WEBINAR: The Impact of MCO & Change in Government (members only)

april, 2020

17apr8:55 am9:40 amWEBINAR: The Impact of MCO & Change in Government (members only)Zoom meeting (link to event will be forwarded on registration)

Event Details

Date: Friday 17 April at 8.55 am to 9.40 am
Key speaker: Shazwan Mustafa Kamal, Senior Associate, Vriens & Partner, Malaysia
Questions: Please forward your questions to Allan Jensen, Chairman before the event: [email protected]


1. Brief recap of political takeover by Perikatan Nasional

2. Current challenges within PN and their impact on the fight against COVID-19
a. An assessment of the cabinet to date, including politicking questions re. political legitimacy
b. Challenges to the economy, perspectives on stimulus packages announced, disruption the supply chain

3. Political and economic landscape with extension of MCO:
a. What’s next on the political agenda
b. Role of the opposition
c. Road to economic recovery

4. Q&A session


Shazwan is a Senior Associate 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.


(Friday) 8:55 am - 9:40 am