Head of Public Policy & Government Affairs, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Turkey & Africa, Kaspersky

Genie heads up Kaspersky’s Public Affairs in the APAC & META regions, where she is responsible for developing trusted relations with government and institutional stakeholders for the company, while integrating the business, communications and public policy strategies with effective advocacy efforts.

She frequently speaks on international platforms and is a thought leader in topics surrounding public policy, and the intersection of technology and policy. She holds a Juris Doctor in law, an honors degree in Accountancy, and a Specialist Diploma in Counselling Psychology. Called to the Singapore Bar and a qualified lawyer, she is also a Mediation Coach and an International Mediator.

Having a rich and diverse career history, Genie started her journeys in accountancy and law in Big Four firms. Early on, she was an award-winning entrepreneur, before spending a significant time as a senior government official, having assumed several portfolios such as Special Aide to the Minister for Law and Singapore negotiator and delegate to the United Nations General Assembly.

Outside her professional portfolio, her passion for teaching, non-profit and charity work has led her to be an adjunct lecturer at universities and serve on various Boards and Committees of Non Profit Organizations and volunteer for pro bono legal causes.