Recognised leader in transformation
management and innovation

PEMANDU’s 8-Step Methodology is more than a framework, it is a proven tool that has been recognised and acknowledged globally since 2010. We have also been internationally awarded for our innovative approach to decision-making analytics.


Top 20 Innovation Teams in Government

PEMANDU is recognised as one of the world’s top 20 innovation teams in 2014 that have helped transform governments by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, a UK innovation foundation.

The Bloomberg Markets 50 Most Influential List

PEMANDU’s President and CEO Dato’ Sri Idris Jala was listed among the world’s most influential policy makers in 2014 by Bloomberg. He shared the list alongside others such as George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Janet Yellen, Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve and Jason Furman, Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisers.

The Chairman’s Award at the 2020 WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards

PEMANDU Associates was awarded the coveted Chairman’s Award by WITSA for its World Health Organisation-endorsed Global COVID-19 Index (GCI), a comprehensive and daily-updated index which tracks the progress of recovery of 184 countries around the world in their respective battles against COVID-19. World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is a leading consortium of ICT industry association members from over 80 countries/economies around the world.

Consultancy Company of the Year, MALAYSIA by Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2021

We are proud to announce that PEMANDU Associates has been awarded the Consultancy Company of the Year, MALAYSIA by Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2021. Over the past year 14,292 nominations were received by the awards team at Corporate LiveWire from 19 countries around the world. Winners were chosen for industry recognition, innovative use of technology in research and development, branding, and most importantly service excellence.


Princeton University

July 2011

Deepa Iyer

August 2014

Elena Lesley

Harvard Business School

Economic Transformation:
All About Focus, Competitiveness, and Execution

(not available for distribution)

November 2012

Professor Diego Comin
& Ku Kok Peng

World Bank Report

April 2017

Jana Kunicova , Robert P. Beschel, Miki Matsuura, Jeevakumar Govindasamy, and Arividya P Arimuthu

Competitive Industries & Innovation Program

January 2015

Professor Charles Sabel (Columbia Law School) & Luke Jordan