DATUK SUHAIMI MOHD ZAIN (2015 - 2018)
Music & Heritage Advisor
Pak Ngah is an award-winning composer and producer of Irama Malaysia genre. Famously known for his works for multiple award-winning artists such as Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza and Nuraniza Idris amongst others. Through his company, Pak Ngah Production Sdn. Bhd, Pak Ngah has talent spotted and nurture many young and passionate singers, many of whom have become professional performer.
As an accomplished traditional accordion player, Pak Ngah regularly gives masterclasses to traditional music practitioners and students. He regularly conducts workshops on Malay traditional music both in Malaysia and abroad.
ALMAHDI AL-HAJ IBRAHIM
Literary Arts Advisor
Nadiputra has been the producer, director and script write for the then Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (now Mediacorp) Malay Drama Unit from 1983 to 2000. He was conferred the Culture Award (Drama) in 1986 by the Ministry of Culture Singapore and Literary Award - Tun Sri Lanang Award 2013 by the Malay Language Council, Singapore.
Till date, Nadiputra has published more than 300 works for radio broadcasting, television, theatre and poetry. He is currently the mentor for Teater 2000, Vice-Chairman of the Malay Activities Executive Committee (MAEC) at Tampines West Community Centre and also managing the Koir Harmoni Orkid.