Our Leadership Team

Shareen Shariza binti Dato??? Abdul Ghani
Shareen Shariza binti Dato’ Abdul Ghani
Chief Executive Officer
Shareen Shariza was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of TalentCorp on 1 June 2016. Before joining TalentCorp, Shareen was the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Khazanah Nasional Berhad, where she helped shape Khazanah’s Corporate Responsibility strategy and established initiatives such as PINTAR, Yayasan Sejahtera and GEMS Malaysia. Prior to that, she was Chief Operations Officer at MERCY Malaysia, where she served in humanitarian missions to Darfur, Sri Lanka, Iran, Aceh and remote areas throughout Malaysia.

Shareen was a former board member of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership and a recipient of the Pingat Darjah Paduka Mahkota Perak for her contributions towards humanitarian efforts. She holds a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership from Cambridge University and Master in Public Policy from University Malaya.

Mahuran Saro Sariki
Mahuran Saro Sariki
Head, Research, Development & Policy
Mahuran heads the Research Department where she works closely with stakeholders from federal and state governments/agencies, industry players, employer federations, labour unions and international agencies in conducting research study on human capital requirement.
Currently part of the Institute of Labour Market Information and Analysis (ILMIA) group of advisors, Mahuran has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management and has a wide knowledge and experience in Human Resources Strategy and Operation, Human Capital Development, Human Resources Performance Management as well as Industrial Relation Management. She is also a member of NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW), Malaysian Directors of Academy (MINDA) and Association of Women Entrepreneur Network of Malaysia (WENA).

Mariena Abdul Malek
Head, Corporate Affairs
Mariena joined TalentCorp in August 2011 to start its Corporate Communications department. Prior to this, Mariena spent ten years at the Securities Commission Malaysia where she was responsible for media and stakeholder relations, corporate responsibility and international promotions of the country’s capital market. 

A graduate of UK’s Warwick University, Mariena has over 19 years of experience in Public Relations. She started her career in a small home-grown PR agency and took two years off to join a multinational team to start the country’s first dedicated classical music hall Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS before returning to Public Relations.