Nicholas Khaw

Head, Research, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Nick Khaw is an economist and Head of Research at Khazanah Nasional. As Head of Research, Nick is responsible for knowledge generation, knowledge dissemination and knowledge management across Khazanah, in support of Khazanah’s mandate and the various Investments teams across all geographies, sectors and asset classes. Nick also oversees the operations of Khazanah Research Institute. Prior to Khazanah, Nick served as an economist in Malaysia’s Economic Planning Unit, where he was directly involved in several national development initiatives. Nick holds a Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School and completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at Harvard College. He writes a monthly column for The Edge Malaysia. All his writings can be found at