Cat Malek graduated from the Mara Institute of Technology in Secretarial Science. She has worked as a Private and Confidential Secretary to Dr. P.S. Nathan, the former President of the World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) and Personnel Assistant to the Financial Controller of the former Regent Hotel. Her experience as a secretary and personal assistant introduced her to the world of corporate communication, corporate administrative processes and grooming.
Her interest in communication, particularly the English language, made her diversify her knowledge and skills into English education and training. Her English language studies background includes time spent in Maktab Perguruan Ilmu Khas (MPIK), Institut Bahasa, Lembah Pantai (IB) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
She is an English Language Studies degree holder from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and is currently completing her Masters degree in English Language Studies majoring in Sociolinguistic from the same university. She had been in the education and training line for almost 20 years.
Currently, she is Conseiller Consulting’s Senior Consultant conducting soft skills development programs such as Business Communication, Presentation and Negotiation Skills, Office Management and Customer Service. She is also Conseiller Consulting’s expert Corporate Grooming and Business English consultant. She is also active in youth development programs.
She has been involved in various trainings with Biotech Corp, Pos Malaysia, EPF, PNB, Felda Global Ventures (FGV), MSU/PTPL, Toyota, Maxis, Edaran Bhd, Exxon-Mobil, Ministry of Education, the former Ministry of Higher Education, and many other corporate and government organizations.
Her personal philosophy about communication and grooming is “First impression counts!”