Ziena Jalil


Ziena Jalil

 

MC

 

Ziena is a keynote speaker, facilitator and commentator on a range of topics including Asia business, diversity and inclusion, nation branding, leadership and politics. She consults on strategy and stakeholder engagement and is a board member of Manukau Institute of Technology, Unitec, DNA Design and the Cancer Society Auckland Northland.

A New Zealand Women of Influence awards finalist (Board & Management, and Global categories), Ziena was also recognised by Campaign Asia Pacific as part of its 2020 Women to Watch, a group of 40 outstanding women in the Asia Pacific.

She has received several international awards for her work promoting New Zealand trade and education in Asia, while in the roles of Regional Director (South & South East Asia) for Education New Zealand, New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Singapore, and Head of North Asia Marketing and Communications for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

Ziena has helped some of New Zealand’s largest businesses build their reputation and revenue, advised Ministers, and worked at the grassroots supporting the growth of Maori and Pacific young people in professional careers. She continues to mentor and coach several young leaders.