Datuk Mohd Nizam Mahshar is an analyst, activist, author and influential figure in the field of administration and public policy. He is currently the Chairman for International Development and Research Institute in Sustainability (IDRIS). Throughout his involvement in these fields, his leadership qualities were exhibited in several well-known organisations including Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM), Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM) and the Institute for the Future of Malaysia (Institute MASA). During his time with Institute MASA, he was the main architect behind the development of Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (Wawasan Kemakmuran Bersama 2030).
His achievements have not remained unnoticed and continue to be interviewed by various media’s including The Edge, Times, CNN, Al Jazeera, The Star, NST, Utusan Malaysia, Daily News, Malaysiakini, The Malaysian Insider, Sinar Harian, TV3, RTM, Astro Awani, Free Malaysia Today and BFM.