Emeritus Prof Datuk Dr Hj Shad Saleem Faruqi has been appointed as the Fourth Holder of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia for the period July 2019 to June 2021. Emeritus Prof Shad is currently the Holder of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Chair at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya. He is a Member of the Judicial Appointments Commission; a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia; a member of the post GE-14 Government’s Institutional Reform Committee; and a member of the MA63 Committee. He is an Emeritus Professor of Law at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at USM, Penang; as Associate Professor at UIAM; and an Adjunct Professor at New England University, Australia He is the author of ten books including Document of Destiny: The Constitution of the Federation of Malaysia; Reflections on Life and the Law; Media Law & Regulations in Malaysia and Our Constitution. In four and a half decades in the law he has authored more than 600 articles in journals, periodicals and newspapers. He has done many national and international consultancies including the drafting of the Constitution of the Republic of Maldives in 1992.