Sarena’s professional milestones span across internal audit, corporate finance, sales & marketing, and strategy & business development since 1995 in one of Malaysia’s largest public listed conglomerate – the Sunway Group.
She is the Managing Director of the Property Development Division of Sunway Group since 2015. She also serves as a member of the Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee. Sarena is also a member of the REIT manager for Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust.
A strong advocate for human capital development and diversity in the workplace, Sarena led the charge to modernise Sunway’s work culture, introducing best practices to encourage a more diverse, flexible and enriched workforce.
Sarena currently sits on the board at Sunway Berhad and Sunway REIT. Her directorships in other public companies include SunREIT Capital Berhad, SunREIT Unrated Bond Berhad and Sunway Lagoon Club Berhad. She is also a trustee on Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor.
Sarena was one of two CEOs awarded The Edge Malaysia Outstanding Property CEO Award in 2017, and has continued to lead Sunway Property to be amongst Malaysia’s Top Property Developer ranked by The Edge since 2014. She is a member of CPA Australia and also a holder of the Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL).