Tricia Yeoh is chief operating officer of IDEAS (Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs). Previously, she was a research director at Institut Rakyat, an independent think tank affiliated with Parti Keadilan Rakyat (KEADILAN), a Malaysian opposition party. She was formerly a research officer to the Selangor Menteri Besar at the Selangor State Government, and has previously served as Director of the ASLI Centre for Public Policy Studies. She is a regular columnist at the Sun, the Penang Monthly magazine, and wrote for Selangor Times before it had to wrap up. She writes on national socio-economic policy and has delivered various presentations at national and international platforms.