Haris is a researcher within the Economics, Trade, and Regional Integration division. He is also coordinator for the Micro-, Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship (MSMEE) Working Group for ABAC Malaysia 2022. His research interests include development economics, financial markets and international trade. Haris previously worked at the Securities Commission Malaysia as part of their macro analytics and research unit in the chairman’s office. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Economics from the American University, Washington DC.