Zachary Haris Ong | President | Malaysia
“In recent years, we have witnessed design becoming a widely accepted valuable proposition. The next real evolution is enabling world governments to participate and profit from the power of design to further bettering quality of life for all.”

Zachary Haris Ong
President | Malaysia
E: zong@ico-d.org

Zachary Haris Ong is committed to the development of design impact on national GDP, and acts as an advisor to the Malaysian government for the development of its national design agenda. He was the catalyst in assembling all design associations under the Malaysia Design Council. For his work, he was nominated for the prestigious 7 Bintang Lifetime Achievement Award at the Kuala Lumpur Design Week, in recognition of individuals who are key contributors to the creative industry of Malaysia. He led the Rediscovery: Icograda Design Week in Sarawak in 2012, and is currently the President of wREGA. He was listed in Prestige magazine’s Top 40 Movers and Shakers of Malaysia Under 40. Currently, he is a principal designer at Zachary Haris Ong & Associates based in Kuala Lumpur.