Professor Mary Stiasny OBE
Professor Mary Stiasny is the Pro Vice- Chancellor (International) of the University of London and Chief Executive of the University of London Worldwide. Prior to this, she provided strategic direction and leadership at the UCL Institute of Education, in her capacity as Pro-Director with responsibility for Learning, Teaching and International. Professor Stiasny currently chairs the steering group for the leading women campaign.
Asha Menon is a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) graduate from the University of London and founder of HR Consultancy Firm AM Talent Partners. With 17 years corporate HR experience, including as Regional HR Director of REA Group, Asia, Asha has had experience of overseeing teams of over 1200 people. In 2018 Asha was recognised as one of “Malaysia’s Most Talented HR Leaders”, and in 2017 was included in the “Top 100 Most Influential Global Human Resources Leaders” by the World HRD Congress.
With a passion to inspire and influence young women to live a bold and meaningful life, Asha currently volunteers as a Mentor/Coach in LeanIn, Malaysia’s Women in Leadership Program.
Beverley Hon is the owner of Xcess Communication, a boutique PR consultancy, whose clientele includes prominent local and multinational brands. This former journalist and editor is also the author of Borneo Animals, a series of animal concept books for young children published by Oyez!Books - she has paired her love for animals and writing with her knack for rhyming in this series. In the world of sports, Beverley is a member of the International Cheer Union’s Entourage Commission, which develops and promotes educational programs for the Athletes’ Entourage. This also sees her working closely with the ICU’s Ethics and Medical commissions.
Karen Cheah Yee Lynn
Karen Cheah is an alumna of the University of London and a partner at Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff. She has been in active legal practice for over 20 years and was the immediate past Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Malaysian Bar. As a Partner at Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff, Karen’s current primary focus is on corporate and commercial transactions, information technology and data privacy, as well as conveyancing matters.