Saovanee oversees FMCG brand partnerships across the region and is concurrently the Country Lead for Shopee Mall Malaysia.
Prior to joining Shopee, Saovanee was the Chief Operating Officer of WORQ, the first large-scale coworking space in Malaysia
where she was instrumental in the company setup and spearheaded their growth and fund-raising activities.
Before that, she spent six years with Khazanah Nasional, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, managing investments in multiple
businesses across the aviation, media and telecommunications industry. She started her career as an economist with the research
Saovanee graduated with First Class Honours from King’s College London with a Masters in Political Economy and has a Bachelor
of Economics/Finance from the Australian National University.