Speakers

Professor Dr. Fon Sim Ong

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)

Fon Sim, Ong is the Vice-Provost for Teaching and Learning and a Professor of Marketing at University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). She also oversees the Centre for Academic Partnerships and Engagement (CAPE), a centre that is established to manage all award bearing off-campus teaching partnerships and collaborations for Nottingham Malaysia. As Vice-Provost for teaching and learning, she leads the development and delivery of the University’s teaching and learning strategy, ensuring that all programmes of UNM meet the Qualification Agencies requirements, relevant to educational needs, and ensure student experience and satisfaction within HE sector in Malaysia and beyond. As for role at CAPE, she plays a strategic role in Nottingham’s presence locally and regionally through teaching partnerships and collaborations.
Before becoming the Vice-Provost, she was the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNM. Prior to joining UNM, Fon Sim has held various positions at both private and public (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya) universities in Malaysia.
Her research interest is in consumer behaviour focusing on aging and older consumers. She has published chapter of books, journals including ISI ranked journals and conference proceedings.

Tamara Mast Henderson, PhD, CFA

Chief Economist, Bloomberg, Singapore

Tamara is Bloomberg’s economist for Southeast Asia. She has been a professional economist since 1986, covering the mature economies and emerging markets of Europe and Asia. Tamara focused on currency and fixed income strategy between 2002 and 2014, during which time she accumulated a strong track record for her trade ideas. In previous roles, Tamara was deputy head of the International Monetary Fund’s Investment Unit in Washington, DC. She worked as an economist for Citigroup in London and was head of Asian currency and rates strategy for ANZ Banking Group in Singapore. Tamara has MA and PhD degrees in Economics from Claremont Graduate University (USA) and a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia (USA). She is also a CFA Charterholder and the author of Fixed Income Strategy: A Practitioner’s Guide to Riding the Curve, published by Wiley.

Salim Bashir Bhaskaran

The President of the Malaysian Bar

Salim Bashir Bhaskaran is the President of the Malaysian Bar for the 2020/2021 term. He was the Secretary of the Malaysian Bar for the 2019/2020 term. He was formerly the Representative to the Bar Council (Selangor) for the terms 2014-2015, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019. He was also previously the Chairman of Selangor Bar in 2015 to 2017 and Deputy Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee of Bar Council from 2014/2015. Salim Bashir is currently the Co-Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee of Bar Council and held position since 2016. He was also appointed as Co-Chairman of Professional Development Committee in 2018 and also Co-Chairman of Common Bar Course Committee. Salim Bashir was also sitting on the Examiners Committee under Legal Profession Qualifying Board. He was also an Evaluator and Panel for new entrance Law Schools in Malaysia.
He is also part-time law lecturer in UITM Shah Alam and he frequently undertakes lectureship in both local and international area in the field of Criminal Law.
He was involved in many Notable Cases in all levels of Courts and recently conducted the infamous case of ‘Kim Jong Nam’ KLIA Murder.


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