’s alum, Dr Haniff Abdullah. Dr Haniff was awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship and completed his postgraduate studies in War & Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neurosciences, King’s College London, in 2017. He was awarded an Associateship of King’s College in 2020.   

Dr Haniff is a clinician in Psychiatry & Mental Health with the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He is actively involved in action plans and ground humanitarian work with local and international communities. Dr Haniff is the current President of the International Association for Disaster Mental Health (IDiMH). He also led the Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) in a tertiary hospital during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Currently, he is leading a national-level project on a digital mental health intervention focusing on first responders’ mental health. Service for him means the ability to touch other people’s lives. He holds close to the principle to grow is to give back. 

250 Dipti

Dipti Kumar will also join us as the moderator of the discussion. Dipti is a sustainability advocate who is passionate about driving footprint-neutral policies and businesses within macro and micro ecosystems. She is an alumnus of the prestigious Khazanah scholarship, read law at King's (LLB and LLM) and was the top lawyer in International Financial Law at King's. She recently took on a new role as the Head of Sustainability at Maxis, the leading converged solutions provider in Malaysia.

Over the last 5 years, she served as the CEO of MCII, an NGO that promotes collective synergies across multiple stakeholders as a sustainable method of impactful change within the education landscape. MCII works on improving literacy in Malaysia and influencing policy change through a data driven and community-led approach. As an advisor to the late Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family through the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Trust, she advised on sustainability and social impact investment across Commonwealth countries and served on a panel to develop the Queen's Young Leaders programme. She was also a United Nations Youth representative and led the UN Changemakers in Geneva - an inclusive global policy movement.

These events are not to be missed, so we hope to see you there.

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Shitij Kapur

Vice-Chancellor & President of King's College London

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