Cynthia Gabriel is recognized as a leading advocate of good governance and anti-corruption in Malaysia. Combining her scientific and legal knowledge, she has led many platforms to advocate for good governance, anti-corruption and establish rights based frameworks. In recognition of her leading work on pushing for resolutions to the 1MDB financial crimes locally and globally, Cynthia was appointed into the prestigious Global Future Councils of the World Economic Forum (WEF), on economic and anti- corruption issues for the term 2019-2020. She was elected board member of the UNCAC Coalition for 2 consecutive terms, and Vice President in her second term (2017-2021).