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This job will have you green with envy!

CLEO (Malaysia) - - NEWS -

Or­gan­is­ing events for the oil & gas in­dus­try, this glo­be­trot­ter’s job is one you’d envy!

What is your job all about?

My job cov­ers ev­ery­thing from se­cur­ing vol­un­teers, speak­ers, spon­sors, and ex­hibitors, to work­ing with com­mit­tees, con­ven­tion cen­tres, ho­tels, and ex­ec­u­tives from ma­jor oil and gas com­pa­nies. Most re­cently, I led a team in or­gan­is­ing and de­liv­er­ing the Off­shore Tech­nol­ogy Con­fer­ence Asia in KL, which was at­tended by over 25,000 in­dus­try pro­fes­sion­als.

So you travel quite a bit. Where have you been to for work so far?

I’ve trav­elled to China, In­done­sia, Thai­land, Viet­nam, Ja­pan, Italy, Den­mark, U.A.E, and Qatar. I of­ten travel to Amer­ica as that’s where the So­ci­ety of Pe­tro­leum En­gi­neers is based.

What’s the best part about your job?

Though I’m not a pe­tro­leum engi­neer or sci­en­tist – and this may sound cheesy – it’s re­ally in­ter­est­ing and ful­fill­ing to work with and learn from ex­perts in the en­ergy in­dus­try who are help­ing to make sure the ligh­lights in our homes turn on eveev­ery day.

WWho’s your role model?

My mother. She’s very driven, ha­has a strong work ethic and ha­has al­ways taught me to set mmy ex­pec­ta­tions high.

What’s the fun­ni­est work ex­pe­ri­ence you’ve had?

It had to be shar­ing an el­e­va­tor with For­mula1 driver Lewis Hamil­ton. I was go­ing back to the ho­tel from a nearby con­ven­tion cen­tre af­ter an event and def­i­nitely wasn’t look­ing my finest. I was a bit star struck and men­tally de­bat­ing whether it would be cool to ask for a selfie ... and I to­tally for­got to press any but­tons. He re­alised this and pressed the but­ton to his floor to get the el­e­va­tor mov­ing. I just did my best to blend in with the wall.

If you could trade jobs, what would you choose?

I would choose to be a TV pre­sen­ter. I stud­ied jour­nal­ism at univer­sity. I’ve em­ceed events and am not afraid of speak­ing to a large au­di­ence. Bring­ing peo­ple the news seems like quite a fun job and I think I’d be pretty de­cent at it.

Chillin with a hairy crab in Hokkaido. S,- / st1 ʦ 3 45 a 6ssat (8t 3 B 9:. Stand­ing out­side

Lou­vre the in­fa­mous Mu­seum

in Paris. Stephanie’s job as event man­ager al­lows her to travel to var­i­ous coun­tries around

the world. It’s not al­ways pa­pers and or­gan­is­ing for Stephanie. She knows how to party it up, too! “It’s to a " y # $#% &'s ()*+.”

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