Ainun Jaabi is a Senior Researcher in the Technology, Innovation, Environment and Sustainability (TIES) Division. She graduated with a Distinction in Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours, Geography) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She was formally attached with the Razak School of Government (RSOG) and the Public Service Department (JPA) as an Associate of the Talent Acceleration in the Public Service (TAPS). This programme has provided her an opportunity to serve at the Agriculture Section of the Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Prime Minister’s Department. Her research interests cover areas such as agriculture, food security and land use management.