Hui Ying Tham
Executive Director, Asylum Access Malaysia
she/her | Based in Malaysia | Joined in 2018
Hui Ying has more than seven years of legal and human rights advocacy experience in Malaysia, specializing in women’s and children’s rights. As Director of Asylum Access Malaysia, Hui Ying oversees all programs and operations, and serves as the organizations primary policy advocate and overall ambassador. She is currently Deputy Chair of the APRRN’s South East Asia Working Group. Previous work experience has included serving as President of the Association of Women Lawyers and as a member of the Malaysian Bar Council Human Rights Committee. Hui Ying has a MSc in Human Rights from LSE, completed her Bar Vocational Course at the Bristol Institute of Legal Practice in University of the West of England, and completed her L.L.B. Law at the University of Reading.