Experience

  • Assistant Vice President

    at Prasarana Malaysia Berhad

    January 2019 - at Present

    Kuala Lumpur

    Corporate Intelligence Department • Managing internal and external threats to the organization • Gathering relevant intelligence that may be deemed necessary and critical in protecting the organization’s businesses and assets • Analysing intelligence and preparing brief summary report for HOD • Assisting the Forensic Investigation Department in preparing investigative report for the Audit Risk Committee and Senior Management • Establishing a working collaboration with relevant authorities and governmental agencies (e.g.– Royal Malaysian Police) on relevant matters to the organization

  • Assistant Manager

    at Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad

    June 2017 - July 2018

    Selangor

    Strategic Communications Corporate Affairs Department • Established and managed organization’s relationship with the media • Handled media queries and analysis of the talent landscape in the country • Tasked with drafting and preparing press releases • Prepared briefing packs and engagement materials for CEO • Translated official documents from English to Malay • Produced quarterly and annual reports for the organisation • Managed various stakeholders from the government and private sectors • Part of the UK Outreach team that traveled to London to connect with Malaysian professionals and students throughout the UK - with the ultimate goal of providing an overview of the current job landscape in Malaysia to entice professional talent to return and contribute their skills and knowledge to the Malaysian workforce

  • Senior Journalist

    at RED Money Group

    March 2016 - February 2017

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Journalist for the weekly Islamic Finance News (IFN) newsletter that covers the global Islamic finance industry • Produced weekly IFN articles and analysis on developments across the Islamic finance sector • Interviewed leading industry figures and experts in the Islamic finance industry • Established working relationships with Islamic finance industry players and observers • Assisted in writing press releases and other relevant company materials for events and seminars

  • Financial Journalist

    at The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd

    July 2015 - February 2016

    Selangor

    • Wrote primarily for the daily edition of The Edge, covering spot news on corporate Malaysia and the capital markets • Extensive coverage of the corporate, political and economic landscape of the country for both The Edge Financial Daily and The Edge weekly • Covered business, capital markets, banking, healthcare, automotive, oil and gas, plantations, and other local finance-related news • Conducted interviews with C-level executives, government ministers,analysts and industry players

  • Executive Assistant

    at Khazanah Nasional Berhad

    May 2012 - January 2015

    Kuala Lumpur

    Stakeholder Engagement • Provided information support and relevant input to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) of Malaysia • Responded to request for information regarding company’s activities during Parliamentary sessions • Provided briefing to responding Minister(s) during Parliamentary sessions • Assisted in monitoring the annual UMNO General Assembly Strategic Communications • Assisted in preparing communications-related materials, such as press releases, FAQs on specific sectors, media queries • Produced articles on sectors that the company is involved in, as part of the Communications team’s online strategy to engage the public regarding company’s activities • Assisted in preparing the company’s annual report, “The Khazanah Report 2013” • Assisted in editing the draft report of the OECD Investment Policy Peer Review (IPPR) of Malaysia

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts

    at University of Queensland

    2009 - 2009 (1 year) State of Queensland

Services offered

  • Communications

    Stakeholder engagement, media relations, strategic/corporate communications, policy analysis

Languages

  • English Native

  • Malay Native

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