Professional Grooming Consultant
Professional Speaker / Emcee
Vice President MABIC
Ex – Air Stewardess
Raised in Washington, USA, Zarina Zainal is a graduate of Mass Communication specializing in Public Relations. She has industry experience spanning 19 years in various fields of expertise from hospitality, corporate, automotive, construction and finally creating her niche in the field of education and training. Zarina has earned a reputation as one of the most inspiring speaker by all her workshop participants!
Zarina is a Certified Professional Trainer with the Malaysian Human Resources Development Corporation, a Professional Master of Ceremonies and an active Public Relations Practitioner. Zarina’s passion is in helping people realize their dreams and empowering them to be at their optimal best through awareness creation and personal enhancement of crucial soft skills. Her training programmes are specially designed and customized to include modules and activities that impart personal empowerment and motivation.
From humble beginnings, Zarina’s career began in the field of hospitality with the multinational 5 Star hotel chain, Hyatt Regency Saujana. She subsequently took to the skies with Malaysia Airlines, an airline decorated with numerous awards for service excellence and internationally reputed for their high standards in employee development. These two established corporate giants moulded her attitudes and beliefs and were instrumental in developing her paradigms in service excellence and standards of professionalism.
Her stint in the corporate world began with KUB Malaysia Berhad and due to her corporate flair, well found knowledge and focused commitment she rose up the ranks in 3 years to hold the post of Head of Corporate Services. Edaran Otomobil Nasional (EON) Berhad and Gerbang Perdana Sdn Bhd followed suit in her career path exposing her to numerous national as well as international level nation building projects and campaigns. Zarina has had the honour of emceeing for both former prime ministers, YDP Agong as well as local royalties, ministers and foreign dignitaries.
A philanthropist at heart, she has involved herself in many events and programmes that promote non-violence against women & children, one of them being through the “White Ribbon Campaign”, an event organised annually by local NGO’s.
Zarina has been featured in numerous local magazines and newspapers and have conducted live interviews on NTV7, TV 9 and Astro Awani on topics of self-development, image branding and customer service. She was recently appointed Vice President of The Malaysian Association of Brand & Image Consultants of which she is also a founding member. Currently pursuing a Masters Degree awarded by University of East London @ the Women’s Institute of Management College, Zarina truly believes that “You Shape Your own Destiny”.