Khairil Yusof - TechCamp Malaysia

Khairil Yusof

Program Consultant, Sinar Project

Khairil Yusof is a Coordinator at Sinar Project and independent investigative journalist working on applying innovative methods of open data and standards, for transparency and anti-corruption. He is also currently coordinating the Open Data for Development Network – Asia Hub (D4D Asia) programme.  He has over a decade of extensive cross-practice and cross-sector experience implementing programmes for UN agencies, governments and civil society in Asia-Pacific for civic tech, e-governance, knowledge management, and human rights. During his time in Sinar Project, they were the grand prize winner for the Open Contracting Innovation Global Challenge for innovations linking contract data to other open databases to expose business interests of politicians and public officials. They were also awarded the Internet Development award under the Rights Category in 2014 Award, for working on online access to government and network censorship monitoring. He also has a strong technical background in software development and systems administration with open source software, specifically FreeBSD and Linux operating systems and Python language and Plone CMS.