Ikhlas is a young environmentalist with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science from the University of Nottingham Malaysia and one year experience working as a researcher for an NGO, the Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC). He has experience in ecological research, environmental management planning, park planning and design, as well as silviculture. In his free time, Ikhlas enjoys reading and outdoor activities. He is an avid sportsman as well. He is an outgoing person who is fluent in English and Bahasa Melayu.