Lee Jia Ping
Programme Director for Think City Sdn Bhd
Jia Ping is the programme director for Think City Sdn Bhd, a community-based urban rejuvenation organisation, and a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (the strategic investment fund of the Malaysian government). Jia Ping is an honorary council member of Badan Warisan Malaysia and has been working on heritage conservation and preservation as a volunteer since 2001.
After George Town was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2008, she was part of the core strategic group led by Khazanah to create a programme to revitalise George Town and ensure it retained its vibrancy as a city. One of the key strategic drivers of the programme led to the formation of Think City Sdn Bhd.
As a member of The Rotary Club of Gombak she was organising chair for the club’s Community Care Carnival 2012 which was jointly organised by Tropicana Medical Centre, Caring Citizens and MPPJ. She also coaches SMEs on branding matters in “Up the Ante” on bfm89.9 radio station. From 2012 to 2015, she was a guest lecturer at Sunway University Department of Performance and Media. Jia Ping holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Melbourne, Australia majoring in Political Science (International Relations).