Update (13 February 2019):
In the May 2018 General Election, Dr. Ong Kian Ming was elected as a Member of Parliament for P102 Bangi with 102,557 votes and a 68,768 vote majority.
Dr. Ong Kian Ming is Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) for Malaysia. He is also the Member of Parliament for Bangi (since May 2018) and Assistant National Director for Political Education for the Democratic Action Party (DAP). He was formerly the Member of Parliament for Serdang (from May 2013 to April 2018).
He was a former Fulbright Scholar and holds a PhD in Political Science from Duke University, an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Prior to his political life, he was formerly a lecturer at UCSI University, a researcher at the Socio-Economic Development and Research (SEDAR) Institute and the Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Studies (INSAP) and a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the Kuala Lumpur office.
He was also an ASEAN Scholar in Singapore and completed his “O” and “A” levels in Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College respectively. He attended primary and secondary school in La Salle Petaling Jaya, Selangor until Form 3.
He enjoys jogging and watching movies in his spare time.
Full Name: Ong Kian Ming (王建民)
Marital Status: Married since 2004 (no children)
Religion: Christian (Protestant)
Date of Birth: 12th September 1975
Place of Birth: Kuala Lumpur
Current Residence: Petaling Jaya and Serdang Raya, Selangor