1. Masters - Master of Business Administration [University of Birmingham, United Kingdom]
2. Degree - Bachelor of Business Administration [Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia]
Datuk Aureen Jean Nonis retired from the civil service on 8 October 2022 after serving for 34 years and 8 months. A Masters Graduate in Banking & Finance from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, she served in Tax Analysis Division in the Ministry of Finance for 13 years prior to joining Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) in 2000. Over a span of 22 years, she has been in various departments covering product and market segments and was appointed as the Trade Commissioner in MATRADE Paris, overseeing export promotions in France, Spain, Portugal as well as the MENA region.
Prior to retirement, she was the Senior Director of Strategic Planning Division of MATRADE, responsible to outline and monitor the organisation's strategic directions. This includes coordination of export promotion programmes at the national level and positioning MATRADE's brand in international events through meetings and forums. She was directly involved in developing and monitoring the execution of the National Trade Blueprint, a 5-year strategic and implementation action plan from 2021-2025 aimed to enhance Malaysian exports through an improved business eco-system.
Datuk Aureen was responsible in developing and monitoring the implementation of MATRADE's Business Strategy Plan to enhance the organisation's deliverables in achieving its mission by optimising on its resources. She was also directly involved in several strategic works, notably to ensure MATRADE meets its target / KPI, monitoring and assessing Malaysia as well as global trade performance, ensuring timely dissemination of trade information and market Intelligence and managing MATRADE's corporate communication plans.
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