Esther has over 20 years working experience with top management. She is currently attached with a Multi-national HR consulting firm covering business and administration. Her work scope oversees the entire operations in Asia Pacific, which business practices leads in Executive Search, HR Consulting, Career Transition & Global Managed Services across the region.Esther was previously attached with the largest telecom provider in Malaysia, in the function of Personal Assistant to the CEO. She moved on to championing the Corporate Social Responsibility program and crafted policies and guidelines in the fields of community engagements involving communications and risk management. Esther also managed various social responsibility initiatives across the States in Malaysia, liaising with the Ministry of Education and selected special needs schools.Esther served as the Vice-President of the Malaysian Association of Professional Secretaries and Administrators. She sat in a professional panel to help develop the Administrative Framework formulated by the National Occupational Skills Standards endorsed by the Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia.
Esther has an English Language certification from the University of Cambridge. She has participated in training programs in the area of Project Management, Business Writing and Public Relations and gained the Professional Train the Trainer Certificate from the Malaysian Institute of Management. Esther is an accredited Career Transition Consultant by the Career Partners International, USA, and is currently pursuing the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) global accreditation as a Certified Professional plus an MBA with concentration on Human Resources.
ESTHER PREMA RAGUNATHAN