Jukhee Hong heads the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI), a think tank dedicated to support ASEAN economic integration by advocacy and research set up by CIMB Group, Malaysia.
She oversees CARI’s overall research, which has produced the Lifting-the-barriers (LTB) Reports with sectoral policy recommendations that form the baseline recommendations for prioritised sectors of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council to the leaders.
She also heads the ASEAN Business Club, an association of chief executives of larger corporations and companies in ASEAN, where CARI serves as the secretariat and drives its initiatives and regional cooperations.
She is also the Deputy Executive Director of ASEAN Business Advisory Council.
She is appointed to the Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs)/Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) Removal Steering Committee of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, representing Malaysia.
She is a member of the Malaysia National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (MANCPEC).
Prior to that, she was invited to join the Ministry of Information of Malaysia by three consecutive cabinet ministers to consult and implement revamp of the national vernacular news and current affairs programmes.
Before joining the public service, Jukhee has had a successful career as a trilingual and award-winning media practitioner through her decade long career in mainstream broadcast journalism.