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Biography for Ungku Aziz

First Name: Ungku
Last Name: Aziz
Title: President,
Organization: National Co-operative Organisation of Malaysia (ANGKASA)
Country: Malaysia
Date of Birth: 28/01/1922
Place of Birth: Hampstead, London
Spouses: Sharifah Azah Aziz (current)
Education: Primary Arabic School, Batu Pahat, Johor.Ngee Heng Primary School, Johor Bahru, Johor.Secondary Bukit Zahrah School, Johor Bahru, Johor.English College, Johor Bahru, Johor.Tertiary Raffles College, Singapore. 1940-1941Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. 1943-1945Raffles College, Singapore. 1947 Diploma in Arts (Econs)University of Malaya, Singapore. 1951 B.A .(Hons) in Econs (1st class)Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. 1964 Doctor of Economics (Hakase)
CV: 1939 While waiting for his high school examination results, he worked as a clerk in the Johor Rubber Regulation Department, Johor State Civil Service.1940 He entered the Raffles College, however, his education came to an abrupt stop in December 1941 when the Japanese invaded Malaysia during the world war.1945 After the war, he worked with the British Military Administration for a short period. Later, he continued his studies at the Raffles College in Singapore.1947 He obtained his diploma in Economics and took up an Assistant Lecturer post as his first job as an Educator.1952 Lecturer in economics, University of Malaya, Singapore.Apr 1957 Resigned as Director of Malay language and Literature, Dewan Bahasa to concentrate on the University of Malaya's research.Oct 1958 Teacher, Food and Agriculture Organisations Land Settlement Training Centre in Ceylon during a 3 week course in Nov 17, 1958.May 1960 Senior lecturer and head, Department of Economic, University of Malaya.Jan 1961 Lecturer, 27th Summer School of the Australian Institute of Political Science, Canberra, Australia.1961 Head department of Economics Faculty of Arts, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. (the first Malay to head the University Malaya's Faculty of Economics)May 1961 Economic Professor, University of Malaya. (Malaya's first Malay professor at the age of 39)1962 One of the founding members of the Malaysian Economic Association.1965 Professor of Rural Development and Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.Oct 1968-Mar 1988 Vice Chancellor, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.Mar 1971 President, National Co-operative Organisation of Malaysia. (ANGKASA)Sep 1973 Appointed for the second term as the Vice Chancellor, University of Malaya.Oct 1978 Vice Chancellor, University of Malaya. (third term).Jun 1978 Royal Professor of Economic, University of Malaya. (Malaysia's first and the only Royal Professor)Aug 1983-Mar 1988 Vice Chancellor, University of Malaya (fourth term).1988 Professor Emeritus, University of Malaya.1988 Director, United Malayan Banking Corporation Berhad. (UMBC)1989 Director, Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (PLUS) Berhad.1989 Member, National Economic Consultative Committee (NECC).1989 Fellow, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS).Apr 1990 Chairman, International Cooperative Association (ICA) Human Resources Development Policy and Strategy Committee for the Asia-Pacific region.Jan 1992 Council Member, Johor Business and Industry Club (Bistari).Jun 1992 The First Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).Apr 1993 Adjunct Professor, Malaysia University of Northern.Still teaching at the University of Malaya- co-operative law and co-operative philosophy courses in the Faculty of Economics and Administration.- body and mind courses in the Faculty of Science.Besides that, he also teaches lateral thinking outside the university.Aug 1999 Member, National Economic Consultative Council (MAPEN II). Feb 1978-1984 Bank Kerjasama Rakyat. Director1989 Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Director (PLUS) Berhad1989 UMBC Securities Berhad. Director1989 UMBC Insurance Berhad. DirectorMay 25, 1989-Apr 21, 2004 Highlands & Lowlands Berhad DirectorJul 1994 Citibank Berhad DirectorGOAZ Development Sendirian Managing Berhad. Director & FounderCosmopoint Sendirian Berhad. Executive ChairmanKoperasi Kedaibuku Universiti Chairman Malaya Berhad (KKUM)Toray Industries Inc. Director Jun 1961 Founder President, Malayan Economic Association.Dec 1961 President, Malayan Economic Society, Kuala Lumpur Branch.Jun 11, 1963 Chairman, Board of Trustees, National Art Gallery.Jul 1963 Malaysia's representative to the 9th quinqvennial Congress of the Universities of the Commonwealth.Consultant for United Nations Agencies such as UNESCO in Cyprus, ILO in Geneva, ECAFE in Bangkok and FAO in Ceylon, India and Indonesia.Sep 21, 1964-Apr 30, 1967 Chairman, Board of Trustees, National Art Gallery.1964-1968 Adviser, Editorial Board international encyclopaedia.1964-1966 President, Malaysian Economic Asociation.1965 Fellow member, World Academy of Arts and Science.1965-1989 Chairman, Editorial Board of the Kajian Ekonomi Malaysia (now the Malaysian...

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