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MDaBC / MDuBC: What to Expect for 2022 and Beyond?

April 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Dear MDBC members,

Organized by our colleagues from the Malaysian Danish Business Council (MDaBC) and in collaboration with fellow European chambers, we invite you to join the Parliamentary Briefing by Vriens & Partners on 26 April.

With the theme, “Political Machinations, Elections, and Lingering Uncertainty: What to Expect for 2022 and Beyond“, this edition will address GE15.

A series of by – elections has brought Malaysia no closer to the answer to the guessing game of when will the general election be held. What are the indicators for GE15, as well as what will this mean for the country and the economy in the long run? Is Malaysia returning back to an age of strong coalitions, or towards a future of dynamism, with smaller parties playing an important role?

Date:  Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Time:  09:00 – 10:00 hrs
Platform: Zoom
*Chatham House Rule Applies

08:50 hrs – Admittance
09:00 hrs – Welcome by Amos Wong (Executive Director, MDaBC)
09:05 hrs – Presentation by Vriens & Partners
09:30 hrs – Q&A Session
09:55 hrs – Closing

The event as well all material are subject to Chatham House Rule.
Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.


Vriens & Partners: 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


April 26, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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