REGISTER FOR REGULAR UPDATES
DATE AND TIME
Wed, 24 Jul. 2019, 08:30
Wed, 24 Jul. 2019, 10:00
UKABC looks forward to welcoming H.E. Datuk Mohamad Sadik Kethargany, High Commissioner of Malaysia to the UK, to a breakfast briefing with executives from leading UK corporations, universities and associations.
H.E. Datuk Mohamad Sadik began his tour as High Commissioner at the end of April previously being Director General at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations in Malaysia. He was previously Ambassador to Iran and Hungary. Ross Hunter, Executive Director, of UKABC met with the High Commissioner in May to discuss how UKABC and the Malaysian High Commission can collaborate to strengthen UK-Malaysia business relations.
He is the first Malaysian High Commissioner to the UK from Kuching, Sarawak.
Biography of Datuk Mohamad Sadik Kethergany, High Commissioner of Malaysia to the United Kingdom
Datuk Mohamad Sadik Kethergany started his career as Administrative and Diplomatic Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1989. He was the Director General at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) since 2017 prior to his appointment as the High Commissioner of Malaysia to the United Kingdom.
He previously served as Assistant Secretary (Administration) from 1989 until 1992, Assistant Secretary (Economy) from 1992 until 1994 and Second Secretary at the High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra, Australia from 1994 until 1996.
He then served as Assistant Secretary (East Europe) from 1996 until 1997, Chargé d’Affaires at the High Commission of Malaysia in Accra, Ghana from 1997 until 1999, Assistant Secretary (Policy Planning) from 1999 until 2000 and Principal Assistant Secretary (East Europe) from 2001 until 2004.
Datuk Mohamad Sadik had also served as the Consul General at the Consulate General of Malaysia in New York, United States of America from 2004 until 2008 and Undersecretary (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam) from 2008 until 2009. He was appointed as the Ambassador of Malaysia to the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2009 and Ambassador of Malaysia to Hungary in 2014.