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EuroCham / MDBC: Budget 2022 in the Time of Crisis

October 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dear MDBC members,

Join us for an in – depth look at what Budget 2022 might hold for businesses, especially as the nation gears up for recovery and politicians look to compromise.  What are the political, economic, and policy dynamics at play this year? Why is this budget more significant than in previous years?  We will unpack these questions and more during this 1.5 hour presentation session and discussion with MDBC member Vriens & Partners.

Date:  Thursday, 21 October 2021
Time:  15:00 – 16:30 hrs
Platform:  Zoom

15:00 – 15:05 hrs: Welcome Address by Moderator Deda Ridzwani (Advocacy & Sector Committee Admin, EuroCham Malaysia)
15:05 – 15:10 hrs: Welcome Address by EuroCham Malaysia Chairman / Deputy Chairman
15:10 – 15:15 hrs: Welcome Address by EuroCham Malaysia CEO
15:15 – 15:45 hrs: Presentation by Nazhif Yusoff (Country Director, Vriens & Partners)
15:45 – 16:15 hrs: Presentation by Shazwan Mustafa Kamal (Associate Director, Vriens & Partners)
16:15 – 16: 30 hrs: Q&A Session
16:30 – 16: 35 hrs: Closing Remarks and End of Webinar

Vriens & Partners is Southeast Asia’s leading government affairs consultancy, with 80 staff and 30 advisors across 8 offices in capitals around the region. They deliver nuanced and effective government affairs strategies built on trusted relationships with the highest levels of government, and with stakeholders along the entire policymaking chain.



Nazhif Yusoff (Country Director, Vriens & Partners)

Nazhif Yusoff is Country Director at Vriens & Partners’ Kuala Lumpur office. With the team, he consults for clients from various verticals such as technology, healthcare, transportation, and tourism, helping them develop their government relations strategy. Previously, Nazhif was with the trade and investment team at Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation, an agency under the Ministry of Economic Affairs. At MPRC, he developed the agency’s database of export opportunities and connected Malaysian oil and gas companies with opportunities overseas through the organization of trade and specialized marketing missions.



Shazwan Mustafa Kamal (Associate Director, Vriens & Partners)

Shazwan is an Associate Director at Vriens & Partners’ Malaysia office and brings along 10 years of professional experience in the field of politics, journalism, and the media. He consults for clients from various verticals such as technology, healthcare, and transportation. From 2009 to 2020, Shazwan worked for online news portals the Malay Mail and The Malaysian Insider as an assistant news editor and senior journalist. Shazwan received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Monash University, and a Master in Diversity and the Media from the University of Westminster, UK. He was also a 2012 Chevening scholarship recipient.

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We look forward to your attendance!

With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat
+603 – 2722 8335


October 21, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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