Our Team


Sudhagaran Stanley

Programme Manager

Stanley, a law graduate from Northumbria University, Newcastle UK, formerly was the Chairman for the Episcopal Commission for Migrants and Itinerants, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. He also co-founded and is currently the board of Directors for the Life -Bridge Learning Center, a school which provides free education to hundreds of Rohinga Muslim students from Myanmar. Stanley previously served in the Penang Office for Human Development, and has been involved in various human development projects for the last 13 years, including advocating issues on social justice, governance and human rights. He had also co-founded the Islander’s Youth Network in Penang in 2006 and served as chairman for 2 terms. Stanley has been with C4 Center since 2016 and strives to champion the good governance agenda at every opportunity available.


Wong Pui Yi


Wong Pui Yi is a researcher focusing on environmental governance, particularly in the import of plastic waste to Malaysia. She did her doctoral studies in political economy at Universiti Malaya, examining the Iban ikat textile cottage industry in Sarawak. Her research interests lie in the intersection of and interrelationships among the state, market and society. She believes in good governance, human rights, social and solidarity economy, and gardening.


Arief Hamizan

Legal Researcher

Arief is a Legal Researcher for C4 Center. He received his Bachelor of Laws from IIUM. Prior to joining C4, he worked in litigation at a major law firm in Kuala Lumpur. Currently, his research areas include political financing, whistleblower protection, and freedom of information.


Xavier Kong


Xavier comes from a background of business reporting, both for print and online, with his interest in listed companies as well as fintech. He also maintains an interest in the tech and telecommunications sectors. Prior to business reporting, Xavier studied psychology. Besides stories on business and enterprise, Xavier had also covered the story on the inherent racism within a certain Malaysian-based international university, and the mistreatment of students and staff within its system.

Pang, Sherilyn


Pang Sherilyn has been a reporter for print, online publications and broadcast news. During her stint with an international broadcasting organisation, Pang co-produced TV news for some of Malaysia’s most crucial events including the 1MDB scandal, GE-14, Kim Jong-nam murder, regional terrorism and Rohingya refugees crisis. She also wrote extensively on the SME and property sectors with numerous published works. Pang is also an all-round Malaysian citizen who has been involved in human rights activism from a young age, a significant element which fuels her career in journalism.


Wong Si Peng

Event & Projects Officer

Si Peng has been a professional event manager for over 20 years overseeing corporate events in various industries ranging from IT, pharmaceutical to automobile organizing product launches, international and regional conferences, award ceremonies and sport events such as marathons and fun runs. She is also a qualified scuba diving instructor with the aim of training safe new divers with appreciation towards marine conservation. In her free time, she organises beach clean-ups, volunteers for coral surveys monitoring the health of Malaysia’s coral reefs and shark conservation awareness programmes.


Farhana Baharin

Finance & Administrative Officer

Farhana is the Finance and Administrative Officer who has dedicated several years to supporting programmes, financial management and administrative tasks at C4 Center. She completed three years of studies in Accounting and has worked in the corporate sector for nine years before joining the organisation.


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