H.E. Raja Dato’ Nushirwan Bin Zainal Abidin is the Ambassador of Malaysia to the People’s Republic of China since August 2019. Prior to his appointment in China, His Excellency was the Ambassador in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 2014 to 2017. He was the Deputy Director General, ASEAN Economic Community Division, ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2010 to 2014. He also served in the Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations in New York and Geneva from 1996 to 2010. Born in 1970, His Excellency holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Hons) from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Mr. Syed Farizal Aminy bin Syed Mohamad was appointed as the Consul General of Malaysia to Shanghai in April 2021. Prior to the appointment, he was assigned to several departments throughout his stint at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia, namely; the Office of the Foreign Minister, East Asia Division, Protocol Department, Africa and South Sahara Division and Malaysia National Secretariat of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). His previous overseas assignments include as Counsellor at the Embassy of Malaysia, Tokyo, Japan; and First Secretary (Embassy of Malaysia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia). Before joining the Ministry, he worked at the National Panasonic Malaysia from 1995 to 2004.
Mr. Syed Farizal Aminy bin Syed Mohamad graduated from Okayama University, Japan with a Bachelor degree in Economics, and obtained his MBA in East Asian Studies from the National University of Malaysia (UKM).
WANG Yuzhu, Ph.D of economics, Associate Research Fellow at the Institute for World Economy Studies. Currently, he mainly focuses on development finance, global finance, China economic reform, Silk Road strategy. He graduated from Jiangnan University with a Bachelor degree of Economics in 2006, and then studied in East China Normal University between 2006 and 2010 as a postgraduate, majored in international relation. During 2008-2009, he studied in University of Hamburg, majored in European studies, and got a M.A. degree there. In 2014, he got a Ph.D degree of economics from Shanghai Academy of Social Science.
Mr Yap is the Chairman of MayCham Shanghai and the Chief Operating Officer, Greater China with MAYBANK (Malayan Banking Berhad). Prior to this, he was GM of the Shanghai Branch.
Mr Yap started the wholesale banking in China via the set-up of MAYBANK Shanghai Branch and before further expansion to Beijing, Kunming and Shenzhen serving 4 key economic zones of China.
Mr. Steven Cheng joined the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in 2007. During his tenure at MIDA, he had served at various capacities starting from promotion division (Europe & Asia Oceania) and 3 years stint (2013 – 2015) as deputy director at MIDA Dubai, UAE.
This was followed by promotion and marketing function attached to the Foreign Investment Promotion Division covering ASEAN region (2016), China (2017 – 2018) and USA (until August 2019).
Posted to Shanghai, P.R.China in August 2019 and currently covering 11 Provinces - middle of P.R.China, from Shanghai up to Qinghai with a mission to promote investment into Malaysia.
Damian has been working with MATRADE, the National Trade Promotion Agency of Malaysia for the past 15 years. He is currently the Trade Consul in the Consulate General of Malaysia in Shanghai.
His current role includes promoting the economic interests of Malaysia in China and assist Malaysian companies to sell their products and services in China by connecting them with potential buyers, distributors as well as investors. His other roles include providing market insights and sentiments, developing tailor made market access programmes as well as export advisory services for Malaysian companies.
He has also served as the Trade Consul in the Consulate of Malaysia in Milan, Italy from 2014 to 2018 and has experience in overseeing special projects handled by MATRADE when he was in the Special Projects Unit of MATRADE.
Li Yan @ Lisy Lee was appointed as PETRONAS China Chairman since June 2021. She holds a Global Executive MBA from INSEAD. She completed the bachelor’s degree of International Chinese at East China Normal University.
With a career spanning 17 years, she has held various key positions covering the areas of business management, strategy, marketing, and brand communications. Prior to her current role, she was appointed as the General Manager of corporate communications and investor relations at U Mobile Malaysia. Under her guide, U Mobile has won the Frost & Sullivan's Most Promising Service Provider of the year 2012.
Her tenure at PETRONAS started in Kuala Lumpur as the Head of Group Operational Excellence Program Management for PETRONAS. In her current role at PETRONAS Beijing Representative Office, she actively strengthens relationships with key business partners in China, seeking opportunities for cross-business collaboration, evaluates, manages and mitigates risk exposure. Relying on her corporate marketing experience of more than 10 years, she developed and executed effective strategic brand communication strategies in China to uplift PETRONAS’ brand exposure. As the chief representative for PETRONAS in China, she cultivated and maintained long-term robust relationship with key stakeholders to promote the image and enhance the reputation of PETRONAS.
Her extensive experience of China and international business allowed her sharpened business acumen to drive PETRONAS China’s long-term aspiration and growth strategy.
Eugene is the Founder and Chairman of Footprint Asia and founded Footprint Foundation in 2021 advocating for the elimination of single-use plastics by 2050. He was awarded China CBN Top 50 Business Innovation Award in 2012 and the Asian Entrepreneur Award in 2016. He also founded two public companies, Unisource Global Solutions Inc and Synergy Global Solutions Group, where he served as Co-Founder and Senior Vice President. He has held senior positions in Intel and Dell Inc.
Mr. YC Lee, originally from Penang, Malaysia; He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a major in Applied Science (Electronic Technology). He is the former Chairman of MayCham China in Shanghai and Chairman of East China Chung Ling Alumni Association.
In 2002, he founded Intel's first CPU packaging and testing plant in China, and successively served as the general manager of Intel's CPU packaging and testing plant in Shanghai and Chengdu. He introduced the most advanced CPU sealing and testing technology into China, which laid the foundation for the rapid development of the domestic semiconductor industry.
From 2006 to 2014, he served as the Managing director of STATS ChipPAC (Shanghai), making great contributions to the development of OSAT talent cultivation and packaging test process in China.
In 2016 he served as the first Chief Operating Officer of Jiangsu Tongfu Microelectronics Co., LTD.
In 2020, he served as the President of NED CARD China.
In 2021, he served as the CEO of TRS Microelectronics.
Mok Kai Lynn is the Director of Corporate and International Relations Department at BIPO, a one-stop HR services and technology company. Kai Lynn drives the expansion of BIPO's international network and partnerships to support enterprises on their globalisation journeys, with a full suite of payroll-related services and people solutions for a global workforce.
Kai Lynn has accumulated rich G2G, G2B, B2B and government relations experience. She was previously in the Singapore public service for ten years, promoting globalisation for businesses and international trade, which included commercial exchanges between China and ASEAN region. Kai Lynn has also worked for multinational PR companies such as Ogilvy & Mather and Ruder Finn.
Simon Li, who has been devoted into the Renewable Energy industry for more than 15 years, is currently Head of Strategy Management and Operation for Trina Solar, a leading Solar company in the world.
From 2017 to Sept. 2022, Simon was president of Trina Solar’s Asia-Pacific Project Business Unit, responsible for PV project development, investment, EPCM and M&A in Asia Pacific region.
Since joined Trina Solar in 2006, Simon worked as CEO’s assistant, Secretary of Board and senior executive of Strategic Development Department. He participated in and led several milestone achievements, such as strategic equity financing, organizational reform, overseas regional HQs’ establishment and overall tax structure set-up.
In 2012, Simon was head of Middle-East region for Trina Solar and built up the business from scratch. From 2015 to 2017, Simon was overseas PV project development director at Jinko Solar.
As an industry expert, Simon has spoken several times in international conferences, such as IRENA sub-forum of the World Future Energy Summit in 2013 and 2014, Singapore POWER WEEK ASIA 2020 and the 1st Carbon Neutrality International Cooperation forum hosted by China Chamber of Commerce 2021.
Co-Chair of China Sustainability Steering Committee- Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)
James has substantial management experience, including general management roles for China and North Asia and member of the boards of joint ventures and locally listed companies. James is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), UK. He obtained his BBA degree from the National University of Malaysia and MBA degree from Booth Business School, the University of Chicago.
Dany Qian is a Global Vice President of JinkoSolar, one of the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer. As part of Jinko’s leadership team, Ms. Qian has extensive experience on scaling businesses in the solar industry and led the execution of JinkoSolar’s market positioning strategy through the company’s transformation into an industry leader. Dany Qian has been very active in the global sustainability conversation and she is also one of the most widely recognized executives in the solar industry. In 2020, among various other forums she was invited to speak at IFC Climate Business Webinar, Green Recovery Panel, the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit, 2020 Climate Week NYC, and “Innovating in Times of Crisis” a WEF event. In 2019 Ms. Qian participated as a speaker in the 24th World Energy Conference, the 2019 World Economic Forum, B20 Japan 2019, and the UN Climate Action Summit 2019, where Ms. Qian discussed with attending leaders about the impact of climate change. One of the most urgent topics of discussion was the significant economic benefits of renewable energy, in particular, solar power.