Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki stands as an eminent figure in the realm of anti-corruption, currently holding the esteemed position of Chief Commissioner at the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Born on May 12, 1963, his illustrious journey has been marked by a dedication to upholding the principles of justice and integrity.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki has been adorned with numerous prestigious accolades by The King. These honors underscore his unwavering commitment to the pursuit of excellence and ethical governance.
Educationally, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki possesses a diverse background, having earned a diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University Technology Malaysia in 1984. Demonstrating his intellectual versatility, he later obtained a degree in Law Jurisprudent from the University Malaya in 2002, followed by a Master’s Degree in Business Operation from Asia E-University in 2013.
His ascent within the MACC has been nothing short of remarkable. Commencing his journey as an Assistant Superintendent, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki has progressively climbed the ranks, ultimately reaching the pinnacle as the Chief Commissioner in 2020. At the helm, his responsibilities extend to spearheading initiatives aimed at eradicating corruption, abuse of power, and malpractice through the vigilant enforcement and implementation of laws.
Tan Sri Dato’’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki's illustrious career is further underscored by his extensive expertise in corruption-related intelligence and investigation. Engaging with various committees and organizations dedicated to anti-corruption endeavors, he has become a luminary in the field. His participation in international and local seminars, briefings, workshops, and courses focused on corruption, money laundering, and anti-corruption strategies highlights his commitment to continuous learning and global collaboration.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki's influence in the global fight against corruption extends far beyond national borders. In a testament to his international recognition, he was appointed as a member of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) Board of Governors (BoG) for the term spanning 2021-2024. This prestigious role underscores his pivotal contribution to shaping the global discourse on anti-corruption measures and strategies.
Furthermore, in the same transformative year of 2021, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki added another feather to his cap by being appointed as an Executive Committee (EXCO) Member of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA). This dual appointment within IACA and IAACA solidifies his standing as a key figure in international anti-corruption circles, where his insights and leadership contribute to the formulation of policies and initiatives.
His influence extends globally, having attended and delivered a statement at the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on April 25-26, 2019. He served as the Head of the Malaysian delegation at the 3rd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation Thematic Forum on Clean Silk Road on October 17-18, 2023. This event marked a significant milestone in the global fight against corruption. During the forum, he represented the Government of Malaysia and signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the National Committee Supervision (NCS) China.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Azam Bin Baki continues to play a pivotal role in advancing the cause of anti-corruption on both national and international fronts, showcasing exemplary leadership and dedication to the principles of justice and integrity.