Jonathan Yong Tienxhi, Penang Institute
Jonathan Yong Tienxhi read law (LLB) at the University of Reading. After graduation, he worked with Centre of Public Policy Studies, and then spent two years teaching English in a high-need public school as a Fellow with the Teach for Malaysia Fellowship. Jonathan has mentored undergraduates in public policy for the Malaysian Public Policy Competition for numerous years, and has written for publications such as Penang Monthly on issues related to education policy. He currently conducts research with the Kuala Lumpur division of Penang Institute, and holds an interest in research pertaining to inequality, class and education.