He is currently the Director of RFL (Religious Freedom & Liberty) Partnership, a centre for the promotion of religious freedom for all persons. He also serves as board member of Kairos Dialogue Network, a faith based non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of Christian-Muslim relations in Malaysia. In addition, he is the Executive Committee member in the coalition of civil society organisations in Malaysia called Plan of Action for Malaysia and oversee their Unity in Diversity programmes which involves issues of religious freedom and harmony. He is also the Senior Fellow of the Religious Freedom Institute of the South and South East Asia Action team and formerly the Secretary-General of the National Evangelical Christian Fellowship Malaysia (the evangelical alliance of Malaysia). Eugene Yapp holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons), University of London, the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP), University Malaya & Malaysia Legal Qualifying Board and a Master in Christian Studies (MCS), Malaysia Bible Seminary. He was an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya from 1993 to 2007. He was involved in the publication of the NECF Religious Liberty Report 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 (NECF Publications), Transforming the Nation, Forum VI., eds 2007. (NECF Publications), The “Copyright” Controversy of ‘Allah’: Issues and Challenges Assailing the Malaysian Church in The Church in a Changing World: An Asian Response: Challenges from the Malang Consultation on Globalization, 2010 (ATA Publications), Canning Kartika! Is Religious Parochialism Growing in Malaysia? In The Church in a Changing World: An Asian Response: Challenges from the Malang Consultation on Globalization, 2010 (ATA Publications), “Religious Freedom in Malaysia: The Church’s Engagement for Justice and Equity in the Public Arena”, Lausanne Global Analysis (January 2015, Volume 4 /Issue 1), “The Church under Shari’a in Malaysia: Exploring Dimensions and Responses” in Occasional Papers in the Study of Islam, The Church under the Shadow of Shariah: A Christian Assessment (MTS Publications, 2017).
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