Hazami Habib is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), a ‘Think Tank’ body focusing on science, technology & innovation policy and strategy projects.
She leads the Management of the Academy that comprise of amount more than 800 STI experts in Malaysia. In her years at the Academy, she has involved in several national and international level studies and programmes such as the National Astronaut Programme, National Science Challenge, ASEAN, and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings related to STI, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Science and Technology National Policy and others. Among ASM Flagship Studies that she oversees are Mega Science Framework Study, Foresight Study on Malaysia 2050, Science Education Study, Science Outlook, and others. Regionally, she has represented Malaysia in few talks and forums, including the China- ASEAN Technology Transfer and STI Cooperation Forum, Nanning, China; ASEAN Talent Mobility Workshop, Thailand; Asian Innovation Forum, Korea; and 2019 AAAS Symposium, Washington DC. She is the group of Capacity Building Subgroup in APEC PPSTI since 2017, the Secretary for Malaysia in IIASA Council (2014-2019), Disciplinary Panel for Malaysian Medical Council since 2018 and Council Member for Industry4WRD led by MITI since 2019.
Her area of interest and expertise is on STEM Talent Development, Policies, Strategic Science Communication, Foresight, Science Diplomacy, and Governance.