COUNCIL OF IKM AND ITS DIVISIONS / COMMITTEES 2024/2025

The Institute is managed by a 15-members Council elected from its membership with the Director General of the Department of Chemistry Malaysia as the Registrar. The President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Assistant Secretary, Honorary Assistant Treasurer are elected annually from among the Council Members.

The Council also establishes a number of Divisions / Committees to ensure the smooth operation and management of the Secretariat and various activities. Members of the Council are appointed as a Chairpersons of these Divisions / Committees.

President Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh
Vice President ChM Dr. Yang Farina Abdul Aziz
Registrar
Hon. Secretary ChM Chang Hon Fong
Hon. Treasurer ChM Dr. Malarvili Ramalingam
Hon. Asst. Secretary Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching
Hon. Asst. Treasurer DCP(R) Assoc. Prof Dato’ ChM Dr. Yew Chong Hooi
Council Members Datin ChM Dr. Zuriati Zakaria
Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj. Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Academician ChM Dr. Ho Chee Cheong
ChM Marhayani Binti Md. Saad
ChM Dr. Li Hui Ling
ChM Ts. Damien Khoo Yiyuan
Asst. Prof. ChM Dr. Yvonne Choo Shuen Lann
Prof. ChM Dr. Rusli Daik
ChM Dr. Nurul Huda Binti Abd Karim
Council Members (Co-opted) ChM Dr. Lee Yook Heng
Prof. ChM Dr. Phang Sook Wai
Assoc. Prof. ChM Dr. Fatimah Salim
Council Members (Co-opted) – Chairman of IKM Branches Northern Branch – Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj. Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Southern Branch – ChM Yap Fei Ching
Sarawak Branch – Prof. ChM Dr. Sim Siong Fong
Sabah & FT Labuan Branch – ChM Dr. Jenny Lee Nyuk Len
Perak Branch – Asst. Prof ChM Dr. Wong Lai Peng
Terengganu Branch – ChM Teo Chook Kiong
Pahang Branch – Assoc. Prof. ChM Dr. Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere

COMMITTEES & CHAIRPERSONS

Administration & Finance

Administration & Finance Committee ChM Chang Hon Fong, Chairman
ChM Dr. Malarvili Ramalingam, Co-Chair
Malam Kimia 2024 Organizing Committee Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching
ICPAC Mongolia 2024 Organizing Committee Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh
IUPAC 2025 Organizing Committee Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh
MACRO 2026 Organizing Committee Prof ChM Dr. Rusli Daik
Benevolent Fund Committee DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr. Yew Chong Hooi

Publications

Berita IKM: Chemistry in Malaysia Editorial Board Datin ChM Dr. Zuriati Zakaria
Malaysian Journal of Chemistry Editorial Board Datin ChM Dr. Zuriati Zakaria

Professional Affairs & Development

Professional Affairs Committee Academician ChM Dr. Ho Chee Cheong
Membership Committee ChM Halimah Binti Abdul Rahim, Chairperson
Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh, Co-Chair
Examination Board ChM Dr. Yang Farina Abdul Aziz, Chairperson
ChM Dr. Malarvili Ramalingam, Co-Chair
IKM Professional Centre Development Committee ChM Chang Hon Fong
Investigation Committee DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr. Yew Chong Hooi, Chairman
Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching
Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj. Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Disciplinary Committee  , Chairperson
Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh
Datin ChM Dr. Zuriati Zakaria
ChM Dr. Yang Farina Abdul Aziz
ChM Dr. Malarvili Ramalingam
Laboratory & Quality Assurance Committee Laboratory Excellence Award
ChM Dr. Li Hui Ling, Chairperson
Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj. Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris, Co-Chair

Chemical & Occupational Safety & Health

ChM Marhayani Binti Md. Saad

IKM HQ & Branches

IKM HQ Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh (soontk@ikm.org.my)
IKM Northern Branch Committee Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim bin Mas Haris (rosemalharis@gmail.com)
IKM Southern Branch Committee ChM Yap Fei Ching (rachelyap0609@gmail.com)
IKM Sarawak Branch Committee Prof. ChM Dr. Sim Siong Fong (sfsim@unimas.my)
IKM Sabah & FT Labuan Branch Committee ChM Dr. Jenny Lee Nyuk Len (jennylee1318@yahoo.com)
IKM Perak Branch Committee Asst. Prof. ChM Dr. Wong Lai Peng (wonglp@utar.edu.my)
IKM Terengganu Branch Committee ChM Teo Chook Kiong (tchookkiong@petronas.com)
IKM Pahang Branch Committee Assoc. Prof. ChM Dr. Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere (awissabere@iium.edu.my)

Academic & Industrial Divisions / Network

Division of Inorganic & Bioinorganic Chemistry (DIBC)
ChM Dr. Nurul Huda Binti Abd Karim, Chairperson (nurulhuda@ukm.edu.my)
ChM Dr. Yang Farina Abdul Aziz, Co-Chair (yfarina@gmail.com)
Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC)
ChM Dr. Malarvili Ramalingam (malar@kimia.gov.my)
Division of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (DOBC)
Datin ChM Dr. Zuriati Zakaria, Chairperson (zuriatiz@gmail.com)
Assoc. Prof. ChM Dr. Fatimah Salim, Co-Chair (fatimah2940@uitm.edu.my)
Division of Physical & Theoretical Chemistry (DPTC)
Asst. Prof. ChM Dr. Yvonne Choo Shuen Lann (yvonnechoosl@gmail.com)
Division of Polymers & Materials Chemistry (DPMC) Prof. ChM Dr. Rusli Daik, Chairman (rusli.daik@ukm.edu.my)
Prof. ChM Dr. Phang Sook Wai, Co-Chair (pinkyphang@gmail.com)
Division of Green & Sustainable Chemistry (DGSC) Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching (joon.c.juan@gmail.com)
Division of Food Science and Nutrition (DFSN)
ChM Dr. Li Hui Ling (lhling@kimia.gov.my)
Division of Forensic Chemistry (DFC) DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr. Yew Chong Hooi (drych23@gmail.com)
Malaysian Young Chemists Network Prof. ChM Dr. Juan Joon Ching (joon.c.juan@gmail.com)

Committees

Committee on Chemistry Education & Community (CCEC) Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh, Chairman (soontk@ikm.org.my)
Asst. Prof. ChM Dr. Yvonne Choo Shuen Lann, Co-Chair (yvonnechoosl@gmail.com)
Committee on Chemistry & Industry (CCI) ChM Ts. Damien Khoo Yiyuan (damienkhoo@gmail.com)
Committee on Chemistry Invention & Innovation (CCII) / 
Kimia Invensi dan Inovasi Malaysia (KI2M)
Datuk ChM Dr. Soon Ting Kueh, Chairman (soontk@ikm.org.my)
Dato’ ChM Dr. Hj. Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris, Co-Chair (rosemalharis@gmail.com)