She is the Director of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development. She holds a double degree in Psychology and Political Science from UK and Malaysia respectively. Prior to joining AIBD Philomena was Station Manager of Malaysia’s Pioneer English Radio Station, Traxxfm, Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).Ms Philomena has more than three decades of experience in both radio and television programming. She was also Senior News Editor for Primetime television. She has been in Radio Management for over twelve years and was instrumental in rebranding the English radio station. Underher management Traxxfm won several international awards, the latest being the Blue Ribbon Award from World Health Oraganisation (WHO) in2016. She was also key strategist in media planning for the 13th General Elections in Malaysia for RTM.

Topic: Retooling Global Economy Post Pandemic: The Role Of The Media

This discussion will focus on the role of the media as an institution in retooling the global economy post pandemic.