He is a Researcher for INITIATE.MY project. He has experience as a Program Officer in human capital development and education sectors. His areas of specialisation are governance, public policy and economics. He recently completed a master’s degree in economics from the National University of Malaysia (UKM). His interest in the prevention of violence extremism (PVE) and human rights motivates him to spread community awareness about moderation and celebration of different beliefs for the progression of the country. In his leisure time, Akwa loves to read and do social volunteering at his hometown with the local communities.