Ahmad Syamil Hakimi bin Kamaruzaman is a researcher in the Technology, Innovation, Environment and Sustainability (TIES) Department at ISIS Malaysia. His research interests include sustainable development, regional inequality, emerging technologies and Malaysian foreign policies. On top of his research roles, he is also experienced in conducting stakeholder engagement and advocacy exercises for public-private sector dialogues. Prior to joining ISIS Malaysia, he had been involved in public affairs consulting, market research consulting, and political consulting. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).