Dr. Wei-nee Chen

  • EVP | Head, Carbon Market, Bursa Malaysia Berhad
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Dr. Wei-nee Chen holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the University of Canterbury, a Master of Business Administration from Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, and a Doctor of Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She was formerly the Chief Strategic Officer of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) of Malaysia from October 2011 until September 2020. From September 2020 to August 2022, she joined Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, Malaysia’s first publicly listed independent oil & gas exploration and production company, to pursue her passion in energy transition under the capacity of the Vice-President of New Energy Ventures. Prior to SEDA, from December 2005 to mid-2011, Dr. Wei-nee served in the capacity of a Technical Advisor in the Malaysia Building Integrated Photovoltaic (MBIPV) Project; a project by the United Nations Development Program and administered by the Malaysian Government. In her earlier career days, she worked in New Zealand for 10 years in various industries within the IT sector. Today, Dr Wei-nee is known for her deep passion for climate change and energy transition. In August 2022, she became the Executive VP and Head of Carbon Market of Bursa Malaysia Berhad to implement the country’s first exchange for the voluntary carbon market. Dr Wei-nee is also a member of the Industry Advisory Panel for the Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation and the Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association. She also serves as an External Advisory Committee for Sunway University’s PhD in Sustainable Development.