Datuk Hiswani Binti Harun
Datuk Hiswani Harun, a Malaysian, is the Board of Directors of Malaysian Green Technology & Climate Change Centre (MGTC).
She holds a Diploma in Public Administration from National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Zoology) from University of Malaya and Master in Public Affairs (International Environment Policy) from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.
She has served the Malaysian Government in various capacities since 1983 and her career includes stints as Director, Conservation and Environmental Management Division, Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, Senior Project Coordinator, Urban and Environmental Management Centre, National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). She was also Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Her international experience includes Chair of the Services Working Group, ASEAN Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); Chair, Committee and Negotiating Group on Trade and Environment, WTO, Geneva. She was also Malaysia’s Chief Negotiator for RCEP, ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand FTA review mechanism, Head of Delegation for Malaysia- Vietnam Trade and Economic Partnership and Malaysia-Korea and Malaysia-Taiwan Trade Partnerships. She was also a member of the Malaysian Delegation to various international and regional conferences, under the auspices of the United Nations, ASEAN and APEC in the areas of sustainable development, economy, and trade.