HE Khairy Jamaluddin
Minister of Health, Malaysia

HE Khairy Jamaluddin

Khairy is a Malaysian politician and entrepreneur, currently serving as Minister of Health in the Malaysian Cabinet. He has spent the last two decades in the public and private sectors with experience in government administration, legislative representation, policy research, finance, military leadership and party politics. He is a leading member of Malaysia’s largest political party and is a standard bearer of centrist politics in the country.

He has been a member of Parliament for the Rembau Constituency since 2008, and was the Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia from 2013-2018. 

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, as Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Khairy successfully mobilised the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme which now has seen more than 98% of the Malaysian adult population fully vaccinated. 

Khairy is a graduate of St Hugh's college, Oxford and University College London.