Nungsari Ahmad Radhi is an economist and is presently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Khazanah Research Institute. He is also the Executive Chairman of the Malaysian Aviation Commission and a Council member of MARA. He has been an academic, a Member of Parliament, a consultant, and has sat on various corporate and statutory boards and served in executive positions in various Minister of Finance, Incorporated companies including Khazanah Nasional, Pengurusan Danaharta and DanaInfra Nasional. His interests revolves around the microeconomics of policy making and has been a contributing columnist for The Edge since 2000. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Purdue University.