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Woon Hooi Shyen

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Director of Internal Quality Assurance

Biography

Woon Hooi Shyen currently serves as the Director of Internal Quality Assurance for Asia School of Business (ASB). Upon ASB’s inception, she was seconded from Bank Negara Malaysia to ASB as Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for both setting up the finance department at ASB before moving on to set up its Internal QA unit, establishing processes and policies to uphold the Code of Practice for Programme Accreditation (COPPA), as recommended by the Malaysian Accreditation Agency (MQA).

Prior to joining ASB, Hooi Shyen served for over 2 decades at Bank Negara Malaysia, including roles as Deputy Director of the Finance Department, and Deputy Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit. In those roles, she oversaw financial reporting and planning, as well as the central bank’s mandate in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Financing of Terrorism Act (CFT), through establishing compliance guidelines for the financial sector and a wide variety of non-financial industries.

A Chartered Accountant, Hooi Shyen is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, as well as a Certified Professional in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism by the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. She is a Certified Officer in Quality Assurance of Higher Education by MQA. Beyond her significant career achievements, Hooi Shyen is an avid runner who takes pride in having completed 7 full marathons (42.2km) and many half marathons. Hooi Shyen obtained her Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) and Master in Business Administration (concentration in Accounting) from University Malaya.

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