Event Details


AMCHAM is delighted to welcome Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Sta Maria, former secretary-general of MITI, to a focused lunchtime discussion about the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). The discussion will take place at the AMCHAM Executive Office on Wednesday 8 August from 12.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Tan Sri Rebecca has recently been appointed as one of five members of the HRDF's Governance Oversight Committee, and will welcome the opportunity to discuss with AMCHAM member companies, your ideas, challenges, and any recommendations relating to the Fund.

This event is open to AMCHAM members only especially your HR Managers, Government Relations Managers, and Finance Managers. We would appreciate any discussion points submitted in advance to lewis@amcham.com.my

Please note that this event has been scheduled the day after our dinner with Human Resources Minister Y.B. M. Kulasegaran on Tuesday 7 August so please take the opportunity to attend both events.

Lunch will be served so please advise of any dietary needs in the "Remarks/Notes" column upon registering. For further enquiries, please contact Ms. Elyna Ngu at elyna@amcham.com.my


11:45 AM - 12 PM
Registration Opens
12 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Served
12:30 PM - 2 PM
Open Dialogue


  • Tan Sri Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria (Governance Oversight Committee Member at HRDF)

    Tan Sri Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

    Governance Oversight Committee Member at HRDF

    Tan Sri Rebecca was Secretary General of the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry from 2010 to 2016. In this role, she provided oversight for the formulation and implementation of Malaysia’s international trade policies and positions. This involved Malaysia’s participation in bilateral, regional (ASEAN, APEC, OIC) and multilateral (World Trade Organisation) fora. She also provided oversight for the TPP negotiations and other bilateral and regional FTAs, including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

    On the regional front, Tan Sri Rebecca is a leading voice in ASEAN. She chaired the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting as well as the ASEAN High Level Task Force for Economic Integration. She was also the ASEAN Chair for the ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement, and Chief Negotiator for the bilateral free trade agreements with India and Turkey. Today, she continues as a leader especially on issues around ASEAN economic integration in her capacity as Senior Policy Fellow for the Jakarta-based Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).

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Staff of member company who is registered at AMCHAM as a representative of the organization.

Member Price RM 100
Member Company

Staff of member company who is not registered at AMCHAM as a representative of the organization.

Standard Price RM 110