Meet Our Team

Kishva Ambigapathy

Global CEO

Uthraa Iyer

Director, Gender & Social Issue

Pavel Sarwar

Director, Information Technology

Tongyu Fan

Director, Finance & Partnership

Ariff Zaky

CEO, CWYouth City

Yovindra Kanezin

CEO, CWYouth Ventures

Nurul Huda

Acting CEO, CWYouth Human Capital Development

Navinderan Mageswaran


Dato’ Seri Jamil Bidin

CEO, CWYouth Halal Initiative

Bening Ahmed

Regional Head Africa

Karl Bugeja

Regional Head Europe

Everton Rattray

Regional Head Caribbean & Americas

Sumedh Gaikwad

Regional Head Asia

Sumaiya Zafrin Chowdhury

Country Head (Bangladesh)

Kabelan P. Manickavelu

Country Head (Malaysia)



Regional Head Pacific

Shafiqah Zairina

Vice Chair Policy & Advocacy Malaysia

Shaqib Shahril

Vice Chair Inclusion & Engagements Malaysia

Russell Wilson

Vice Chair Partnership & Resources Malaysia

The Commonwealth Youth Innovation Hub, launched by HRH Prince Charles of Wales aims to equip youth in skills development with digital creativity, technology and innovation which will upskill and upscale human capital to build competitiveness, drive economic and societal innovation.