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Between Reforms & Compromise

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Dear MDBC members,

The Danish Chamber of Commerce Malaysia, in collaboration with MDBC member Vriens & Partners, and MDBC, are pleased to invite you to a business *briefing titled “Between Reforms and Compromise: A peek into Anwar’s Government as the Dust Settles”.

Date: Thursday, 2 May 2024
Time: 10:00 – 12:30 hrs
Venue: Common Ground, Ampang
Fee: MDBC Members – One complimentary registration per company; additional registrations at RM 30 per person

*Chatham House Rule Applies


09:30 hrs – Arrival & Registration, Networking
10:00 hrs – Welcome Message
10:05 hrs – Presentation by Vriens & Partners
11:30 hrs – Q&A Session
12:00 hrs – Networking, Coffee & Tea


Shazwan Mustafa Kamal (Director, Vriens & Partners KUALA LUMPUR). Shazwan is a Director at Vriens & Partners’ office in Kuala Lumpur and brings along 10 years of professional experience in the field of politics, journalism and the media. From 2014 to 2020, Shazwan worked for online news portal the Malay Mail as an assistant news editor and senior journalist. In this role, Shazwan directly oversaw the newsdesk’s day – to – day operations as well as its political analyses. He also led the news team in the coverage of important event like the 2018 general election, and spearheading story packages. From 2009 to 2012, Shazwan worked as a journalist for the news portal The Malaysian Insider, where he extensively covered breaking political and economical stories. Shazwan received his Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication from Monash University, and a Master’s in Diversity and the Media from the University of Westminster, UK. He was also a 2012 Chevening scholarship recipient.


Megan Ooi (Associate, Vriens & Partners KUALA LUMPUR). Megan Ooi is an Associate at Vriens & Partners’ office in Malaysia. In her role, Megan provides government relations support for clients in various sectors such as tech, healthcare, transportation and tourism. Previously, Megan worked at a non-governmental organization dedicated to human rights reform in Malaysia. She assisted the organization in creating parliamentary briefs and advocating for the abolishment of anti – humanitarian laws. Megan recently completed her double master’s degree specializing in International Security, Conflict Management and International Administration with the University of Konstanz and the University of Warwick. Her master’s thesis the internal dynamics of Indonesia and the Philippines and how it influenced the countries’ deradicalization strategy for religious terrorists. Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham. During her studies, Megan was an active volunteer in numerous student organizations. In her spare time, Megan does outdoor activities and learns foreign languages.


Please register online via the form below.
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Please register no later than Tuesday, 30 April 2024 (12:00 hrs)

– Late cancellations (after Tuesday, 30 April (12:00 hrs)) and no shows – including complimentary registrations, will be charged for this event at RM 30 / pax. Replacement / substitute participant(s) to avoid the no show charges are welcome.

– A correctly completed registration form online will give you an automated e – mail response. In case you do not receive this automated acknowledgment, this means that your registration attempt didn’t come through and was not properly received by us. Kindly try again or e – mail us at .

The automated e – mail response mentioned above is NOT a confirmation of your registration acceptance. You will also need to receive a personal reconfirmation e – mail from MDBC to confirm the acceptance of your registration; this will reach you latest by one working day before the event itself.

If applicable, please pay and forward the payment receipt to before registration will be confirmed. There will be NO refund if cancellation is made after Tuesday, 30 April (12:00 hrs).  Payment details are available in the e – mail invite sent to all members.

We look forward to your attendance!

With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat


May 2
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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