The Team

CMM is run by a small team of 10 people, including professionals and support staff. Below are its key officials.

Zalina Shamsudin

Zalina Shamsudin, Head of Strategy and Business Development

Zalina was appointed to her current position in June 2014. She has over 20 years of experience, predominantly in corporate advisory, and has worked in five countries in different regions of Asia, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. Her key skills are in analysing and identifying solutions for long-term growth and sustainability.

Zalina returned to Malaysia in 2011 and joined InvestKL, a promotional agency for Malaysia’s capital and largest city Kuala Lumpur, as Head of Advisory and Research. She holds a MBA in Finance from CASS Business School, UK and is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).


Navina Balasingam, Head of Research, Communications and Branding

Navina was recently appointed in August 2017 bringing with her extensive expertise in corporate event management and planning. She has managed the end-to-end planning of high level forums, dialogues and seminars in over 20 countries across Asia, Europe and the Middle East and has had extensive experience in building collaborative relationships with regulators and industry players in key financial markets globally.

Navina has led cross-functional teams in content research, event marketing and business development. With 20 years of experience, she kick started her career in MarcusEvans and has held major roles in companies such as REDmoney Group, LexisNexis Asia, and IQPC.

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