marcusevans pan asia conferences


13-14 Nov 2010
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

Conference Workshop

Strategising Your Business to the Next Level

How to Ensure Long-Term Relationship with Internal and External Stakeholders

Workshop Moderator: Simon Hodges

Company: Director, Simply Governance Limited, UK

Why You Should Attend


Reflecting to the present changes and development within Middle East and how the economy is gradually. The pinnacle shift in today's economy and corporate agenda demands for more regulatory scrutiny is pinning the limelight on company secretaries more so than ever. The competent company secretary today not only assumes the role of a minutes-taker, but sets the tone in the boardroom while expected to provide key advisory roles on matters of governance and commercial viability.

Across all countries within ASIA, the heightened focus on corporate governance gives company secretaries an opportunity to step up to the plate in progressing as powerful cornerstones of strong corporate governance and legal compliance to the board. Are you striving to be a trusted advisor and confidant to the board? Are you the voice of the board within the business and to perform a valuable role within the organisation?

Join us in the 2-day Company Secretary: Silent Soldiers behind the Board conference featuring transformative impacts of complying new regulations and modernising the corporate culture within the organisation. Enhance your role as the trusted advisor and strengthen the credibility of your board by participating in our conference which will explore themes on:-

i.                     Changes within the Regulatory Landscape

ii.                   Creating the New Era of Corporate Governance

iii.                  Maximising Board Meeting Communication

iv.                 The Role of Board Secretary in the Cyber World

Leverage on the mini - workshop Trusted Board Advisor: Grow Your Business to the Next Level highlighting best practices for board secretaries to enhance their communication skills between the Board and other stakeholders.

Remember, your role as a board secretary is the catalyst to an effective board.

This event is HRDF claimable. Find out more when you enquire with Mary-Anne Loui at 


Key Topics

  • Corporate Culture: The Essence To A Firm Corporate Governance
  • Shaping Board Secretaries as Advisors to the Board and Gatekeepers of Corporate Governance
  • Board Secretaries as the Key Advocators: Shining the Light on the New Code of Conduct
  • Electronic Board Papers: For A Secure, Accurate, Fearless, Exchange of Confidential Documents
  • The Fruition of a Board Secretary: Ticking the Right Boxes and Boosting Standard Expectations
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Bahrain Airport
    Dubai Islamic Bank
    Zain Group

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Robert L Ford
    Secretary, Board Affairs
    Dubai Properties Group, UAE

    Kenneth Foo
    Co author of the Companies Act 2016, Malaysia
    Council member of Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (MAICSA)

    Dipa Kaur
    Company Secretary
    Maxis Communications, Malaysia

    Vincent Tan Choong Khiang
    Group Company Secretary
    IOI Group, Malaysia

    Idrus Ismail
    Chief Legal and Integrity Officer
    Telekom Malaysia, Malaysia

    Yong Md. Hashim
    Group Company Secretary
    Bursa Malaysia

    Harminder Harry Jaila
    Group Company Secretary
    Prince Court Medical Centre, Malaysia

    Haniza Sabaran
    Group Corporate Secretary
    Glomac, Malaysia

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Overall great program, very useful information and updates that has certainly help to put my role as a Company Secretary in better perspective" - ExxonMobil
    • "It was a very fruitful experience, the topics were very interesting" - Batelco
    • "Well organised, good speakers and excellent chairman" – Bahrain Airport
    • "I had an excellent experience with marcus evans, I indeed benefitted a lot from this event" - Dubai Islamic Bank
    • "Well organised event with insightful approach to topics" – Zain Group
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Mary-Anne Loui

    Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office
    157 Hampshire, 1, Jalan Mayang Sari

    Fax: +603 2723 6699