Dato’ Ismail Bin Karim
Dato' Ismail Bin Karim joined Asia Bar as its Chairman in June 2017.
He has served the Johor Civil Service for over 35 years prior to his retirement as tonor State Secretarv in 2es. so startegnis career as an Assistant Land Revenue Collector at the Johor Bahru Land Office in 1982 and was promoted to various positions in the land offices in Johor until 1992. He went on to take up senior positions in the Segamat District Office, Johor Bahru City Council, Johor State Economic Planning Unit, Johor Bahru District Office, Johor State Secretary Office and Johor State Islamic Religious Department before taking on the role of Yang DiPertua (Head) of Kulai Municipal Council in 2006. Dato' Ismail became the District Officer of Kota Tinggi in 2009 and was later promoted as Mayor of Donor sabruin O S and onor State Secretary in 2o14
Dato' Ismail Bin Karim is also a director of Paragon Globe Berhad and a Trustee of Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation, Zarith Sofia Foundation State of Johor and Johor Darul Tazim Foundation. He is also President or the onor State sootball association and Treasurer of Football Association of Malavsia.
Dato' Ismail Bin Karim holds a Bachelor of Arts (History) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.